Events

Upcoming Events

2022 Jan 27

Book Talk with Paul Clifford, Author of “The China Paradox: At the Front Line of Economic Transformation”

9:30am to 10:30am

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Virtual event, registration required

Join us for a discussion with Paul Clifford, author of The China Paradox: At the Front Line of Economic Transformation. Clifford will be joined in discussion by Wenchi Yu, non-resident research fellow at the Ash Center and an expert in Chinese technology business strategy.

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2022 Jan 31

Getting at the Root: Perspectives on Global Justice, Truth Telling and Accountability

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Virtual event, registration required

Join the Institutional Antiracism and Accountability Project and the Carr Center for Human Rights for a discussion with scholars studying processes and practices of global truth telling, repair, and justice from the fields of law, government, and political science. Through a lens of...

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2022 Feb 04

China Study Student Group: Voices and Analysis from the Field

9:30am to 10:30am

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Virtual event, registration required

This online study group, held on six Fridays 9:30-10:30 AM ET is designed to engage HKS degree students to understand China’s historical rise, critical current challenges, and its role in the world moving forward. Led by Professors Tony Saich and Edward Cunningham, who combined leverage over 75 years of experience working in and with China, the program will also draw on the expertise of a range of HKS Ash Center China programs postdoctoral fellows, practitioners and others from business, media, and policy analysis. Our goal is to have...

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2022 Feb 10

Does Corruption Really Disappear as Countries Grow Richer?

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Virtual event, registration required

This webinar will be given by Yuen Yuen Ang, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor as part of M-RCBG's weekly Business & Government Series. This event is cosponsored by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation. 

Yuen Yuen Ang is the author of How China Escaped the Poverty Trap (2016) and China's Gilded Age: The Paradox of Economic Boom and Vast Corruption (2020). In 2021, she was named by Apolitical among the Top 100 Most Influential Academics in Government. She is also the inaugural recipient of the Theda Skocpol Prize...

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2022 Feb 11

First Session: Corruption and Anticorruption Student Study Group: Insights and Lessons from the Field

10:00am to 11:00am

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Virtual

This online study group, held on six Fridays 10-11 AM ET, is designed to engage HKS and Harvard degree students to understand global trends in corruption and anticorruption efforts, mechanics of systemic corruption, and current challenges controlling corruption. 

Led by Professor Jeeyang Rhee Baum, who has over 30 years of experience working in and with developing democracies and several government agencies, the program will draw on the expertise of a range of HKS Ash fellows, practitioners and others from media and policy analysis organizations. ...

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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

Join the Ash Center and the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government for a discussion on China's impact on "vulnerable" states in Europe with Phillipe Le Corre, a research fellow with the Ash Center and M-RCBG. 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...

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2022 Apr 07