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Abe, In Front of Japanese Flag
IOP

Abe, In Front of Japanese Flag

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, standing in front of a Japanese flag, delivers an address in Japanese on Monday morning. Abe’s visit to the Institute of Politics was a part of the Prime Minister’s planned tour through the United States this week, which includes an address to be presented in front of Congress on Wednesday.

Shinzo Abe, with Joseph S. Nye
IOP

Shinzo Abe, with Joseph S. Nye

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, next to Harvard’s Joseph S. Nye, responds to a question from the audience on Monday morning at the Institute of Politics. Abe, currently on a visit to the United States, touched upon topics such as economic development and international cooperations as well as more recent developments in women’s rights.

Protest, from Top
IOP

Protest, from Top

Harvard students hold up signs in protest of views expressed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the treatment of “comfort women” during World War II. The protest, held outside of the Harvard Kennedy School, preceded an address by Abe at the Institute of Politics.

Shinzo Abe, with Joseph S. Nye
College

Address by Japanese Prime Minister Met With Student Protest

A visit from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who spoke about his reform agenda and the importance of stable U.S.-Japan relations at the Institute of Politics, was met with student protest on Monday morning.

Politics

Panelists Discuss Changes to Ballot Initiatives

Panelists spoke about Massachusetts House Bill 561, which would create a program to analyze ballot initiatives that would be modeled on the Citizens' Initiative Review currently in place in Oregon.

FAS

Harvard Faculty Weigh In on Emerging Presidential Candidates

Although the 2016 presidential election is more than a year away, several faculty members stressed that the early stages of a presidential election can serve as a critical time for candidates looking to secure their party’s respective nomination.

O'Malley at the IOP
IOP

O'Malley at the IOP

Martin J. O’Malley, the 61st Governor of Maryland and a potential Democratic presidential candidate, details his five-step plan to a successful economy. His address, entitled "Building an Economy that Works for Everyone," was held at the Institute of Politics on Thursday evening.

President Calderon at the JFK Forum
Central Administration

HKS Dean Expects Campaign ‘Slow Down’ After Departure

When Kennedy School of Government Dean David T. Ellwood ’75 steps down at the end of the academic year, the school may lose one of its most potent fundraising assets.

O'Malley at the IOP
IOP

O’Malley Discusses Possible Presidential Run, Economic Revitalization

Former Governor of Maryland Martin J. O’Malley spoke at the Institute of Politics on Thursday about the choices and policies needed to build a more prosperous American economy and a stronger middle class.

Donation Breakdown
Harvard Kennedy School

Donation Breakdown

The Kennedy School of Government's donation pool comes disproportionately from non-alumni sources.

President Calderon at the JFK Forum
Central Administration

For Fundraising, Kennedy School Turns to Non-Alumni

With a smaller and younger alumni base that earns less on average than the graduates of other Harvard schools, the Kennedy School has raised 80 percent of its funds through gifts from non-alumni.

Kevin Rudd on China
IOP

Kevin Rudd on China

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin M. Rudd elaborates on the need for global cooperation in an era of rising Chinese influence in response to an audience question at the Institute of Politics.

IOP

Former Australian PM Calls for U.S.-China Cooperation

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin M. Rudd urged the U.S. and Chinese governments to develop a common strategic narrative to improve their relations during a panel.

IOP

Former UN Security Council President Talks China

Former United Nations Security Council president Kishore Mahbubani argued that the U.S. needs to begin considering a world in which China is the primary superpower on Wednesday night.

Race

Harvard Reaches Gender Parity in Junior Faculty Hires

Harvard’s total number of junior faculty hires has reached gender parity across the University for the first time ever.

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard