2019

2019 Nov 22

Ash Community Speaker Series - Different Method, Same Result: Local Air Quality Data Manipulation in China

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Join Jesse Turiel, Ash Center China Energy Postdoctoral Fellow AY 2019-2021, for a discussion about his research on Chinese air quality reports and discrepancies in local Chinese government and U.S embassy data. Yinxian Zhang, Ash Center China Public Policy Postdoctoral Fellow AY 2019-2020, will...

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2019 Nov 15

Ash Community Speaker Series - Globalization and the Future of the U.S.-China Trade Relationship

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Join Richard Li, 2019 Asia Fellow at the Ash Center, for a discussion about the U.S.-China trade war and the future economic relationship between the two countries. Specifically, Li will present his research which uses game theory to understand alternatives to the trade war and how to avoid a potential U.S.-China “Thucydides’s Trap."

Lunch served

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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.

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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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