Harvard Kennedy School Senior Lecturer Robert Behn and Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone will discuss Behnās new book The PerformanceStat Potential: A Leadership Strategy for Producing Results. The book explores the growth and prominence of PerformanceStat leadership strategy across so many jurisdictions and agencies in pursuit of improve government performance. MoreĀ»
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. MoreĀ»
Thursday, December 4, 2014, 7:30p.m.
American Repertory Theater, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge, MA
The Ash Center is partnering again with A.R.T. on a post-performance discussion for the new play O.P.C., written by Eve Ensler (creator of the Vagina Monologues). Our featured speakers will be Jane Mansbridge, a world-renowned scholar of democratic representation, deliberation and activism, and Aisha Bhoori, a Harvard College student interested in literary criticism, political theory and social justice, who will speak on the political and generational themes of the play. MoreĀ»
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 (email@example.com), a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant, and all levels of skill ā beginner, intermediate, and advanced ā are welcome. MoreĀ»