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Luis Fernandes, vice-minister of sports for Brazil, speaks about how sports like the FIFA World Cup 2014 can impact the economy and people of Brazil on Monday afternoon in Wasserstein Hall.
Brazilian Vice-Minister of Sports Luis Fernandes discussed Brazil’s preparation for both the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics at a Law School panel on Monday evening.
The event marked the kickoff of the Deans’ Innovation Sports Challenge, which will span the remainder of the academic year. Winners will be announced in May.
During the talk, the authors emphasized taking long-term perspectives in the study of history, rather than focusing on brief moments in time.
Much of the panel conversation centered on Article 89, a city-wide zoning ordinance passed into law in Dec. 2013 that makes it legal for Boston residents to grow and sell their own produce.
The United States and India have much to learn from each other about the development of philanthropy and corporate social responsibility, panelists said at a discussion Tuesday.
Tom Brokaw—the only network anchor who reported live from Brandenburg Gate the night of Nov. 9, 1989—shared memories of witnessing the historic event on Tuesday.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has broken the previously “unwritten rule” that terror organizations generally refrain from killing foreign journalists, journalist Jeffrey Goldberg argued Tuesday.
Dignitaries from Saudi Arabia and Israel discussed the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East and how the world should move forward from the turmoil at a John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum panel event on Monday night at the Institute of Politics.
The legendary music industry executive described his transformation from Harvard Law School student to president of Columbia Records at a lecture in Wasserstein Hall on Friday.
The event, jointly coordinated by the Extension School and Lowell Institute, focused on the development of art museums in the 21st century.
Scholars from across the U.S. and the U.K. came together to discuss the origins of and the international response that followed the crisis in Ukraine at the Center for European Studies Thursday.
Asian and Asian American students face unique mental health challenges as a byproduct of both ethnic stereotypes and cultural attitudes, panelists said Wednesday.
Vikram C. Bhatt, a professor of architecture at McGill University, discussed urbanization in India Monday evening.