2019

2019 Oct 07

S.T. Lee Lecture -- A Flawed Giant: Zhou Enlai and China’s Prolonged Rise

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

JFK Jr Forum, Littauer Building, Harvard Kennedy School

You are invited to the S.T. Lee Lecture presented by Chen Jian, the Distinguished Global Network Professor of History at NYU and NYU-Shanghai. Professor Chen's talk, entitled "A Flawed Giant: Zhou Enlai and China’s Prolonged Rise" will be moderated by Fred Logevall, the Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs at HKS. 

Chen Jian is the Distinguished Global Network Professor of History at NYU and NYU-Shanghai, Hu Shih...

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2019 Sep 19

JFK Jr Forum -- Hong Kong: the Future of One Country, Two Systems

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

JFK Jr Forum, Littauer Building, Harvard Kennedy School
Join Ash Center Director Tony Saich along with Shorenstein Fellow and New York Times Beijing bureau chief Jane Perlez, and University of Notre Dame Associate Professor of Political Science Victoria Tin-bor Hui for a discussion in the JFK Jr Forum on Hong Kong: the Future of One Country, Two Systems. This discussion is sponsored by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation and the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies. 
2019 Sep 24

National Voter Registration Day

9:30am to 1:30pm

Location: 

JFK Jr. Forum, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street

Join us to celebrate National Voter Registration Day. Faculty, staff, and students will be available to help voters register, update registration, and sign up for election alerts. 

Coffee, donuts, pizza, and more will be served throughout the morning. 

2019 Sep 20

Ash Community Speaker Series — Democracy Can’t Wait: Reaching the American Voter

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Voter turnout plays a significant part in the health of our democracy. Join us for a discussion with four of our 2019-20 Technology and Democracy Fellows, experts on voter engagement and digital organizers, about the state of voter participation and how we can inspire even more people, from all communities, to get out and vote.

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2019 Sep 19

Investing and Innovating: Technology’s Role in Democracy Reform

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

From online voter registration to digital news media, Citizens are increasingly interacting with democracy and civil society aided by technology. Join us for a conversation with three of our 2019-20 Technology and Democracy Fellows, investors and experts from the technology community, about how digital tools, platforms, and products are being leveraged to better our democracy.  

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2019 Sep 25

Finding New Opportunities for Transparency, Accountability, and Civic Participation to Improve Health

2:15pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

WEX-G02 Seminar Room, Harvard Kennedy School

For the past several decades, transparency and accountability advocates and practitioners have pursued civic participation programs as promising mechanisms to solve persistent problems with primary health quality and demand. However, the research, including the recent Transparency for Development study led by the Harvard Kennedy School and Results for Development, has not been able to show a consistent positive picture of the link...

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Students with Mayor Craig

A New Approach In City Hall

August 28, 2019

The red brick and weathered stone of city hall stretch three stories above Manchester, New Hampshire’s central business district, topped by an elaborate, Gothic Revival spire. Sunlight streams through the arched windows of the building into a winding stairwell lined with portraits of city leaders, from 1846 to the present—neat rows climb from black and white to color; all stern gazes, mustaches, and crisp shirt collars. The march of masculinity is broken by the very last portrait—a smiling blonde woman.... Read more about A New Approach In City Hall

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