Events

    2017 Dec 08

    Film and Discussion: Gazing through a Lens—ʿAli Khan Documents 19th-Century Iran

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St., Cambridge

    Preview Azadeh Tajpour’s film about a fascinating 19th-century album of photographs created by ʿAli Khan Vali, long-time governor of the province of Azerbaijan in northwestern Iran and an avid photographer. The album is currently on view in the museums’ Technologies of the Image exhibition. Tajpour, a multidisciplinary artist based in Cambridge, will discuss...

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    2017 Oct 24

    Writers in the Parlor

    2:00pm

    Location: 

    Room 110, Barker Ctr, 12 Quincy St, Cambridge

    A conversation with Lorraine Adams (Journalist and Novelist), Jill Abramson(Senior Lecturer in Journalism, Harvard), and Claire Messud (Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing, Harvard).... Read more about Writers in the Parlor

    2017 Oct 12

    Rethinking Pei: A Centenary Symposium

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Gund Hall, Piper Auditorium, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge

    The two-day symposium will include panel discussions and scholarly presentations that showcase new research on Pei’s manifold contributions to the built environment. Notable alumni from Pei’s office, including William Pedersen, will discuss the emergence of a new kind of architectural practice in the postwar era.... Read more about Rethinking Pei: A Centenary Symposium

    2017 Sep 15

    It Depends What State You’re In: Policies and Politics of the US Health Care System

    1:10pm

    Location: 

    Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge

    Health care and political systems are deeply intertwined, with implications for the quality and equality of access to health care.

    This symposium will explore the political dynamics of health care laws and the way they affect people not only as patients but also as citizens. Health professionals, policy and public health experts, economists, sociologists, and political scientists will draw on comparative politics and policies of the US states—alone and as part of a federalist system—and on international perspectives to explore the relationships between citizens and their...

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