Sean Griffin (Dartmouth College), The Roman Past in Early Rus’: Byzantine Liturgy on the Northern Periphery. Co-sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies and the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute.
A discussion by Intisar Rabb (Harvard Law School) and Abigail Balbale (Bard Graduate Center) of their book Justice and Leadership in Early Islamic Courts (Harvard University Press, 2017), with comments by William Graham (Harvard University), Cemal Kefadar (Harvard University), and Ahmed Al Shamsy (University of Chicago). Co-sponsored by the International Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School, the Islamic Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School, the Department of History, and the Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program.
Discussion of Teaching Bodies: Moral Formation in the Summa of Thomas Aquinas with author Mark D. Jordan, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Christian Thought (Harvard Divinity School) and Professor of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality. Response by James Keenan, S.J. (Boston College) and David Decosimo (Boston University).
Therese Cory (University of Notre Dame), Assimilation and Aboutness: Crossing the Mind-World Gap (or not) with Aquinas’s Intelligible Species. Prof. Cory's paper (part of a larger book project) is available here; participants are asked to read it before the workshop meeting.Read more about Harvard History of Philosophy Workshop
Harvard Business School Baker Library, 25 Harvard Way
An event celebrating the new English-language edition of Benedetto Cotrugli's seminal fifteenth-century work on Italian merchants and mercantile practices, The Book of the Art of Trade (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017); featuring remarks by Dante Roscini (Harvard Business School), Giovanni Favero (Ca' Foscari University, Venice), and Fabio Sattin (Private Equity Partners), conversations with Baker Library staff and HBS historian Sophus A. Reinert, and an exhibit of some of Harvard's vast collection of Italian business records from the Renaissance. Please RSVP to Holly Salter (hsalter@hbs.... Read more about Benedetto Cotrugli's The Book of the Art of Trade: A Historical Aperitivo