Other Harvard Events

2023 Mar 07

Early Sciences Working Group

12:00pm to 1:00pm


Science Center room 252 (SC252), 1 Oxford Street
Shireen Hamza (History of Science) and Eric Moses Gurevitch (NEH Postdoctoral Fellow, Vanderbilt University), The Promise of Medieval Sciences, the Perils of Global History. This will be a hybrid event; email Mateo Montoya to register for the in-person meeting or for the Zoom link, and receive the precirculated paper.
2023 Feb 08

Department of Comparative Literature Lecture

5:15pm to 6:30pm


Dana Palmer House Seminar Room, 16 Quincy Street
Radhika Koul (Stanford University), Postcolonial Conversations: The Poetic Subject in Medieval Kashmir and Early Modern Europe.
2022 Nov 10

Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Seminar

4:00pm to 5:30pm


CGIS South S354, 1737 Cambridge Street
Shiraz Hajiani (AISP Postdoctoral Fellow), Manifesto of the Great Resurrection (Qiyāmat-i buzurg): Examining a Rare Subaltern Nizari Ismaili Shi'i Treatise from the Twelfth Century. Co-sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.
2022 Oct 16

Flesh and Fabric: New Light on a Crucifixion by Pietro Lorenzetti

2:00pm to 3:00pm


Harvard Art Museums, Menschel Hall, 32 Quincy Street
At the top of a painting of a Crucifixion by Pietro Lorenzetti (c. 1280–1348), an angel holds in one hand an unfurled scroll and in the other a bloody tunic. Never previously noted, let alone explained, this unique combination of motifs provides the key to understanding the panel’s unusual imagery. It sheds fresh light on the complex nexus between art, piety, and theology in fourteenth-century Italy, in particular at Assisi—the site of the mother house of the Franciscan order, where the panel most likely was made. This presentation by Jeffrey F. Hamburger (Department of History of Art and... Read more about Flesh and Fabric: New Light on a Crucifixion by Pietro Lorenzetti
2022 Oct 18

Medieval History Graduate Workshop

4:30pm to 5:30pm


Robinson Hall 125
Yi Ran Angela Zhang (SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of History), Race, Slavery, and Gender in Late Medieval and Early Modern Florence.
2022 Oct 12

John Duffy Society

5:00pm to 6:00pm


Boylston Hall 237
Andy Chen (Harvard University), The Ideal General of Leo VI's Taktika.
2022 Oct 13

Archaeological Exploration of Sardis Student Open House

3:30pm to 4:30pm


Deknatel Hall, Harvard Art Museums

Since its founding in 1958 by Harvard and Cornell Universities, the Archaeological Exploration of Sardis has excavated, conserved, and published on aspects of the ancient city of Sardis in western Turkey from the prehistoric through the Islamic periods. The expedition is one of the longest-running international projects sponsored at Harvard and is one of the oldest classical archaeology projects in the Mediterranean. As part of Worldwide Week at Harvard 2022, this event brings together Harvard Art Museums staff and Harvard faculty and students involved in the project to introduce...

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2022 Oct 18

East of Byzantium Lecture Series

12:00pm to 1:30pm


Zoom presentation
Li Tang (University of Salzburg), East of Byzantium: Syriac Christianity along the Silk Road. This lecture will take place virtually on the Zoom meeting platform; please click here to register. Sponsored by the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture and the Mashtots Chair in Armenian Studies at Harvard University. Read more about East of Byzantium Lecture Series