Politics

European Union Special Representative
On Campus

European Union Special Representative

Former Foreign Minister of Spain and former European Union Special Representative to the Middle East Miguel Ángel Moratinos gave a lecture Tuesday afternoon on European Union security policy and the Middle East.

University President Drew G. Faust
College

Photos of the Day 04.25.17

IOP Ban Ki-moon
Politics

Ban Ki-Moon Reflects on UN Leadership at IOP

“Most of the UN staff address me like ‘SG’ instead of Secretary-General because it is too long. At the same time, ‘SG’ stands for ‘scapegoat," Ban said.

Politics

Amy Goodman Talks Media Bias At Book Talk

“I think the media can be the greatest force for peace on earth. Instead, all too often, it is wielded as a weapon of war," Goodman said.

Art and Politics
Politics

Art and Politics

Art and Politics
Politics

Seeking Political Relief: Comedy on Campus

The relationship between comedy and politics is by no means new, but many students see comedy as an especially relevant outlet for coping with the current political climate.

Art and Politics

Art & Politics

In this, our second annual themed supplement, The Crimson's Arts Board focuses on the intersections between art and politics. We survey this contested and contentious landscape by talking to artists, critics, writers, politicians, and economists on campus and beyond. Are the arts today no more than a realm of escapist fantasy, or worse, of legitimation for existing structures of power and wealth? Or can the arts make space for the imagination of alternatives? Can works of art be generative of political possibilities? We leave it to you to decide, so read on up.

Rep. John Lewis
Politics

Rep. John Lewis

Rep. John Lewis, recipient of the 2017 Gleitsman Citizen Activist Award, receives a third standing ovation at the conclusion of a conversation honoring his activism.

SEAS
On Campus

Photos of the Day 04.18.2017

Phonebank for Jon Ossoff
Politics

Phonebank for Jon Ossoff

William T. Gildea ‘19, vice president of the Harvard Dems, speaks to potential voters at a phonebank for Jon Ossoff, a Democratic congressional candidate for Georgia's sixth district.

HKS Class Day Speaker
Politics

Former US Ambassador Power Joins Law School, Kennedy School Faculties

Samantha Power, the former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, has been jointly appointed to faculty positions at Harvard Law School and the Kennedy School.

Immigration & Documentation
College

Immigration & Documentation

Imam Wesley Lebron and attorney Hassan Ahmad speak at the Science Center Wednesday evening for an event about the intersections between immigration and documentation.

A Listening Joe
College

Joe Biden to Speak at 2017 Class Day

Joseph R. Biden Jr., the 47th Vice President of the United States, will be the College’s 2017 Class Day speaker.

General McChrystal
On Campus

General McChrystal

Retired Four Star Army General Stanley A. McChrystal speaks about citizenship at the Institute of Politics JFK Forum Wednesday night. He spoke of the importance of civil service and fielded questions from the Harvard community.

Georgios Kaminis
On Campus

Georgios Kaminis

Georgios Kaminis, the current mayor of Athens, speaks at the Future of the Left Symposium at the Center for European Studies Wednesday afternoon. Among other things, Kaminis discussed the future of liberal politics in the face of rising right wing populism.