Other Harvard Events

2017 Oct 23

Benedetto Cotrugli's The Book of the Art of Trade: A Historical Aperitivo

5:30pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

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
2017 Nov 16

AKPIA Lecture Series

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St, Room S010
Finbarr Barry Flood (New York University), Globalism before Europe? Arabia, India, and the Architecture of Medieval Ethiopia.
2017 Nov 02

AKPIA Lecture Series

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Real Colegio Complutense, 26 Trowbridge St, Cambridge
Satoshi Kawamoto (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science; AKPIA), On the Eve of Empire: Early Ottoman Palaces in Edirne and Istanbul.
2017 Oct 19

AKPIA Lecture Series

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Real Colegio Complutense, 26 Trowbridge St, Cambridge
Helen Philon (Independent Scholar), Architecture on the Edge of the Muslim World: The Deccan during the 14th and 15th Centuries.
2017 Oct 10

Max Planck Harvard Research Center for the Archaeoscience of the Ancient Mediterranean

2:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Barker 110 (Thompson Room)
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).
2017 Oct 05

John V. Kelleher Memorial Lecture

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club, 2nd floor library
Paul Russell (University of Cambridge): 'Mistakes of all Kinds': The Glossography of Medieval Irish Literary Texts
2017 Sep 26

Mahindra Humanities Center German Studies Seminar

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 114 (the Kresge Room)
Stefan Seeber (University of Freiburg): Medievalism 1.0: The Love, the Self, and the Wilderness in Tristan Adaptations ca. 1900.
2017 Oct 11

Harvard Initiative for the Science of the Human Past: Young Investigator Symposium

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street
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
2017 Sep 28

Center for Middle Eastern Studies

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CMES Room 102, 38 Kirkland Street
Alex Metcalfe (Lancaster University), Conquest and Conversion in Medieval Muslim Sicily.
2017 Sep 28

Mahindra Humanities Center Lecture

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room), 12 Quincy Street
Jeffrey Hamburger (Harvard University), Mindmapping: Diagrams in the Middle Ages—and Beyond.
2017 May 20

A New Light on Bernard Berenson: Persian Paintings from Villa I Tatti

Sat May 20 (All day) to Sun Aug 13 (All day)

Location: 

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
2017 Apr 14

MHC Persian and Persianate Studies Seminar

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Barker Center 133

Michelle Quay (Cambridge University), The Female "Saints" of Islam: Corporeality in Medieval Persian and Arabic Hagiography.

2017 Apr 25

Celtic Languages and Literature Lecture

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Kates Room, Warren House

Georgia Henley (Celtic), Monastic Manuscript Networks of the Anglo-Welsh March: A Study in Literary Transmission, a talk in defense of the Ph.D dissertation.

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