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Roderick MacFarquhar
Government

Roderick MacFarquhar, Prolific Author and Professor of Chinese History, Dies at 88

He was renowned for his close study of Chinese communism, died of heart failure on Feb. 10 at the age of 88. He was one of the leading scholars on the Chinese Cultural Revolution and served in multiple leadership positions at the University.

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FAS

Gov. Students Discuss Recent Survey, How to Move Forward at Post-Dominguez Town Halls

Government students discussed department culture, course offerings, and responses to allegations of sexual misconduct against Government Professor Emeritus Jorge I. Dominguez at consecutive town halls Friday.

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FAS

Gov Dept Group Calls for Review of Response to Dominguez Allegations

Harvard officials responded positively to a memo suggesting Harvard commission an external review of the University’s response to accusations of sexual harassment against Government Professor Emeritus Jorge I. Dominguez, according to a report released Wednesday morning.

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Government

A Third of Female Harvard Gov Students Report Limitations Due to Gender

Roughly a third of female respondents to a Government Department climate survey reported that their work or study within the department was “limited” by their gender, according to a report released Wednesday.

Concentrators Data
Government

Amid Decline in Popularity, Harvard Government Department Turns to New Data and Tech Programs

Harvard's Government department hopes that two new tracks — in Tech Science and Data Science — will not only widen the scope of what affiliated students study, but offer an antidote to the field's diminished popularity.

Government Concentration Numbers
Computer Science

Government Concentration Numbers

A Public Conversation
Politics

A Public Conversation

Jack J. Lew '78, former Secretary of the Treasury and Chief of Staff under President Obama, and Noah R. Feldman '92, a Law School professor, held a discussion about identity, faith, and public responsibility at Harvard Law School.

Election Watch Party at Currier
Government

Election Watch Party at Currier

The Department of Government hosts an election night watch party in the Currier House Fishbowl.

Joy at the IOP Election Watch Party
College

Taking in Midterm Election Results, Harvard Students from Both Parties Claim Victory

On a rainy Tuesday in Cambridge, midterm election races across the United States kept undergraduates and faculty members on the edge of their seats throughout the night.

IOP
IOP

Economists Advocate For The 'Next Big Economic Idea' at Harvard IOP

Four economists proposed policy changes to promote economic equality — including universal basic income, a federal job guarantee, and job incentives — at a panel held at the Institute of Politics Thursday.

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Government

UChicago Philosophy Professor Discusses Ethics of Animal Rights

The lecture was co-sponsored by the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics and the Harvard University Department of Government.

Gangster for Capitalism
On Campus

Gangster for Capitalism

Organized by the Charles Warren Center, Joseph Fronczak facilitated a "Gangster for Capitalism: Smedley Butler Abroad in the Age of Empire" workshop in Robinson Hall.

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FAS

Harvard Launches Survey to Assess Government Dept. Culture After Dominguez Controversy

The survey includes questions asking whether affiliates feel included, whether they have experienced harassment, and how they would rate their professional well-being.

John Stuart Mill Talk
On Campus

John Stuart Mill Talk

Organized by the Abigail Adams Institute, Peter Berkowitz spoke about John Stuart Mill's thoughts on liberal education.

Reed Shafer-Ray '18 Fights for Gun Reform
Government

Reed Shafer-Ray '18 Fights for Gun Reform

Reed T. Shafer-Ray '18 has been working for the past year to get two different gun control-related bills into the Massachusetts House.

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