2018

2018 Sep 26

China’s Anti-Poverty Miracle?

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

JFK JR Forum, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street

Join us for an event featuring: 

  • Lu Mai, Secretary General, China Development Research Foundation
  • Rohini Pande, Rafik Hariri Professor of International Political Economy, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Anthony Saich, Daewoo Professor of International Affairs and Director, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Graham Allison (Moderator), Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, Harvard Kennedy School

2018 Sep 21

Ash Community Speaker Series: What to Watch for in Brazil's Upcoming Election

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mount Auburn St., Floor 2, Suite 200N

Join Scott Mainwaring, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor for Brazil Studies at Harvard Kennedy School; Mariana Batista, Assistant Professor at the Federal University of Pernambuco in the Department of Political Science; and Fernando Bizzarro, Graduate Student at Harvard University, Government Department; for a discussion about the upcoming October elections in Brazil. 

Lunch will be served. 

The Ash Community Speaker Series features discussions with students, faculty, fellows...

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Remembering Senator John McCain and his efforts to heal the wounds of the Vietnam War

September 11, 2018

As much of official Washington gathered in the cavernous nave of the Washington National Cathedral earlier this month to pay their final respects to the late Senator John McCain, Harvard’s Thomas Vallely MC/MPA 1983 stood among former presidents, cabinet secretaries, members of Congress, and military service members to say goodbye to a friend of 30 years with whom he had worked to reshape U.S. policy in Southeast Asia... Read more about Remembering Senator John McCain and his efforts to heal the wounds of the Vietnam War

2018 Sep 19

Think You Know the American Electorate?

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mount Auburn St., Floor 2, Suite 200N

Join Laura Quinn, President of Catalist, Ash Center Practice Fellow in American Democracy, for a discussion about her research on new and emerging trends in the American electorate. 

About Laura Quinn

Laura Quinn is the CEO and a co-founder of Catalist, which is owned by a Trust and provides comprehensive voter data and related data services exclusively to progressive organizations.  Previously, Ms. Quinn served as a Deputy Chief of Staff for Vice President Gore at the White House; and as Executive Director of the U.S. Senate...

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2018 Sep 18

Can We Get Everyone to Vote? What Would Happen If We Did?

6:00pm

Location: 

JFK Jr Forum, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street

Join us and Harvard's Institute of Politics for an event featuring: 

  • Cornell Brooks, Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership and Social Justice, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Kathryn Sikkink, Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Alex Keyssar, Matthew W. Stirling, Jr. Professor of History and Social Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Archon Fung (Moderator), Winthrop Laflin McCormack Professor of Citizenship and Self-...
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2018 Sep 27

Strong Man Politics in the 21st Century

4:15pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street
Speakers:
Elsa Clavé, Harvard University Asia Center
Ayşe Kadıoğlu, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Joseph Fewsmith, Boston University
Valerie Sperling, Clark University
 
Moderator:
Thomas Vallely, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School
 

Co-sponsoring Centers:
Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
Harvard University...

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2018 Sep 14

Ash Community Speaker Series -- Mobilizing Democracy: Creating Change through Digital Engagement

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mount Auburn St., Floor 2, Suite 200N

Join Ash Center Technology and Democracy Fellows Deepti Doshi, Community Partnerships Director, Facebook; Zach Graves, Head of Policy, Lincoln Network; Devin Murphy, Digital Strategist, Priorities USA and Founder, DTM Strategies; and Jess Morales Rocketto, Political Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance; for an Ash Center Community Speaker Series event about mobilizing change and using technology to better serve constituents. Teresa Acuña, Associate Director of the...

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2018 Sep 13

Social Media Innovators: Shaping Voter Engagement

4:15pm to 5:15pm

Location: 

Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mount Auburn St., Floor 2, Suite 200N

Join Ash Center Technology and Democracy Fellows Victoria McCullough, Social Impact and Public Policy, Tumblr; and Sofia Gross, Political & Non-Profit Partnerships, Public Policy, Snap Inc; for a discussion about the role of social media in voter engagement and civic discourse, including what social media organizations have been doing to make civic engagement easier and more enjoyable. 

Refreshments will be provided.

2018 Sep 24

Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative Meet and Greet: Student Research and Fellowship Opportunities

4:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mount Auburn St., Floor 2, Suite 200N

Join us for a meet and greet with the faculty and staff of the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative, a joint program of Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School, housed at the Ash Center, to learn about ways to participate in this exciting university-wide program, whose objectives are to inspire and strengthen city leaders and equip them with the tools to lead high performing, innovative cities.... Read more about Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative Meet and Greet: Student Research and Fellowship Opportunities

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