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New Book by Former Fellow Winston Dookeran

April 20, 2015

Former Fellow Winston Dookeran (1993–1994) recently published Crisis and Promise in the Caribbean: Politics and Convergence. Dookeran is the current minister of foreign affairs in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Read More…

Faculty Associate Sven Beckert Wins Bancroft Prize

March 26, 2015

Faculty Associate Sven Beckert, author of Empire of Cotton: A Global History, has been awarded the 2015 Bancroft Prize. Winners are judged in terms of the scope, significance, depth of research, and richness of interpretation they present in the areas of American history and diplomacy. Read More...

The March 2015 Epicenter is Online

March 13, 2015

"Making Education Count: Finding Possibilities of Peace in the Unlikeliest of Places," by Joseph Guay highlights the work of assistant professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (GSE), Sarah Dryden-Peterson. 
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Undergraduate Associate Awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarship

March 12, 2015

Congratulations to Undergraduate Associate Daniel Barcia '15, studying history, who has been honored with a Gates Cambridge Scholarship. The scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. The program aims to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others. Read More...

The January 2015 Epicenter is Online

January 7, 2015

“What Others Think of Us: Social Esteem and Participation in Contentious Politics,” by Joseph Guay highlights the work of Harvard Assistant Professor of Government and Social Studies Gwyneth McClendon. Read the issue >

2014–2015 Kenneth I. Juster Fellows

November 18, 2014

The Weatherhead Center is pleased to announce its 2014-2015 class of Juster Fellows. Now in its fourth year, this grant initiative is made possible by the generosity of the Center’s Advisory Committee Chair, the Honorable Kenneth I. Juster, who has devoted much of his education, professional activities, and nonprofit endeavors to international affairs and is deeply engaged in promoting international understanding and advancing international relations.