Calendar

  • 2018 Nov 15

    Graduate Student Conference | Situating Empire: The Great War and Its Aftermaths

    10:00am to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    William James Hall, Room 1550, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    "Situating Empire: The Great War and Its Aftermath" is a two-day graduate student conference, taking place place from November 15–16 in William James Hall 1550. The conference concerns the role of World War I in political and spatial (re)configurations of empire. They keynote address features Professor Heather Streets-Salter (Northeastern University) in conversation with Antoinette Burton (University of Illinois) and Henna Mistry (Queen's University).... Read more about Graduate Student Conference | Situating Empire: The Great War and Its Aftermaths

  • 2018 Nov 15

    Middle East Seminar

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    “Impact of the US Departure from JCPOA on Iran-US Bilateral Relations & the Regional Crisis”

    Speaker:

    Seyed Hossein Mousavian, Program on Science and Global Security (SGS), Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University; Former Iranian Ambassador and Foreign Policy Advisor to the Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, Iran.

    Discussant:

    Payam Mohseni, Director, Iran Project, Harvard Kennedy School; Lecturer, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    Co-sponsored by The Iran Project, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School.

    Contact:

    Jessica Barnard
    jbarnard@wcfia.harvard.edu

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  • 2018 Nov 15

    Crossing the Borders of Asian History and Global History: On C. A. Bayly's 'Remaking the Modern World'

    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, Lower Library

    Crossing the Borders of Asian History and Global History: On C. A. Bayly's Remaking the Modern World

    Introduction:

    Susan Bayly, Professor of Anthropology, University of Cambridge.

    Commentator:

    Charles S. Maier, Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Leverett Saltonstall Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.

    Chairs:

    Sugata Bose, Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs, Department of History, Harvard University.

    Sunil Amrith, Director, Center for History and Economics. Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies; Chair, Department of South Asian Studies, Harvard University.

    Co-sponsored by the Harvard University Asia Center.

  • 2018 Nov 16

    Graduate Student Conference | Situating Empire: The Great War and Its Aftermaths

    10:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    William James Hall, Room 1550, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    "Situating Empire: The Great War and Its Aftermath" is a two-day graduate student conference, taking place place from November 15–16 in William James Hall 1550. The conference concerns the role of World War I in political and spatial (re)configurations of empire. They keynote address features Professor Heather Streets-Salter (Northeastern University) in conversation with Antoinette Burton (University of Illinois) and Henna Mistry (Queen's University).... Read more about Graduate Student Conference | Situating Empire: The Great War and Its Aftermaths

  • 2018 Nov 19

    Global Populism/Challenges to Democracy Panel

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Institutional Solutions to Democracy’s Challenges?"

    Speakers:

    David Altman, Professor of Political Science, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

    Lee Drutman, Senior Fellow, Political Reform Program, New America.

    Elaine Karmack, Senior Fellow; Director, Center for Effective Public Management, Brookings Institution.

    Contact:

    Jessica Barnard
    jbarnard@wcfia.harvard.edu

    ... Read more about Global Populism/Challenges to Democracy Panel

  • 2018 Nov 19

    Seminar in Economic Development

    3:00pm to 4:15pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Hall 104

    "Spinning the Web: the Impact of ICT on Trade in Intermediaries and Technology Diffusion"

    Speaker:

    Claudia Steinwender, Douglas Drane Career Development Professor in Information Technology and Management; Assistant Professor, Applied Economics, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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

    Contact:

    Jeanne Winner
    jwinner@fas.harvard.edu

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  • 2018 Nov 26

    Weatherhead Initiative on Global History Seminar

    3:45pm to 5:45pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, Lower Library

    "Slavery, Nation, and Prison Building in Postcolonial Brazil"

    Speaker:

    Martine Jean, Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH).

    Commentator:

    Sidney Chalhoub, Faculty Associate. Professor of History and of African and African American Studies, Departments of History and African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Jessica Barnard
    jbarnard@wcfia.harvard.edu

    ... Read more about Weatherhead Initiative on Global History Seminar

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