Past Events

  • Dec 02

    “What’s New in Genomic Archaeology? The Peopling of Europe from ancient and modern DNA”

    Location: 

    Yenching Auditorium, Yenching Library 2 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, M.A.
    5:30pm

    The Initiative for the Science of the Human Past at Harvard invites you to this exciting talk and discussion:

     “What’s New in Genomic Archaeology? The Peopling of Europe from ancient and modern DNA”

     By Nick Patterson,  Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and David Reich, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School

     Hosted by Michael McCormick, Francis Goelet Professor of Medieval History

    Chair, Steering Committee for the Science of the Human Past

  • Oct 08

    Connecting Roman and Medieval Climate and Historical Change

    Location: 

    Phelps Hall -207 (Yale)
    4:00pm

    Connecting Roman and Medieval Climate and Historical Change: Five Challenges for the 21st Century 

    Speaker: Professor Michael McCormick (Harvard University)

    Phelps Hall -207

    October 8, 2014 4:00PM

  • Sep 30

    “Analyzing Collapse: How Climatic Disturbances Affect Civilizations”

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall Lower Library, Harvard Yard
    4:30pm

    Ronnie Ellenblum, Professor of Geography at the Hebrew University of Jersualem:

    “Analyzing Collapse: How Climatic Disturbances Affect Civilizations”

    Robinson Hall Lower Library, Harvard Yard

    Co-sponsored by Medieval History Workshop and the Initiative for the Science of the Human Past at Harvard.

  • May 08

    Talk: Preserving and Digitizing the Dead Sea Scrolls: Multi-Spectral Imaging one of Humanity’s Greatest Treasures

    5:30pm

    The Harvard Initiative for the Science of the Human Past and the Center for Jewish Studies invite you to this exciting talk:

    “Preserving and Digitizing the Dead Sea Scrolls: Multi-Spectral Imaging one of Humanity’s Greatest Treasures,”

     By Pnina Shor, Head and Curator, Dead Sea Scrolls Projects, Israel Antiquities Authority and  Gregory Bearman, PhD, Israel Antiquities Authority Consultant for Imaging Technologies of the Dead Sea Scrolls