Events Calendar

  • 2019 Apr 23

    Women, Peace & Power

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Wexner Building, Room 436

    Between 1990 and 2017, 92% of peace negotiators were men. Women, Peace & Power follows the stories of female activists, politicians, and ordinary citizens in Afghanistan, Liberia, and Northern Ireland as they try to influence peace talks against all odds. 

    While some of these peacebuilders use sit-ins and mass rallies to push for change, others win elections to negotiate at the peace table. All face challenges to their authority and legitimacy as they attempt to steer their countries away from war.

    A panel discussion will follow the...

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  • 2019 Apr 25

    Organizing for the US Equal Rights Amendment: Strategic Strengths and Failures

    11:45am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Ellwood Democracy Lab, Rubenstein 414

    Jane Mansbridge, Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, Harvard Kennedy School

    Organizing for the Equal Rights Amendment the first time round, in 1972-82, tapped the strengths and experienced the weaknesses of social movements in general.  The strengths of social movements derive from their “hydra-headed” qualities:  the activists bubble up from many different arenas, giving...

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  • 2019 Apr 25

    Vision and Justice

    Thu - Fri, Apr 25 to Apr 26, 1:00pm - 10:00pm

    Location: 

    Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street
    “Vision and Justice,” hosted by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, is a two-day creative convening (April 25–26, 2019) that will consider the role of the arts in understanding the nexus of art, race, and justice. This public event, conceived by Sarah Lewis, an assistant professor of history of art and architecture and of African and African American studies at Harvard University, grows out of the award-winning "... Read more about Vision and Justice