2015

Understanding Indonesia: Revealing the Mysteries of Asia’s Inscrutable Giant

Understanding Indonesia: Revealing the Mysteries of Asia’s Inscrutable Giant

November 24, 2015

By: Francesca Schembri, Communications Intern

The Harvard Kennedy School Indonesia Program and the Harvard University Asia Center, with support from The Australian National University’s Indonesia Project, hosted their first national conference on Indonesia on November 21st, 2015 at the Harvard Kennedy School.... Read more about Understanding Indonesia: Revealing the Mysteries of Asia’s Inscrutable Giant

2015 Dec 04

China Gives: Mapping Generosity

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mt. Auburn St., Suite 200-North, Cambridge, MA

Ash Center Student Speaker Series

Peiran Wei (MC-MPA '15)

Lunch will be provided

 

About the Event

The rise of private wealth is one of the most important developments in modern China, with implications for the country’s social, economic, and political arenas. How individuals choose to deploy such resources will shape the relationships between the individual and the state, between the state and business, and between the state and the social sector.

Peiran Wei (MC-MPA '15) will discuss...

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2015 Dec 02

Myanmar After the Elections: The Challenges Ahead

4:10pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, 124 Mount Auburn Street, Suite 200-North, Cambridge, MA

The Ash Center and the Asia Center cordially invite you to a discussion on Myanmar's recent elections with Thomas Vallely and David Dapice, director and senior economist, respectively, of the Ash Center's Myanmar Program.  Dapice and Vallely will be joined by Hla Hla Win, Ford Foundation Mason Student Fellow at the Ash Center and 2016 mid-career MPA candidate at the Kennedy School. The discussion, entitled Myanmar After the Elections: The Challenges Ahead will explore the political transitions that will need to be negotiated in Myanmar...

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2015 Nov 13

Student Speaker Series -- Designing Better Engagement: Reflection on the Black in Design Conference

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Ash Center Foyer (124 Mt. Auburn St. Suite 200-North)

The Ash Center cordially invites you to its next Student Speaker Series event, Designing Better Engagement: Reflection on the Black in Design Conference

 

Shani A. Carter, Master’s in Urban Planning candidate ’16 at the Graduate School of Design, and Courtney D. Sharpe, Master’s in Urban Planning candidate ’16 at the Graduate School of Design

Ash Center Foyer (124 Mt. Auburn St. Suite 200-North), 12-1 pm

Lunch will be provided

About the Event...

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2015 Nov 06

Creating Mobile Technologies to Advance the Public Good

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Ash Center Foyer (124 Mt. Auburn St. Suite 200-North)

Creating Mobile Technologies to Advance the Public Good

Ash Center Student Speaker Series

 

Jill Xu (MPP’16), and Scott Jacobsen (MC-MPA ’15) and Ash Center Research Fellow

Ash Center Foyer (124 Mt. Auburn St. Suite 200-North), 12-1 pm

 

Lunch will be provided

 

About the Event

Mobile applications have connected us in ways we may have never imagined -- making it easier to hail a ride across town, meet new people, and...

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2015 Nov 13

Criminal Justice in the Age of Big Data

9:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

One Brattle Street, Room 402

Panelists:

  • Clarence Wardell, Presidential Innovation Fellow, working on the Police Data Initiative; Berkman Center affiliate
  • Nicole Wong, former U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer; Legal Director of Products, Twitter; VP & Deputy General Counsel, Google
  • Nick Sinai, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, HKS, former U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer...
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