Other Harvard Events

2018 Dec 05

Harvard Divinity School Women's Studies in Religion Lecture

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Braun Room, Andover Hall, 45 Francis Street
S. Zahra Moballegh (Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies, Tehran), From Being to Becoming Woman: Decoding the Meaning of Femininity in the Qur’anic Stories.
2018 Oct 31

Harvard Divinity School Women's Studies in Religion Lecture

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Braun Room, Andover Hall, 45 Francis Street
Barbara Zimbalist (University of Texas, El Paso), Translating Christ in the Middle Ages: Visionary Translation, Divine Rhetoric, and Verbal Devotion in England, France, and the Low Countries.
2018 Sep 20

Harvard Archeology Program Seminar Series

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Tozzer Anthropology Building 203
Suzanne Preston Blier (Harvard University), Was There a Coptic Center in Medieval West Africa? Evidence and Further Questions.
2018 Sep 17

Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S030, 1730 Cambridge Street
Ahmed Ragab (Harvard Divinity School), Piety and Patienthood in Medieval Islam. Reception following. Co-sponsored by the Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program and the Science, Religion, and Culture Program at Harvard Divinity School.
2018 Nov 30

Harvard Early Slavists Seminar

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

CGIS South S354, 1730 Cambridge Street
Robert Romanchuk (Florida State University), The Old Slavic Digenis Akritis: Translation out of Greek vs. Translation into Slavic.
2018 Oct 05

Harvard Early Slavists Seminar

4:30pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

CGIS South S450, 1730 Cambridge Street
David Goldfrank (Georgetown University), God is in the Details: Andrei Pliguzov’s Amazing Archive of the Metropolitans of Kyiv and All Rus. Co-sponsored with the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute.
2018 Sep 07

MHC Persian and Persianate Studies Seminar

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 133, 12 Quincy Street
Christine Nölle-Karimi (Austrian Academy of Sciences), The Perfect Equilibrium: A Concept of Geographical Space and its Career in Persian Literature.
2018 Sep 20

AKPIA Lecture Series

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Real Colegio Complutense, 26 Trowbridge Street
Elizabeth Key Fowden (University of Cambridge), The Parthenon Mosque.
2018 Apr 27

MHC Persian and Persianate Studies Seminar

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

CGIS-Knafel K262 (the Bowie-Vernon Room)
Nicholas Boylston (Harvard University), Piecing Together the Poem, Piecing Together the Self: The Interlocking Mathnawīs of Farīd al-Dīn ‘Aṭṭār. Co-sponsored by the Aga Khan Fund.
2018 Apr 16

Mahindra Humanities Center Cartography Seminar

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South S250, 1730 Cambridge Street
Chet van Duzer (John Carter Brown Library), "With Savage Pictures Fill their Gaps": On Cartographers' Fears of Blank Spaces.
2018 Apr 20

Harvard Early Slavists' Seminar

12:15pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S354, 1730 Cambridge Street.

Talia Zajac (Shklar Research Fellow, Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute), Regina Binomina: Re-Examining the Evidence for Re-Baptism and Renaming of Brides in pre-Mongol Rus. Sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasion Studies.

2018 Apr 26

Mahindra Humanities Center: Celtic Studies Seminar

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Kates Room, Warren House

Liam Breatnach (Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), Marriage in Early Medieval Ireland: Sources and Interpretations. Professor Breatnach also will be offering seminars on Old-Irish legal texts on Monday (4/23) and Wednesday (4/25).  For more information, please contact Joseph Nagy at jfnagy@fas.harvard.edu.

2018 Apr 24

Classics Department Byzantine Studies Colloquium

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Boylston Hall 237
John Zaleski (Harvard University), The Other Syriac Exegetical Tradition: An Unstudied Commentary on Evagrius of Pontus and the Development of a Monastic Commentary Tradition East of Byzantium.
2018 Apr 06

Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Healing Charms and Medicine

Fri Apr 6 (All day) to Sun Apr 8 (All day)

Location: 

Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)
A three-day conference bringing together the study of medicine, science, and religion,featuring researchers whose work spans a broad range of areas, time periods, and disciplinary approaches; keynote addresses by Jacqueline Borsje (Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen Capaciteitsgroep Religiestudies) and Richard Kieckhefer (Northwestern University). Program and registration information can be found here.

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