Starr Auditorium, Belfer Building, Floor 2.5, Harvard Kennedy School
China has come a long way from relying on imports to support its telecommunications sector. Today, telecommunications companies in China not only fulfill that nation’s growing needs but have a global reach. In this context, how should we understand the stunning and controversial emergence of China’s leading technology firm, Huawei Technologies? To what extent has Huawei’s rise been due to its leadership, strategy, corporate culture and ability to innovate? How much of this success as a “national champion” has been driven by the Chinese Party-State’s industrial policy and support?...
Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mount Auburn St., Floor 2, Suite 200N
Join the Ash Center and HKS student organizers, seasoned campaigners, to learn everything you need to know about working and winning campaigns ahead of the 2020 elections. Facilitating this workshop will be Megan Costello MC/MPA, Gwen Camp MC/MPA, Tahra Goraya MC/MPA, and Jonathan Sclarsic MC/MPA. This workshop is the second in a two-part series.
This event has been moved and will now be held in the Ash Center Foyer, not suite 100N.
Refreshments will be provided. Space is limited, this...
Social Auditing in the Chilean Parliament: Using collective intelligence to evaluate legislation
Join Ash Center Democracy Fellows, Victoria Alsina and Maria Maroto, as they debate how civic engagement can improve the lawmaking process and the quality of policies in government. This session specifically spotlights the Chilean Congress’ use of citizen focus groups to understand the effectiveness of new laws post-implementation. Chile has used this participatory evaluation approach, also referred to as “social auditing...
Ash Center foyer, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Suite 200N
Join Ashutosh Varshney, Sol Goldman Professor of International Studies and the Social Sciences at Brown University and Ash Center resident fellow, for a discussion on India's 2019 national elections. Professor Varshney will discuss the major policy issues dominating the campaign and examine likely political scenarios following the vote. Lunch will be provided.
Students and fellows at Harvard and surrounding universities are invited to apply for a spring semester study group with Ash Center Fellow Deepti Doshi, Director of Community Partnerships at Facebook, MC/MPA '12; and Mo Safdari, former Program Manager for Election Integrity at Facebook, MBA/MPP.
Building constructive civic discourse on social media is an urgent challenge. This study group will take you behind the scenes to...
Room 436, Wexner Building, Fourth Floor, Harvard Kennedy School
Over the past academic year, four students worked closely with Harvard Kennedy School’s Jorrit de Jong and Ash Center’s Cecily Tyler to pilot a unique course offering and explore the video essay as an integrative teaching tool in field-based and design-oriented classes. Join us for the premiere of four video essays, the culmination of the student and teaching team’s yearlong effort. The screening will be followed by a discussion about how video and other multimedia can be an integral part of coursework.... Read more about Learning through Video Essays: A Screening & Discussion on Using Video as a Student Learning Tool