Special Envoy to Northern Ireland Joe Kennedy and Diplomats Reflect on 25 Years Since Good Friday Agreement
U.S. Special Envoy to Northern Ireland Joe Kennedy III spoke at a gathering Tuesday morning celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement and its lasting impact on peace in Northern Ireland.
Around two dozen Harvard affiliates gathered on the steps of Memorial Church Tuesday evening for a candlelight vigil to mourn the victims of natural disasters in Morocco and Libya that occurred earlier this month.
As the Massachusetts shelter system strains to accommodate record numbers of arriving families, Allston expanded services in June with the opening of a new family welcome center — though the neighborhood continues to struggle to meet the needs of all.
Harvard received upwards of $218 million in foreign funding since January 2022, according to recent data from the Department of Education.
Harvard students and affiliates raised more than $19,000 in donations through fundraisers for disaster relief following a deadly earthquake that hit Morocco last Friday.
Hundreds of Harvard faculty, students, and Cambridge and Boston residents gathered in Harvard Yard Thursday evening to greet Little Amal, a 12-foot-tall puppet of a 10-year-old Syrian refugee, on the first day of her two-month journey across the United States.
Nine Harvard students from the Harvard Undergraduate Tibetan Cultural Association traveled to India this summer break, marking the first time a campus group has been awarded a grant by the Harvard University Asia Center to learn about Tibetan culture and history.
Visits from heads of state and government will be suspended across Harvard between Sept. 16 to Sept. 30 ahead of University President Gay’s inauguration on Sept. 29.
Harvard Law School professor Ruth L. Okediji will serve as the faculty director of the University’s Center for African Studies, the center announced earlier this month.
Harvard Library will hold and digitize a collection of former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s personal and professional archives in partnership with the Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Presidential Center for Women and Development, the University and center announced on Thursday.
Hundreds of Harvard affiliates crowded Sanders Theatre on the morning of Nov. 1, 1997, for the historic visit of Chinese President Jiang Zemin.
Ban Ki-moon, who served as secretary-general of the United Nations between 2007 and 2016, slammed the Russian invasion of Ukraine and called on Harvard Kennedy School graduates to take action on the climate crisis during the school’s graduation address Wednesday afternoon.
The Russian government sanctioned Harvard Corporation Senior Fellow Penny S. Pritzker ’81 and seven other Harvard affiliates, the country’s ministry of foreign affairs announced in a Friday press release.
South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol discussed growing nuclear threats from North Korea at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Friday evening, capping off his six-day visit to the United States.
Three months after resigning as prime minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern will join Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Law School in the fall for three fellowships, according to Tuesday press releases from the schools.
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.
Tufts University professor and author Gregory Carleton discussed how Russian historical myths contribute to Russian exceptionalism and the rationale for its invasion of Ukraine at a seminar Tuesday evening.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow traveled to Jordan, Israel, and Palestine last week, touring universities and meeting with Harvard alumni at each stop.
Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow will travel to Jordan, Israel, and Palestine later this month in one of his last international trips before leaving office later this year.
More than 100 supporters of Ukraine packed Memorial Church Friday to attend a concert dedicated to the victims of the war in Ukraine on the anniversary of Russia’s invasion.
More than 50 Harvard affiliates gathered on the steps of Memorial Church for a candlelit vigil on Thursday to mourn the victims of earthquakes in Turkey and Syria earlier this month.
Hundreds of Harvard affiliates signed an open letter asking for the University to raise awareness to earthquakes that struck Turkey and Syria last week, killing tens of thousands of people in the regions.
Utkarsh Saxena, who earned a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School in 2014 and an MPA/ID from Harvard Kennedy School in 2020, said he faced “a lot of phobia” around his identity. Now, Saxena is petitioning the Supreme Court of India to legalize same-sex marriage.
Harvard academics discussed recent political unrest in Peru and Brazil at a Weatherhead Center for International Affairs seminar on Tuesday.