Harvard in the World
The Making of a Prime Minister: Benazir ‘Pinkie’ Bhutto ’73 Remembered as ‘Great Messenger’ for Pakistan
Before Benazir Bhutto ’73 broke the “glass ceiling” as the first democratically elected woman of a Muslim nation, she was a shy girl from Eliot House known to all as “Pinkie.”
Harvard Divinity School Hosts Conversation on the Presence of Enslavement in Early Christian Stories
Harvard Divinity School hosted a discussion on the presence of enslavement and enslaved people in early Christian stories at a virtual forum Monday night.
Human rights experts discussed the United Nations’ responses to children’s rights violations during global armed conflict in a Harvard Law School panel Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
The hunt is on for a new executive director of the expansive Harvard Alumni Association.