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2020 Apr 08

Chatham House Webinar: Can the Justice and Development Party Still Absorb Popular Anger in Morocco?

8:00am to 9:00am

Location: 

Virtual Event

Mohammed Masbah, Director, Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis; Associate Fellow, MENA Programme, Chatham House
Moderator: Lina Khatib, Director, MENA Programme, Chatham House

Ever since independence, the Moroccan monarchy has used political parties to legitimize the country’s authoritarian political process and structure, and to absorb social and political anger. The palace puts successive governments and other elected institutions, such as local and regional councils, at the frontline of public blame, and replaces them once they fail...

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2020 Apr 08

Lecture: Prita Meier, “Stilled Life: Photography and the Aesthetics of Dispossession in Colonial Zanzibar”

6:00pm

Location: 

Lower Lecture Hall, 485 Broadway, Cambridge, MA

Harvard University Department of History of Art and Architecture presents

New Directions in Art History lecture series:

 

“Stilled Life: Photography and the Aesthetics of Dispossession in Colonial Zanzibar”

Prita Meier, PhD (Associate Professor, New York University)

April 8, 2020 at 6:00pm

Lower Lecture Hall, 485 Broadway

This is the third event of this year's New Directions in Art History: Lectures in the Department of History of Art and Architecture. With the generous...

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2020 Apr 13

African Studies Workshop Featuring Eugene Richardson

6:15pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Virtual Event

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Eugene Richardson, MD, PhD. is a physician-anthropologist based at Harvard Medical School. He previously served as the clinical lead for Partners In Health’s (PIH) Ebola response in Kono District, Sierra Leone, where he continues to conduct research on the social epidemiology of Ebola virus disease.  He will discuss On the Coloniality of Global Public...

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2020 Apr 20

CANCELLED - African Studies Workshop Featuring Hannah Appel

6:15pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Virtual Event

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Hannah Appel is Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Global Studies at UCLA, where she also serves as Associate Faculty Director of the Institute on Inequality and Democracy. She will present The Licit Life of Capitalism: U.S. Oil in Equatorial Guinea. Discussant: Caroline Filice Smith (Harvard University).

This event will be transitioning to...

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2020 Apr 27

African Studies Workshop Featuring Nancy Rose Hunt

6:15pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Virtual Event

Nancy Rose Hunt, Professor of History & African Studies at the University of Florida since 2016, is undertaking new research on psychiatry and mental health in Africa, with a focus on diagnostic categories and care in zones of war, migratory politics, and securitization.  She will present on Gathering madness and respecting difference in Bukavu. Discussant: Byron Good (Harvard University).

This event will be transitioning to meet online. Due to ongoing concerns surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, our upcoming events are subject...

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