Ash Center foyer, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Suite 200N
The Ash Center invites you to a talk with Michael Barzelay, Professor of Public Management at the London School of Economics and author of, "Public Management as a Design-Oriented, Professional, Discipline." Barzelay will be joined Hannah Riley Bowles, Roy E. Larsen Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Management at HKS.
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...
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 campaign 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...
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
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 will examine various aspects of the burgeoning democracy reform movement sweeping through states across the country. Throughout the semester, leading advocates, organizers and scholars on voting rights, social movements, and structural election reform will share their unique experiences and perspectives. The group will discuss democracy reform campaigns, lessons learned, and the...
CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S354
Despite a lull after the Soviet collapse, grassroots activism in Russia is growing. The protests for free elections that swept across Russia this summer may have captured international headlines, but many other grassroots groups have been organizing over the last decade. What types of civic movements exist in today’s Russia? What risks do activists face? How do they interact with the state or state-protected interest groups? Finally, what role could grassroots groups play in democratizing Russia? Yevgeniya Chirikova sheds light on these questions through her experience as an...
Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mount Auburn St., Floor 2, Suite 200N
The case of Buenos Aires's Socio-Urban Integration Plan: How deliberative democracy is transforming urban policy design in Latin America's most ambitious slum upgrading program
In recent years, Buenos Aires City Government has set out to become a more inclusive and sustainable city, with a priority of serving the city's most vulnerable populations. The Housing Authority of the City of Buenos Aires has designed an innovative Socio-Urban Integration Plan which makes focus in the process by seeking to involve the relevant actors in the decision making of the slum...