Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South (1730 Cambridge Street)
A one-day symposium exploring how distinct global “early modernities” emerged across time, space, and place in the period from 1300-1800, and re-contextualizing the contingent rise of Western Europe among other hegemonic areas in the eighteenth century. Co-sponsored by the Harvard Asia Center, Colloquium for Intellectual History, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Center for African Studies, History Department, Early Modern History Workshop, Center for History and Economics, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, and the Mellon Rare Book School. A complete program may be found...
A roundtable discussion with renowned viol player and early music scholar and impresario Jordi Savall; with contributions by Kate van Orden (Music), Virginie Greene (RLL and Medieval Studies), Sylvaine Guyot (RLL), and Maria Dasca (RLL). Co-sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, the Department of Music, and the Boston Early Music Festival.
Julian Weiss (King's College London), In the Tracks of Josephus: Reading Jewish History and Belief in the Early Modern Hispanic and Lusophone Worlds, 1492-1687. Co-sponsored by the Houghton Library and the Committee on Medieval Studies. Coffee and tea will be served before the lecture.