Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Avenue, 3rd floor, Cambridge, MA
A Persian New Year Celebration
Celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year and the beginning of spring, with poetry, music, traditional sweets, and an exploration of the traditional Haft Seen table.
More than 3,000 years old, Nowruz (“new day”) originated in ancient Persia and became a popular celebration in communities influenced by Persian culture, including Iran, the Caucasus, Central Asia, and Western China. Drop in for a presentation of Nowruz customs and activities and help build community for 1397, the new year in the Persian calendar.
The Advanced Training Program on Humanitarian Action (ATHA), Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, presents the live recording of its Humanitarian Assistance Podcast with
H.E. Dr. Reem Abu Hassan, Lawyer, human rights advocate and civil society activist; Jordanian Minister of Social Development, 2013-15
Dr. Amira Ahmed Mohamed, Assistant Director of Policy & Practice, Boston Consortium for Arab Region Studies; Counter Trafficking Program Manager and Head of Capacity Building Unit, International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Kate Akkaya, JD, UNHCR US Protections Unit; Refugees Rights Turkey Legal Fellow; Program on Human Rights in the Global Economy Fellow, 2016
CGIS Knafel Cafe, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138
The CGIS departments and international centers invite you to trick or treat around the world! Every center will be giving away snacks and candy! Stop by to learn more about student programs and funding for international travel or research. RSVP on Facebook! ... Read more about CGIS Halloween