2018 Apr 20

Ash Community Speaker Series--Work & Research in China: From EdTech to The New York Times

12:00pm to 1:00pm


Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mount Auburn St., Suite 200N

Join two of the Ash Center's Dalio Scholars, Yuheng Wen MPA '19 and Vanessa Ningzi Piao MPP '19, as they discuss their work and research prior to and throughout their Ash Center affiliation. Yuheng will discuss Chinese rural education while Vanessa will recount her work as a journalist at The New York Times’s Beijing bureau. Edward Cunningham, Director of the Ash Center's China Programs, will moderate.

Lunch will be served.  

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2018 Apr 23

The Movement for Black Lives: Justice for Michael Brown 4 Years Later

4:00pm to 7:00pm


JFK Jr. Forum, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street

Join the Institute of Politics, Ash Center, HKS Black Student Union, HKS Arts & Culture Caucus, IOP Politics of Race and Ethnicity (PRE) for a public screening of Stranger Fruit, a documentary about the killing of Michael Brown, in Rubenstein 306a at 4:00 PM followed by a forum discussion featuring:

  • Benjamin Crump, Attorney for families of Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin, and Stephon Clark
  • Lezley McSpadden, Mother of Michael Brown
  • Jason Pollock, Documentary Filmmaker, Stranger Fruit
  • Jasmine Rand Attorney for families of Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin
  • Khalil Muhammad, Professor of History, Race, and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School and Suzanne Young Murray Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies, Moderator
  • Ashley Spillane, Senior Advisor to the Institute of Politics, Harvard Kennedy School, Roy and Lila Ash Student Fellow, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Moderator 
2018 Apr 30

Full Participation: Making Every Voice Count



JFK Jr. Forum, 79 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Join the Ash Center and Harvard's Institute of Politics for the 2018 Godkin Lecture featuring Eric Holder, former Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice; and Partner, Covington & Burling. Archon Fung, Academic Dean and Winthrop Laflin McCormack Professor of Citizenship and Self-Government, Harvard Kennedy School, will moderate. Douglas Elmendorf, Dean and Don K. Price Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School, will introduce the conversation.
2018 Apr 25

Arab Inclusion in Israel: Can Minority Integration Be Successful?

12:00pm to 1:15pm


Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Suite 200 North

Join the Ash Center and Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government for a discussion with Amir Levi, Former Director of Budgets, Israel's Ministry of Finance; and Senior Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government. Tarek Masoud, Sultan of Oman Professor of International Relations, will moderate. 

Lunch will be served


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