2019

2019 Mar 25

Study Group: Putting the Public Back in Government Session 1

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

124 Mt. Auburn St. Suite 100N, Room 106

CrowdLaw for Congress: Strategies for 21st Century Lawmaking

Join Ash Center Democracy Fellow Victoria Alsina for the first session of her three-part spring semester 2019 study group Putting the Public Back in Government. In this first session, participants will explore how legislatures are and should be using technology to engage with the public to improve lawmaking’s quality and legitimacy. Alsina will showcase practical strategies to engage the public at each one of four stages of the legislative process: defining the problem, developing...

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2019 Apr 11

Book Talk -- Cultural Backlash: Trump, Brexit, and Authoritarian Populism

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

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

Join us for a discussion with Pippa Norris, Paul F. McGuire Lecturer in Comparative Politics at Harvard Kennedy School, author of Cultural Backlash: Trump, Brexit, and Authoritarian Populism. Scott Mainwaring, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor for Brazil Studies at Harvard Kennedy School, will moderate. 

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2019 Mar 15

Study Group with Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

L-163, Littauer Building, Harvard Kennedy School

Join Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter for the second session of a three-part spring semester 2019 study group on issues facing America’s cities. This study group session will focus on ethics, integrity, and transparency and will draw on Mayor Nutter's experience working to root out corruption in Philadelphia. Email daniel_harsha@hks.harvard.edu for more information.

Lunch will be provided.

Registration is not required, and space will be available on a first come, first served...

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2019 Mar 08

Ash Community Speaker Series -- Can Digital Community Builders Help Weave Society Together?

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mount Auburn St., Floor 2, Suite 200N
Join us for a collaborative session led by Deepti Doshi, Ash Technology & Democracy Fellow, Facebook Societal Innovation Partnerships Director. This highly interactive event will engage attendees in a discussion about what the role of community building on digital platforms can and should be in our increasingly fragmented society. Specifically, attendees will have the opportunity to examine different forms for community building happening digitally and explore ways to strengthen this new phenomenon.  
 
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2019 Mar 01

Strengthening Democratic Institutions

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

JFK Jr. Forum, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street
Join us and the Institute of Politics for a conversation with Jeff Flake, United States Senator, Arizona (2013 - 2019). Leah Wright Rigueur, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, HKS, will moderate.

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