Two recent Harvard Kennedy School graduates talk about how their involvement in Emmanuel Macron’s insurgent campaign in France had roots in their time at Harvard.
A Harvard student follows her passion for the welfare of refugees back home to Germany after graduation, and Harvard researchers seek solutions to the European crisis.
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi of Italy talked about challenges facing Europe in a stop at Harvard during a four-day trip to the U.S.
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.
With Harvard experts helping, clever and dynamic Mexico City is dealing with global megacity challenges like traffic and housing, and could be a template for a flexible, functioning urbanism of the future.
Harvard had a role in creating Mexico’s decade-old comprehensive health plan for the poor — and now University researchers are helping close stubborn gaps in breast-cancer 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.
The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg talks about how the Islamic State has fundamentally changed the nature of Middle East war coverage.
Three scholars share close-up memories of scenes around the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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Harvard President Drew Faust, University administrators, and faculty members are in Mexico this week for a series of meetings, tours, and alumni events. During their visit to the nation with the largest number of Harvard degree recipients in Latin America, participants are posting items about what they do and see.
For the past several years, Mary Brinton, Radcliffe fellow and chair of Harvard’s sociology department, and a team of collaborators have been exploring declining fertility rates in postindustrial societies.
Harvard’s Bill and Barbara Fash have developed a program that trains local people in Copán, Honduras, to preserve and protect the area’s ancient Maya heritage.
Established in 2006, the São Paulo, Brazil, office of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies acts as a facilitator, connecting Harvard faculty and students with Brazilian collaborators.
Kate McFarlin, president of the Harvard Club of Shanghai, wears her dual enthusiasms for Harvard and China on her sleeve.
Kongjian Yu, who received a doctor of design degree from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design in 1995, espouses an environmental design ethic that considers natural processes on a site first. Since 2010, he has guided GSD students through the problems related to China’s rapid urbanization.
Zongze Hu, who received his doctorate in anthropology from Harvard in 2009, has wasted little time fostering the discipline in his native China, establishing new graduate and undergraduate programs at Shandong University.
The Maha Kumbh Mela, India’s massive gathering of Hindu pilgrims, ended in March. But for Harvard researchers across disciplines, the festival and the tent city it spawned continue to yield lessons in everything from big data to urban planning.
Harvard Center Shanghai provides programming support, local expertise, and meeting space for Harvard researchers, students, and alumni in one of the world’s most dynamic cities.
Carl Kay, president of the Harvard Club of Japan, reflects on a career in which his undergraduate concentration in Japanese studies led to a business helping U.S. companies gain a foothold in Japan.
Harvard College and Graduate School of Design alumnus Paul Tange is changing skylines across Asia through the work of his Tokyo-based architecture firm, Tange Associates.
Daniel Koss, a doctoral student in Harvard’s Government Department, has spent nearly a year in China, studying how such a large, diverse nation could remain intact through decades of warfare, revolution, and unrest, and emerge to wield growing influence on the global stage.
Harvard anthropology doctoral student Nicolas Sternsdorff Cisterna is living in Japan to study food safety and how people make decisions to keep their families safe following the nuclear meltdown.
Patients at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative field hospital at Fond Parisien, Haiti, share their stories of the deadly Jan. 12 earthquake and its aftermath.
Haitians face a long road for post-earthquake recovery. Some Harvard faculty members will walk it with them.
Volunteers assist with a variety of medical skills, from nursing to orthopedics to medical equipment repair, playing a critical role in the response to the Haitian earthquake.