Past Events

  • 2022 May 18

    Art as a Political Activator

    7:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Virtual event, registration required

    Join the Ash Center and American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) for a virtual event in association with the A.R.T's production of 1776

    Ohio Organizing Coalition (OOC) in Columbus, 1Hood in Pittsburgh, and MS Votes in Jackson are three of the many organizations that have successfully incorporated art in all its forms to inspire civic engagement among young people of color. In a roundtable moderated by Harvard Graduate School of Education Lecturer on Education Aysha Upchurch, OOC’s Co-Executive Director Prentiss Haney,...

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  • 2022 May 14

    Event at Capacity -- Discussion with the Prime Minister of Vietnam

    2:30pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    Nye Conference Center, Taubman Building, Harvard Kennedy School

    This event is now at capacity. 

    The Ash Center’s Vietnam Program invites you to a discussion with Vietnamese Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính on Vietnam’s economic development strategy. Following his remarks, the Vietnam Program will host an expert panel to respond to the Prime Minister's speech and discuss Vietnam's sustainable economic growth and ambitious climate change commitments in further detail. The additional panelists will include:

    • Jason Furman, Aetna Professor of the Practice of...
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  • 2022 May 13

    Indonesian Language Class - Every Friday

    Repeats every week every Friday until Fri May 13 2022 .
    2:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Virtual event, registration required

    Harvard community members and other Boston-area students and scholars are invited to join us during the fall semester every Friday for a free, online Indonesian language class, starting February 4th:

    • 2-3:20 PM for intermediate students
    • 3:40-5 PM for beginner students

    Course Description

    This class is not for credit and open to all Harvard students, faculty, fellows, and staff members as well as other Boston-area students and scholars. The lessons will be...

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  • 2022 May 11

    Achieving Multiracial Democracy

    7:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Virtual event, registration required

    Join the Ash Center and American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) for a virtual event in association with the A.R.T's production of 1776

    Can we achieve a true multiracial democracy without first achieving racial justice? Megan Ming Francis, Guy-Uriel Charles and Nsé Ufot consider that central question in a conversation that will excavate the injustices of America’s political past and present.

    ...
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  • 2022 May 06

    Indonesian Language Class - Every Friday

    2:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Virtual event, registration required

    Harvard community members and other Boston-area students and scholars are invited to join us during the fall semester every Friday for a free, online Indonesian language class, starting February 4th:

    • 2-3:20 PM for intermediate students
    • 3:40-5 PM for beginner students

    Course Description

    This class is not for credit and open to all Harvard students, faculty, fellows, and staff members as well as other Boston-area students and scholars. The lessons will be...

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  • 2022 May 06

    The Bitter End: The 2020 Presidential Election and the Challenge to Democracy

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    124 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 200N, Room 226, Cambridge, MA — Registration Required

    For many people, everything in Washington seems stuck: Democrats and Republicans disagree on all fronts, few in Washington want to cooperate with the other side, election results are closer than ever, outcomes turn on a coin flip, and each side thinks its candidate won. How did we get here — and can minds be changed?

    This talk highlights data from The Democracy Fund + UCLA Nationscape Project —a 500,000-interview election study — to explore what happened in the 2020 presidential election and what it portends for the future of American politics. The talk will...

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  • 2022 May 02

    Save the Date for a Reception Honoring Mark Moore

    4:30pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    NYE Conference Center, Harvard Kennedy School

    We invite you to join us in celebrating the retirement of Harvard Kennedy School Professor Mark Moore. Now the Research Professor of Public Management, Mark Moore began his career at the Kennedy School as a member of the inaugural class of the masters program in public policy, and was subsequently awarded one of Harvard’s first PhDs in public policy before being appointed assistant professor in 1974.

    On Monday, May 2nd we will gather in the NYE Conference Center at Harvard Kennedy School for a reception honoring Mark's five decades of research, contributions to practice,...

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  • 2022 Apr 29

    Indonesian Language Class - Every Friday

    2:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Virtual event, registration required

    Harvard community members and other Boston-area students and scholars are invited to join us during the fall semester every Friday for a free, online Indonesian language class, starting February 4th:

    • 2-3:20 PM for intermediate students
    • 3:40-5 PM for beginner students

    Course Description

    This class is not for credit and open to all Harvard students, faculty, fellows, and staff members as well as other Boston-area students and scholars. The lessons will be...

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  • 2022 Apr 28

    Global Semiconductor Supply Chains: Exploring the Role of Geopolitics and National Security - Session Two

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Belfer B-L-4 Hauser Conference Room, Harvard Kennedy School

    This event is now at capacity. Please email info@ash.harvard.edu to be placed on a waitlist. 

    Geopolitical tensions between the U.S. and China are shaping specific industries and increasing many aspects of business risk—as has been made particularly evident in supply chain issues. While the U.S. is attempting to strengthen its capability to reshore semiconductor chip manufacturing by providing federal funding and favorable legislation and policies, the semiconductor industry still largely relies on...

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