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Refugees in Germany

Confronting the refugee crisis

Whether working in camps or at policymaking, Harvard students, researchers, and analysts try to help solve a Rubik’s Cube of concerns in Europe



As the Department of the Classics’ newest tenured faculty member, Adrian Staehli studies more than just old pottery shards. His work explores the ways that Western cultures — from Renaissance artists in the 15th century to Nazis and Italian fascists in the 20th — have bent ancient Greek culture to their own ends, and how those interpretations shape what we now consider classical art. In the process, he tries to discern from fragmentary evidence how the Greeks actually saw themselves.

The naked truth

Archaeologist studies classical art, and what it reveals about other cultures



What the United States and other powerful nations are facing, Joseph Nye contends in his new book "The Future of Power," is an unprecedented shift in power, both away from the traditionally dominant West to the East, and away from states to nonstate actors — everyone from hackers and terrorists to billionaire philanthropists to the whistleblowers of WikiLeaks.

Get smart

Kennedy School’s Nye charts a course for continued U.S. influence