Past Events

  • 2022 Dec 01

    WSP Seminar with Tolu Ogunlesi

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    In person, CGIS S-050, 1730 Cambridge St.

    WSP Seminar with fellow Tolu Ogunlesi

    “Regulating Social Media in Nigeria: A Middle-of-the-Road Approach Involving Coalitions of the Responsible”

     

    Tolu Ogunlesi, fellow, is a Nigerian journalist and writer. Since 2016 he has been a special assistant to the President of Nigeria on digital and new media. 

    Research interests: Digital misinformation/disinformation, literacy, and civic engagement; and social media regulation.

     

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  • 2022 Nov 17

    WSP Seminar with Luca Maria Pesando

    12:15pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS S-050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

    WSP Seminar with visiting scholar Luca Maria Pesando, McGill University

    "Leveraging digital sources to study intimate partner violence”

    Luca Maria Pesando is a visiting scholar and assistant professor of sociology and demography at McGill University. He is interested in issues of family poverty, inequality, gender, stratification, intra- and intergenerational processes, technology adoption, and interactions between life-cycle events and human capital accumulation.

  • 2022 Nov 03

    WSP Seminar with Alex Godoy Faúndez

    12:15pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    In person, Note location change: CGIS S-050, 1730 Cambridge St.

    WSP Seminar with visiting scholar Alex Godoy-Faúndez, Universidad del Desarrollo

    “Gaps in Climate Change Negotiations: The Missing Link between Adaptation and Mitigation to Achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2030”

    Alex Godoy is a visiting scholar from the Universidad del Desarrollo in Chile, where he is director of the Sustainability Research Center and Strategic Resource Management. His research project focuses on using sustainability science to understand the relationships between...

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  • 2022 Oct 27

    Military Concerns of a Rising China

    12:15pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    In person. CGIS S-050, 1730 Cambridge St.

    WSP Seminar with US Air Force Fellow Lt Col Kenneth Fann,  Lt Col Charles "Diesel" Bursi (Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs) and Lt Col Kevin A. Deibler (National Security Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School).

    Internal discussion for residential affiliates of the Weatherhead Center, off the record. Lunch will be available at noon.

     

  • 2022 Oct 20

    WSP Seminar with Ángeles Picone

    12:15pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    In person, CGIS S-050, 1730 Cambridge St.

    WSP Seminar with visiting scholar María de los Ángeles Picone, Boston College

    “Locality as a Metaphor for the Nation: Nature and the Built Environment in Argentine Patagonia, 1930-1945”

    María de los Ángeles Picone, a fall 2022 visiting scholar, is assistant professor of history at Boston College. She is a historian of modern Latin America with an interest in nation making, border regions, spatial history, and the environment. Her current book project examines how people in the northern Patagonian Andes created new understandings of...

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  • 2022 Oct 13

    WSP Seminar with Sasha de Vogel

    12:15pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS S-050, 1730 Cambridge St.

    WSP Seminar with Dorman postdoctoral fellow Sasha de Vogel

    "Detention Patterns and Russia's Anti-War Movement"

    Sasha de Vogel, a Raphael Morrison Dorman Memorial Postdoctoral Fellow, obtained her PhD in political science in 2021 from the University of Michigan. Her research combines interests in authoritarianism, institutional politics, and collective action, with regional expertise on Russia and the former Soviet Union.

     

     

  • 2022 Sep 29

    WSP Seminar with Hendrik Ohnesorge

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    In person, CGIS S-354, 1730 Cambridge St.

    WSP Seminar with associate Hendrik Ohnesorge

    "Soft Power and Charismatic Leadership in German-American Relations“

    To attend virtually, please contact Erin Goodman (egoodman@wcfia.harvard.edu)

    Hendrik Ohnesorge is a 2022 summer associate. He is managing director of the Center for Global Studies and a research fellow in international relations at the University of Bonn. His current book project focuses on the significance of soft power, including personal diplomacy and...

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  • 2022 Sep 22

    WSP Seminar with Matthew Reichert

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    In person. CGIS S-050, 1730 Cambridge St.

    WSP Seminar with Raphael Morrison Dorman Postdoctoral Fellow Matthew Reichert

    Who Built Nations in Eurasia? How Writers, Artists, and Professors Shaped Beliefs about National Identity"

    Matthew Reichert, a Raphael Morrison Dorman Memorial Postdoctoral Fellow, received his PhD in government from Harvard University in 2022. He uses integrative research designs with tools from multiple disciplines to explore the historical political economy of nationality in Eurasia, the politics of identity in...

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