Events

  • 2021 Dec 08

    The State of Redistricting and the 2022 Elections

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Virtual event, registration required

    We are in the midst of one of the most rancorous redistricting sessions in our country’s history. Partisan officials – mostly but not only in conservative legislatures – are using the drawing of new congressional, state and local election districts to amass disproportionate power for themselves. How successfully can this be resisted? Meanwhile, the many independent/nonpartisan commissions established in states in recent years were meant to help avoid this problem. Are they working to do...

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  • 2021 Dec 10

    Deconstructing Race

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

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    Virtual event, registration required

    Professor Hakeem Jefferson will discuss his forthcoming paper, "Deconstructing Race," which takes seriously the idea that race is socially constructed by endeavoring to deconstruct it. In particular, this work focuses on deconstructing the category “Black”—a racial category that has been uniquely and stringently defined throughout American history. Using an innovative conjoint experimental design, the authors surveyed a diverse sample of Americans to examine several sociopolitical antecedents of Blackness and ask: how flexible is the category “Black” in American society...

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  • 2021 Dec 10

    Indonesian Language Class - Every Friday

    Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Dec 10 2021 except Fri Nov 26 2021.
    2:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Virtual sessions, registration required for Zoom access

    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 September 10th:

    • 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 conducted...

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  • 2022 Feb 23

    China's Influence as a Global Power: Impact on “Vulnerable States” in Europe

    9:30am to 10:30am

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    Virtual event, registration required

    The emergence of China as a major economic and diplomatic player has brought special challenges to many countries. Among those are "vulnerable" countries, which sometimes struggle to manage and mitigate political and economic risks from external powers. This conversation will focus on cases in southeastern and central European countries including Greece, Hungary and Romania, as well as a discussion on the broader state of EU-China relations.

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