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Jacinda Ardern Commencement Address
Harvard Kennedy School

Former New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to Join Harvard as Fellow this Fall

Three months after resigning as prime minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern will join Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Law School in the fall for three fellowships, according to Tuesday press releases from the schools.

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Events

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Anne Applebaum Discusses Russian Occupation of Ukraine at HURI Event

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Anne E. Applebaum discussed her experiences reporting on regions of Ukraine occupied by Russia at the annual Petryshyn Memorial Lecture held by the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute.

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Global Harvard

Tufts Professor Discusses Influence of Myth on Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine at Davis Center

Tufts University professor and author Gregory Carleton discussed how Russian historical myths contribute to Russian exceptionalism and the rationale for its invasion of Ukraine at a seminar Tuesday evening.

Bacow Visits Al-Quds University
University

Bacow Visits Alumni, Universities During Spring Break Trip to Middle East

University President Lawrence S. Bacow traveled to Jordan, Israel, and Palestine last week, touring universities and meeting with Harvard alumni at each stop.

Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow
Central Administration

Harvard President Bacow to Visit Middle East in Spring Break Trip

Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow will travel to Jordan, Israel, and Palestine later this month in one of his last international trips before leaving office later this year.

Ukrainian Dedication Concert Steps
Music

Harvard Students Show Support for Ukraine in Dedication Concert on Anniversary of Russian Invasion

More than 100 supporters of Ukraine packed Memorial Church Friday to attend a concert dedicated to the victims of the war in Ukraine on the anniversary of Russia’s invasion.

Vigil for Victims of Turkey, Syria Earthquake
Student Groups

Harvard Affiliates Gather at Vigil to Mourn Victims of Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria

More than 50 Harvard affiliates gathered on the steps of Memorial Church for a candlelit vigil on Thursday to mourn the victims of earthquakes in Turkey and Syria earlier this month.

Harvard Alumni Association Office
Student Groups

Hundreds of Affiliates Call on Harvard to Respond to Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria in Open Letter

Hundreds of Harvard affiliates signed an open letter asking for the University to raise awareness to earthquakes that struck Turkey and Syria last week, killing tens of thousands of people in the regions.

Utkarsh Saxena Courtesy
Alumni

Harvard Alum Petitions Supreme Court of India to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Utkarsh Saxena, who earned a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School in 2014 and an MPA/ID from Harvard Kennedy School in 2020, said he faced “a lot of phobia” around his identity. Now, Saxena is petitioning the Supreme Court of India to legalize same-sex marriage.

Center for Government and International Studies
Politics

Harvard Academics Discuss Ongoing Political Unrest in Peru and Brazil at Weatherhead Center Panel

Harvard academics discussed recent political unrest in Peru and Brazil at a Weatherhead Center for International Affairs seminar on Tuesday.

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University

Princess Kate of Wales Visits Harvard’s Center on the Developing Child

Princess Catherine of Wales visited the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University on Friday as part of her tour of Boston alongside her husband, Prince William of Wales.

Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center
Politics

Kennedy School Postdoc Discusses Government-Sanctioned Mass Expulsion at Belfer Center Seminar

Meghan M. Garrity, a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, discussed her research on government-sanctioned mass expulsion events at a virtual Belfer Center seminar Thursday.

Davis Center Georgian Studies
Politics

Global Politics Experts Assess Impact of War in Ukraine on the Caucasus at Davis Center Talk

A panel of international relations experts discussed the implications of Russia’s war in Ukraine on the South Caucasus region at an event hosted by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies on Thursday.

Davis Center Georgian Studies
Harvard Kennedy School

Expert Discusses Roles of Ukrainian Women in Russia’s War in Ukraine at Davis Center Event

Ukrainian anthropologist Oksana Kis discussed the roles women are playing in the ongoing war in Ukraine at an event hosted Wednesday by Harvard’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.

Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla and Sebastían Marallano.
Harvard Kennedy School

Estudiante de posgrado Rodrigo Ventocilla muere después de presunto maltrato policial en Indonesia

Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla, un estudiante peruano de 32 años de la Harvard Kennedy School, murió el 11 de agosto bajo custodia policial en Denpasar, Indonesia, después  de presuntamente haber sido maltratado y discriminado por la policía.

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