Calendar

  • 2021 Dec 08

    WCFIA Book Launch (Zoom)

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom (registration required)

    Transforming the War on Drugs: Warriors, Victims and Vulnerable Regions with Coeditor Annette Idler

    This session is open to the public and will be recorded. Registration is required for this Zoom webinar.

    Fifty years after US President Nixon declared the war on drugs, this “war” has failed to significantly reduce the scale or impact of illicit drug production and trafficking. Yet consensus on the way forward is missing from the international policy debate: some states have introduced national reforms; others continue to champion militarized approaches. We are at a crossroads. How to tackle the complex causes and consequences that this war is intended to address? Challenging conventional thinking in defense and security sectors, Transforming the War on Drugs constitutes the first comprehensive and systematic effort to theoretically, conceptually, and empirically investigate the effects of the international drug control regime’s war on drugs. The volume unpacks the dynamics behind illicit drug markets, the fluid motivations of “warriors,” and the evolving consequences for “victims” of this war—the lines between warriors and victims often being blurred.... Read more about WCFIA Book Launch (Zoom)

  • 2021 Dec 08

    Mexico Seminar: The Local and the Territorial in Mexican National Politics

    6:00pm to 7:15pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Mexico Seminar: The Local and the Territorial in Mexican National Politics"

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    Speakers:

    Sergio Aguayo, Professor of International Studies, El Colegio de México; Visiting Scholar, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University.

    María Marván, Researcher and Academic Secretary, Institute for Juridical Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico.

    Moderator:

    Diane Davis, Faculty Associate. Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism, Department of Urban Planning and Design, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University.

    This event is online only. Please click the "Read More" link for full instructions on how to attend this seminar.

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  • 2021 Dec 09

    Project on Shi'ism & Global Affairs Seminar (Zoom)

    2:00pm to 3:15pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Betwixt and Between Culture and Religion: Hosay as a Universal Phenomenon"

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    Speaker:

    Frank J. Korom, Professor of Religion and Anthropology, Boston University.

    Moderator:

    Payam Mohseni, Director, Project on Shi’ism and Global Affairs. Lecturer on Government, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Payam Mohseni
    pmohseni@fas.harvard.edu

    This event is online only. Please click the "Read More" link for full instructions on how to attend this seminar.

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  • 2021 Dec 13

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar (Zoom)

    9:15am to 10:45am

    Location: 

    Online Only

    Panel: "Japan, the U.S., and Economic-Security Policy Linkages in the Taiwan Strait"

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    Panelists:

    Tain Jy Chen, Professor of Economics, Taipei School of Economics and Political Science; Professor Emeritus, National Taiwan University.

    Sadamasa Oue, Senior Fellow, Asia Pacific Initiative; Lt. Gen. (retired), Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF).

    Shelley Rigger, Brown Professor of Political Science, Davidson College.

    Daniel Russel, Vice President, International Security and Diplomacy, Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI).

    Moderator:

    Christina DavisDirector, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Emma Duncan
    eduncan@wcfia.harvard.edu

    Co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University. This seminar is part of the Special Series on Policy Innovations in Crises, supported by a grant from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP).

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  • 2021 Dec 17

    Herbert C. Kelman Seminar (Zoom)

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "This Way Out: How to Overcome Toxic Polarization"

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    Speaker:

    Peter Coleman, Professor of Psychology and Education, Columbia University.

    Contact:

    Donna Hicks
    dhicks@wcfia.harvard.edu

    Remote Access Information:

    To join by computer:

    https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vKo-Kh6ISI6DjOvBa3bTOw

    Please note: This event requires registration in advance in order to receive the meeting link and password.