Open Seminars

Harvard International and Global History Seminar

This seminar is open to the public.

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The Harvard International and Global History Seminar serves as a forum for lectures and workshops presenting cutting-edge work in the fields of international and global history. Presenters, who come from both within and outside Harvard, offer papers that focus on relationships, connections, transfers, and movements between nations or...

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Friday Morning Seminar in Culture, Psychiatry and Global Mental Health

This seminar is open to the public.

The Friday Morning Seminar, as it is widely known, has been meeting every year since 1984, when it was launched as the foundational seminar for both a postdoctoral fellowship program in culture, psychiatry, and mental health as well as the predoctoral program in medical anthropology. Since that time, the seminar has brought together an interdisciplinary group of social scientists and clinicians, including faculty, fellows, students, and visiting scholars from across the University and the teaching hospitals, and universities...

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Seminar in Economic History (ECON 3104)

This seminar is open to the public.

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The Economic History Workshop (Economics 3104) is an interdisciplinary offering of the Department of Economics. In continuous operation for about fifty years, the workshop has become an exceptionally important forum for economic historians in the greater Boston area, serving as a lively and deeply informative seminar for...

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Cultural Politics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

This seminar is open to the public.

This seminar functions as a forum for lectures and intellectual exchanges on cultural politics across disciplines and national or historical boundaries. The main focus of the seminar is on cultural politics across nations in the era of globalization and on the use of culture as a soft power strategy in international relations. Synchronic as well as diachronic explorations of current debates on the tensions between hegemonizing and marginal, local, or minor cultural discourses are presented and commented on by policy makers...

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Comparative Politics Speaker Series

This seminar is open to the public.

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing new research in the field of comparative politics. The series meets three to four times per semester (in coordination with the Comparative Politics Workshop) and features presentations of ongoing research by visiting speakers and Harvard faculty working in political science and related fields. The seminar features methodologically diverse presentations on political developments in many regions: Latin America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and South and East Asia. Professors...

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Canada Seminar

This seminar is open to the public.

The Canada Seminar, chaired by the William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, examines Canadian social, economic, cultural, and political issues in their domestic and international dimensions. Presentations are made by public figures, scholars, artists, and experts in various fields to provide Harvard faculty and students, and the broader community, a look at Canadian scholarly and public life. The seminar seeks to enhance the understanding of one of the United States' closest allies and largest...

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