Global Colorism
Thursday, February 21st, 2019 | 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Global Colorism

Location:
R-414AB David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab
Seminar Series
Book Talk — Playing by the Informal Rules: Why the Chinese Regime Remains Stable despite Rising Protests
Thursday, February 21st, 2019 | 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Book Talk — Playing by the Informal Rules: Why the Chinese Regime Remains Stable despite Rising Protests

Location:
124 Mt. Auburn - Suite 200N Foyer
Join us and Harvard's Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies for a discussion with Yao Li, China Public Policy Postdoctoral Fellow at the Ash Center, author of Playing by the Informal Rules Why the Chinese Regime Remains Stable despite Rising Protests. Elizabeth Plantan, China Public Policy Postdoctoral Fellow at the Ash Center, will serve as a respondent. Anthony Saich, Ash Center Director, Daewoo Professor of International Affairs, HKS, will moderate.
The Original Gig Economy: Domestic Work and Innovation for the Future of Work
Thursday, February 21st, 2019 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Original Gig Economy: Domestic Work and Innovation for the Future of Work

Location:
T-135 CPL DARMAN SEMINAR ROOM
The emergence of new and disruptive technologies (i.e. AI, blockchain, 3D printing, and VR/AR, etc.) is rapidly shifting how we work and how we think about work. While technologies have enabled significant advancements in productivity and quickly scaled across industries, they have also drastically changed the way the informal market operates.
Women and the Holy City: Gender and Contested Sacred Space in Jerusalem
Thursday, February 21st, 2019 | 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM

Women and the Holy City: Gender and Contested Sacred Space in Jerusalem

Location:
Wexner 434A, Harvard Kennedy School
A seminar with Lihi Ben Shitrit, MEI Research Fellow and Assistant Professor, School of Public and International Affairs, University of Georgia. Moderated by Tarek Masoud, Sultan of Oman Professor of International Relations, HKS and MEI Faculty Chair.
DC Metro Case Competition
Thursday, February 21st, 2019 | 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

DC Metro Case Competition

Location:
Bell Hall
Join the City & Local PIC, Management Consulting PIC, OCA, and DC Metro on Thursday, February 21st from 600PM - 830PM in Bell Hall. Teams of 1-4 students will compete to earn a top spot and help DC Metro upgrade customer experience and improve its financial footing by creating "Stations of the Future" in this case competition. To receive the full case, students should email COO-STIN_CaseCompetition@wmata.com Top teams will present recommendations to a panel of DC Metro judges. The winning team will receive a prize and the opportunity to present to DC Metro's Chief Operating Officer.