2021–2022

  • 2021 Oct 18

    Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations Seminar (Zoom)

    3:45pm to 5:45pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    “The History of an Exceptional Black Saint in Sicily and Why it Matters”

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    Speaker:

    Lori De LuciaPostdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH) (Fall 2021). Berenson Fellow, Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies; Heinz Heinen Fellow, Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies, Bonn University.

    Faculty Commentator:

    Maghan KeitaProfessor of History and Global Interdisciplinary Studies; Founding Director, Africana Studies; Founding Director, Global Interdisciplinary Studies, Villanova University.

    Student Commentator:

    Joseph Leone, Master's in Public Policy Candidate, Harvard Kennedy School.

    Contact:

    Jessica Barnard
    jbarnard@wcfia.harvard.edu

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  • 2021 Oct 18

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar (Zoom)

    8:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Rethinking Japan’s Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic"

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    Speaker:

    Kenji Shibuya, Director, Soma COVID Vaccination Medical Center, Soma City, Fukushima; Research Director, Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research.

    Moderator:

    Christina DavisDirector, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Executive Committee; Faculty Associate. Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Emma Duncan
    eduncan@wcfia.harvard.edu

    This seminar is part of the Special Series on Japanese Economic Statecraft.

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  • 2021 Oct 19

    Tuesday Seminar on Latin American Studies (Zoom)

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Populism and the Courts in Latin America"

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    Speakers: 

    Julio Rios Figueroa, Associate Professor of Law, Department of Law, ITAM.

    Diego Werneck Arguelhes, Professor of Law, Getulio Vargas Foundation Law School.

    Lilliam Arrieta, Law Professor, Central American University of El Salvador.

    Discussant: 

    Gretchen Helmke, Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science, University of Rochester.

    Moderator:

    Steven LevitskyFaculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies; David Rockefeller Professor of Latin American Studies, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Paola Ibarra
    pibarra@fas.harvard.edu

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  • 2021 Oct 20

    Seminar in Economic Development (Zoom)

    2:45pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "The Effect of Social Media on Voters: Experimental Evidence from an Indian Election"

    Speakers:

    Kevin Carney, Graduate Student Associate, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

    Shweta Bhogale, Graduate Student Associate, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

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

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  • 2021 Oct 21

    Special Event (Zoom)

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Online Only

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    "After the Airlift: The Future of US Foreign Policy in the Middle East"

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required). This event will be recorded. 

    From the Biden administration's approach of cooperative diplomacy—and broader disengagement—in the Middle East to the fallout of Trump's "America First" attitude, US foreign policy in the region continues on a complex path ahead. Several international journalists join Harvard scholars for an insightful discussion on American foreign policy in the Middle East.

    Speakers:

    Joshua Kertzer, Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on International Security. Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    Natalie Colbert, Executive Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School.

    Clarissa Ward, Chief International Correspondent, CNN.

    Mina Al-Oraibi, Editor In Chief at The National.

    Nabih Bulos, Middle East Bureau Chief for the Los Angeles Times.

    Chair:

    Melani Cammett, Center Director; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. 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.

    Contact:

    Sarah Banse
    sarahbanse@wcfia.harvad.edu

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  • 2021 Oct 22

    Friday Morning Seminar in Culture, Psychiatry and Global Mental Health (Zoom)

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Psychiatry, Disaster, Security: Turkey’s Mediterranean Assemblages"

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    Speakers:  

    Chris Dole, Professor of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

    Fatih Artvinli, Assistant Professor of History of Medicine and Ethics, Acibadem University in Istanbul, Turkey.

    Contact:

    Sadeq Rahimi
    Sadeq_Rahimi@hms.harvard.edu

    This seminar is cosponsored by the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

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  • 2021 Oct 25

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar (Zoom)

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "From Manners to Rules: the Legalistic Turn in Governance and Secondhand Smoke Prevention in Japan and South Korea"

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    Speaker:

    Celeste Arrington, Korea Foundation Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University.

    Moderator:

    Christina DavisDirector, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Executive Committee; Faculty Associate. Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Emma Duncan
    eduncan@wcfia.harvard.edu

    This seminar is part of the Special Series on Policy Innovations in Crises, supported by a grant from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP). Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute, Harvard University.

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  • 2021 Oct 25

    Science, Technology, and Society Seminar: STS Circle at Harvard (Zoom)

    12:15pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Electricity and Empowerment: Towards a More Critical Energy History"

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    Speaker:

    Abby Spinak, Lecturer in Urban Planning and Design, Harvard School of Design.

    Contact:

    Emily Neill
    erneill@hks.harvard.edu

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

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