The former governor of Alaska and five other prominent political figures are slated to join the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics this spring as part of their residential fellows program, the IOP announced Thursday.
Former Prime Minister of Australia Kevin Rudd discussed the current state of U.S.-China relations and the possibility of future conflict at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Thursday night.
University Professor Danielle S. Allen and Adam D. Serwer, a staff writer for The Atlantic, discussed the future of a politically divided American society at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Tuesday night.
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter describes strategic security considerations that must be taken into account in a crisis during a national security simulation at the IOP Tuesday evening.
Former Government Officials and Experts Engage in National Security Council Simulation at JFK Jr. Forum
Former United States government officials and policy experts, including former Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter and former Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers, participated in a live simulation of a White House National Security Council meeting at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Tuesday.
Fifty-two percent of surveyed voters between the ages of 18 to 29 and 58 percent of general election voters under 30 support the impeachment of President Donald J. Trump, according to an Institute of Politics poll released Monday.
Lech Walesa, former president of Poland and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, discussed European politics since the fall of the Berlin Wall at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Monday night.
Journalist Tatiana C. K. Schlossberg discussed the environmental impact of everyday consumption at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Thursday night.
Anand Giridharadas, author of the book 'Winners Take All,' criticized the notion that elite philanthropists can bring about reform in a talk at the Harvard Institute of Politics Tuesday.
Disability rights activist Judith E. Heumann called for private and public institutions to include the perspectives of disabled individuals in discussions about diversity and equality at the Harvard Kennedy School Tuesday.
Moderated by Mark D. Gearan ’78, a former director of the Peace Corps and the current director of the Institute of Politics, Stewart and Olsen each spoke about how they began their journey in service.
The discussion featured political experts Frank Bruni, Amy Walter, and David Axelrod – a New York Times op-ed columnist, National Editor of The Cook Political, and former senior advisor to President Obama (2009-2011), respectively. It was moderated by Maya Sen ’00, a professor of public policy at Harvard Kennedy School.
International Monetary Fund Chief Economist Gita Gopinath returned to Harvard to discuss emerging markets, trade disputes, and other global economic issues at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Tuesday evening.
A panel of activists and legal experts pushed for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment and stressed the importance of political activism at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Monday night.