Dean David N. Hempton

"Der Krieg" by Otto Dix

World War I: "Psychic Shock"

November 10, 2018

November 11, 2018, marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, a conflict that claimed the lives of nearly nine million soldiers and civilians, with more than three times that number wounded, taken prisoner, or gone missing. One century later, national boundaries redrawn by the war are still points of conflict and tension, particularly in the Middle East. But what of its impact on religion?... Read more about World War I: "Psychic Shock"

Eduardo Matos Moctezuma

Harvard Announces Inaugural Lecture of the Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series

September 28, 2017

HDS Dean David N. Hempton will be part of a delegation traveling from Harvard to Mexico for the inaugural Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture on October 3. In an effort to renew its commitment to collaborations with Mexico on research and education, Harvard University has established the Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series. This series celebrates the excellence of Mexican archaeology, represented by the figure of Professor Matos Moctezuma. In addition to honoring Mexico’s preeminent archaeologist, the series seeks to convene world-renowned experts on pre-Hispanic Mexico.

Salwa Tareen

A Summer Between Two Homelands

September 14, 2017

This summer, thanks to several generous gifts in support of Dean David N. Hempton’s campaign initiatives, HDS continued its ongoing effort to provide students with financial support so that they can serve communities locally and abroad through organizations unable to offer paid summer experiences.... Read more about A Summer Between Two Homelands