2020

2020 Oct 19

Virtual Faculty Book Talk: Sanford Levinson, Fault Lines in the Constitution: The Graphic Novel

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Virtual event, registration required

The Harvard Law School Library and Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation invite you to attend a book talk and discussion in celebration of Fault Lines in the Constitution: The Graphic Novel by Cynthia Levinson and Sanford Levinson, with illustrations by Ally Shwed (Macmillan, Sept. 22, 2020).

Archon Fung, Winthrop Laflin McCormack Professor of Citizenship and Self-Government at Harvard Kennedy School, will moderate. ...

Read more about Virtual Faculty Book Talk: Sanford Levinson, Fault Lines in the Constitution: The Graphic Novel
2020 Nov 16

What Explains the Resilience of Chinese Communist Party Rule?

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Virtual event, registration required

Join the Ash Center and the SOAS China Institute for a talk at 12:00 PM ET (5:00 PM GMT) with Ash Center Director Tony Saich about the different explanations for the continued resilience of CCP rule. While the Chinese party-state can employ coercion and threaten those individuals and groups it deems to be a danger, it is inconceivable that it could retain sufficient authority over the long-term through the threat of force alone. This talk will consider the shift from the CCP’s use of charismatic authority and the importance of ideology to its manipulation of nationalism, historical...

Read more about What Explains the Resilience of Chinese Communist Party Rule?

Pages