Other Harvard Events

2020 Mar 12

MHC Persian and Persianate Studies Seminar

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Center for Middle Eastern Studies (38 Kirkland Street), room 102
Owen Cornwall (Tufts University), Alexander in the Graveyard: Persianate Humanism in Literature, Painting, and Architecture. CANCELLED
2020 Mar 10

Department of the Classics James Loeb Lecture

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Boylston Hall 203
David Ganz (Visiting Scholar in Medieval Studies), E. K. Rand, Ludwig Traube, Latin Palaeography and the Medieval Academy of America.
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

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