Herman Bolhaar, Chief Prosecutor of the Netherlands
Friday, September 19, 2014, 12:00 â€“ 1:30 p.m.
124 Mount Auburn Street, Ash Center Foyer, Suite 200-North, Cambridge, MA
Light lunch will be served
Chief Prosecutor of the Netherlands Herman Bolhaar will be speaking at the Ash Center's first Innovation Round Table of the year. He will talk about his unorthodox approach to fighting human trafficking and other forms of organized crime. HKS Lecturer Jorrit de Jong will moderate the conversation with Mr. Bolhaar, HKS faculty, Innovations Program staff, and students based on the discussion case: â€śWanted: Partners!â€ť MoreÂ»
Please join us every Friday at 2:30 p.m. in room #226 at the Ash Center (Ash Large Conference Room) beginning on Friday, Sept. 5th as we explore the culture and language of Indonesia. These classes are not for credit and are open to all Harvard students, staff members and the general public of the Greater Boston area. The lessons will be conducted by Mr. Kurniawan (firstname.lastname@example.org), a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant, and all levels of skill â€“ beginner, intermediate, and advanced â€“ are welcome. MoreÂ»
Hahrie Han, Wellesley College, Sarah Hodgdon, Sierra Club, and Jane Mansbridge, Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values
Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 4:10 â€“ 5:30 p.m.
124 Mount Auburn Street, Suite 200-North, Cambridge, MA
Why are some civic associations better than others at getting â€“and keepingâ€“ people involved in activism? How do the most active associations blend mobilizing and organizing to transform their members' motivations and capacities for involvement? In this discussion, Wellesley College Professor and author of How Organizations Develop Activists Hahrie Han and Sierra Club Director Sarah Hodgson will explore how civic associations can build the power they want and support a healthy democracy. MoreÂ»
The Workshop on Immigration, Race and Ethnicity (WIRE) at the Ash Center is a bi-monthly seminar style forum for Harvard and Boston area researchers and students working on the topics of immigration, race and ethnicity from a diverse variety of perspectives. Workshop sessions are thematically organized and themes are different each semester. For the fall semester of 2014, the themes are: (1) Experiments on Race, Immigration, and Public Policy; (2) Economic Impacts of Immigration and Immigration Policy and; (3) Ethics of Immigration and Immigration Policy. MoreÂ»