Past Events

  • 2019 Nov 18

    Canada Seminar

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Elimi(Nation): Canada’s “Post-Settler” Embrace of Disposable Migrant Labour

    Speaker:

    Daiva Stasiulis, Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton University.

    Chair:

    Elke Winter, William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies and Professor of Sociology, University of Ottawa.

    Contact:

    Helen Clayton 
    Canada@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • 2019 Nov 15

    Friday Morning Seminar in Culture, Psychiatry and Global Mental Health

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, Room 1550

    "Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America's Heartland"

    Speaker:

    Jonathan M. Metzl, Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University.

    Co-sponsored by the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

    Contact:

    Andrea Chiovenda 
    Andrea_Chiovenda@hms.harvard.edu

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  • 2019 Nov 14

    Middle East Seminar

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan: Jihad Literacy, Community-based Education, and the Shifting Goals of US Foreign Policy in the Region"

    Speaker:

    Dana Burde, Associate Professor and Director, International Education Program, New York University; Research Fellow, Center for Economic Research, Pakistan; Editor-in-Chief, Journal on Education in Emergencies.

    Contact:

    Jessica Barnard
    jbarnard@wcfia.harvard.edu

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  • 2019 Nov 14

    Weatherhead Initiative on Global History Lunch Talk

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room K450

     "'Merchants of Peace'? A Global History of the International Chamber of Commerce"

    Speaker:

    Thomas David, Visiting Scholar, Fall 2019, WIGH; Professor of Social and Political Sciences, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland.

    Food is available starting at 12:30. The talk will start promptly at 1pm. Sign up on our website requested: https://wigh.wcfia.harvard.edu/event/lunch-talk-thomas-david-merchants-peace-global-history-international-chamber?delta=0

    Contact:

    Jessica Barnard
    jbarnard@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • 2019 Nov 13

    History and Economics Seminar

    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Tsai Auditorium (S010)

    "Good Economics for Bad Times"

    Speakers:

    Abhijit Banerjee, Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    Esther Duflo, Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    Contact: 

    Emily Gauthier
    gauth@fas.harvard.edu

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  • 2019 Nov 13

    Solar Geoengineering Seminar Series

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard University Center for the Environment, 26 Oxford Street, Room 440

    "Stratospheric aerosol: uncertainties in current understanding and implications for solar geoengineering"

    Speaker: 

    Frank Keutsch, Stonington Professor of Engineering and Atmospheric Science and Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Contact: 

    Amy Chang
    acchang@seas.harvard.edu

    Lunch is provided with RSVP to acchang@seas.harvard.edu.

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  • 2019 Nov 12

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Corporate Governance and Value Creation in Japan"

    Speaker:

    Ryohei Yanagi, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Eisai Co., Ltd; Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Accountancy, Waseda University.

    Moderator:

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

    Co-sponsored by the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School; the Japan Society of Boston; and the Takemi Program.

    Contact:

    Amy Stockton
    astockton@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • 2019 Nov 12

    Tuesday Seminar on Latin American Studies

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S250

    "Torture as a method of criminal prosecution: Democratization, Criminal Justice Reform, and the Mexican Drug War"

    Speaker: 

    Beatriz Magaloni, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University.

    Moderator:

    Fernando Bizzarro, PhD candidate, Department of Government; Graduate Student Associate, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Jillian Scales
    jscales@fas.harvard.edu

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  • 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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