Ash Center foyer, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Suite 200N
HKS students are invited to an information session with the Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative, a joint program of Harvard Divinity School and Harvard Kennedy School to engage the roles religions play in contemporary Middle East culture, public policy, and international affairs. Meet faculty and staff as well as learn about J-term courses, research travel opportunities, and summer internship offerings supported by the initiative. Refreshments will be served.
Learning in Context: Narratives of Displacement and Belonging is...
Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mount Auburn St., Floor 2, Suite 200N
Many cities in the U.S. are experiencing a renaissance, with economic and population growth accelerating at a rapid pace. At the same time, levels of segregation and inequality persist, as the benefits of growth are not shared equally among all city residents.
High-quality public schools that provide pathways into meaningful careers serve as a key lever for city leaders seeking to disrupt this trend. And yet, in many U.S. cities, large gaps remain between different groups of students – in school quality, educational attainment and placement into careers that command good wages. What role do mayors play in addressing this inequity and advancing a more accountable, data-informed education-to-career pathway for all youth in their communities? How can mayors convene multiple city stakeholders to ensure that schools are graduating students who can benefit from the growth their cities are experiencing and thrive in their cities in the future?... Read more about Ash Community Speaker Series — A Mayor’s Role in Urban Education: Lessons from Denver, Houston, and New Orleans
Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Building, Ground Floor, Harvard Kennedy School
Join us for a discussion with Kyle Jaros, author of China's Urban Champions: The Politics of Spatial Development; Associate Professor in the Political Economy of China, University of Oxford. Meg Rithmire, F. Warren McFarlan Associate Professor of Business of Administration, Harvard Business School, will serve as a respondent. Ash Center Director Tony Saich, Daewoo Professor of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, will moderate.
This is a brown bag lunch event, refreshments will not be...
Cambridge, MA —Harvard University President’s Administrative Innovation Fundawards grant to support the expansion of the Harvard Votes Challenge, a nonpartisan, university-wide effort to encourage voter participationled by the Institute of Politics and the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School.