Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Chief Medical Correspondent at CNN, joined Dr. Staci Gruber, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, for a discussion on medical marijuana.
Economic Governance in Unchartered Waters
John Dramani Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana, on his country’s past, and on a variety of domestic and foreign policy issues Ghana currently faces.
A Public Address by President Benigno Aquino
His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III, President of the Philippines, addressed the Forum on a range of domestic and international policy issues affecting his country.
Race, Film and Culture
Brandon M. Terry moderated a Forum on Race, Film, and Culture with Pulitzer Prize winner Wesley Morris and African American Studies Harvard College Fellow Kellie Carter Jackson.
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Hong Kong in Crisis? The Origins and Implications October 28, 2014 - 6:00pm C. M. Chan, William C. Kirby, Heather Pickerell, Anthony Saich
C. M. Chan
Harvard Kennedy School, MPA/MC ‘15
Legal Counsel, Sir Elly Kadoorie & Sons Limited
William C. Kirby
Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor
T. M. Chang Professor of China Studies, Harvard University and Spangler Family Professor of Business Administration, HBS
Harvard College, ‘15
Anthony Saich (moderator)
Director, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation and Daewoo Professor of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
Could World War I Happen Again? October 29, 2014 - 6:00pm R. Nicholas Burns, Richard Rosecrance, Etel Solingen, Graham Allison
R. Nicholas Burns
Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics, Harvard Kennedy School
Adjunct Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School. Co-editor “The Next Great War? The Roots of World War I and the Risk of US-China Conflict”
Thomas T. and Elizabeth C. Tierney Chair in Peace Studies, University of California, Irvine
Graham Allison (moderator)
Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, Harvard Kennedy School
Embracing Opportunities in a Changing Environment: One General’s Perspective November 6, 2014 - 6:00pm Janet Wolfenbarger, David Ellwood, A.J. Verdelle
The Seymour E. and Ruth B. Harris Lecture by
General Janet C. Wolfenbarger
Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Airforce Base, Ohio
David T. Ellwood (moderator)
Dean, Harvard Kennedy School