Upcoming Author Events

We are pleased to provide this listing of upcoming events featuring authors of recent Harvard University Press titles. This page is updated weekly and features events that are open to the public (though some may be ticketed). Contact an individual event’s host or sponsor to confirm details of time and location, or for additional information.

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Cover: Inequality: What Can Be Done?, by Anthony B. Atkinson, from Harvard University Press
Anthony B. Atkinson

Inequality: What Can Be Done?

Thursday, April 23, 5:30–8:00 PM [Register]

Lecture, discussion, and reception at the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford

Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad Street (corner of Holywell and Catte Streets), Oxford OX1 3BD, United Kingdom

Thursday, April 30, 6:30–8:00pm

Lecture and discussion sponsored by the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE) and International Inequalities Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science

Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom

Cover: Machiavelli: A Portrait, by Christopher S. Celenza, from Harvard University Press
Christopher S. Celenza

Machiavelli: A Portrait

Monday, June 8, 12:00 PM

Talk and signing, 92nd Street Y

1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Cover: After Appomattox: Military Occupation and the Ends of War, by Gregory P. Downs, from Harvard University Press
Gregory P. Downs

After Appomattox: Military Occupation and the Ends of War

Monday, April 27, 6:30–8:00 PM [Register]

Conversation with David Blight, Graduate Center, City University of New York

Elebash Recital Hall, 365 Fifth Avenue, Room 1201, New York, NY 10016

Cover: A Land of Aching Hearts: The Middle East in the Great War, by Leila Tarazi Fawaz, from Harvard University Press
Leila Tarazi Fawaz

A Land of Aching Hearts: The Middle East in the Great War

Thursday, April 30, 7:30–10:00 PM [Tickets]

Dinner lecture and signing, sponsored by the Centre for Lebanese Studies, London

Bluebird Restaurant, 350 King’s Road, Chelsea, London SW3, United Kingdom

Wednesday, May 27, 7:00 PM

Lecture and signing, Falmouth Historical Society

Falmouth Museums on the Green, 55 Palmer Avenue, Falmouth, MA 02540

Cover: Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations, by Brandon L. Garrett, from Harvard University Press
Brandon L. Garrett

Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations

Friday, May 22, 6:30–7:30 PM

Talk and signing, Bristol Festival of Ideas

Watershed, 1 Canons Road, Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TX, United Kingdom

Cover: Sur’s Ocean: Poems from the Early Tradition, by Surdas, edited by Kenneth E. Bryant, translated by John Stratton Hawley, from Harvard University Press
Surdas, edited by Kenneth E. Bryant, translated by John Stratton Hawley

Sur’s Ocean: Poems from the Early Tradition

Thursday, April 30, 7:00–9:00 PM [Reserve Seats]

Translator John Stratton Hawley (author of A Storm of Songs: India and the Idea of the Bhakti Movement) speaking at Performing Bhakti: Surdas in Song and Translation, a concert and scholarly discussion featuring Surdas’s work sung by Pandit Sanjeev Abhyankar and accompanied by tabla and harmonium, sponsored by the Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life at Columbia University

Glicker Milstein Theatre, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

Cover: Islam and Nazi Germany’s War, by David Motadel, from Harvard University Press
David Motadel

Islam and Nazi Germany’s War

Wednesday, May 20, 6:30–8:00 PM

Fraenkel Prize lecture at the Wiener Library for the Study of Holocaust and Genocide

29 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DP, United Kingdom

Cover: The Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms That Control Money and Information, by Frank Pasquale, from Harvard University Press
Frank Pasquale

The Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms That Control Money and Information

Thursday, June 11, Time TBD

Lunchtime lecture at the RSA (Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce)

RSA House, 8 John Adam Street, London WC2N 6EZ, United Kingdom

Thursday, June 11, 2:00–7:00 PM [Tickets]

Participant in the Digital Summit 2015, staged by Intelligence Squared and Vanity Fair

Emmanuel Centre, Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3DW, United Kingdom

Cover: Capital in the Twenty-First Century, by Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer, from Harvard University Press
Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Monday, May 11, 7:00 PM [Tickets]

Discussion panel/debate sponsored by Intelligence Squared

Emmanuel Centre, Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3DW, United Kingdom

Cover: The Invaders: How Humans and Their Dogs Drove Neanderthals to Extinction, by Pat Shipman, from Harvard University Press
Pat Shipman

The Invaders: How Humans and Their Dogs Drove Neanderthals to Extinction

Thursday, May 28, 7:00 PM

Talk and signing, Scuppernong Books

304 South Elm Street, Greensboro, NC 27401

Cover: The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar: Essays on Poets and Poetry, by Helen Vendler, from Harvard University Press
Helen Vendler

The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar: Essays on Poets and Poetry

Thursday, May 7, 12:00–1:00 PM

Lecture, Q&A, and signing, Boston Athenæum

Henry Long Room, First Floor, 10½ Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108

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Capital in the Twenty-First Century, by Thomas Piketty [book cover image design]