Journalists, Filmmakers Discuss Ethical Dilemma of Documenting War Crimes in Ukraine at Harvard IOP Forum
Journalists and filmmakers discussed the challenges of covering the war in Ukraine ethically while also portraying the reality of the conflict at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Monday evening.
Belarus Opposition Leader, European Parliament President Reaffirm Support for Ukraine at Harvard IOP Forum
More than a year after Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, a massive escalation in a war that dates back to 2014, Tsikhanouskaya and European Parliament President Roberta Metsola reaffirmed that their support for Ukraine has not waned during a joint appearance at the Friday forum.
The search for the next director of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics has narrowed to an initial shortlist of four finalists, according to five people familiar with the student deliberations.
‘Come and Take It’: Governor Sununu Asserts New Hampshire Will Vote First in 2024 Primary Season at IOP Forum
New Hampshire Governor Chris T. Sununu said the state will retain its “first in the nation primary” in 2024 — despite an overhaul of the Democratic National Committee’s primary calendar — at an Institute of Politics JFK Jr. Forum Tuesday evening.
Harvard’s Institute of Politics will aim to diversify the areas of expertise of the invited guests at its John F. Kennedy Jr. forums this fall, according to JFK Jr. Forum Committee Student Co-Chairs Robert Fogel ’25 and Ryan P. Tierney ’24.
Former Massachusetts Representative Joe Kennedy III discussed the importance of expanding civic participation through grassroots organizing at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Thursday evening.
Harvard Kennedy School Professor Cornell Williams Brooks Declares ‘Policing is in a State of Crisis’ at IOP Forum
Harvard Kennedy School Professor Cornell Williams Brooks said policing in the United States is in a “state of crisis” at a Harvard Institute of Politics Forum Monday evening.
U.S. Special Envoy to Advance the Human Rights of LGBTQI+ Persons Jessica Stern discussed America’s leadership in global LGBTQ+ rights at a Wednesday Institute of Politics JFK Jr. Forum.
Ford Foundation President Darren Walker discussed social inequality and declining economic mobility in the United States, as well as the role mentorship played in his own success, at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Tuesday evening.
The Harvard Kennedy School appointed former Republican Secretary for the Majority Laura C. Dove as second-in-command of the Institute of Politics, the IOP announced in a press release Monday.
Former Human Rights Watch Executive Director Kenneth Roth discussed the Harvard Kennedy School’s decision to veto, then subsequently offer, his fellowship at an Institute of Politics JFK Jr. Forum on Wednesday.
Journalist and author Gillian Tett said anthropology is one of the “most unrecognized and most useful tools” for social scientists at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Monday.
President Joe Biden’s 2023 State of the Union address evoked applause, jeers, and laughter from attendees at a Harvard Institute of Politics watch party on Tuesday night.
Scholars and activists discussed reparatory justice movements for Black Americans and the legacy of reparations pioneer Callie House at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Thursday evening.
The newly-announced Harvard Institute of Politics spring 2023 resident fellows discussed the divisiveness in current American politics at their inaugural JFK Jr. Forum on Wednesday.
The Harvard Institute of Politics announced Kenneth Roth will speak at a Feb. 8 JFK Jr. Forum, roughly a month after reports emerged alleging Roth was blocked from a fellowship at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Carr Center for Human Rights over his criticism of Israel.
Former Representative Jamie Herrera Beutler (R-Wa.) — one of ten Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump — and seven other political figures will serve as fellows at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics this spring, the IOP announced in a press release on Tuesday.
President Joe Biden lauded former United States Secretary of Defense Ash Carter as “a force of nature” in a memorial service honoring his death at the Washington National Cathedral on Thursday morning.
Former Massachusetts Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III will serve as special envoy to Northern Ireland, U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken ’84 announced in a press statement Monday morning.
Racial justice advocates shared methods to spearhead racial equity and bolster institutional change in a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Wednesday.