Upcoming Events

2017 Apr 27

Sneak Preview of Film LA 92

6:00pm to 9:00pm


Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Bldg, HKS

Join Ash Center faculty affiliate and HKS Associate Professor of Public Policy Leah Wright Rigueur for an exclusive screening of National Geographic Documentary Films’ LA 92, which looks back at the riots that followed the acquittal of the four L.A. police officers charged with beating Rodney King 25 years ago. Following the screening, Professor Wright Rigueur will moderate an audience discussion on historical and political themes presented in the film.

2017 May 03

A Conversation with Luigi Di Maio: Understanding the Five Star Movement and the Role of Direct Democracy in Italy

6:00pm to 7:15pm


Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Building, HKS

The Ash Center invites you to a public discussion with the Honorable Luigi Di Maio, Vice President of the Chamber of Deputies in the Italian Parliament and a leader of the Five Star Movement, Italy's leading opposition political party. Archon Fung, Ford Foundation Professor of Democracy and Citizenship and HKS Academic Dean will provide opening remarks. 

2017 May 08

Technology and Democracy Fellows Year-End Event

4:00pm to 6:00pm


Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mt. Auburn St., Suite 200-North, Cambridge MA 02138

Please join us for a year-end event with the 2016-17 cohort of Technology and Democracy Fellows

2017 May 17

Innovations in American Government Awards Finalists Presentations

1:00pm to 4:30pm


JFK Jr. Forum, HKS, 79 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Government Works: We'll Show You How

Join us to hear each of the finalist programs for the Innovations in American Government Awards make a presentation to the Innovations National Selection Committee in the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at the Harvard Kennedy School.