Past Events

  • 2017 Mar 23

    Carlota McAllister (York University)

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall Basement Conference Room.
    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Title: “Like Animals: Grace, History, and the Terror of Imperial Reason.” Presented by the Workshop on Imagining History, Doing Politics: The Uses and Disadvantages of the Past.

  • 2017 Mar 20

    Approaches to Global History seminar

    Location: 

    Lower Library in Robinson Hall
    4:00pm to 6:00pm

     

    Please join the Approaches to Global History seminar.  We will meet to discuss Ilham Khuri-Makdisi's paper, "Al-Bustani's Arabic Encyclopedia (1870s-1880s) and the Global Production of Knowledge in the Late Ottoman Levant."  Please email Aaron Bekemeyer at bekemeyer@g.harvard.edu to request the paper.  All are welcome!

     

  • 2017 Mar 09

    Shatema Threadcraft (Rutgers University)

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall Basement Conference Room
    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Title: “North American Necropolitics and Gender- On #BlackLivesMatter and Black Femicide.” Presented by the Workshop on Imagining History, Doing Politics: The Uses and Disadvantages of the Past.

  • 2017 Mar 08

    Albert Woodfox & Robert King of the Angola 3

    Location: 

    Ames Courtroom, Harvard Law School
    5:30pm to 7:30pm

    Albert Woodfox and Robert King were exonerated after spending decades imprisoned in Angola Penitentiary (formerly Angola Plantation) in Louisiana. King spent 29 years in solitary confinement before his release in 2001. Woodfox spent 41 years in solitary confinement before his release in 2016. The third member of the Angola 3, Herman Wallace, passed away in 2013 days after being released. All three were placed in long-term solitary confinement because of their role in forming a chapter of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense in Angola.

  • 2017 Mar 02

    Aziz Rana (Cornell University)

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall Basement Conference Room
    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Title: "The Rise of the Constitution." Presented by the Workshop on Imagining History, Doing Politics: The Uses and Disadvantages of the Past.

  • 2017 Feb 27

    Approaches to Global History Seminar

    Location: 

    Lower Library in Robinson Hall
    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Please join the Approaches to Global History seminar. We will meet to discuss Sara Lorenzini's paper, "Competing Visions of North-South Relations in the 20th Century: The Case of European Development Aid." Please email Aaron Bekemeyer at bekemeyer@g.harvard.edu to request the paper.  All are welcome!

  • 2017 Feb 13

    Approaches to Global History Seminar

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall Lower Library
    4:00pm to 6:00pm

     

    We will meet in the Lower Library in Robinson Hall to discuss Casey Primel's paper, "Through a Camera Obscura: Economic Science and the Emergence of the Market in Colonial Egypt."  Please email Aaron Bekemeyer at bekemeyer@g.harvard.edu to request the paper.  All are welcome!

     

  • 2017 Feb 09

    Amy Offner (University of Pennsylvania)

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall Basement Conference Room
    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Title: “The Strange Career of Education Reform: Businessmen, Behaviorists, and the Path from the War on Poverty to No Child Left Behind.” Presented by the Workshop on Imagining History, Doing Politics: The Uses and Disadvantages of the Past. 

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