2019

2019 Oct 29

On the Trail of Xi Jinping: A New York Times correspondent talks about her time in China

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Wexner 434AB, Harvard Kennedy School

Join the Ash Center and Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics, and Public Policy for a discussion with Jane Perlez, former bureau chief for The New York Times in Beijing.

Jane Perlez is a fall 2019 Joan Shorenstein Fellow, and most recently was the bureau chief for The New York Times in Beijing. She has been a long time foreign correspondent for The Times, serving in East Africa, Central Europe, Southeast Asia, and Pakistan. She was a member of the team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2008 for coverage of Pakistan and Afghanistan...

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2019 Oct 25

Vietnam: Party, State and Society in an Era of Great Power Rivalry

12:15pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

S020, Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St.

Please join us for a Harvard University Asia Center event, co-sponsored by the Ash Center and Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, featuring: 

Opening remarks

Chair: Professor Dwight Perkins, Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, Emeritus, Harvard University

The nature and limits of the party-state

The Honorable Borje Ljunggren, Associate, Harvard Asia Center; former Swedish Ambassador to China and Vietnam

Health equity and markets

Dr. Lincoln Chen, President, China Medical Board

Civil society, dissent and repression

Dr. Eva Hansson, Coordinator, Forum for Asian Studies, Stockholm University

Coping in an era of growing great power rivalry

Professor Robert Ross, Political Science Department, Boston College

2019 Oct 24

Israeli Cities: Spaces of Gender Segregation and Women's Growing Power

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

CSWR Common Room, 42 Francis Avenue

The Religion, Conflict and Peace Initiative is sponsoring a talk with Dana Myrtenbaum, an Israeli public interest lawyer and social innovator promoting gender mainstreaming and Gender Equality Action plans within local governments in Israel. She will present case studies from Jewish, Arab and mixed cities in Israel, including Haifa and Akko, to demonstrate the challenges and opportunities for gender equality in a time of increasing religiosity. Light refreshments will be served.... Read more about Israeli Cities: Spaces of Gender Segregation and Women's Growing Power

2019 Oct 30

Book Talk with Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, Author of "Political Brands"

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Ash Center foyer, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Suite 200N

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Event Description

Join Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, Professor of Law at Stetson University for a discussion of her newest book, Political Brands, an examination of the legal framework for the use of commercial branding and advertising techniques in presidential political campaigns. This talk will be moderated by Miles Rapoport, Senior Practice Fellow in American Democracy at the Ash Center.

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2019 Oct 25

Student breakfast with National Democratic Institute President Derek Mitchell on the US role in promoting democracy abroad

Registration Closed 9:00am to 10:00am

Location: 

Ash Center conference room, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Suite 200N

Students are invited to a breakfast with National Democratic Institute (NDI) President and former U.S. Ambassador to Burma Derek Mitchell. Ambassador Mitchell will lead an informal discussion with students about the role democracy can and should be playing in U.S. foreign policy around the world, particularly vis-a-vis China's growing influence. He will draw on his experience working with Burma at the State Department as well as during his tenure as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Asian and Pacific Security Affairs (APSA), in the Office of the Secretary of...

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