Ken Roth Discusses Fellowship Veto at IOP Forum, Alleges ‘Plenty of Pro-Israel Tilting’ at Harvard
Former Human Rights Watch Executive Director Kenneth Roth discussed the Harvard Kennedy School’s decision to veto, then subsequently offer, his fellowship at an Institute of Politics JFK Jr. Forum on Wednesday.
Harvard IOP State of the Union Watch Party Filled with Cheers and Laughs
President Joe Biden’s 2023 State of the Union address evoked applause, jeers, and laughter from attendees at a Harvard Institute of Politics watch party on Tuesday night.
Journalist Gillian Tett Touts Insight from Anthropology at Harvard IOP Forum
Journalist and author Gillian Tett said anthropology is one of the “most unrecognized and most useful tools” for social scientists at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Monday.
Academics and Advocates Discuss Reparations for Slavery at Harvard IOP Forum
Scholars and activists discussed reparatory justice movements for Black Americans and the legacy of reparations pioneer Callie House at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Thursday evening.
IOP Reparations Forum
Harvard's Institute of Politics hosted a discussion moderated by Professor Cornell William Brooks, right, on the legacy of Callie House on Thursday evening. Panelists included Dr. Mary Francis Berry, above, and from left to right, Dreisen Heath and A. Kirsten Mullen.
Harvard IOP Spring 2023 Resident Fellows Discuss Political Polarization at Inaugural Forum
The newly-announced Harvard Institute of Politics spring 2023 resident fellows discussed the divisiveness in current American politics at their inaugural JFK Jr. Forum on Wednesday.
After Harvard Kennedy School Fellowship Rejection and Reversal, Ken Roth to Speak at IOP Forum
The Harvard Institute of Politics announced Kenneth Roth will speak at a Feb. 8 JFK Jr. Forum, roughly a month after reports emerged alleging Roth was blocked from a fellowship at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Carr Center for Human Rights over his criticism of Israel.
Former Rep. Herrera Beutler and Seven Others to Join Harvard IOP as Spring 2023 Fellows
Former Representative Jamie Herrera Beutler (R-Wa.) — one of ten Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump — and seven other political figures will serve as fellows at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics this spring, the IOP announced in a press release on Tuesday.
Biden Remembers Former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter as a ‘Force of Nature’ at Memorial Service
President Joe Biden lauded former United States Secretary of Defense Ash Carter as “a force of nature” in a memorial service honoring his death at the Washington National Cathedral on Thursday morning.
Joe Kennedy III to Remain on Harvard IOP Advisory Committee While Envoy to Northern Ireland
Former Massachusetts Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III will serve as special envoy to Northern Ireland, U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken ’84 announced in a press statement Monday morning.
Racial Justice Advocates Discuss Institutional Change at IOP Forum
Racial justice advocates shared methods to spearhead racial equity and bolster institutional change in a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Wednesday.
Political and Military Experts Talk Future of Leadership at IOP Forum
The Harvard Institute of Politics hosted a panel of political, business, and military experts on Tuesday to discuss the need for a new generation of young leaders in America.
‘We Just Have to Get Better at Taking Care of Each Other’: Comedian Jon Stewart Talks Veteran Issues at Harvard IOP Forum
Jon Stewart, a comedian and former longtime host of “The Daily Show,” advocated for increased support for veterans and first responders at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Friday afternoon.