2015

2015 Sep 04

Free Non-Credit Indonesian Class

Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Sep 25 2015 .
2:00pm to 4:00pm

2:00pm to 4:00pm
2:00pm to 4:00pm
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Ash Center, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Suite 200-North, Room 226, Cambridge, Mass

The Harvard Kennedy School Indonesia Program (HKSIP) and Harvard University’s Department of South Asian Studies are pleased to offer two language class options for learning Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Whether for research purposes, an upcoming trip to Jakarta, or for personal enrichment, we hope that these classes will provide a great opportunity to explore the culture and language of the fourth most populous country in the world!

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2015 Sep 10

Looking Back and Thinking Forward: Musings about 50 Years of Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room (S020), Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street

Gerald Curtis
Burgess Professor of Political Science, Columbia University

Moderator: Susan Pharr 
Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

Sponsored by Weatherhead Center for International Affairs Program on U.S.-Japan Relations

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2015 Sep 15

The China Challenge: Shaping the Choices of a Rising Power

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room (S020), Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street


Thomas
 Christensen
William P. Boswell Professor of World Politics of Peace and War and Director, China and the World Program, Princeton University

Moderator: Susan Pharr 
Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

Sponsored by Weatherhead Center...

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2015 Sep 09

5th Annual Thailand@Harvard Lecture: What Can We Expect from Thailand's Ongoing Reform?

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School , 79 JFK St., Cambridge, MA

Thailand@Harvard Lecture posterDr. Veerathai Santiprabhob, Incoming Governor of the Bank of Thailand

Lunch will be provided.

Sponsored by the Thai Studies Program at the Harvard University Asia Center and the Ash Center, Harvard Kennedy School

 

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2015 Sep 16

Getting to No: Examining How No Boston Olympics Won the Fight Over the 2024 Summer Games

4:10pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

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

The debate over whether the Boston area should have played host to the 2024 Summer Olympic Games resulted in a stinging defeat for those in the city’s political and financial establishment who publicly threw their weight behind the Olympic bid.  A well-funded local organizing committee backed by prominent members of the Boston business community operating with the blessing of much of the city’s political leadership failed to convince the majority of Bostonians that hosting the 2024 Summer Games would be a net positive for the city and commonwealth. 

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