Events

Upcoming Events

2017 Mar 01

Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative Open House

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Suite 200N, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge

Join us for an open house with the faculty and staff of the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative. Learn about research and fellowship opportunities with our partner cities as well as other ways for students and members of the Harvard community to participate in this exciting new university-wide program.  Food and other refreshments will be provided.

In case you are unable to join us on the 1st, feel free to email cityleadership@harvard.edu for more information and to learn how you can be involved.

2017 Mar 07

Albert H. Gordon Lecture: The New World Order, Call for a Coordinated Global Response

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Kennedy School, Malkin Penthouse || 79 JFK Street Cambridge, MA 02138

Albert H. Gordon Lecture presented by Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Finance Minister of Indonesia

Against the backdrop of the New World Order, characterized by the rise of nationalism and protectionism, Indonesia has shown renewed commitment to global cooperation, while aggressively pursuing shared prosperity to improve the lives of all its people.  Given its economic relevance and its strategic geographical position, what happens in Indonesia matters to the world.  Indonesia is home to a quarter billion people, is the world’s largest predominantly Muslim nation, and is a member of the G20 with a trillion dollar economy. What is the response of Indonesia to the New World Order? How can global leaders respond to current events without destroying the engines of global prosperity? 
2017 Mar 23

Understanding Red State Rage & What To Do About It

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Malkin Penthouse, Littauer Building 4th Floor, Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA, 02138

Join us for a discussion with Arlie R. Hochschild, Professor Emerita of Sociology at University of California, Berkeley. Professor Hochschild's most recent research focuses on the rise of the American right–the topic of her latest book, Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right (The New Press, September 2016), a finalist for the National Book Award.

2017 Mar 28

Health and Urban Resilience: Understanding Health Equity in the City

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Suite 200N

You are invited to a discussion with Jason Corburn, a Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning and School of Public Health at UC Berkeley. He directs the Institute of Urban and Regional Development and the Center for Global Healthy Cities

2017 Mar 29

Book talk with Candelaria Garay, author of “Social Policy Expansion in Latin America"

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Suite 200N, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge

 

Join us for a discussion with Candelaria Garay, Associate Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and author of “Social Policy Expansion in Latin America."  Professor Garay's talk will be moderated by Archon Fung, HKS Academic Dean and Ford Foundation Professor of Democracy and Citizenship. Scott Mainwaring, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor of Brazil Studies and the Faculty Co-chair of the Harvard Brazil Studies Program and Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University will provide responses.

2017 Apr 03

Book talk with Melissa Williams: East Asian Perspectives on Political Legitimacy: Bridging the Empirical-Normative Divide

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Suite 200N, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge

Join us for a discussion with Melissa Williams, Professor of Political Science, and founding Director of the Centre for Ethics at the University of Toronto, Senior Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Kennedy School and author of “East Asian Perspectives on Political Legitimacy: Bridging the Empirical-Normative Divide", and Tongdong Bai, the Dongfang Chair Professor of Philosophy at Fudan University in China and Berggruen …

2017 Apr 13

Documentary Screening: The Vietnam War

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums || 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Join us for a screening of a part of Ken Burn's newest documentary film, The Vietnam War. 

2017 Apr 20

Comparative Democracy Seminar: Communism's Shadow: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Political Attitudes

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Suite 200N, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge

About the SpeakerTucker

Joshua A. Tucker is Professor of Politics and affiliated Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies and Data Science at New York University, the Director of the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, a co-Director of the NYU Social Media and Political Participation (SMaPP) laboratory, and a co-author of the award winning Monkey Cage blog at The Washington Post. He serves on the Editorial Board of multiple academic journals as well the Advisory Board of the American National Election Study and was a founding co-editor of the Journal of Experimental Political Science. Professor Tucker specializes in the study of mass political behavior, including elections and voting, the development of partisan attachment, public opinion formation, mass protest, and the relationship between social media and political participation. He is the author of Regional Economic Voting: Russia, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic, 1990-99 (Cambridge University Press, 2006) and the co-author of the forthcoming Communism’s Shadow: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Political Attitudes (Princeton University Press, 2017).