Other Harvard Events

2016 Apr 19

Center for Middle Eastern Studies Lecture

4:00pm to 5:30pm


Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 38 Kirkland Street

Maryam Kamali (Harvard CMES), The Collapse of the Khwarazmshah Dynasty in Iran: Reasons and Consequences.

2016 Apr 29

The Circle of Money

(All day)


Barker Center 133

A Volkswagen Fellowship Symposium of the Mahindra Humanities Center investigating pre-capitalist, western and non-western uses and construals of money, including the social relationships that constituted the value of money, its role in economic practice, the connection between money and other forms of capital, and the role of money in stabilizing or disturbing socio-economic forms of transformation. With presentations by Nils Bock (University of Münster), William Caferro (Vanderbilt University), Jessica Goldberg (UCLA), Martha Howell (Columbia University), Martin Kintzinger (University of...

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2016 Apr 18

MHC History of the Book Seminar

5:00pm to 6:30pm


Robinson Hall Basement Seminar Room

David Stern (Harvard University), Books as Jews: The Burning of the Talmud, Paris 1241 and Rome 1553.

2016 Apr 13

Houghton Library Philip and Frances Hofer Lecture

5:30pm to 7:00pm


Lamont Library Forum Room, Harvard Yard

Stephen J. Milner (University of Manchester), Printing, Parchment, and Protein: The Bioarcheology of Harvard’s Books on Skin. Followed by a reception in the Edison and Newman Room, Houghton Library.

2016 Apr 08

MHC Celtic Literature and Culture Seminar

4:30pm to 6:00pm


Warren House, Kates Room

Colmán Ó Clabaigh (Glenstal Abbey and Boston College), Daughters of Eve: Women and Religion in Late Medieval Ireland.

2016 Apr 22

Worlds of Byzantium

(All day)


Dumbarton Oaks Music Room, 1703 32nd Street NW, Washington DC

The 2016 Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Studies Symposium, featuring papers by Elizabeth Bolman (Temple University), Antoine Borrut (University of Maryland), Averil Cameron (Oxford University), Daniel Galadza (University of Vienna), Cecily Hilsdale (McGill University), Scott Johnson (University of Oklahoma), Kostis Kourelis (Franklin and Marshall College), Margaret Mullet (Queens University Belfast), Arietta Papaconstantinou (University of Reading), Stephen Rapp (Sam Houston State), Columba Stewart (Hill Museum and Manuscript Library), Jack Tannous (Princeton University), Alicia Walker (Bryn...

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2016 Mar 01

Department of the History of Science Seminar

12:00pm to 1:45pm


Science Center room 469

Valentina Pugliano (University of Cambridge), The Artisan and the Koran: A Mediterranean Perspective on Early Modern Science and Medicine.

2016 Feb 18

Department of the History of Science Seminar

4:15pm to 6:00pm


Science Center room 469

Hannah Marcus (Stanford University), The Utility of Knowledge: Medicine, Science, and Censorship in Counter-Reformation Italy.

2016 Mar 03

Subterfuge and Deception in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean

Thu Mar 3 (All day) to Sat Mar 5 (All day)


Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 38 Kirkland Street

A three-day symposium, featuring presentations by Fred Astern (San Francisco State University), Brian Catlos (University of Colorado Boulder), Sharon Kinoshita (University of California Santa Cruz), Argyro Nicolaou (Harvard University), and Karen Pinto (Boise State University), with a keynote address by Thomas Glick (Boston University). Sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Mediterranean Seminar.

All events are free, but registration is required....

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2016 Apr 14

MHC Renaissance Studies Seminar

4:00pm to 6:00pm


Barker Center 128

Florentine Soundscapes of the Fifteenth Century, a seminar featuring presentations by Christopher Brown (Harvard University), Evan MacCarthy (West Virginia University), and Stephen Milner (University of Manchester). Co-sponsored by Villa i Tatti.

2016 Apr 04

Translating and Interpreting Ovid in the Later Middle Ages

(All day)


William James Hall 305

A day-long symposium featuring presentations by Frank Coulson (Ohio State University), Gerlinde Huber-Rebenich and Beatrice Wyss (Universität Bern), Ana Pairet (Rutgers University), Albert Lloret (University of Massachusetts Amherst), and Gemma Pelissa Prades (Harvard University). For more information, please visit the conference website.

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2016 Feb 01

Classics Department Lecture

5:00pm to 6:00pm


Harvard Hall 102

Alexander Riehle (University of Vienna), Lost and Found. Remarks on the Fate of the Classical genera orationis in Byzantium.