Cambridge

2015 Jan 23

Readings in Greek and Roman Dance: from Plato to Macrobius

Registration Closed 9:00am to 11:00am

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RCC, 26 Trowbridge. Cambridge MA 02138

Graeco-Roman authors have provided interesting sources for the study of Ancient dance. In this session students will be able to discuss the value of texts as means to approach embodiment and kinesthesia. They will also investigate the differences between the Greek culture of dance and that of the Romans.... Read more about Readings in Greek and Roman Dance: from Plato to Macrobius

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2015 Jan 23

Medieval Art, Harvard, and the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

Registration Closed 10:00am to 1:30pm

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RCC, 26 Trowbridge. Cambridge MA 02138

This seminar offers an overview of the importance of Harvard University for the study of Spanish Medieval Art. The first lecture examines the history and relevance of the Medieval art collection in the Harvard Museums. The second presents new research on the meanings and art historical significance of one of the masterpieces of medieval art, the "Portal of Glory” of the Cathedral of Santiago. The third lecture introduces students to the Santiago Cathedral Project, one of the most ambitious projects of research and conservation currently underway in major monument in Europe. The headquarters of this project are now at Harvard University’s Real Colegio Complutense, offering students a great opportunity to get involved in the development of several interdisciplinary lines of research, for which they can obtain funding through a fellowship program funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.... Read more about Medieval Art, Harvard, and the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

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2015 Jan 12

The OECD Standard of Information Exchange. Was is really spurred by FATCA?

Registration Closed 9:00am to 12:00pm

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RCC, 26 Trowbridge. Cambridge MA 02138

It seems that the standard for tax information exchange developed by the OECD has been launched because of FATCA, but there are some questions that we will try to answer: Did FATCA really create such revolution? Is the convention superior to the IGAs?

Contact: Ignacio Jiménez.

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2015 Jan 20

City Metrics: A Path to Understanding Urban Structures and Processes

Registration Closed 9:00am to 12:00pm

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RCC, 26 Trowbridge. Cambridge MA 02138

"City Metrics" will describe the value of urban performance indicators in the understanding of city morphologies and dynamics. It will introduce students to multiple metrics approaches and goals, and will examine through some case studies how these indexes inform design and policy-making decisions. 

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2015 Jan 20

How to lead collaborative governance initiatives to create public value

Registration ClosedTue - Fri, Jan 20 to Jan 23, 8:00am - 1:00pm

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RCC, 26 Trowbridge. Cambridge MA 02138

Taking into account that collaborative governance is becoming a primary motif in public administration, this course is focused on training people interested to lead intergovernmental collaboration processes, public-private partnerships and policy networks. We will put in practice the competences needed to properly initiate, implement and assess collaborative governance initiatives.... Read more about How to lead collaborative governance initiatives to create public value

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2015 Jan 20

Why a public-private partnership is successful or not?

Registration ClosedTue - Fri, Jan 20 to Jan 23, 2:00pm - 7:00pm

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RCC, 26 Trowbridge. Cambridge MA 02138

In the context of the current debate about public service design and delivery regimes, in this course we are going to review the institutional and organizational capabilities required to properly manage and increase the chances of success of a public-private partnership.

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2015 Jan 12

The European Union fundamental rights system and the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union. The American perspective.

Registration ClosedMon - Fri, Jan 12 to Jan 16, 8:00am - 12:00pm

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RCC, 26 Trowbridge. Cambridge MA 02138

This course will provide with elementary and advanced information about the EU fundamental rights system and how it works and interacts within the Member States in contrast with the US judicial review and the State judges and Supreme Court decision on fundamental rights and interpretations of the fundamental law.

Contact: José Manuel Martínez Sierra.

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2015 Jan 12

Advanced course on European Union Law and Government

Registration ClosedMon - Fri, Jan 12 to Jan 23, 1:00pm - 7:00pm

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RCC, 26 Trowbridge. Cambridge MA 02138

This course will help to strengthen an advanced study and analysis of the European Union constitutional law and government. The students will debate and discuss about fundamental documents of the EU, legal texts and doctrinal publications. This course also gives a comparative vision of the US and EU decision-making processes.

Contact: José Manuel Martínez Sierra.

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2014 Dec 10

The role of the European Union in international socialization. A case study of two women civil society groups in Tunisia (2011-2014)

3:00pm

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RCC, 26 Trowbridge. Cambridge MA 02138

RCC will host this talk presented by Dr. Lucía Ferreiro: Is socialization of democratic principles taking place?

The lecture delves into the EU bottom-up promotion of democratic principles in civil society women’s associations in Tunisia during the transition process (2011-2014).

Lucía Ferreiro Prado received her PhD in International Relationships from the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. Her book, published by Dykinson in 2014, analyzes the coexistence between Spanish and Moroccan people. She also investigates migration in intercultural relationships. Additionally, Ferreiro is...

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