2021

How Using Technology to Make Infrastructure “Intelligent” is Key for a More Equitable, Sustainable Future

How Using Technology to Make Infrastructure “Intelligent” is Key for a More Equitable, Sustainable Future

August 31, 2021

As Congress continues to debate the size and scope of President Biden’s signature infrastructure proposal, Stephen Goldsmith, the Daniel Paul Professor of Urban Policy at the Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation argues... Read more about How Using Technology to Make Infrastructure “Intelligent” is Key for a More Equitable, Sustainable Future

2021 Sep 08

Navigating the American Rescue Plan Act: A Series for Tribal Nations, Session 7

4:00pm

Location: 

Virtual event, registration required

From setting tribal priorities, to building infrastructure, to managing and sustaining projects, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) presents an unprecedented opportunity for the 574 federally recognized tribal nations to use their rights of sovereignty and self-government to strengthen their communities. As the tribes take on the challenges presented by the Act, the Ash Center’s Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development is hosting a series designed to assist tribes, to help tribes learn from each other and from a wide array of guest experts.

During this session...

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2021 Sep 17

China Student Study Group: Voices and Analysis from the Field (Session One)

9:30am to 10:30am

Location: 

Virtual event, registration required

This online study group, held on six Fridays 9:30-10:30am ET is designed to engage HKS degree students to understand China’s historical rise, critical current challenges, and it’s role in the world moving forward. Led by Professors Tony Saich and Edward Cunningham, who combined leverage over 75 years of experience working in and with China, the program will also draw on the expertise of a range of HKS Ash Center China programs postdoctoral fellows, practitioners and others from business, media, and policy analysis. Our goal is to have students leave the group with a...

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Ash Researchers Lay Out Case for Increased Investments in Intelligent Civil Infrastructure

Ash Researchers Lay Out Case for Increased Investments in Intelligent Civil Infrastructure

August 18, 2021

Cambridge, MA – In a new paper published by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, a research center housed at Harvard Kennedy School, Professor Stephen Goldsmith and his co-authors Betsy Gardner and Jill Jamieson argue that intelligent infrastructure should be a priority... Read more about Ash Researchers Lay Out Case for Increased Investments in Intelligent Civil Infrastructure

2021 Sep 21

2021 Ash Center Student Meet and Greet

11:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Wexner Courtyard, Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard students are invited to join the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation in Harvard Kennedy School's Wexner Courtyard anytime between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM on Tuesday, September 21st for the chance to learn more about the Center; engage with Center faculty, staff and fellows; as well as receive a boxed lunch and gift. 

This event is for Harvard ID holders only and registration is required to receive a lunch and gift. 

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