Other Harvard Events

2019 Nov 15

Sacred and Profane: Byzantine and Ottoman Music Traditions of the Eastern Mediterranean

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Sackler 004, 485 Broadway
A journey through the world of Byzantine and Ottoman sacred and secular music and their legacy in the Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean, with Kyriakos Kalaitzidis, Romanos Karanos, and the Pharos Ensemble. Sponsored by the Department of the History of Art and Architecture, the Center for the Study of World Religions, and the Boston Byzantine Music Festival.
2019 Nov 05

Hutchins Center for African & African American Studies Huggins Lectures

Tue Nov 5 (All day) to Thu Nov 7 (All day)

Location: 

Center for African Studies (1280 Massachusetts Avenue) and the Barker Center (12 Quincy Street)

The 2019 Huggins lectures will be delivered by Christopher Ehret (University of California Los Angeles). All lectures will take place at 4:00 pm.

Tuesday, 5 November: African Historical Firsts (Center for African Studies, 1280 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor)

Wednesday, 6 November: Ancient Africa: Crops, Commerce, and the Export of Innovation (Center for African Studies, 1280 Massachusetts Avenue,...

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2019 Dec 07

The Transmission and Reception of the Qurʾān in Light of Recent Scholarship

(All day)

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street
A day-long symposium featuring presentations by Shady Nasser (Harvard University), Gabriel Said Reynolds (University of Notre Dame), Walid Saleh (University of Toronto), Devin Stewart (Emory University), Behnam Sadeghi (Oxford University), François Déroche (Collège de France), Alba Fedeli (University of Hamburg), Geoffrey Khan (Cambridge University), and Intisar Rabb (Harvard Law School). Sponsored by the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the Center for Jewish Studies, the Harvard Law School's Program in Islamic Law, and the Center for... Read more about The Transmission and Reception of the Qurʾān in Light of Recent Scholarship
2019 Nov 25

Alwaleed bin Talal Seminar in Islamic Studies

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Wasserstein Hall 3016
Robert Gleave (University of Exeter), Early Shiite Law and the Construction of the Shari'a. Co-sponsored by the Law and Religion Lecture Series (The Committee on Study of Religion, The Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law at Harvard Law School, and the Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World at Harvard Law School) and the Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law School. Read more about Alwaleed bin Talal Seminar in Islamic Studies
2019 Oct 24

Medieval English Colloquium

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Barker 114
Heide Estes (Monmouth University), Gender, Jews, and Disability in Old English Poetry.
2019 Oct 10

Medieval English Colloquium

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Barker 114

Jason Crawford (Union University), What the Wolf Knows: George Herbert's Book of Wisdom.

Co-sponsored by the English Renaissance Colloquium.

2019 Oct 11

Harvard Celtic Colloquium

Fri Oct 11 (All day) to Sun Oct 13 (All day)

Location: 

Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room), 12 Quincy Street
The 39th meeting of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium, a three-day conference dealing with all aspects of the Celtic languages, their literatures, and their cultures in any period, featuring a keynote address by Barbara Hillers (University of Indiana, Bloomington). For more information, please visit the... Read more about Harvard Celtic Colloquium
2019 Oct 10

Celtic Department John Kelleher Lecture

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street
Máire Ní Mhaonaigh (University of Cambridge), An Irish World Chronicle? Medieval Irish Scholars and Their Global Turn.
2020 Apr 23

Harvard AKPIA Lecture Series

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Sackler 422, 485 Broadway
Nadia Ali (New York University Center for Material Histories), Qusayr 'Amra: The Pandora's Box of Early Islamic Aesthetics.
2020 Mar 05

Harvard AKPIA Lecture Series

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Sackler 422, 485 Broadway
Jochen Sokoly (Virginia Commonwealth University-Qatar), Between Khurasan, Iraq, Egypt and al-Andalus: New Thoughts on the Processes of Commissioning Caliphal Works Under the Early Islamic Caliphates.
2019 Oct 31

Harvard AKPIA Lecture Series

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Sackler 422, 485 Broadway
Ann Shafer (AKPIA Associate), Towards an Understanding of Early Islamic Architectural Ornament: Ancient Near Eastern Influences at Samarra.

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