Join Miles Rapoport, Senior Practice Fellow in American Democracy, and Tova Wang, Ash Center Democracy Fellow, for the third session of a five-part study group which examines various aspects of the burgeoning democracy reform movement sweeping through states across the country.
Protest Movements and Electoral Politics Today
Over the last few years there has been a surge in social movements especially among young people and people of color. Where are these movements going and what will their involvement...
Join the Ash Center and Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics, and Public Policy for a discussion with Jane Perlez, former bureau chief for The New York Times in Beijing.
Jane Perlez is a fall 2019 Joan Shorenstein Fellow, and most recently was the bureau chief for The New York Times in Beijing. She has been a long time foreign correspondent for The Times, serving in East Africa, Central Europe, Southeast Asia, and Pakistan. She was a member of the team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2008 for coverage of Pakistan and Afghanistan...
JFK Jr. Forum, Littauer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street
Join us for the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment which grants women the right to vote in the United States. A panel of experts will highlight past, present, and future efforts undertaken to create equal opportunities for everyone to participate in our democracy.
Judy Perry Martinez, President of the American Bar Association
Ash Center conference room, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Suite 200N
Students are invited to a breakfast with National Democratic Institute (NDI) President and former U.S. Ambassador to Burma Derek Mitchell. Ambassador Mitchell will lead an informal discussion with students about the role democracy can and should be playing in U.S. foreign policy around the world, particularly vis-a-vis China's growing influence. He will draw on his experience working with Burma at the State Department as well as during his tenure as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Asian and Pacific Security Affairs (APSA), in the Office of the Secretary of...
L166, Institute of Politics, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street
Join the Ash Center and Institute of Politics for a workshop hosted by Laura Miller, Mobilization Director at When We All Vote and 2019-20 Technology and Democracy Fellow at the Ash Center. Laura's experience working on digital campaigns from the Obama White House to March for Our Lives will inform this unique training on how to create a mobilization strategy that inspires people from all walks of life to engage in a democracy.
The Ash Center's Technology and Democracy Workshop Series are hands-on, co-curricular events designed to help HKS and...
The Religion, Conflict and Peace Initiative is sponsoring a talk with Dana Myrtenbaum, an Israeli public interest lawyer and social innovator promoting gender mainstreaming and Gender Equality Action plans within local governments in Israel. She will present case studies from Jewish, Arab and mixed cities in Israel, including Haifa and Akko, to demonstrate the challenges and opportunities for gender equality in a time of increasing religiosity. Light refreshments will be served.... Read more about Israeli Cities: Spaces of Gender Segregation and Women's Growing Power
Malkin Penthouse, Littauer Building, 4th Floor, Harvard Kennedy School
Please join us and the Middle East Initiative at the Belfer Center for an evening with the writers of American Repertory Theater's We Live in Cairo, Daniel Lazour and Patrick Lazour, featuring live performances of songs from the musical and discussion with MEI Faculty Director Tarek Masoud on translating the story of Egypt's 2011 revolution and its aftermath for the stage, and the...