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.
Lauren A. Taylor, who arrived at Harvard Divinity School in 2012 with a book contract and a desire to delve into global health partnerships, wants to change the public discourse around health care.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger reflects on predecessor George C. Marshall’s Commencement address at Harvard in 1947, which extended America’s hand to a battered Europe and, in so doing, helped to create a stable postwar order and an inclusive, long-term U.S. foreign policy.
A Harvard Summer School course will take a novel approach to European history, examining centuries of violence through the lens of peace.
Lara Phillips, a Harvard Medical School instructor in emergency medicine, was in Nepal during the April 25 earthquake that devastated Kathmandu and other areas. She and colleagues have traveled from the high-mountain clinic where they worked to offer assistance.
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Nobel laureate and writer Wole Soyinka told a Harvard audience on Wednesday that ruthless Islamist religious fundamentalism is “the enemy of humanity.”
Turkey appears to be moving away from the path toward reforms that helped to fuel an economic resurgence there in the early 2000s, a leading economist told a Harvard audience.
Renee Salas, a Wilderness Medicine Fellow from Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School instructor in emergency medicine, was working at a remote clinic near the Mount Everest Base Camp when Saturday’s earthquake struck Nepal. She shared her experience with the Gazette.
With Nepal struggling to grasp the enormous calamity caused by the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck north of Kathmandu Saturday, Harvard is mobilizing to help with technical and medical assistance and reaching out to faculty, staff, and students visiting the region.
Speaking at the Harvard Kennedy School, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talked about his country’s economic and political difficulties, during the first stop of his state visit to the United States.
Harvard faculty members from several disciplines gathered to share thoughts about their work at the 2013 Kumbh Mela religious festival in India.
Starting in May 2013, in two of Syria’s war-torn cities, specially trained operatives moved from door to door with a singular purpose: to ask questions. Vera Mironova, a graduate research fellow at Harvard's Program on Negotiation, was one of the lead authors of the “Voices of Syria” project. She will discuss it today at noon at Wasserstein B015, Harvard Law School.
The value of a clear understanding of your country’s objectives and the power of personal relationships were among the insights former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright shared with a Harvard audience.
As negotiators worked beyond a deadline, experts at Harvard Kennedy School considered the possible outcomes of a deal, or no deal, with Iran over nuclear materials.
Harvard experts assess the rolling waves of violence and political upheaval across much of the Middle East and North Africa.