Past Events

  • 2019 Nov 11

    Seminar in Economic Development

    3:00pm to 4:15pm

    Location: 

    Emerson Hall, 29 Quincy Street, Room 210

    "Can Policy Change Culture? Government Pension Plans and Traditional Kinship Practices"

    Speaker: 

    Natalie Bau, Assistant Professor, University of California, Los Angeles. 

    Co-sponsored by the Department of Economics, Harvard University, and the Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    Contact:

    Jill Smith
    jill_smith@harvard.edu

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  • 2019 Nov 11

    Science, Technology and Society Seminar: STS Circle at Harvard

    12:15pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S050

    "Sin, Science and Seismic Shocks: The Jamaica Earthquake of 1692 and the Science of Disaster"

    Speaker: 

    Louis Gerdelan, PhD candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.

    Moderator: 

    Sam Weiss Evans, Science, Technology & Society Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School.

    Co-sponsored by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

    Contact:

    STS Program
    sts@hks.harvard.edu

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  • 2019 Nov 08

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Symposium

    4:15pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Belfer Case Study Room (S020)

    "Japan by 2030: The Decade Ahead"

    Speakers:

    Gerald L. Curtis, Burgess Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Department of Political Science; Director, Toyota Research Program; Distinguished Senior Research Fellow, the Tokyo Foundation.

    Christina L. Davis, Professor of Government, Department of Government; Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.

    Noriyuki Shikata, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Former Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan in Beijing.

    Phillip Y. Lipscy, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science; Chair in Japanese Politics & Global Affairs; Director, Centre for the Study of Global Japan, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto.

    Moderator: 

    Susan J. Pharr, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Harvard University.

    Co-sponsored by the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) and the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies.

    Contact:

    Amy Stockton
    astockton@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • 2019 Nov 08

    Economic History Seminar

    1:15pm to 2:45pm

    Location: 

    Littauer Center of Public Administration, 1805 Cambridge Street, M-16

    "Discrimination, Managers, and Firm Performance: Evidence from 'Aryanizations' in Nazi Germany" 

    Speaker:

    Kilian Huber, Assistant Professor of Economics, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

    Co-sponsored by the Department of Economics, Harvard University.

    Contact: 

    Liz Thach
    elizabeth_thach@fas.harvard.edu

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  • 2019 Nov 06

    Cultural Politics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262)

    "Multicultural Citizenship for the Highly Skilled? Naturalization, Human Capital, and the Boundaries of Belonging in Canada’s Middle-Class Nation-building"

    Speaker:

    Elke Winter, William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Canada Program. Professor of Sociology, School of Sociological and Anthropological Studies, University of Ottawa.

    Contact:

    Ilana Freedman
    ifreedman@g.harvard.edu

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  • 2019 Nov 06

    Regions in a Multipolar World Cluster: Lecture

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room K354

    "Thinking about Latin America as a Region: the Americas, South America, or the Global South?"

    Speakers:

    César Rodríguez Garavito, Visiting Faculty Member, School of Law, New York University; legal scholar, sociologist and human rights advocate, Colombia. 

    Kathryn Sikkink, The Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University. 

    Contact:

    Bota Ussen 
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  • 2019 Nov 05

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262)

    "Black Wave: How Networks and Governance Shaped Japan’s 3/11 Disasters"

    Speaker:

    Daniel P. Aldrich, Professor of Political Science, Public Policy and Urban Affairs; Director, Masters Program in Security and Resilience, Northeastern University.

    Moderator:

    Susan Pharr, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    Co-sponsored by the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies.

    Contact:

    Amy Stockton
    astockton@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • 2019 Nov 05

    Culture and Social Analysis Workshop

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 450

    "Sameness and Suicide: Challenging the Sociological Malaise in Suicide Research" 

    Speaker:

    Bernice Pescosolido, Distinguished Professor of Sociology, Indiana University Bloomington.

    Co-sponsored by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Lisa Albert
    lalbert@fas.harvard.edu

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