Events

Upcoming Events

2021 Sep 30

Book Talk -- Nothing is Impossible: America's Reconciliation with Vietnam

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Virtual event, registration required

The Ash Center invites you to a book talk with former U.S. ambassador to Vietnam, Ted Osius, author of the forthcoming book “Nothing is Impossible: America's Reconciliation with Vietnam.” Osius will be joined in discussion by Thomas Vallely, Senior Advisor for Mainland Southeast Asia at the Ash Center.

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2021 Oct 01

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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2021 Oct 06

Two Americas Emerging: Voting Rights in the States

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Virtual event, registration required

In the nearly one year since the November 2020 elections, the diverging directions state legislatures have taken on expanding or contracting voting rights have created a huge fault line in American democracy, described by some as ‘two Americas’. A Voting Rights Lab tracking report as of September 13th identifies 27 states representing 70 million voters that have passed laws to expand voting opportunities, and 13 states with 55 million people that have passed sharply restrictive legislation. And state legislatures are still at work. What’s causing this divergence?

How are...

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2021 Oct 07

Change Can't Wait: A Justice and Equity Agenda For Boston's Black and Brown Communities

5:00pm to 6:15pm

Location: 

Virtual event, registration required

The upcoming Boston Mayoral election promises to bring Boston into a new era of politics with the growing likelihood of electing the first non-white male Mayor in Boston’s history. However, with the litany of prevailing social issues impacting Black and Brown communities, will this election truly represent the change that so many have waited decades for?

Join the Ash Center and the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston for the first of two sessions in the "What Justice Looks Like" event series focusing on the urgent issues—from economic and climate justice to...

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2021 Oct 08

Indonesian Language Class - Every Friday

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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2021 Oct 14

2021 Truth and Transformation Conference

6:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Virtual event, registration required

The annual Truth and Transformation Conference is convened by Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad and hosted by the Institutional Antiracism and Accountability (IARA) Project at Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Center.

During this free, virtual conference, we invite you to join fellow advocates, organizers, scholars, students, and community members in engaging, challenging, and thoughtful conversations centered around this year's theme “Reflecting On A Year of Promises.” Looking back at a year or promises to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion, at this year’s conference, we will ask: did organizations keep to their promises? What more work is there to be done? 

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2021 Oct 15

Indonesian Language Class - Every Friday

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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2021 Oct 22

Indonesian Language Class - Every Friday

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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2021 Oct 29

Indonesian Language Class - Every Friday

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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2021 Nov 05

Indonesian Language Class - Every Friday

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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2021 Nov 10

Honoring Nations 2021 Awards Presentations

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Online event, registration required

Don’t miss your chance to register and join the Ash Center and Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development (Harvard Project) on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, to learn from and celebrate the 2021 Honoring Nations Awardees!

Six exceptional tribal programs have been selected by the Harvard Project’s Honoring Nations Program as finalists for the prestigious 2021 awards in American Indian governance. At the heart of Honoring Nations is the principle that...

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2021 Nov 12

Indonesian Language Class - Every Friday

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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2021 Nov 19

Indonesian Language Class - Every Friday

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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2021 Dec 03

Indonesian Language Class - Every Friday

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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2021 Dec 10

Indonesian Language Class - Every Friday

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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