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
Public presentations of the first scientific results from MHAAM. Speakers will include Susan Alcock (University of Michigan), Johannes Krause (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena), Iosif Lazaridis, Michael McCormick, and David Reich (Harvard University). Barker Center: Thompson Room (12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA).
A symposium for recent and graduating seniors and Master's-level students, sponsored by the Max Planck-Harvard Research Center for the Archaeoscience of the Ancient Mediterranean (MHAAM). Participants will present cross-disciplinary research using modern scientific tools and knowledge to illuminate the history of humanity, and have the opportunity to meet students and faculty members including Johannes Krause (MPISHH), Michael McCormick (Harvard University, Department of History), David Reich (Harvard Medical School, Department of Genetics), and Dr. Philipp Stockhammer (Ludwig-Maximilians-... Read more about Harvard Initiative for the Science of the Human Past: Young Investigator Symposium
University Research Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street
An exhibition featuring illustrated Persian manuscripts and detached folios of the fourteenth through seventeenth centuries, collected by Harvard alumnus Bernard Berenson (1865–1959), the famous American art historian and connoisseur of Italian Renaissance painting. The show also includes additional related works from the Harvard Art Museums, the Morgan Library and Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, collected by close associates of Berenson who shared his enthusiasm for Persian painting. Curated by Aysin Yoltar-Yildirim, Assistant Curator for... Read more about A New Light on Bernard Berenson: Persian Paintings from Villa I Tatti