Harvard Kennedy School

Thucydides' Lesson
Student Life

Thucydides' Lesson

Graham Allison, Niall Ferguson and Samantha Power discuss the future of Sino-American relations at the JFK Jr. Forum on Wednesday night.

Thucydides' Lesson
IOP

Academics Debate U.S.-China Relations at Kennedy School

A Kennedy School professor argued that the potential for conflict between China and the U.S. would be the defining issue of our time.

Political Organizing
Politics

Political Organizing

Harvard Kennedy School Professor Marshall Ganz ‘64 leads a seminar discussing the difficulties of political organization and grassroot efforts Tuesday afternoon.

John Kerry
Politics

John Kerry Will Deliver Kennedy School’s Graduation Address

Former Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver the Kennedy School’s graduation address in May.

Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Raises $580 Million in Capital Campaign

Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf says the school will focus on funding student financial aid, an ongoing construction project set to finish next winter, and developing programs that engage with “digital technology and governance.”

The Future of Defense
Politics

DARPA Director Promotes Defense Technological Capabilities

Acting Director of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Steven H. Walker said the agency's adjustment to the Trump administration is "going great."

Hillary Clinton Visits Harvard
Harvard Law School

Hillary Clinton Visits Harvard

Hillary Clinton was on campus Friday as part of the “American Secretaries of State Project: Diplomacy, Negotiation, and Statecraft.”

Leaders of “The Resistance”
On Campus

Leaders of “The Resistance”

Leaders of female activism discuss the women’s march and other female-led forms of protest Tuesday night at the Institute of Politics.

Leaders of “The Resistance”
IOP

Leading Political Activists Encourage Anti-Trump 'Resistance'

Founders of five different major political activism organizations encouraged individuals to mobilize against the Trump administration’s policies.

Lael Brainard
Harvard Kennedy School

Fed Governor Brainard Discusses Economic Transition at IOP

Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard offered a look at the economy’s transition from recovery to growth and the ways the Fed is responding to this shift.

Book Talk: The Battle for Syria
On Campus

Book Talk: The Battle for Syria

Christopher Phillips, senior lecturer at the University of London, discusses his latest book “The Battle for Syria: International Rivalry in the New Middle East.”

Harvard Kennedy School

Visiting Lecturer Discusses Syrian Crisis

Analyzing the international dynamics of the long-running conflict, University of London lecturer Christopher Phillips discussed his latest book on the Syrian Civil War at the Harvard Kennedy School on Monday.

Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Visiting Scholar Discusses Poverty and the Environment

Kennedy School visiting scholar Christopher B. Barrett argued that “poverty traps” often contribute to environmental degradation.

IOP

Former Speechwriters Reflect on Political Careers

Students gathered in John F. Kennedy, Jr. forum to hear stories and career advice from former speechwriters Jonathan J. Finer ’98 and Sarah K. Hurwitz ’99.

Politics

NBC Editor Talks Trump Tweets, Political Journalism

“I don’t like to hear there’s a war between the Trump administration and journalists or journalism," Dafna Linzer, an NBC political news editor, said.