2019

2019 Nov 19

Tech & Democracy Workshop with Google's Ramya Raghavan

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

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

How do we decipher fact from fiction in the technology age? Join us for a hands-on workshop with Ramya Raghavan, the current lead for civics and news outreach at Google, to build your media literacy. Learn about how Google News Initiative is trying to help journalism thrive in the digital age and build the tools to fact check the news we all consume.

The Ash Center's Technology and Democracy Workshop Series are hands-...

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2019 Nov 14

“Rigged” | Film and Panel Discussion

4:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Wasserstein Hall, 2036 Milstein East B and C, Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Join the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice, the Center on the Legal Profession at Harvard Law School and the Hutchins Center for African and African American Studies, for a screening of the documentary “Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook.”

Narrated by actor Jeffrey Wright, Rigged was shot during the 2016 election. The film outlines how a concerted, well-funded effort was made by certain right-wing groups working with states in 2016 to disenfranchise voters, particularly certain people of color and young people, in order...

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2019 Nov 14

Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative fall conference on Exploring Cultural Activism in Palestine/Israel

(All day)

Location: 

60 Oxford Street, Room 119

You are invited to the Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative fall conference on Exploring Cultural Activism in Palestine/Israel. Panels include: 

A Lens on Injustice: Documenting Social Struggle 
Rebeca Pierce

Countering Cultural Erasure Through Palestinian Art 
Rami Younis

Visualizing Colonialism: Millennial Mizrahi Artists ...

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2019 Nov 15

Student Lunch With Leah Greenberg and Ezra Levin, Co-Executive Directors, Indivisible Project

Registration Closed 12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

Nye B, Nye Conference Center, 5th Floor, Taubman Building, HKS

Students are invited to join us for an informal lunch conversation with Leah Greenberg and Ezra Levin, Co-Executive Directors of the Indivisible Project. Lunch will be provided. RSVP's are required for this event. Due to space constraints, this event is limited to currently enrolled Harvard University students. 

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2019 Nov 18

Book Talk: State Capture with Author Alex Hertel-Fernandez

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor, Taubman Building, HKS

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Event Description  

Join us for a discussion with Alex Hertel-Fernandez, author of State Capture: How Conservative Activists, Big Businesses, and Wealthy Donors Reshaped the American States -- and the Nation and Assistant Professor in Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. Theda Skocpol, Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology, Harvard University,...

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