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Sikorski Keynote
Events

Polish Politician Radosław Sikorski, Academics Discuss Polarization at Center for European Studies Event

Polish politician Radosław Sikorski, a member of the European Parliament, discussed polarization in Polish politics at a symposium hosted by Harvard’s Center for European Studies on Wednesday.

Askwith Education Forum: Chicago Education Reform
Events

CEOs of Chicago Public Schools Discuss 20 Years of Education Reform

Three former and current CEOs of the Chicago Public Schools — the fourth largest school district in the country — discussed educational reform in the CPS at an event hosted by the Harvard Graduate School of Education Wednesday.

Klinsky Lecture
Politics

Civil Rights Scholar Sherrilyn Ifill Issues Call to ‘Imagine a New Democracy’ at Harvard Law School Talk

Civil rights scholar Sherrilyn Ifill, a visiting professor of the practice at Harvard Law School, presented her vision for resolving the American “democratic crisis” at the Law School’s annual Klinsky Lecture Wednesday.

Wasserstein Hall
Politics

Harvard Prof. Noah Feldman ’92 Discusses Geopolitical Consequences of Israel-Hamas War at Law School Event

Harvard Law School professor Noah R. Feldman ’92 discussed the potential broader effects of the 2023 Israel-Hamas war on geopolitical tensions in the Middle East at an HLS event last week.

Klarman Hall at the Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School Students Put Forth Sustainability Solutions at Annual Climate Symposium

The Harvard Business School’s annual student-run Climate Symposium drew more than 500 attendees to Klarman Hall and raised more than $100,000 over Nov. 18 and 19.

Japan Day Panel
Student Groups

Harvard Undergraduate Japan Initiative Hosts First Ever Japan Day

Attendees from more than 35 colleges gathered last week for the Harvard Undergraduate Japan Initiative’s first ever Japan Day, a a student-run event focused on Japanese culture and society.

Political Scientist Zach Parolin at Harvard School of Public Health Talk
School of Public Health

Political Scientist Zach Parolin Talks Poverty Measurement in the 2024 Census at Harvard School of Public Health Talk

Political scientist Zach Parolin announced that the 2024 Census will implement a monthly, “close to real-time” poverty measurement using a methodology he developed during the Covid-19 pandemic at a Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies talk Thursday afternoon.

Barker Center
Humanities Division

Michael Pollan Talks Future of Psychedelics Research at Harvard Mahindra Humanities Center

Author Michael K. Pollan, a Harvard lecturer in English and professor of the practice in non-fiction, spoke about the future of research into the societal and cultural aspects of psychedelics during a Mahindra Humanities Center talk on Wednesday.

Harvard Divinity School
Social Sciences Division

NYU Philosopher Juliana Bidadanure Discusses Demonization at Harvard Divinity School Lecture

Juliana U. Bidadanure, professor of philosophy at New York University, presented her theory of demonization during a talk at the Harvard Divinity School Thursday, assessing its prevalence and impact on society.

HGSE
Race

Harvard Education Press Authors Talk Campus Strategies for Diversity Post-Affirmative Action

Four higher education experts discussed during an online event last Thursday how colleges and universities should reform their admissions processes to maintain a diverse student body, including ending athlete preferences.

Ruth Simmons Talking at GSE
Radcliffe Institute

Higher Ed Leader Ruth Simmons Talks Recent Memoir, Legacy in Higher Education with Harvard Radcliffe Dean

Ruth J. Simmons, the former president of Brown University, Prairie View A&M University, and Smith College, spoke with Harvard Radcliffe Institute Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin about the values that shaped her educational career at a talk Tuesday evening.

IOP 11/13 Jacinda Ardern
IOP

Former New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Calls for ‘Humanity’ in Approach to Israel-Hamas War at Harvard IOP Forum

Former New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called on political leaders to “remember our shared common humanity” in addressing the Israel-Hamas war, though stopped short of calling for a ceasefire at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Monday.

Intersection Near 180 Western Ave
Health

VP of Health Company Talks Maternal Health Crisis at Harvard Data Science Initiative

Isabel Fulcher, vice president of data science at Delfina and former postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard Data Science Initiative, discussed the maternal health crisis and what Delfina is doing to combat it at a talk held by HDSI Thursday.

Engineering Yard
Student Groups

Renowned Computer Scientist Yoshua Bengio Talks Suggestions for Improving AI Safety

Yoshua Bengio, a prominent computer scientist who is widely regarded as one of the “Godfathers of AI,” discussed how increased computing power can be harnessed to improve aspects of artificial intelligence safety at a Monday afternoon webinar.

Center for Government and International Studies
Harvard Kennedy School

‘Hopeful about the Future’: Former Bank of Japan Head Talks Japanese Economic Policy at Weatherhead Center Seminar

Former governor of the Bank of Japan Haruhiko Kuroda shared his experience guiding Japanese macroeconomic policy and inflation targeting in a seminar hosted by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs on Monday afternoon.

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