Calendar

  • 2023 Feb 13

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar (In Person)

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Huguette and Michel Porté Seminar Room (S250)

    “Challenges Facing the Japanese Economy: Demography, Debts, Deglobalization, and Decarbonization”

    Speaker:

    Takatoshi Ito, Director, Program on Public Pension and Sovereign Funds; Associate Director of Research, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School; Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.

    Moderator:

    Christina L. DavisDirector, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Department of Government; and Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Jennifer Crist
    jcrist@wcfia.harvard.edu

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  • 2023 Feb 13

    Canada Seminar (Hybrid)

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Hybrid Event

    "Unmasking Slavery's 'Afterlives' Toward Safety and Flourishing across Borders: Ideological and Theological Roots of State Violence"

    Attend this event in person (advance registration required)

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    Speaker:

    Johonna McCants-Turner, Associate Professor, Peace and Conflict Studies, Conrad Grebel University College, University of Waterloo.

    Chair:

    Kathy BickmoreWilliam Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Canada Program. Professor, Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto.

    Contact:

    Helen Clayton
    Canada@wcfia.harvard.edu

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  • 2023 Feb 14

    Culture and Social Analysis Workshop (Hybrid)

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Hybrid Event

    "Children: Education, Socialization and Human Rights"

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    Presenters:

    Caitlin Daniel, Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley.

    Peter Harvey, IAI Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University.

    Isabel JijonHarvard College Fellow, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Lisa Albert
    lalbert@fas.harvard.edu

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  • 2023 Feb 28

    Culture and Social Analysis Workshop (Hybrid)

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Hybrid Event

    "Diversity in Higher Education and the Fashion Industry"

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    Presenters:

    Luuc Brans, PhD Candidate, Boston University.

    Anthony Jack, Assistant Professor of Education, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Lisa Albert
    lalbert@fas.harvard.edu

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  • 2023 Mar 07

    Culture and Social Analysis Workshop (Hybrid)

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Hybrid Event

    "Rethinking Agency and Processes of Change"

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    Presenters:

    Madison Renner, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

    Elena Ayala-Hurtado, Graduate Student Affiliate; Weatherhead Center Dissertation Fellow. PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

    Derek Robey, Graduate Student Associate; Graduate Research Fellow, Canada Program. PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

    Mari Sanchez, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

    Shira Zilberstein, Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Lisa Albert
    lalbert@fas.harvard.edu

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  • 2023 Mar 20

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

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Hybrid Event

    “Imperial Gateway: Colonial Taiwan and Japan’s Expansion in South China and Southeast Asia, 1895–1945”

    Speaker:

    Seiji Shirane, Assistant Professor, Department of History; Affiliated Faculty Member, Asian Studies Program, The City College of New York (CUNY).

    Moderator:

    Karen Thornber, Harry Tuchman Levin Professor in Literature and Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations; Interim Chair, Regional Studies East Asia, 2022-2023, Harvard University; Vice President/President-elect, Phi Beta Kappa Alpha Iota of Massachusetts.

    Contact:

    Jennifer Crist
    jcrist@wcfia.harvard.edu

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

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  • 2023 Mar 20

    Canada Seminar (In Person)

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

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

    "Changing Culture"

    Attend this event in person (advance registration required)

    Speaker:

    Carol PhillipsPartner, Moriyama & Teshima Architects.

    Chair:

    Pamela Klassen, William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Canada Program. Professor, Department for the Study of Religion, University of Toronto.

    Contact:

    Helen Clayton
    Canada@wcfia.harvard.edu

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  • 2023 Mar 23

    Middle East Seminar (In Person)

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    “Protesting Jordan: Geographies of Power and Dissent”

    Speaker:

    Jillian Schwedler, Professor of Political Science, City University of New York's Hunter College and CUNY's Graduate Center; Nonresident Senior Fellow, Crown Center, Brandeis University.

    Discussant: 

    Molly Hickey, Graduate Student Affiliate. PhD Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Jessica Barnard
    jbarnard@wcfia.harvard.edu

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  • 2023 Mar 27

    Canada Seminar (In Person)

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

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

    "How the Indian Penal Code Came to Canada: Law, Religion, and the Global Lives of Empire"

    Attend this event in person (advance registration required)

    Speaker:

    J. Barton ScottAssociate Professor of Historical Studies and the Study of Religion, University of Toronto.

    Chair:

    Pamela KlassenWilliam Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Canada Program. Professor, Department for the Study of Religion, University of Toronto.

    Contact:

    Helen Clayton
    Canada@wcfia.harvard.edu

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  • 2023 Mar 28

    Culture and Social Analysis Workshop (Hybrid)

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Hybrid Event

    "Cultural Tastes and Cosmopolitanism"

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    Presenters:

    Clayton Childress, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Toronto.

    Takeshi Matsui, Professor of Marketing, Hitotsubashi University.

    Contact:

    Lisa Albert
    lalbert@fas.harvard.edu

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

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