Harvard launched a five-year lecture series to commemorate the career of a Mexican archaeologist, an effort to promote work from Harvard’s office in Mexico City.
The lecture series, which began this semester, celebrates the 40-year collaboration between Divinity School professor Davíd Carrasco and Eduardo Matos Moctezuma, Mexico’s premier archaeologist who has led excavations to uncover remains of a temple in the former Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan.
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The Japanese government has conferred the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, on Ted Bestor, Reischauer Institute Professor of Social Anthropology and Director of the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard University. The Order of the Rising Sun is one of Japan’s highest distinctions and is awarded in recognition of Professor Bestor’s extensive contributions to the study of Japan and to the promotion of scholarly and educational exchange between Japan and the United States of America throughout his career. Congratulations...