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Ruth Okediji Named Faculty Director of the Center for African Studies

Harvard Law School professor Ruth L. Okediji will serve as the faculty director of the University’s Center for African Studies, the center announced earlier this month.

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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.

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Higher Education

Latin American and Caribbean Scholars Program to Shut Down After Harvard Revokes Affiliation

Laspau, a Harvard-affiliated nonprofit that promotes higher education in Latin America and the Caribbean, will shut down after the University decided to revoke its affiliate status.

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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.

Center for Government and International Studies

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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Petrie-Flom Center Hosts Panel Discussion on Violence Against Health Care Workers

Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center hosted a virtual panel Tuesday on efforts to reduce violence against healthcare workers.

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Harvard Law School

Federal Judge David Stras Reflects on the Holocaust and First Amendment at Harvard Law School Talk

Federal judge David R. Stras reflected on his grandparents’ experience in the Holocaust and its implications for the First Amendment at a Harvard Law School lecture Tuesday afternoon.

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Fauci Discusses Covid and Career in Public Health at Harvard IOP Forum

Anthony S. Fauci, who has led the United States government’s response to Covid-19, reflected on his five-decade career in public service during a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Wednesday.

Harvard Kennedy School

Sandel Talks Globalization and Democracy at Center for American Political Studies Panel

Government Professor Michael J. Sandel discussed the impact of finance-driven globalization on the United States and the world at a panel Tuesday evening.

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Former DOJ Official Gene Kimmelman Talks Digital Market Regulation At Harvard Kennedy School

Consumer protection advocate Eugene I. “Gene” Kimmelman discussed the global impact of the European Union’s digital market regulations at a Harvard Kennedy School event on Tuesday.