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Monica Duffy Toft, a professor of public policy at the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government, speaks about her recent research on demographic politics as part of the Belfer Center’s International Security Brown Bag Seminar Series on Monday.
Monica Duffy Toft described her emerging population transition theory, which posits that changes in state population configurations can portend civil conflict and destabilization.
With $460 million raised, the school has brought in 92 percent toward its $500 million fundraising target.
Professor Sheila Jasanoff ’64 leads a weekly meeting about Science, Technology, and Society on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015.
As University President Drew G. Faust and panelists spoke, members of activist group Divest Harvard, protested outside the Kennedy School, chanting for immediate “climate justice.”
Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, discussed African American heritage and contemporary race issues at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Wednesday.
Authors of the book “$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America” called for the creation of public sector jobs at the lowest levels of the economy and shared their insights on extreme poverty in America at the Kennedy School on Tuesday.
The panel discussion, which took place at the Kennedy School of Government, centered around both the short-term and long-term implications of the conference for national and international climate change policies.
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer gave his remarks at a John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum event at the Institute of Politics Friday afternoon.
The Mossavar-Rahmani Center at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government is one of 230 certified Green Offices at Harvard.
While response rates to public opinion polls have plummeted from more than 90 percent in the 1930s to the low single digits today, professor Jill Lepore argued that polls are paradoxically affecting American elections more than ever.
Yale economics professor William Nordhaus suggested an international treaty in which countries “move into agreements that they want to be in, not ones they are forced to be in” to combat climate change.
Pippa Norris and her team have collected data on over 100 countries with a population of more than 100,000 that have held a national election between 2012 and now, and will continue to collect data in the coming year.
In contrast to the Apollo program, Charles Bolden said, it will likely be a hybrid of commercial and public space, coupled with significant international collaboration and contribution, that will get us to the Mars.