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Pulitzer-winners Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker, authors of A Very Stable Genius

February 28, 2020

Porter Square Books, a community-based independent bookstore in Cambridge, MA. On Tuesday, March 10th, we’re excited to be hosting Pulitzer-prize winning journalists Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker of the Washington Post at First Parish Church for their instant bestseller, A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump’s Testing of America. From their position at the front lines of his administration, Leonnig and Rucker provide the definitive insider narrative of Donald Trump's...

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Political Economy Seminar Series: David Broockman 3/5

February 28, 2020

Please join us Thursday, March 5 for the Political Economy Seminar series.  

University of California, Berkeley Professor David Broockman will present "Policy Voting in Elections: A Field Experiment" co-authored with Josh Kalla. 

A paper is not available at this time. 

Location: The seminar will be held this semester in the CGIS Knafel Building, Room K354, 3rd floor, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge. 
Time: 4:30pm-5:45pm

Summer RA position announcement from the Radcliffe Institute

February 24, 2020
Attached you will find a summer RA position announcement from the Radcliffe Institute.  Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin is looking for a graduate student to assist her with her upcoming book on civil rights activist Constance Baker Motley. 

Political Economy Seminar 2/27: Ken Shepsle

February 24, 2020

Please join us Thursday, February 27 for the Political Economy Seminar series.  

Harvard Profesor Kenneth Shepsle will present his paper, ""Executive Absolutism: A Model" (with William Howell and Stephane Wolton). The paper is attached. 

Location: The seminar will be held this semester in the CGIS Knafel Building, Room K354, 3rd floor, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge. 

Time: 4:30pm-5:45pm

Book Launch “Above the Fray: The Red Cross and the Making of the Humanitarian Relief Sector”

February 21, 2020

Special Event | Book Launch for Above the Fray
Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2020,  4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262)
"Above the Fray: The Red Cross and the Making of the Humanitarian Relief Sector"

 

Drawing on archival research, Dromi traces the genesis of the Red Cross to a Calvinist movement working in mid-nineteenth-century Geneva. He shows how global humanitarian policies emerged from the Red Cross founding members’ faith that an international volunteer program not...

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WCFIA Graduate Research Grants on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion

February 19, 2020

The Weatherhead Center Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion will offer grants of $4,000–10,000 to Harvarddoctoral candidates for research projects that relate to the mission of the cluster. The grant is intended to be used for any legitimate research need, such as field research expenses, purchasing or coding data, using distant archives, or conducting a small-scale survey.

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