Join the Human Rights Program (HRP) for a book talk with the writer, activist, and lawyer, Maria McFarland Sanchez-Moreno. As the executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, Maria is at the helm of the leading U.S. organization fighting to end the war on drugs domestically and beyond. Her new book is a narrative non-fiction account of the rise of paramilitaries in Colombia in the late 1990s. With close ties to the cocaine business, the paramilitaries carried out a violent expansion campaign committing atrocities against thousands of people. The story is told through the perspective...
Harvard Chan School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Building 1, Room 1302, Boston, MA 02115
The largest health effects of environmental contamination are being experienced in developing countries. Harvard is partnering with institutions in Latin America to build local capacity to understand these local environmental exposures, quantify their health effects and develop effective prevention strategies. This panel will describe several ongoing environmental health capacity building projects in Mexico and Brazil including • Assessing the health benefits of air pollution control policies in Mexico City over the past 25 years • Strengthening community innovation and...
Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA
Kicking off Worldwide Week at Harvard 2018, student tales from beyond the comfort zone. Harvard College undergraduates share their inspirational stories about global engagement, intellectual exploration and personal discovery made possible through experiences abroad.
Featuring welcome remarks from Dr. Margot Gill, University Marshal and Administrative Dean for International Affairs in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Reception to follow.
Hosted by Harvard’s Asia Center, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, David Rockefeller Center for Latin...
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (Kresge Cafeteria) 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
From Bamako to Bogota, Bangalore to Boston, women are the majority of healthcare providers worldwide, yet underrepresented in leadership in science and medicine. Join the Harvard Global Health Institute and the Women and Health Initiative of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health for a symposium to discuss women’s roles within the health system and the transformation possible – leading to gender equality on the path towards health for all.
Speaker: Ana De la O, Associate Professor of Political Science, Yale University
Ana Lorena De La O is associate professor of Political Science at Yale University, where she is affiliated with the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, the Institution of Social and Policy Studies, and the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. Her research relates to the political economy of poverty alleviation, clientelism and the provision of...
Listen to Harvard authors present their global books in a café-style setting. A panel of Weatherhead Center Faculty Associates will each give an eight-minute “speed talk” about their recent book, launching us into compelling issues from around the world, featuring stories and research from Kenya, Japan, India, the United Kingdom and Mexico, to name a few countries represented thematically in this two-hour event. Refreshments will be provided.
Are you a Harvard student planning to study, research, or work abroad? Join us for an open house to meet our staff, learn about international resources to plan your trip and keep you safe, get a free passport-like photo taken, and enjoy trivia, prizes, and food.
Hosted by Harvard Global Support Services. This event is open to students; please bring your Harvard ID.
Exhibition Tour! Join Matthew Wittmann, Curator of the Harvard Theatre Collection for a tour of Houghton Library’s Fall exhibition Treading the Borders: Immigration and the American Stage. Much of the richness and vitality of the performing arts in the United States derives from creative talent originating elsewhere. This exhibition explores how successive waves of immigration transformed the American stage, highlighting the virtuosity and resilience of a diverse group of actors, artists, and entertainers from the colonial era to the present day.
Speaker: Ignacio Sánchez Prado, Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, Washington University in St. Louis Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures