An educator and award-winning author, Beekan Erena is on a mission to highlight the plight of the Oromo people, the largest ethnic majority in Ethiopia, who have struggled for years for political and economic equality.
Harvard Kennedy School researchers’ efforts provide a deep look into the most generous of China’s first generation of billionaires, what they’re doing with their wealth, and why.
Analysts at Harvard Kennedy School discuss North Korea’s latest nuclear test and the political implications it presents not only for neighboring powers like China and Russia, but for the rest of the world.
Mexican journalist Jacinto Rodriguez spent more than a decade examining documents at the National Archive of Mexico. Now he’s reviewing documents at the Houghton Library, looking for clues to the relationship between intellectuals and power in Mexico in the 1960s and ’70s.
Professors Jacqueline Bhabha and Michael Ignatieff talked about the Syrian refugee crisis in the wake of the Paris attacks in an event sponsored by the Mahindra Humanities Center.
The French scholar Patrick Weil visited the Law School to give a talk titled “After the Paris Attacks: What Is the Future for French Society?”
During a pair of interviews, Harvard Kennedy School analysts weigh in on the deadly and shocking terrorist attacks believed orchestrated by the Islamic State in Paris and Beirut.
Promoting a global society that celebrates both its common humanity and its differences is the antidote to the world’s deepening divisions, the Aga Khan — the worldwide spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims — said in a visit to Harvard Thursday.
Eugen Dimant, who studies corruption in sports, discusses the implications of charges on Monday by the World Anti-Doping Agency that Russia has a massive, state-run doping operation in its athletic programs.
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Kennedy School initiative takes an unconventional, holistic approach to researching, designing, and implementing policy around international development.
Kennedy School student Andy Agaba has created a startup that he hopes will translate coffee’s popularity into support for African farmers.
African economies fared better than those in many regions during the global financial crisis and, despite the current slow worldwide growth, many firms there continue to grow more quickly than those in industrialized nations, according to the former president of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka.
Africa’s richest man shared the story of how he transformed a company with four cement trucks into a continent-spanning conglomerate, during a session organized by the Harvard Center for African Studies.
Retired Brigadier Gen. Kevin Ryan, now at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, assesses the implications of Russia’s incursion into Syria.
Panelists discuss the ongoing humanitarian crisis as millions of Syrian refugees fleeing civil war find disparate receptions in European nations.
As Congress prepares to vote on a deal to limit Iran’s nuclear program, Harvard Kennedy School experts consider its merits and shortcomings and look to what’s next.
A branch of Partners In Health in Peru has reduced the number of deaths from multidrug-resistant TB through a system of careful protocols.
A Harvard study of Colombia’s civil war reparations program says it is the largest of its kind and well-received by the population, but may be too big for its own good.
Matthew Bunn, a nuclear policy expert at the Harvard Kennedy School, evaluates the restrictive nuclear deal announced between Iran and a U.S.-led coalition.