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Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Panel Discusses UN’s Commitment to Children’s Rights During Armed Conflict

Human rights experts discussed the United Nations’ responses to children’s rights violations during global armed conflict in a Harvard Law School panel Wednesday.

Yardfest
Student Groups

Students Fundraise for Disaster Relief After Earthquake in Indonesia

The Harvard Indonesian Students Association (HISA) launched a fundraiser last week to provide disaster relief following the recent earthquake in Cianjur, Indonesia, which killed and injured hundreds.

Schlesinger Library Radcliffe
Radcliffe Institute

Radcliffe Fellow Discusses Consequences of U.S. Gun Industry on Mexico

Ieva Jusionyte, a Maury Green Fellow at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, discussed the impact of the United States gun industry on violence in Mexico at a virtual event hosted by Radcliffe on Wednesday.

China Demonstration
Politics

Harvard Affiliates Rally in Solidarity With Chinese Citizens Protesting Covid-19 Restrictions, State Censorship

Chanting “Free China” and “No more lockdowns,” more than one hundred people rallied in Harvard Yard on Tuesday afternoon in solidarity with demonstrators in China protesting the country’s strict Covid-19 restrictions.

Empty Yard August 2020
Harvard in the World

U.S. Special Envoy to Iran Confronted by Protestors at Student Group Event

Harvard affiliates called on the U.S. government to further reprimand the Iranian regime at a Thursday discussion with U.S. Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley.

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.

Chan School of Public Health
Health

HSPH Panel Envisions the Future of Public Health

A panel of health practitioners convened at the Harvard School of Public Health on Wednesday to discuss potential solutions to challenges facing public health.

New Belfer Program
Politics

Former Singaporean Ambassador to the U.S. Discusses Russia’s War in Ukraine at Belfer Center

Chan Heng Chee, the former Singaporean ambassador to the United States, discussed Russia’s war in Ukraine and Southeast Asian politics at an event hosted by the Belfer Center on Thursday.

Iranian Women Rally Posters
College

Harvard Affiliates Rally in Support of Iranian Women on Widener Steps

Around 50 Harvard affiliates gathered on the steps of Widener Library on Friday to stand in solidarity with women in Iran, where protests have erupted in recent weeks after Zhina Mahsa Amini died in police custody.

IOP Forum Sept. 20
IOP

Harvard IOP Forum Honors Rodrigo Ventocilla, Discusses Global Trans Rights Movement

A month after Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla, a transgender Harvard Kennedy School student, died in police custody in Indonesia, the Institute of Politics hosted a forum on the backlash to the global transgender rights movement.

Avi Loeb
On Campus

Harvard Astrophysicist Avi Loeb Set to Explore Pacific Ocean for Potential ‘Alien’ Meteor Fragments

Harvard professor and astrophysicist Abraham “Avi” Loeb is preparing to search the Pacific Ocean floor for fragments of an interstellar meteor and potential alien technology.

Harvard Alumni Procession 2013
Harvard in the World

Harvard Alumni Association Moves Ahead with Search for New Executive Director

The hunt is on for a new executive director of the expansive Harvard Alumni Association.

IOP Forum
IOP

‘I’m Scared’: Former Swedish PM Stefan Löfven Addresses Victory by Swedish Right-Wing Bloc at Harvard IOP Forum

Former Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven addressed the victory of the right-wing bloc in his country’s parliamentary election at the IOP's JFK Jr. Forum on Wednesday.

Ukraine Take Shelter Website
Harvard in the World

Ukraine Take Shelter Website

Local artists Ross Miller and Yolanda He Yang wraped the Charles Sumner statue on Massachusetts Avenue in solidiary with Ukrainians, who have been wrapping their statues in similar fashion to protect them from damage and destruction.

Davis Center Georgian Studies
Politics

Experts Explore the Future of China-Russia Relations in Virtual Talk

The Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation held a virtual discussion Thursday on China’s response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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