Foreign Policy at Home
Monday, March 4th, 2019 | 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM

Foreign Policy at Home

A stronger US foreign policy begins by convincing the American public it’s worth it
How to Talk Conservatism
Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

How to Talk Conservatism

Location:
Wexner 434 AB
Jane Coaston is Senior Politics Reporter at Vox with a focus on conservatism and the American Right. In addition, she has written for publications like the New York Times, the Washington Post, ESPN, and The Ringer. She grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and attended the University of Michigan before moving to St. Louis to work for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. In 2016 she joined the team at MTV News, where she covered the 2016 election by examining the Republican Party and the American right wing in depth.
Study Group: Democracy Reform
Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Study Group: Democracy Reform

Location:
124 Mt. Auburn - Suite 200N Foyer
Join us for the second session of the Democracy Reform Through the Practitioner’s Lens study group with Miles Rapoport. This second session will be a conversation with John Brautigam, Counsel and Senior Policy Advisor to Maine League of Women Voters and Maine Citizens for Clean Elections; and Adam Friedman, Executive Director, Voter Choice Massachusetts, about Maine, ranked choice voting, and the promise of structural reforms. This study group is open to the Harvard and broader Boston-area university community and requires no prior registration or application. Lunch will be served.
Film Screening with Q&A: "A Private War"
Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 | 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Film Screening with Q&A: "A Private War"

Location:
T-G-1 WIENER AUDITORIUM
Join us for a film screening and Q&A with Matthew Heineman, director and producer of A Private War.
Severe Nuclear Accidents and Ethical Responsibility
Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Severe Nuclear Accidents and Ethical Responsibility

Location:
L-324 FAINSOD ROOM

A nuclear accident anywhere is a nuclear accident everywhere. The accidents at Chernobyl and Fukushima Daiichi have resulted in radiological and sociopolitical consequences that transcend borders and generations. The repercussions of evacuation, environmental cleanup, economic impact, and physical and psychological health effects raise questions of ethical responsibility and social, environmental, and intergenerational justice.

Africa: A Continent of Vast Opportunity
Thursday, March 7th, 2019 | 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM

Africa: A Continent of Vast Opportunity

Location:
B-500 BELL HALL
Africa is a continent of vast opportunity and promise while at the same time faces some of the most difficult challenges of our time from poverty to terrorism and everything in between.
Behavioral Insights for Social Innovation
Thursday, March 7th, 2019 | 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Behavioral Insights for Social Innovation

Location:
T-520 NYE A
On Thursday, March 7th, the Social Innovation and Change Initiative and the Behavioral Insights Group invites students to explore the application of behavioral insights to social innovation efforts. Faculty Chair of the Behavioral Insights Group, Professor Todd Rogers, will work with participants to understand how behavioral science insights can be used to construct innovative solutions to complex social problems.
MEI Film Screening: Naila and the Uprising (2017)
Thursday, March 7th, 2019 | 6:15 PM - 9:00 PM

MEI Film Screening: Naila and the Uprising (2017)

Location:
B-200 STARR AUDITORIUM
In honor of International Women’s Day, join the Middle East Initiative (MEI) and Just Vision for a screening of the documentary film Naila and the Uprising followed by a panel discussion with Professor Erica Chenoweth, Suhad Babaa, and Hilary Rantisi.
International Women's Day Breakfast
Friday, March 8th, 2019 | 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

International Women's Day Breakfast

Location:
Malkin Penthouse
Join the Women and Public Policy Program for a community celebration of International Women's Day.
The Promises and Pitfalls of Philanthropy in International Development
Friday, March 8th, 2019 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Promises and Pitfalls of Philanthropy in International Development

Location:
R-414A David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab
Private global philanthropy is on the rise, which has resulted in a shift in the stakeholders involved in influencing international development policy and practice. During this talk, Nageeb Sumar will review trends in philanthropy- both with private foundations and individual donors- and present reflections on how these shifts are affecting issues in global health and development.
Crises of Citizenship in the Arab World Today
Friday, March 8th, 2019 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Crises of Citizenship in the Arab World Today

Location:
L-324 FAINSOD ROOM
A seminar with Lillian Frost, Research Fellow, Middle East Initiative and Ph.D. Candidate, George Washington University.
Ash Community Speaker Series -- Can Digital Community Builders Help Weave Society Together?
Friday, March 8th, 2019 | 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Ash Community Speaker Series -- Can Digital Community Builders Help Weave Society Together?

Location:
124 Mt. Auburn - Suite 200N Foyer
Join us for a collaborative session led by Deepti Doshi, Ash Technology & Democracy Fellow, Facebook Societal Innovation Partnerships Director. This highly interactive event will engage attendees in a discussion about what the role of community building on digital platforms can and should be in our increasingly fragmented society. Specifically, attendees will have the opportunity to examine different forms for community building happening digitally and explore ways to strengthen this new phenomenon.
Introduction to Social Explorer
Friday, March 8th, 2019 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Introduction to Social Explorer

Location:
WEX-102 Marc Heng and Family Conference Room
Learn the basics of Social Explorer, a subscription database and online mapping tool.