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  • 2020 Apr 02

    POSTPONED: Middle East Seminar

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Yemen at the Crossroads: Present Conditions, Future Prospects"

    PLEASE NOTE: This event has been postponed until next year.

    Speaker:

    Steven C. Caton, Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Khalid Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulrahman Al Saud Professor of Contemporary Arab Studies, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Jessica Barnard
    jbarnard@wcfia.harvard.edu

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  • 2020 Apr 06

    Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH) Seminar (via Zoom)

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Inflated Expectations: The First Soy Export Boom and the Internalization of Soy Commodity Frontiers"

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    Speaker:

    Rachel Steely, Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.

    Commentator:

    Pepijn Brandon, Erasmus Lecturer of the History and Civilization of the Netherlands and Flanders (Spring 2020); Assistant Professor, VU Amsterdam; Senior Researcher, International Institute of Social History. 

    This event is online only. Please click the "Read More" link for full instructions on how to attend this seminar.

    Please contact jbarnard@wcfia.harvard.edu for the precirculated paper.

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  • 2020 Apr 07

    Political Violence Workshop (via Zoom)

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Foreign Military Trainings and Security Sector Behavior: Evidence from Indonesia"

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    Speakers:

    Averell Schmidt, PhD Candidate in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.

    Austin Jordan, Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on International Security. PhD Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University. 

    Contact:

    Manuel Meléndez-Sánchez
    mmelend@g.harvard.edu

    This event is online only. Please click the "Read More" link for full instructions on how to attend this seminar.
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  • 2020 Apr 07

    POSTPONED: Culture and Social Analysis Workshop

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 450

    Please Note: This event has been postponed to Fall 2020.

    Book Launch Event: "When States Take Rights Back: Citizenship Revocation and Its Discontents"

    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.

    Co-sponsored by the WCFIA Canada Program and the Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Lisa Albert
    lalbert@fas.harvard.edu

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  • 2020 Apr 07

    CANCELLED: Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    PLEASE NOTE: This 4/7 event has been cancelled.

    Panel: “Japan-U.S. Security Treaty as 60: Cost Sharing and New Security Threats" 

    Speakers:

    Eric Heginbotham, Principal Research Scientist, Center for International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    Sadamasa Oue, Associate, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University; Executive Advisor, Mitsui & Co, Ltd.; Lt. Gen. (retired), Japan Air Self-Defense Force.

    Moderator: 

    Christina L. Davis, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Professor of Government; Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University. 

    Contact:

    Emma Duncan
    eduncan@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • 2020 Apr 09

    POSTPONED: Middle East Seminar

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "How the US Turned Iraq into Iran’s Client State: The Unintended Consequences of a Myopic Foreign Policy"

    PLEASE NOTE: This event has been postponed until next year.

    Speaker:

    Henry MunsonProfessor of Anthropology Emeritus, University of Maine; author, Islam and Revolution in the Middle East.

    Contact:

    Jessica Barnard
    jbarnard@wcfia.harvard.edu

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  • 2020 Apr 14

    Political Violence Workshop (via Zoom)

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "The Politics of Fear"

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    Speakers:

    Melani Cammett, Acting Center Director; Chair, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; Chair, Project on Shi'ism and Global Affairs; Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate. Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University; Professor, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. 

    Dominika Kruszewska, Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program. 

    Contact:

    Manuel Meléndez-Sánchez
    mmelend@g.harvard.edu

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  • 2020 Apr 14

    CANCELLED: Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    PLEASE NOTE: This 4/14 event has been cancelled.

    Title TBA

    Speaker:

    Amy Catalinac, Assistant Professor, Department of Politics, New York University.

    Moderator:

    Christina L. Davis, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Professor of Government; Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.   ...

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