Ash Center foyer, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Suite 200N, Cambridge
Join the Ash Center for a discussion on the U.S., China, and the Future of the Korean Peninsula with Dr. Jin Park, a Public Policy Scholar in residence at the Woodrow Wilson Center and former member of the Korean National Assembly. Dr Park will be introduced by HKS graduate Julia Lee, a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Positive Organizations at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business. Ash Center Director Tony Saich will serve as respondent, and Ash Center China Programs Director Edward Cunningham will moderate.
JFK Jr. Forum, HKS, 79 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Government Works: We'll Show You How
Join us to watch 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.
Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mt. Auburn St., Suite 200-North, Cambridge MA 02138
Join us for a series of high-energy, fast-paced Ignite talks featuring the Ash Center’s Technology and Democracy Fellows, HKS students and staff, and Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science Jim Waldo. Academic Dean Archon Fung will introduce the evening and Director of Digital HKS and Lecturer in Public Policy David Eaves will emcee.
A reception to celebrate technology and democracy programs and research at HKS will follow the talks.Come eat, drink, and explore the promises and pitfalls of using technology to… Read more about Tech & Democracy Ignites
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. LaGina Gause, Ash Center Democracy Postdoctoral Fellow, and Treva Lindsey, Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality… Read more about Sneak Preview of Film LA 92
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium (S010) 1730 Cambridge St Cambridge, MA 02138
The Asia-related centers at Harvard University continue our new “Trump and Asia” series with a look at international business and trade between the U.S. and Asia.
William Kirby: T. M. Chang Professor of China Studies; Spangler Family Professor of Business Administration; Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor; Director of the Harvard China Fund; former Director of the Fairbank Center
The Ash Center is proud cosponsor We the People/Hack for Democracy, a hackathon presented by the MIT GOV/LAB to demonstrate the organizers's deep commitment to core American (and human) values of fairness, equality, and openness. In this one day hackathon, creative and compassionate people from across MIT and the Boston area will come together to tackle the immediate challenges U.S. organizations are now facing to safeguard these values. Sign up to help organizations like the ACLU and Let America Vote solve some of their technical challenges. Registration information can be found here.… Read more about We the People / Hack for Democracy
Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mt. Auburn St., Suite 200-North
Ash Center Student Speaker Series
Please join us for the final Student Speaker Series event of the year, where we'll hear from WU May Chengnan, a Dalio Scholar at the Ash Center. May will talk about her experience as a primary school teacher, comparing and contrasting her time teaching at a private school in Switzerland with her experience teaching migrant children at home in China. The event will be moderated by Edward Cunningham, the Ash Center's China Programs Director.
Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Suite 200N, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge
About the Speaker
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).