Past Events

  • Feb 27

    Harvard Food+ Research Symposium

    Location: 

    GEOLOGICAL MUSEUM LECTURE HALL 100 @ 24 OXFORD ST
    12:30pm to 4:30pm

    The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs is pleased to announce the first Harvard Research Symposium on the Nexus of Food, Agriculture, Environment, Health, and Society (or as we call it, the Food+ Symposium). The Symposium will feature 20 Harvard faculty members from 8 schools and a dozen departments giving 7 minute "speed presentations" on their current Food+ research.  

  • Jan 21

    Python Programming for Humanists 4

    Location: 

    Maxwell Dworkin 223
    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    The Initiative for Science of the Human Past at Harvard presents:

    Programming for Humanists: This JANUARY!!!

    An 8-hour intensive course in programming in Python tailored to humanists will be led by Stuart M. Shieber with Michael McCormick and others:

    January 15-16 and 20-21, 3-5pm in Maxwell Dworkin 223.

  • Jan 20

    Python Programming for Humanists 3

    Location: 

    Maxwell Dworkin 223
    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    The Initiative for Science of the Human Past at Harvard presents:

    Programming for Humanists: This JANUARY!!!

    An 8-hour intensive course in programming in Python tailored to humanists will be led by Stuart M. Shieber with Michael McCormick and others:

    January 15-16 and 20-21, 3-5pm in Maxwell Dworkin 223.

  • Jan 16

    Python Programming for Humanists 2

    Location: 

    Maxwell Dworkin 223
    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    The Initiative for Science of the Human Past at Harvard presents:

    Programming for Humanists: This JANUARY!!!

    An 8-hour intensive course in programming in Python tailored to humanists will be led by Stuart M. Shieber with Michael McCormick and others:

    January 15-16 and 20-21, 3-5pm in Maxwell Dworkin 223.

  • Jan 15

    Python Programming for Humanists 1

    Location: 

    Maxwell Dworkin 223
    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    The Initiative for Science of the Human Past at Harvard presents:

    Programming for Humanists: This JANUARY!!!

    An 8-hour intensive course in programming in Python tailored to humanists will be led by Stuart M. Shieber with Michael McCormick and others:

    January 15-16 and 20-21, 3-5pm in Maxwell Dworkin 223.

  • 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