2018

2018 Jan 30

Bloomberg Harvard Summer Fellowship Information Session

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Allison Dining Room – Taubman 5th Floor

Do you want to help cities design, develop, and implement innovative approaches and practices and have an impact at the local level? Are you interested in a career in city government?

Attend this information session to learn more about multiple summer fellowship opportunities in participating U.S. cities with the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative. Summer fellows will receive an $8,000 stipend, plus round-trip travel to fellowship city. All Harvard graduate students are eligible to...

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2018 Apr 26

Analyzing and Addressing Intermittent Public Services: Insights from Bangalore's Water Sector

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

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

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Join Alison Post, Associate Professor of Political Science and Global Metropolitan Studies, and Co-Director...

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2018 Apr 19

Democracy in Hard Places Seminar -- Islamist Emergence and Mobilization in Central Asia: Muslim Democrats and Militant Jihadis

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

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

Join Kathleen Collins, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota Department of Political Science, in discussion. Scott Mainwaring, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor of Brazil Studies, will moderate.

This discussion is part of the Ash Center's Democracy in Hard Places Initiative, a program co-directed by Scott Mainwaring, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor of Brazil Studies, and ...

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2018 Mar 29

The Fallow State: Liberalism Against Public Works in Latin America -- Democracy in Hard Places Seminar

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

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

Join Alisha Holland, Assistant Professor in the Politics Department at Princeton University and author of Forbearance as Redistribution: The Politics of Informal Welfare in Latin America, in discussion. Scott Mainwaring, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor of Brazile Studies, HKS, will moderate.

Why do some governments fail to spend...

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2018 Feb 22

Book Talk: "Democracy in America?"

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

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

Join us for a book talk with Benjamin Page and Martin Gilens, the authors of Democracy in America? What Has Gone Wrong and What We Can Do About It. Archon Fung, HKS Academic Dean and Winthrop Laflin McCormack Professor of Citizenship and Self-Government, will moderate. Jane Mansbridge, Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, will serve as a respondent. 

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Harvard’s Stephen Goldsmith and NYU’s Neil Kleiman Launch New Vision for Remaking City Government

January 11, 2018

Cambridge, MA. The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School and Brookings Institution Press are pleased to announce the publication of Harvard Kennedy School Professor Stephen Goldsmith and New York University Professor Neil Kleiman’s new book:

A New City O/S: The Power of Open, Collaborative, and Distributed Governance

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