The long-running Harvard Chiapas Project, led by the popular Evon Vogt, represented Harvard’s first sustained bi-national academic link to the Republic of Mexico.
Robert McDonald, new U.S. secretary of veterans affairs, detailed initial progress in reforming the department, which has been scarred by revelations of mismanagement and lengthy, perhaps life-threatening, waits for veterans needing care.
The events unfolding in Ferguson, Mo., are being watched around the world. The way the grand jury’s decision and its aftermath are being perceived abroad may be categorically different than how they are understood at home, according to Harvard Kennedy School historian and Associate Professor Moshik Temkin on this week’s episode of PolicyCast.
Radoslaw Sikorski, speaker of the Polish parliament and recent foreign minister, discusses the ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis and what it means for Europe.
It’s been an interesting few months for the Catholic Church, as key changes in both personnel and tone signal Pope Francis’ continued push toward greater inclusiveness.
Police officers in the United States face roughly 30 to 70 times higher risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) when they’re involved in stressful situations — ...
Third-year Harvard Law School students clashed in the high drama of the venerable Ames Moot Court Competition on Tuesday under the jurisdiction of visiting federal judges, including one of the nation’s foremost legal authorities, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia.
The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg talks about how the Islamic State has fundamentally changed the nature of Middle East war coverage.
On Harvard Kennedy School’s PolicyCast podcast, alumnus Bryan Stevenson addresses issues of racial and financial inequality in the U.S. justice system.
Jimmy Carter, the 39th president, will speak at Harvard on his new book, “A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power.” The book calls for an end to discrimination against and abuse of women, something Carter calls the “No. 1 unaddressed issue involving human rights.” In an advance Q&A session, he discussed those issues, and much more.
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The Kennedy School is working with the government of Albania to help the nation put an end to a long period of economic dysfunction.
Music industry titan Clive Davis, LL.B. ’56, chats with Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow about his nearly 60 years in the business.
Two Harvard affiliates are launching a Boston-area program of talks, videos, and discussion over the implications of 43 “disappeared” students in Mexico.
Henry Kissinger visited the Harvard Law School campus to share the lessons he learned as U.S. secretary of state and national security advisor under two presidents.
HLS health care law expert Einer Elhauge discusses the latest Supreme Court case to test the Affordable Care Act.
Andrew McCawley, president and CEO of the New England Center for Homeless Veterans, describes the steps the organization is taking to combat homelessness among U.S. veterans and how likely it is that the nation will see the complete eradication of veteran homelessness by 2016.
Since its founding in 2012 by Clinical Professor of Law Daniel Nagin, more than 30 HLS students taking part in the Veterans Legal Clinic have represented more than 100 clients in the areas of federal and state veterans’ benefits, discharge upgrades, and estate planning.
Social psychologist and author Claude Steele talks about how negative stereotypes about a social group’s intellectual abilities can trigger anxiety and cognitive difficulties in those who identify with that group, leading to chronic underperformance.
Investment experts at Harvard Business School explored alternatives for investors interested in climate change, from divestment to engagement, as ways to change corporate behavior.
Harvard faculty and scholars gathered with Burmese refugees to discuss the ongoing mistreatment of that country’s Rohingya minority, which speakers called a “slow-burning genocide.” A Harvard Law School report said the country’s Karen minority also are under siege.