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Radcliffe Fellow Discusses Consequences of U.S. Gun Industry on Mexico

Ieva Jusionyte, a Maury Green Fellow at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, discussed the impact of the United States gun industry on violence in Mexico at a virtual event hosted by Radcliffe on Wednesday.


Harvard Affiliates Rally in Support of Iranian Women on Widener Steps

Around 50 Harvard affiliates gathered on the steps of Widener Library on Friday to stand in solidarity with women in Iran, where protests have erupted in recent weeks after Zhina Mahsa Amini died in police custody.


Harvard IOP Forum Honors Rodrigo Ventocilla, Discusses Global Trans Rights Movement

A month after Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla, a transgender Harvard Kennedy School student, died in police custody in Indonesia, the Institute of Politics hosted a forum on the backlash to the global transgender rights movement.


Ukraine Take Shelter Website

Local artists Ross Miller and Yolanda He Yang wraped the Charles Sumner statue on Massachusetts Avenue in solidiary with Ukrainians, who have been wrapping their statues in similar fashion to protect them from damage and destruction.


Experts Explore the Future of China-Russia Relations in Virtual Talk

The Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation held a virtual discussion Thursday on China’s response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.


Bioethics Panel Discusses Smart Device Disease Diagnosis

Researchers, lawyers, and physicians discussed the ethical implications of using smart devices to collect data for diagnosing medical conditions in a virtual panel hosted by the Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics on Friday.


Harvard Law School’s Human Rights Program Publishes Report Denouncing State-Sanctioned Massacres in Haiti

The executive summary of the report, which HLS co-published with the Observatoire Haïtien des crimes contre l’humanité, describes the acts of state-sanctioned violence under the presidency of Jovenel Moïse as probable “crimes against humanity” when considering their “scale, pattern, and context.”


Federal Judge Upholds Ruling Against Former Bolivian President in Human Rights Case Brought by HLS Clinic

HLS’s International Human Rights Clinic secured a historic victory as a federal judge turned down a former Bolivian president and defense minister's request to reverse a judgement against them for the massacre of Indigenous people.


Harvard Law School Hosts Event Marking Five Years Since Ekpar Asat's Disappearance

Advocates and supporters of Ekpar Asat — a tech entrepreneur and brother of Rayhan Asat, Harvard Law School’s first Uighur graduate — gathered Wednesday in a virtual event commemorating five years since his unexplained disappearance in a Xinjiang internment camp.


Harvard Researchers and Home Improvement Experts Talk Housing in the Aftermath of Covid-19 in Panel Discussion

Harvard researchers and home improvement industry representatives discussed the recent remodeling boom and widening housing inequities — both linked to the Covid-19 pandemic — in an event hosted by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies and the Kennedy School’s Taubman Center for State and Local Government on Thursday.


Harvard Reischauer Institute Notes ‘Serious Concerns’ Over Prof. Ramseyer’s ‘Comfort Women’ Article

Harvard’s Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studies issued a statement last week calling on the publishing journal to “fully address” concerns raised around Harvard Law professor J. Mark Ramseyer’s contentious article on “comfort women,” and condemning online harassment that has stemmed from the controversy.


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