You're invited to a seminar featuring Kishore Mahbubani, Ash Center Senior Visiting Scholar, Professor in the Practice of Public Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore and author of forthcoming book, Has the West Lost It?. Anthony Saich, Ash Center Director, Daewoo Professor of International Affairs, will moderate.
The two centuries of Western domination of world...
Taubman Building, Room 275, Harvard Kennedy School
Dena Elkhatib (MC/MPA Candidate) and Joanna Kolatsis, Partner and Head of Aviation and Travel at Hill Dickinson, will discuss crisis management in aviation, the evolving nature of crisis response in the travel sector, and the change in the legal framework around these types of matters including criminalization. Dena was Senior Legal Counsel to flydubai during the loss of their aircraft in 2016 in Rostov-on Don, Russia. Joanna was General Legal Counsel for Helios in 2005 during the loss of their aircraft in Greece and continues to advise on a number of aviation and travel crisis related issues.... Read more about Crisis Response to Aviation Disasters
Join Miles Rapoport, Senior Practice Fellow in American Democracy at the Ash Center, for the sixth session of a spring semester study group with practitioners in the field of democratic governance. Study group participants will hear from advocates, organizers, elected officials, and policy innovators, and have the opportunity to discuss the latest strategies and leading organizations promoting democratic institutions and norms. Study group sessions are open to all Harvard ID holders. Refreshments will be provided.
Ash Center Conference Room, 124 Mount Auburn Street, Suite 200N, Room 226
Join Fatima Alam, Ash Technology and Democracy Fellow, and a researcher on Google's Trust and Safety team, for a hands-on workshop.
In this session, participants will discuss difficult technology policy issues and brainstorm research questions, methodologies, and data sources to uncover solutions to real-world policy problems. Participants will leave with an understanding of designing for policy research in applied settings. No prior specific policy-area expertise required.
Littauer 382 KAHN, Third Floor, Harvard Kennedy School
Interested in starting your own social enterprise or working in social sectors? Join the HKS China Society and Ash Center to hear Steven Wang, the founder of Yiqiao, a leading social initiative in China, about his experience founding the initiative, the nuances of leading social initiatives in developing countries like China, and the opportunities to work in social sectors in China. Wang will be available for networking after the event.
Nicholas Butts, MPA '18 and Social Entrepreneurship Fellow, will moderate the discussion.
Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Building, Harvard Kennedy School
Please join us for the first Pollak Lecture Series event of 2018. Richard M. Locke, Provost and Schreiber Family Professor of Political Science and Public and International Affairs at Brown University, will speak. Marshall Ganz, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, will provide an introduction.
Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mount Auburn St., Suite 200N
You're invited to a book talk with Brink Lindsey & Steven M. Teles, authors of The Captured Economy: How the Powerful Enrich Themselves, Slow Down Growth, and Increase Inequality. Larry Lessig, Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership, Harvard Law School, will moderate.