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Harvard Affiliates Discuss Work of Legacy of Slavery Initiative at Cambridge Screening and Panel

Harvard affiliates spoke about the ongoing work of the University’s Legacy of Slavery report at a film screening and discussion hosted at the Cambridge Public Library Tuesday evening.

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Government Professor Daniel Ziblatt Tapped to Direct Harvard’s Center for European Studies

Harvard Government professor Daniel Ziblatt will lead the Center for European Studies for a three-year term beginning in January, the center announced last week.

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Safra Center for Ethics Honors Outgoing Director Danielle Allen at Symposium

The Offices of the President and Provost of Harvard University and the Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Ethics held a symposium to honor outgoing Director Danielle S. Allen on Wednesday.

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Seventeen Harvard Faculty Elected as American Academy of Arts and Sciences Members

Seventeen Harvard professors were elected to become members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, according to a Wednesday press release by the honorary society.

Cornel West at 2023 Department of Peace Awards Ceremony

Cornel West ’74 and Marianne Williamson Discuss Social Justice at Sanders Theatre Award Ceremony

The Department of Peace held its inaugural Cultural Impact Award ceremony Saturday, hosting philosopher and former Harvard professor Cornel R. West ’74 and presidential candidate Marianne D. Williamson at a two-hour long event at Sanders Theatre.

Dean Bobo Hutchins Center Honors

On Harvard FAS Dean Search, Social Sciences Dean Says, ‘Thank Goodness I Don’t Have That Job.’

Harvard’s Dean of Social Sciences Lawrence D. Bobo said he does not want to succeed University President-Elect Claudine Gay as the next dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, but added that he believes the next dean should come from the University’s own ranks.


Harvard Professor Tapped to Lead Ballmer Institute for Children’s Behavioral Health

Harvard Psychology professor Katie A. McLaughlin was tapped last week to be the inaugural executive director of the Ballmer Institute for Children’s Behavioral Health at the University of Oregon.

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Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Graduates Discuss Careers in Death Penalty Defense

Harvard Law School graduates discussed working in death penalty defense at a virtual event hosted by the HLS library on Tuesday evening.

She Said IOP Forum

New York Times Reporter Jodi Kantor, Actress Ashley Judd Discuss the #MeToo Movement at Harvard IOP

New York Times journalist Jodi Kantor and actress Ashley Judd talked about the making of the ground-breaking investigative story that amplified the #MeToo movement during a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Thursday.

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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.

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Advocates Discuss Voting Rights at Harvard Panel Hosted by Vice Provost for Advances in Learning

Voting rights advocates discussed ongoing litigation at the intersection of racial justice and voting rights at a virtual event hosted by the Office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning on Tuesday.

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Radcliffe Institute

Radcliffe Fellow Tsitsi Dangarembga Discusses the Consequences of Colonialism on Zimbabweans at Virtual Event

Tsitsi Dangarembga, a Radcliffe Institute Joy Foundation Fellow, discussed current crises facing Zimbabweans and their roots in colonialism in Southern Africa at a virtual event hosted by the Radcliffe Institute.