HKSDC hosts Graham Allison

Members of the HKSDC community were treated to an appearance by Professor Graham Allison, Founding Dean of Harvard's Kennedy School and longtime national security professor and scholar. The topic: “Destined for War? Can America and China escape Thucydides' Trap?" Allison's new book, heralded by the likes of Kissinger to Ki-moon, Petraeus to Power, Carter to Campbell - and many others. Ancient Greek historian and general Thu·cyd·i·des - what Harvard Professor would be worth his salt if his talk did not begin with a lesson in history and pronunciation - is remembered for his history of the Peloponnesian War, most specifically his statement that it was the rise of Athenian power and the fear

HKSDC hosts Graham Allison

Members of the HKSDC community were treated to an appearance by Professor Graham Allison, Founding Dean of Harvard's Kennedy School and longtime national security professor and scholar. The topic: “Destined for War? Can America and China escape Thucydides' Trap?" Allison's new book, heralded by the likes of Kissinger to Ki-moon, Petraeus to Power, Carter to Campbell - and many others. Ancient Greek historian and general Thu·cyd·i·des - what Harvard Professor would be worth his salt if his talk did not begin with a lesson in history and pronunciation - is remembered for his history of the Peloponnesian War, most specifically his statement that it was the rise of Athenian power and the fear

Redistricting - The Achilles Heel of American Democracy?

The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School invited HKS DC alumni to join them in the Capitol's Rayburn Building for a special lunch conversation on redistricting reform, featuring members of the California Citizens Redistricting Commission, the winner of this year's Roy and Lila Ash Innovations Award for Public Engagement in Government. ​ The event included remarks by HKS Professor Archon Fung, and Michael Li, Senior Counsel at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law. Professor Stephen Goldsmith, the Director of the Ash Center's Government Innovations Program presented Harvard's government innovation award to the commissioners of the Califor

Redistricting - The Achilles Heel of American Democracy?

The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School invited HKS DC alumni to join them in the Capitol's Rayburn Building for a special lunch conversation on redistricting reform, featuring members of the California Citizens Redistricting Commission, the winner of this year's Roy and Lila Ash Innovations Award for Public Engagement in Government. ​ The event included remarks by HKS Professor Archon Fung, and Michael Li, Senior Counsel at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law. Professor Stephen Goldsmith, the Director of the Ash Center's Government Innovations Program presented Harvard's government innovation award to the commissioners of the Califor

Joe and Mika Go To Harvard

To formally mark the appointment as IOP Fellows of Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, co-hosts of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” the IOP held a special event at the National Archives in DC. In a week that the U.S. President had some controversial exchanges with the pair on social media, some HKS alumni in DC snapped up a few spaces to the Institute of Politics "Forum on the Road". Over 200 alums, IOP alums and special guests were led through the evening by an always-engaging and entertaining David Rubenstein as host and interviewer, who afterwards showcased the Magna Carta and Declaration of Independence. To view the whole event, click here

Joe and Mika Go To Harvard

To formally mark the appointment as IOP Fellows of Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, co-hosts of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” the IOP held a special event at the National Archives in DC. In a week that the U.S. President had some controversial exchanges with the pair on social media, some HKS alumni in DC snapped up a few spaces to the Institute of Politics "Forum on the Road". Over 200 alums, IOP alums and special guests were led through the evening by an always-engaging and entertaining David Rubenstein as host and interviewer, who afterwards showcased the Magna Carta and Declaration of Independence. To view the whole event, click here

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