2018

2018 Mar 28

Lunch Conversation with Betsy Hodges: Politics and Governing from City Hall

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mount Auburn Street, Suite 200-North
The Ash Center and Taubman Center invite Harvard ID holders to a lunch conversation with IOP Fellow and former Minneapolis, Minnesota Mayor Betsy Hodges on the politics of governing city hall. Mayor Hodges will be joined by her former chief of staff, John Stiles, to discuss the challenges of balancing political and policy priorities in municipal government.  Taubman Center Executive Director Rafael Carbonell will moderate. Lunch will be provided.
2018 Mar 30

China's Historical Experience and the Challenge of Covering Chinese Politics Today

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Fainsod Room, L-324, Littauer Building, Harvard Kennedy School

Join James Palmer, Asia Editor of Foreign Policy and author, most recently, of The Death of Mao: The Tangshan Earthquake and the Birth of the New China, for a discussion of China's historical experience and the challenge of covering Chinese politics today. Julian Gewirtz, Fellow in History and Public Policy and author of Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China, will moderate.

This event is a part of the Initiative on History and Public Policy at the Ash Center and co-...

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2018 Mar 23

Ash Community Speaker Series -- Navigating A New Frontier: Stories of Civic Tech Adoption

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mount Auburn St., Suite 200N
Join Kunal Kothari, MPP 18 and Ihsaan Patel, MPP 18, for a discussion about how cities are using data and dealing with new emerging technologies such as the autonomous car.  Kothari and Patel will share their insights from working at different levels of governments. They will discuss how governments are incorporating innovations and how they are overcoming the challenges that come with change. Teresa Acuña, Associate Director of the Ash Center’s Democratic Governance program, will moderate. 

Lunch will...
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2018 Mar 29

Algeria and the Cold War: International Relations and the Struggle for Autonomy

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

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

Join the Ash Center and Middle East Initiative at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs for a book talk with Mohammed Lakhdar Ghettas, author of Algeria and the Cold War: International Relations and the Struggle for Autonomy. Arne Westad, S.T. Lee Professor of U.S.-Asia Relations, HKS, will moderate. 

Lunch will be served. 

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2018 Apr 02

MOVED TO 4:15! Expanding Democracy: Civic Engagement and Immigrant Communities, A Conversation with Sayu Bhojwani

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

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

2018 is already becoming a remarkable year for civic engagement, political participation, and new kinds of candidates. This explosion of engagement runs wide, and immigrant communities are jumping in. Sayu Bhojwani, Founder and President of New American Leaders, is at the center of this exciting trend.

You're invited to join Sayu Bhojwani in conversation about creating a more inclusive democracy through increased civic engagement. Miles Rapoport, Senior Practice Fellow in American Democracy, will moderate. 

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2018 Apr 04

Labor Problem: Can We Create Just Supply Chains in the Global Economy?

6:30pm

Location: 

Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Building, Harvard Kennedy School

Please join us for the first Pollak Lecture Series event of 2018. Richard M. Locke, Provost and Schreiber Family Professor of Political Science and Public and International Affairs at Brown University, will speak. Marshall Ganz, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, will provide an introduction. 

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