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.
U.S. Representative Bobby Scott Speaks About Labor at a Harvard Law School Forum
U.S. Representative Robert “Bobby” C. Scott ’69 (D-Va.) spoke at Harvard Law School about his labor agenda for the 118th Congress on Friday.
Cambridge Residents Call for Transparency at Inaugural Charter Review Forum
The Cambridge Charter Review Committee — tasked by the Cambridge City Council with recommending changes to the city’s charter — convened for its first public forum at the Cambridge Public Library Tuesday evening to discuss election procedures and civic engagement.
Harvard Law School Launches Center for Labor and Just Economy
The Center for Labor and a Just Economy, a Harvard Law School research and policy initiative focusing on worker advocacy and labor law, launched Tuesday morning in a webinar featuring panelists from the Department of Labor and National Education Association.
Mass. Lawmakers Consider Bill Guaranteeing Medical Civil Rights in Police Encounters
Massachusetts legislators reintroduced a bill Friday to establish a civil right to request medical care during encounters with police.
Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch ’81 To Deliver MLK Lecture at Harvard in October
Former Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch ’81 will return to Harvard to deliver the second annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture in October, University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced Monday.
Five Harvard Grads Among Newly Elected Members of 118th Congress
Five Harvard graduates, including four Democrats, were among the freshman members of the 118th Congress sworn into office last week.
Harvard Chief Technology Officer to Step Down for Healey Administration Post
Harvard Chief Technology Officer Jason Snyder will lead the Massachusetts Executive Office of Technology Services and Security, Governor Maura T. Healey ’92 announced Wednesday.
‘The Honor of My Life’: Healey ’92 Sworn In As First Female Mass. Governor
Maura T. Healey ’92 was sworn in as Massachusetts’ 73rd governor on Thursday, becoming the first woman elected governor to take office in the state’s history.
Global Politics Experts Assess Impact of War in Ukraine on the Caucasus at Davis Center Talk
A panel of international relations experts discussed the implications of Russia’s war in Ukraine on the South Caucasus region at an event hosted by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies on Thursday.
Senator Markey Discusses the Future of American Democracy at IOP Forum
Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) called for young voters to participate in the upcoming midterm elections in a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Tuesday, saying that “democracy is on the ballot in 2022.”
International Politics Expert Talks 20th Century Transformation of World Order at Belfer Center
Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs hosted Patrick O. Cohrs, a professor of international history at the University of Florence, to discuss modern international politics Thursday.
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.
Belfer Center Fellow Discusses Political Influence of U.S. War Department
Belfer Center Fellow Grant H. Golub discussed the World War II-era expansion of the now-defunct U.S. Department of War during a virtual seminar on Thursday.
Cambridge Set to Review City Government Structure for First Time in 80 Years
For the first time in 80 years, the City of Cambridge is launching a comprehensive review of its government structure.