Centerpiece: Fall 2016

Canada Program

The WCFIA Canada Program is home to eleven affiliates in 2016–17, including three visiting scholars and eight student Canada Research Fellows. The three visiting scholars are:

New Books

Slavery’s Capitalism

Edited by Sven Beckert and Seth Rockman

Book cover for Slavery's CapitalismDuring the nineteenth century, the United States entered the ranks of the world's most advanced and dynamic economies.

Of Note

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Michael Reich Receives Lifetime Service Award for Research

Michael Reich, Taro Takemi Professor of International Health Policy at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, has received a Lifetime Service award.

Dispatches: Undergraduate Researchers in the Field

Last spring, thirteen Harvard College students received travel grants from the Weatherhead Center to support their thesis field research on topics related to international affairs. Since their return in September, the Weatherhead Center has encouraged these Undergraduate Associates to take advantage of the Center’s research community by connecting with graduate students, faculty, postdocs, and visiting scholars. Early in the 2017 spring semester, February 2–3, 2017, the students will present their research in a conference that is open to the Harvard community.