Scientists Speak on Water's Role in Climate Change, Public Health and Planetary Science at Radcliffe Institute Event
Four early-career scientists presented their research findings on water’s role in climate change, earth science, public health, and planet habitability at a Radcliffe Institute event on Friday.
Radcliffe Fellow Robert F. Reid-Pharr showcased his work on the legendary novelist, poet, and activist James Baldwin on Wednesday afternoon.
Harvard Law School, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Harvard Divinity School, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study will continue to hold their instruction and programming online next semester because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Author and Boston University professor Ibram X. Kendi argued for the importance of anti-racism in research, especially in response to police brutality and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, during a Tuesday webinar hosted by Harvard’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.
Scholars discussed the history of scientific racism and abolition through the lens of a new book on slave daguerreotypes in a panel hosted by the Radcliffe Institute Thursday afternoon.
Six female scholars from across the social sciences discussed the achievements and failures of the 19th Amendment Thursday evening in the third installment of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies’s event series “Voting Matters: Gender, Citizenship, and the Long 19th Amendment.”
More than 3,600 attendees tuned into “Perfecters of This Democracy,” an hour-long webinar featuring the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole S. Hannah-Jones, Tuesday evening.
Government professor Daniel P. Carpenter called for a "new New Deal" to jumpstart the American economy in a white paper published in late April.
Many Harvard schools have cancelled or adapted their regular summer programming due to the uncertainties and risks presented by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Losses to the University’s endowment due to the coronavirus pandemic may have a disproportionate impact on the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and the Harvard Divinity School, which draw high proportions of their budget from the endowment.
Administrators from across Harvard’s schools sent school-specific instructions and reassurances to students Tuesday following University President Lawrence S. Bacow’s announcement that Harvard would move to remote instruction March 23.
Former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Discusses Challenges to Global Human Rights Order
Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, who served as the United Nations high commissioner for human rights, discussed the new global geopolitical environment Thursday.