2018

2018 Feb 23

Ash Community Speaker Series -- Resistance, Repression, Responsiveness: Workers and Change in China

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

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

Join Manfred Elfstrom, China Public Policy Postdoctoral Fellow, AY16-18, for a discussion about how rising labor activism is transforming the Chinese state in a contradictory manner. Specifically, Elfstrom will show how, under sustained pressure from below, the government is increasing its ability to control citizens, while at the same time saddling itself with new social commitments.

Lunch will be served.  

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2018 Feb 26

Deep Roots: How Slavery Still Shapes Southern Politics

12:15pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Land Hall (Belfer 400), Harvard Kennedy School

Join the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy's Inequality and Social Policy program for a discussion with Maya Sen, Associate Professor, Harvard Kennedy School. This event is co-sponsored by the Race and American Politics series. 

Race and American Politics is a multidisciplinary series of seminars and roundtable conversations led by ...

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Tom Perez Dunlop Forum

Former Labor Secretary Perez Says Everyone Should Have a Seat at the Table

February 15, 2018

It took decades to lay the foundations for the social compact that flourished in post-war America and created enormous, shared wealth. It could take far less to roll back all the gains that were made, warned Tom Perez MPP/JD 1987, former Secretary of Labor under President Obama and the current chair of the Democratic National Committee.... Read more about Former Labor Secretary Perez Says Everyone Should Have a Seat at the Table

2018 Mar 21

Book Talk: How Democracies Die

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Starr Auditorium, Belfer Building, Floor 2.5, Harvard Kennedy School

Join the Ash Center and Center for Public Leadership for a discussion with Harvard professors Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, authors of How Democracies Die. HKS Academic Dean Archon Fung, Winthrop Laflin McCormack Professor of Citizenship and Self-Government, will moderate. Scott Mainwaring, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor for Brazil Studies, will provide an introduction.... Read more about Book Talk: How Democracies Die

2018 Mar 08

Lessons from the Democratic Transition in Mongolia: 25 Years After Revolution

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

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

Join us for a discussion with Jargal Dambadarjaa, economist and media personality, about the democratic transition in Mongolia following the first multi-party elections in 1990. Mark Elliott, Vice Provost of International Affairs at Harvard University and the Mark Schwartz Professor of Chinese and Inner Asian History, will moderate. Anthony Saich, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation Director and Daewoo Professor of International Affairs, will provide an introduction.... Read more about Lessons from the Democratic Transition in Mongolia: 25 Years After Revolution

2018 Feb 21

A Conversation with David Brooks: Populism, Politics, and the Future of Democracy in America

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mount Auburn Street, Suite 200-North
The Ash Center invites you to join New York Times columnist and political commentator David Brooks for a conversation on politics, populism, and the future of democracy in America. The conversation will be moderated by HKS Academic Dean Archon Fung, the Winthrop Laflin McCormack Professor of Citizenship and Self-Government.... Read more about A Conversation with David Brooks: Populism, Politics, and the Future of Democracy in America
2018 Feb 28

The New Localism: Innovative Solutions for Prosperous Cities with Bruce Katz

1:15pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

DARMAN ROOM, FIRST FLOOR, TAUBMAN BUILDING CENTER FOR PUBLIC LEADERSHIP


You are invited to join a lunch conversation with Bruce Katz, Centennial Scholar and Founder, Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution for a discussion of his newest book, The New Localism: Innovative Solutions for Prosperous Cities. ...

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