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Former Prime Minister of Tunisia Mehdi Jomaa spoke at Harvard’s Institute of Politics Thursday about his country’s sometimes tumultuous but ultimately successful transition into a fledgling “start-up democracy.”
Mike Vlacich, New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen’s campaign manager, will lead a new “Campaign and Advocacy” workshop series at the IOP.
Tarja Halonen, HKS Fellow and former president of Finland, spoke at the Institute of Politics about her career in public service and her country's achievements in education, human rights, and sustainable development.
The Kennedy School of Government has raised a total of $383 million towards a $500 million capital campaign goal, according to spokesperson Doug Gavel.
Panelists including a United States congressman and Kennedy School of Government professor discussed what they saw as recent restrictions to voter rights at a John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum event Wednesday night.
When the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum announced Brandon Stanton—the man with 2.5 million Instagram followers—would be visiting Harvard to speak, we scrambled to enter the lottery for the event. With the fates smiling upon us, we received confirmation emails a few days later.
Wesley Lowery discusses his experiences reporting on Ferguson and the resulting national reaction in a forum at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
Wesley Lowery, left, discusses his experiences reporting on Ferguson and the resulting national reaction. Next to him is Pulitzer prize winning journalist and director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Alex S. Jones, asking questions.
Wesley Lowery, who was named the 2014 Emerging Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists, moved to Ferguson in August to cover the events that unfolded in the aftermath of the death of Michael Brown.
Monday will mark the second time that Harvard has suspended operations due to inclement weather in two weeks.
The “not-just-for-technologists” event at the Kennedy School of Government that aimed to brainstorm solutions to what an organizer called congressional "dysfunction."
The former U.S. House of Representatives majority leader will serve as a visiting fellow at the Institute of Politics this spring, joining several residential fellows.
Alex S. Jones, who will depart in July, joined the center in 2000, making him its longest-serving director. Before coming to Harvard, Jones was a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for The New York Times and a host for NPR’s “On the Media” and PBS’s “Media Matters.”
Among the six Shorenstein fellows who will join the center for the spring semester are a radio host, a New York Times reporter, and a former U.S. chief technology officer.