Past Events

  • 2016 Apr 19

    Center for Middle Eastern Studies Lecture

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 38 Kirkland Street

    Maryam Kamali (Harvard CMES), The Collapse of the Khwarazmshah Dynasty in Iran: Reasons and Consequences.

  • 2016 Apr 18

    MHC History of the Book Seminar

    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall Basement Seminar Room

    David Stern (Harvard University), Books as Jews: The Burning of the Talmud, Paris 1241 and Rome 1553.

  • 2016 Apr 14

    German Studies: New Perspectives

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Barker Center 133

    Almut Suerbaum (Oxford University), Beyond Crisis? Mystical Theology in Late Medieval Song. Sponsored by the Provostial Fund for the Arts and Humanities, the Mahindra Humanities Center, the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Committee on the Study of Religion with support of the Rabbi Joseph S. Shubow Memorial Fund, and the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures.

  • 2016 Apr 14

    MHC Renaissance Studies Seminar

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Barker Center 128

    Florentine Soundscapes of the Fifteenth Century, a seminar featuring presentations by Christopher Brown (Harvard University), Evan MacCarthy (West Virginia University), and Stephen Milner (University of Manchester). Co-sponsored by Villa i Tatti.

  • 2016 Apr 14

    East of Byzantium: Workshop

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street

    Studying East of Byzantium, a workshop led by Anthony Eastmond (Courtauld Institute, University of London) meant to introduce students to the study of the Christian East. Papers are pre-circulated, and registration is required; to sign up, and for more information, please visit http://eastofbyzantium.org/events/.

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  • 2016 Apr 13

    East of Byzantium: Lecture

    6:15pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street

    Anthony Eastmond (Courtauld Institute, University of London), East of Byzantium: Shifting Identities and New Approaches. With response by Anthony Kaldellis (Ohio State University). This is the inaugural event in a new partnership between the Arthur H. Dadian and Ara Oztemel Chair of Armenian Art at Tufts University and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline, MA, that explores the cultures of the eastern frontier of the Byzantine empire in...

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  • 2016 Apr 13

    Houghton Library Philip and Frances Hofer Lecture

    5:30pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Lamont Library Forum Room, Harvard Yard

    Stephen J. Milner (University of Manchester), Printing, Parchment, and Protein: The Bioarcheology of Harvard’s Books on Skin. Followed by a reception in the Edison and Newman Room, Houghton Library.

  • 2016 Apr 13

    Five College Medieval Studies Seminar

    5:10pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    226 Elm Hall, University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Nadia R. Altschul (The Johns Hopkins University), Temporality and the Medieval-Modern Divide in Nineteenth-Century South América.

  • 2016 Apr 11

    Medieval History Graduate Workshop

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall Basement Seminar Room

    András Németh (Vatican Library), Byzantine Appropriation of the Past: The Heritage of Constantine VII Revisited. Co-sponsored by the MHC Seminar in Book History.

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