Harvard Global Health Institute Symposium Discusses International Disparities in Health
Experts in medicine and disease prevention underscored the importance of building trust in order to promote global health equitably at the inaugural Symposium of the Harvard Global Health Institute Wednesday.
HKS Carr Center Hosts Panel on Future of Technology, Policy, and Human Rights
The Harvard Kennedy School’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy hosted a virtual panel on the implications of technology on ethics and human rights Thursday afternoon.
Harvard Radcliffe Fellow Discusses Theory of ‘Abolition Forgery’ in Webinar
Radcliffe fellow Ndubueze L. Mbah, an associate professor of history and global gender studies at the University at Buffalo, discussed the theory and implications of “abolition forgery” in a seminar hosted by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Wednesday.
Northwestern Professor Kirabo Jackson Discusses Research on K-12 Education Spending at HGSE Talk
Professor of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University C. Kirabo Jackson discussed the implications of his research on the impact of spending on K-12 education at a Harvard Graduate School of Education talk in Larsen Hall Tuesday afternoon.
Novelist Nadifa Mohamed Discusses Identity and Personal Narratives in Writers Speak Event
Somali novelist Nadifa Mohamed discussed her latest novel “The Fortune Men” at a Tuesday lecture in Sever Hall.
Amazon CEO Andy Jassy ’90 Calls AI One of ‘Most Exciting, Important Technology Opportunities’ at SEAS Talk
Amazon President and CEO Andy R. Jassy ’90 discussed team leadership, innovation, and the future of technology at a Thursday lecture moderated by School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Dean Francis J. Doyle III.
‘An Act of Gratitude’: Harvard Honors Trans Day of Visibility with Advocacy, Discussion, and Celebration
Harvard students celebrated Trans Day of Visibility on March 31, attending a series of events during the week to honor the experiences of transgender people and raise awareness to the challenges they face.
Nebraska Geography Professor Discusses Fossil Dispossession of Sioux Lands at Geological Museum Lecture
Lawrence W. Bradley, an environmental geologist at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, argued in a Thursday lecture that fossils taken from Sioux lands should be considered dispossessed Sioux property.
Law and Neuroscience Experts Discuss Criminal Justice for Adolescents at Harvard Law School Talk
Psychology professor B.J. Casey and attorney Marsha Levick discussed scientific and legal perspectives on trying children as adults at a Harvard Law School talk Tuesday.
Veteran DOJ Prosecutor Rosenbaum Discusses Accountability Efforts for Russian War Crimes in Ukraine
Eli M. Rosenbaum, the counselor for War Crimes Accountability at the United States Department of Justice, discussed federal efforts to address war crimes in Russia at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at a Monday lecture.
Experts Discusses Poland and Germany’s Response to Ukrainian Refugees at Harvard Davis Center Panel
Sociologists and other experts discussed how Ukrainian refugees have been received by neighboring European countries in a panel hosted by Harvard’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies on Monday.
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Anne Applebaum Discusses Russian Occupation of Ukraine at HURI Event
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Anne E. Applebaum discussed her experiences reporting on regions of Ukraine occupied by Russia at the annual Petryshyn Memorial Lecture held by the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute.
Award-Winning Playwright Kushner Talks Creative Process at Harvard Center for Jewish Studies
Harvard’s Center for Jewish Studies hosted Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, screenwriter, and activist Tony Kushner for a conversation with Harvard professor Stephen J. Greenblatt Tuesday evening.
Journalists and Activists Discuss Gender-Based Harassment at Harvard Berkman Klein Center Panel
Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society hosted a panel of journalists and activists for a conversation Thursday on gender-based harassment in journalism.
Families Flock to Campus for First Harvard College Class of 2024 Family Weekend
Parents and families of the Harvard College Class of 2024 flocked to Cambridge this weekend for their first official invitation to campus, after the class’ freshman family weekend was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Belarus Opposition Leader, European Parliament President Reaffirm Support for Ukraine at Harvard IOP Forum
More than a year after Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, a massive escalation in a war that dates back to 2014, Tsikhanouskaya and European Parliament President Roberta Metsola reaffirmed that their support for Ukraine has not waned during a joint appearance at the Friday forum.
Agnes Callard Condemns ‘Politicization’ of Speech at Harvard Center for Ethics Lecture
Agnes Callard, an associate professor of philosophy at the University of Chicago, lectured on Socratic politics and freedom of speech at Harvard’s Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Ethics Thursday.
Tibetan Freedom Fighter Recounts Role Leading Independence Movement at Tsai Lecture
Former Sikyong of the Central Tibetan Administration Lobsang Sangay recounted his experience as the prominent political leader of a Tibetan exile organization in the midst of social and political turmoil between Tibet and China at the 17th annual Tsai Lecture Wednesday.
Margaret Atwood Speaks at Sanders Theatre
Margaret Atwood speaks at Sanders Theatre about her new short story collection Old Babes in the Wood on Thursday evening.
Former NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Expresses Support for Israel, Two-State Solution at Harvard Law School Talk
Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio underscored his belief in the importance of the State of Israel and expressed support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in a Harvard Law School discussion Tuesday.
Panelists Discuss College Accessibility and First-Generation Experiences at HGSE Webinar
Education experts and advocates called for financial aid transparency in higher education and greater support for first-generation students at a Harvard Graduate School of Education webinar Wednesday.
Biden Department of Energy Nominee Discusses ‘The President’s Vision’ at Law School Event
Jeff Marootian — President Joe Biden’s nominee for Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in the Department of Energy — spoke about implementing “the President’s vision” and offered career advice at a Harvard Law School event Wednesday.
U.S. Deputy Energy Secretary Discusses Future of Clean Energy at Harvard Kennedy School Seminar
Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy David M. Turk discussed the federal government’s plans to foster the transition to clean energy at a Monday seminar held by the Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.
Assistant Attorney General Discusses Antitrust Law Enforcement at Harvard Law School Event
Assistant Attorney General Jonathan S. Kanter spoke about his work to modernize antitrust law at a Harvard Law School event on Monday.
Demonstrators Hold ‘Blank Paper’ Art Performance in Harvard Square in Solidarity with Chinese Protesters
Raising blank sheets of white paper, about a dozen people gathered in Harvard Square’s Pit Tuesday afternoon in solidarity with Chinese demonstrators protesting censorship and the country’s Covid-19 restrictions.