Hannah W. Duane
Fifteen Questions: Yevgenia Albats on Journalism in the USSR, Freedom of the Press, and Her Bibliophilia
The journalist sat down with Fifteen Minutes to talk about her career, including being declared an enemy of the Russian state, investigative reporting on KGB officials, and her deep love of reading that was kindled in Widener Library’s basement. “In many countries, people are suffering because of their cruel leaders, because of injustice, because of poverty, because of absence of normal medical help,” she says. “Our job is to tell their stories.”
Researchers gathered for a joint seminar on South Asian politics held by Brown University, MIT, and Harvard University’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs last Friday.
Dozens of students, affiliates, and alumni gathered on campus to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Harvard’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies this weekend.
Former Human Rights Watch Head Critiques Harvard’s Response to Student Group Statement on War in Israel
Kenneth Roth, the former executive director of Human Rights Watch, critiqued Harvard University President Claudine Gay’s responses to a statement originally signed by 34 student groups that held Israel “entirely responsible” for a deadly attack by Hamas earlier this month.
Physics professor Jenny Hoffman is attempting to break the Guinness world record for fastest transcontinental run by a woman.