Other Harvard Events

2015 Nov 20

Harvard Art Museums Art Study Center Seminar

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Art Study Center, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Islamic Manuscripts, featuring a Kashmiri manuscript of Firdawsi's Shahnama (Book of Kings); with presentations by Mary McWilliams (Norma Jean Calderwood Curator of Islamic and Later Indian Art), assistant curator Ayşin Yoltar-Yıldırım, and Calderwood Curatorial Fellow Stephanie Rozman. Admission is free, but capacity is limited; to register, please email am_visitorservices@harvard.edu.

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2015 Dec 03

Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshops on Early Book History

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Business School Bloomberg Center, room 101

William Caferro (Vanderbilt University), The HBS Medici Collection: Florentine Business and Accounting Practices. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, Harvard Business School, Houghton Library, and the Department of History. For more information, please visit the Medici events website.

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2015 Dec 03

Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshops on Early Book History

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Business School Bloomberg Center, room 101

William Caffero (Vanderbilt University), The HBS Medici Collection: Reading Account Books as Texts and Historical Sources. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, Harvard Business School, Houghton Library, and the Department of History. For more information, please visit the Medici events website.

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2015 Nov 30

Houghton-Medieval Studies Lecture in Early Book History

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Houghton Library, Edison and Newman Room

William Caferro (Vanderbilt University), The HBS Medici Collection: Florence and International Trade, 1400-1600. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, Harvard Business School, Houghton Library, and the Department of History. For more information, please visit the Medici events website.

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2015 Nov 19

MHC Celtic Literature and Culture Seminar

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Warren House 201

Christopher Loveluck (University of Nottingham), Atlantic Networks and Social Change in the Early Medieval West: Western Britain and Ireland in an Expanding Archaeological Context, c. AD 400-1200.

2015 Nov 06

MHC Celtic Literature and Culture Seminar

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Barker Center 133

Katharine Olson (Bangor University), "The Seven Journeys of the Soul": Women, Manuscript Culture, and the Apocalypse in Medieval and Renaissance Wales and Ireland.

2015 Nov 09

Harvard Divinity School

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Braun Room, Andover Hall, HDS

Christoph Markschies (Humboldt University Berlin), Demons and Diseases. Co-sponsored by the Boston Area Patristics Group and the International Catacomb Society.

2015 Dec 03

MHC Science, Religion, and Culture Seminar

5:15pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Center for the Study of World Religions, 42 Francis Avenue

Panel discussion of Ahmed Ragab's The Medieval Islamic Hospital: Medicine, Religion and Charity, featuring Shigehisa Kuriyama (East Asian Languages and Civilizations), Roy Mottahedeh (History), and Charles Stang (Harvard Divinity School) in conversation with the author.

2015 Nov 05

H.A.R. Gibb Islamic Studies Lecture Series

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S030, 1730 Cambridge Street

Robert Wisnovsky (James McGill Professor of Islamic Philosophy, McGill University), Muhammad ʿAbduh’s Metaphysics in Context. Sponsored by the Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies.

2015 Nov 03

H.A.R. Gibb Islamic Studies Lecture Series

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S030, 1730 Cambridge Street

Robert Wisnovsky (James McGill Professor of Islamic Philosophy, McGill University), Avicenna and Avicennism. Sponsored by the Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies.

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