Past Events

  • 2014 Oct 14

    Hortense Spillers: W. E. B. Du Bois Lectures (1 of 3)

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Thompson Room, Barker Center
    Dr. Hortense Spillers, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor at Vanderbilt University will be giving a presentation on "Women and the Early Republics: Revolution, Sentiment, and Sorrow". This is a lecture in 3 parts, running October 14-16.
  • 2014 Oct 14

    Operationalizing a Rights-Based Approach to Health: Building on Existing Efforts in East Africa

    11:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Room 710
    Bjørg Sandkjær is a senior advisor in the Department of Health, Education and Research at Norad, the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation. She will be speaking on, “Operationalizing a rights-based approach to health: Building on existing efforts in East Africa”.Bjorg has extensive experience working on issues related to health in general and sexual and reproductive health and rights, in her native Norway as well as on the African continent. Between 2003 - 2007 she worked on population and social development issues at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa,... Read more about Operationalizing a Rights-Based Approach to Health: Building on Existing Efforts in East Africa
  • 2014 Oct 10

    Harvard Black Alumni Weekend 2014

    Fri - Sun, Oct 10 to Oct 12, 4:00pm - 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Various locations around Harvard University
    Many events will take place over the weekend, including a discussion on "The New Africa: A Fresh Look Through a New Prism" and "Harvard at 378: An Examination of the State of Affairs at Harvard University", featuring Professor Henry "Skip" Gates, Jr. and Professor Charles J. Ogletree, Jr, among others.It is encouraged to register early.You can find out more about the event and register here.
  • 2014 Oct 08

    Hutchins Center Fall Colloquium with Damon Burchell-Sajnani

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Thompson Room, Barker Center
    Damon Sajnani aka "ProfessorD.us" (pronounced Professor D dot U.S.) is an accomplished HipHop artist and a Ph.D candidate in African-American Studies at Northwestern University. As leader of The Dope Poet Society, one of Canada's top selling independent Hip-Hop acts, he has toured worldwide and released four critically acclaimed CDs. His writing and research concerns race, neo/colonialism, geopolitics, and popular culture.... Read more about Hutchins Center Fall Colloquium with Damon Burchell-Sajnani
  • 2014 Oct 07

    Webcast: Women’s Lives Matter

    2:30pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    The Forum Studio at HSPH: The Harvard School of Public Health
    The FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Family Care International (FCI), and the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) will be hosting a live webcast on the topic of "Why Women's Lives Matter: The impact of a maternal death on families and communities".The live webcast will feature Dr. Ana Lager of the Women and Health Initiative, Alicia Ely Yamin of the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Amy Boldosser-Boesch of Family Care International, author Jeni Klugman, and Independent Consultant on Gender and Health Rohini Prabha Pande.More information can be found on the... Read more about Webcast: Women’s Lives Matter
  • 2014 Oct 06

    South Sudan: What Went Terribly Wrong?

    3:15pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement
    Ambassador Princeton Lyman, US special envoy for Sudan and South Sudan 2011-13 will be discussing the recent political situation in South Sudan. Amb. Lyman led the negotiations to complete Sudan's 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement enabling South Sudan to achieve independence in July 2011.
  • 2014 Oct 06

    FXB Panel Women's Lives Matter: The impact of a maternal death on families and communities

    12:30pm to 1:20pm

    Location: 

    FXB G-13
    The FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Family Care International (FCI), and the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) are co-hosting a lunch time brown bag panel event on October 6th. This will be a presentation of innovative reseach and methodologies. The panel will feature Policy Director of the FXB Center Dr. Alicia Ely Amin, Economist and gender specialist at the International Center for Research on Women Aslihan Kes, and Senior Program Officer of Family Care International Kathleen Schaffer.For more information can be found... Read more about FXB Panel Women's Lives Matter: The impact of a maternal death on families and communities
  • 2014 Oct 04

    Nigerian Students Association 5th Annual Independence Day Gala

    6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Wasserstein 3016, Harvard Law School
    The Nigerian Student Association Gala is one of the biggest student-run events of the year. Come by to enjoy Nigerian food, music, and fashion!Tickets cost $10 in advance, or $15 at the door. $12 for a gala and after party combo-ticket, and $5 for an after party only.
  • 2014 Oct 03

    HKS International Development Communications Workshop: Powerful Storytelling with a Video Camera (Part 2)

    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Taubman Building, Room 275
    Powerful Storytelling with a Video Camera: Part 2 - From Principles into PracticeThis workshop is led by Franco Sacchi, documentary filmmaker, Charles Mann, development economist and Catherine Rielly, Executive Director of Rubia.This session builds... Read more about HKS International Development Communications Workshop: Powerful Storytelling with a Video Camera (Part 2)

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