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2017 Mar 23

Fifth Annual IECO-RCC International Colloquium at Harvard University: Educating Millennials for Ethical Leadership and Trust

9:30am to 2:00pm

Location: 

RCC Conference Room, 26 Trowbridge St., Cambridge MA

Organized by the Institute for Ethics in Communication and Organizations (IECO) from the University of Valencia and the RCC at Harvard University, and supported by the Abigail Adams Institute, the purpose of the Colloquiums is to bring together leading scholars and practitioners to shed light on what it takes to promote a work place environment that brings out the best in people, creating not only trust, but also organizations that thrive.... Read more about Fifth Annual IECO-RCC International Colloquium at Harvard University: Educating Millennials for Ethical Leadership and Trust

2017 Mar 10

Law Students Debate Competition

10:30am

Location: 

RCC Conference Room, 26 Trowbridge St., Cambridge MA

Students began to debate competitively in the 1890s, with ad hoc debates between Harvard and Yale. A more formal association of Ivy League debaters began in 1908, when Harvard, Princeton, and Yale agreed to hold three annual debates, known together as Triangulars. Debaters at each college fiercely competed before their faculty members for the coveted slots. These were high-caliber debates: overflowing audiences watched each debate, and judges and presiding officers included university presidents, mayors, U.S. Court of Appeals judges, and even the former U.S. president Grover Cleveland. The debates were avidly watched by the public, even reported on by widely circulating newspapers like The New York Times. One Times journalist remarked in 1896, "It is generally as important to win this debate [Harvard vs. Yale] as to win the football debate in the fall."

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2017 Mar 06

The role of the Cities in a Changing World: How Barcelona and Madrid put citizens first

12:00pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The aim of the panel is to present the two most important cities in Spain by tackling, from the perspective of the city, the most paramount issues on the current agenda of cities, including: measures to combat Social disconnection from politics and institutions; how cities are contributing and can contribute to current migration and refugee policy (in the context of President Trump's executive order); the housing problem; social inclusion policies, etc.... Read more about The role of the Cities in a Changing World: How Barcelona and Madrid put citizens first

2017 Mar 06

One Pavilion, Eight Palaces: Mies, Barcelona and the Bauhaus

6:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard GSD Room 109 - 48 Quincy St. Cambridge

The German Pavilion for the 1929 Barcelona International Exhibition was part of a much larger exhibiting sequence, which Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich constructed following their main undertaking in the Barcelona industrial exhibits: to design the entire German section.... Read more about One Pavilion, Eight Palaces: Mies, Barcelona and the Bauhaus

2017 Apr 28

Arts and Court Cultures in the Iberian World (1400-1650)

9:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

RCC Conference Room, 26 Trowbridge St., Cambridge MA

Visual strategies of legitimization became increasingly important for Iberian monarchies during the late medieval and early modern periods. Mediterranean dynastic, diplomatic, and military endeavors called for effective propaganda, both in the metropolis and in viceregal territories, such as southern Italy.... Read more about Arts and Court Cultures in the Iberian World (1400-1650)

Manuel Domínguez

Manuel Dominguez-Rodrigo

Visiting Professor at the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University

Manuel Domínguez-Rodrigo is a Visiting Professor at the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University during the 2016-17 academic year and a researcher at the Museum of Comparative Zoology. He is a Professor at the Department of Prehistory of the Complutense University in Madrid, Spain and a Co-Director of the Institute of Evolution in Africa (IDEA). He is also co-director of The Olduvai Paleoanthropology and Paleoecology Project (TOPPP).... Read more about Manuel Dominguez-Rodrigo

2017 Mar 15

Social Democracy and Regionalism at the Roman Theatre of Sagunt

6:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

RCC Conference Room, 26 Trowbridge St., Cambridge MA

With the advent of democracy and the quasi-federalization of Spain during the 1980s, regions assumed unprecedented powers over heritage policy. In the Valencian Country, an area with a distinctive culture and language, nationalist claims tainted debates on preservation. These phenomena are well exemplified by the restoration project for the Roman theatre of Sagunt (ca. 50 AD), which the Valencian autonomous government commissioned in 1984. This paper will discuss that restoration in the light of the political tensions that surrounded the government’s social-democratic agenda, which aimed at the reconstruction of an egalitarian public realm and of a long-repressed regional identity.... Read more about Social Democracy and Regionalism at the Roman Theatre of Sagunt

2017 May 12

SPACES OF CONFRONTATION. III INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN TRANSATLANTIC STUDIES

(All day)

Location: 

Barker Ctr, Kresge Foundation Room, 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA

Transatlantic culture often presents itself as a narrative of encounter and dialogue that transcend the limits of the local. However, the trace of colonialism, the living memory of exile, and an uneven distribution of economic, political, and symbolic power haunts transatlantic imagination. This conference aims to explore the many ways in which antagonisms, uneasy pluralism, and tense negotiations of difference overdetermine sites of Transatlantic cultural practices.... Read more about SPACES OF CONFRONTATION. III INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN TRANSATLANTIC STUDIES

2017 Feb 08

The Splendor of the Portal of Glory of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela: Research, Conservation, and Discoveries

6:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

RCC Conference Room, 26 Trowbridge St., Cambridge MA

This lecture offers an overview of the remarkable discoveries produced in the context of the Santiago Cathedral Project – a project of research and conservation focusing on the magnificent 12th-century western narthex of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, also known as the Portal of Glory, which is sponsored by the Barrié Foundation, in...

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2017 Jan 20

PET-based molecular imaging in personalized oncology for the assessment of therapeutic outcome: current and future applications

11:00am to 12:00pm

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Robbins Room, Founders Building, Second Floor. Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston MA 02114

RCC is pleased to announce this talk chaired by RCC Fellow Giorgos Kontaxakis, featuring Prof. Antonia Dimitrakopoulou-Strauss, MD, Professor of Nuclear Medicine at the University of Heidelberg and Deputy Head of the Clinical Cooperation Unit - Nuclear Medicine at the German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany... Read more about PET-based molecular imaging in personalized oncology for the assessment of therapeutic outcome: current and future applications

2016 Dec 07

How to transcribe Judeo-Spanish written in Hebrew letters into Latin script? The example of Alexander Thomson (1820-1899)

4:15pm to 5:15pm

Location: 

RCC Seminar Room, 26 Trowbridge St., Cambridge MA

This short presentation deals with El catecismo menor, o una corta declaración de lo que creen los protestantes cristianos (Constantinople, 1854), translated from English and published by the Scottish Protestant mission led by Alexander Thomson. This text, partially studied by Aitor García Moreno, is really interesting in terms of linguistics and sociology.... Read more about How to transcribe Judeo-Spanish written in Hebrew letters into Latin script? The example of Alexander Thomson (1820-1899)

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