Calendar

  • 2019 Oct 24

    Middle East Seminar

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Champions of Peace? Tools in Whose Hands? The True Story of Norway and the peace process in the Middle East"

    Speaker: 

    Hilde Henriksen Waage, Professor of History, University of Oslo.

    Contact:

    Jessica Barnard
    jbarnard@wcfia.harvard.edu

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  • 2019 Oct 29

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Japanese Shipping in Empire and War: A Global History"

    Speaker:

    Elijah Greenstein, Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. PhD, Department of East Asian Studies, Princeton University.

    Moderator:

    Andrew Gordon, Faculty Associate. Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Amy Stockton
    astockton@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • 2019 Nov 04

    Seminar in Economic Development

    3:00pm to 4:15pm

    Location: 

    Emerson Hall, 29 Quincy Street, Room 210

    "Can Wealth Taxation Work in Developing Countries? Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Colombia"

    Speaker: 

    Juliana Londoño-Vélez, Postdoctoral Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research. 

    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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  • 2019 Nov 05

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Black Wave: How Networks and Governance Shaped Japan’s 3/11 Disasters"

    Speaker:

    Daniel P. Aldrich, Professor of Political Science, Public Policy and Urban Affairs; Director, Masters Program in Security and Resilience, Northeastern University.

    Moderator:

    Susan Pharr, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    Co-sponsored by the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies.

    Contact:

    Amy Stockton
    astockton@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • 2019 Nov 06

    Cultural Politics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

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

    "Multicultural Citizenship for the Highly Skilled? Naturalization, Human Capital, and the Boundaries of Belonging in Canada’s Middle-Class Nation-building"

    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.

    Contact:

    Ilana Freedman
    ifreedman@g.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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  • 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.

    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.

    Contact:

    Amy Stockton
    astockton@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • 2019 Nov 18

    Seminar in Economic Development

    3:00pm to 4:15pm

    Location: 

    Emerson Hall, 29 Quincy Street, Room 210

    "Government Decentralization Under Changing State Capacity: Experimental Evidence from Paraguay"

    Speaker: 

    Frederico Finan, Associate Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley. 

    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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