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9:00 am

Max Weber Workshop

November 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
WCC 3007 Room

This workshop will reflect on the status, form, and social meaning of disenchantment a century after Weber introduced that word into the vocabulary of Western thought. The workshop will focus specifically on the status of science and technology in public life. It will attend to the relationship between disenchantment, secularization and the cultural authority of […]

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12:00 pm

Lunch Talk with Manoj Dias-Abey

November 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pound Hall 100 Cahill Classroom

Join HLS for a lunch talk with Professor Manoj Dias-Abey as part of our speaker series "The Political Role of Legal Scholarship." Dias-Abey will be discussing labor movements, migrant worker rights, and comparative law between various countries, including Canada.

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Cover Letter & Resume Workshop w/OCS for 1Ls

November 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

In OCS’ workshop, our 3L Peer Advisors will walk you through how to put together an excellent resume and draft a persuasive cover letter for your 1L private sector job search. You can work on your application materials during the workshop or simply take notes for later. There will also be ample time for Q&A. […]

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Lunch Talk with Senator Karen Spilka on Paid Family Leave

November 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pound Hall 101 Ballantine Classroom

Senator Karen Spilka, Chair of the Massachusetts Senate Committee on Ways and Means, will be speaking about her efforts to pass legislation for statewide paid family leave in Massachusetts.

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Brown Bag Lunch: The Israeli Asylum System

November 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3013 Room
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The Roles of Supreme Courts in Contemporary Democracies: A Conversation with Justice Barroso and Professor Mark Tushnet

November 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pound Hall 102 Classroom

Join the Brazilian Studies Association and the International Law Journal for a discussion on the role of supreme courts and constitutional courts in contemporary democracies. The two participants will be Professor Mark Tushnet, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, and Justice Luis Roberto Barroso, Tenured Professor of Constitutional Law at the […]

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Federal Reserve Bank of New York: 1L Summer Law Clerk and the State of Financial Regulations

November 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Hauser Hall 102 Malkin Classroom

Please join HALB for a discussion with Brett Phillips, Associate General Counsel at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. As Associate General Counsel, Brett advises the bank on its services provided to foreign central banks and to the United States government, and on currency and coin operations. Brett also runs the 1L summer law […]

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ILSP Lunch Talk :: A History Without Gaps: Legal Maxims and the Evolution of Islamic Law

November 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Austin Hall 102

Speaker: Mariam Sheibani, PhD Candidate, University of Chicago Marian Sheibani surveys the terminological and conceptual evolution of legal maxims in Shāfiʿī legal literature from the founding of the school in the ninth century to the emergence of maxim treatises in the fourteenth century. Examining this evolution not only provides a history of maxims without gaps, […]

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HLS SSA Meeting

November 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3036 Room

Join HLS Sustainability Manager, Staff, and Students as we discuss sustainability projects and opportunities on campus.

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The Israeli Asylum System: Refugee Exclusion in the Land of Refugees

November 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3013 Room

Please join us for a brown bag lunch by Dr. Tally Kritzman-Amir on Israel’s asylum system. Kritzman-Amir will situate the exclusionary policy’s paradoxical relationship to the country’s founding narrative as a state for refugees, discuss the impact of this policy on refugee rights, and analyze the role the courts play within the current asylum regime. […]

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12:05 pm

R.L. Stephens at the Harvard Law Forum: Class, Race, and the Future of Solidarity

November 16, 2017 @ 12:05 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

R.L. Stephens is an elected member of DSA’s National Political Committee and the former A. Philip Randolph Fellow at Jacobin Magazine. His writing on race, class and social movements has appeared in The Guardian, Gawker, and Jacobin. He was a campaign strategist at labor union Unite Here in Chicago and previously participated in a campaign […]

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Exam Prep with Lexis

November 16, 2017 @ 12:05 pm - 12:35 pm
WCC 2004 Classroom

Stop by and pick up some exam prep tips that come from HLS students using Lexis Advance. We’ll also show you where to find free outlines for classes as well as how to harness the power of Lexis to fill in that outline and catch you up with your reading. All attendees will earn Lexis […]

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12:15 pm

HLS Israel Trip Information Session

November 16, 2017 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
WCC B015 Classroom

HLS Israel Trip Information SessionI

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3:00 pm

Byse Workshop – Law and Colonialism: Legal Debates in the British Empire

November 16, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Thursday, repeating until November 16, 2017

WCC 3015

The relationship between law and empire has been a fraught one and the subject of intense academic scrutiny. In this workshop, we will explore various strands in the literature by examining the role of law in the context of the British Empire. Was law "the state’s emissary," a tool of resistance or something more complicated […]

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6:00 pm

Pan-Harvard LGBTQ Social

November 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join HLS Lambda, HKS LGBT Caucus, and HBS LGBT Student Association for the first pan-Harvard social event of the year! Drinks and light refreshments will be provided.

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6:30 pm

Thanksgiving Dinner

November 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:45 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East ABC

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

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Thanksgiving Dinner

November 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:45 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West AB

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

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7:00 pm

Cities of Sleep Documentary  Cancelled

November 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WCC 1015 Classroom

Come watch the documentary "Cities of Sleep" directed by Shaunak Sen. The film explores homelessness in New Delhi and the economy which has developed around shelter and sleep.

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