Centerpiece: Spring 2022

In Memoriam

Philip Heymann, 1932–2021

Philip Heymann, James Barr Ames Professor of Law, Emeritus, Harvard Law School, passed away on November 30, 2021, at age eighty-nine. Heymann, who became a Weatherhead Center Faculty Associate in 2004, was a legal scholar who served in senior positions during...

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New Books

Mobility, Mobilization, and Counter/Insurgency: The Routes of Terror in an African Context

By Daniel E. Agbiboa

In Mobility, Mobilization, and Counter/Insurgency, Daniel Agbiboa takes African insurgencies back to their routes by providing a transdisciplinary perspective on the...

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Of Note

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New Members of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Several Faculty Associates are members of the 2022 class of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences: Erica Chenoweth, Frank Stanton Professor of the First Amendment at Harvard Kennedy School and Susan S. and Kenneth L....

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Message from the Director

Portrait of Melani CammettThis spring, the mood around the Weatherhead Center vacillates between hopeful optimism and somber concern. Hope is reflected in our graduating students—who, after more than two years of pandemic restrictions on their studies, are ready to take their next steps into a more promising world. At...

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Spring 2022, Volume 36 Number 2

The spring 2022 issue of Centerpiece highlights recent activities at the Weatherhead Center. Director Melani Cammett shares important Center news, along with personal news, in the Message from the Director. Graduate Student Associate (GSA) Andi Zhou writes about the connections between maps, homelands, and sacrifice in our first feature, "Who Fights for the Homeland?" We sat down with recent GSA alum Angie Bautista-Chavez for an interview on "The Journey to Professorship," which details her experiences as a first-generation college student at Harvard to assistant professor at Arizona State University. We pay tribute to Herbert C. Kelman, a longtime Center affiliate who leaves behind a legacy of peace and kindess to everyone who worked with him. Finally, we invite you to meet our new executive officer for The Harvard Academy of International and Area Studies, Kaori Urayama, and our new Undergraduate Associates for 2022–2023.... Read more about Spring 2022, Volume 36 Number 2