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The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University is turning 30! To mark this occasion, we are hosting a two-and-a-half-day celebration, @HarvardEthics: Celebrating 30 Years at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
Unarmed Aerial Systems (UAS), Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), or simply “Drones”, represent a new type of remote sensing platform which is inexpensive, easy to use, and provides users with many new options regarding where, when, and how geospatial imagery and data is collected. As the technology proliferates, it is revolutionizing both spatial data collection and geographic analysis. This paradigm shift brings new perspectives to a wide range of application fields, and calls for new skills, best practices, regulations, policies, ethics, and more...
SAI Director Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at Harvard Business School, moderates a panel discussion on the impact of the election of Donald Trump on America’s trade and business dealings with Asian countries.
Mark Wu – Assistant Professor, Harvard Law School; member of the Faculty Advisory Committees of the East Asian Legal Studies Program and the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies
Mireya Solis – Senior Fellow and Knight Chair in Japan Studies, The Brookings Institution
Speaker: Ian Johnson is a Pulitzer-Prize winning writer focusing on society, religion, and history. He works out of Beijing and Berlin, where he also teaches and advises academic journals and think tanks.
Johnson has spent over half of the past thirty years in the Greater China region, first as a student in Beijing from 1984 to 1985, and then in Taipei from 1986 to 1988. He later worked as a newspaper correspondent in China, from 1994 to 1996 with Baltimore's The Sun, and from 1997 to 2001 with The Wall Street Journal, where he covered macro economics, China's WTO accession and… Read more about The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao
Can liberal democracy be saved by a reconstructed Left in Europe? Across the continent leftist parties are facing political irrelevance as rising populist parties are giving voice to disenfranchised voters who believe that neo-liberal financial policies rescued bankers at the cost of the people’s welfare. As architects of these policies, leftist parties appear rudderless in the crossfire of this debate. At these panels, scholars and policy makers will analyze the challenges of today’s leftist parties and examine if a transformation could strengthen them against threats to democratic… Read more about Is There a Future for the Left in Europe?
This event will bring together scholars working on the historical and theoretical dimensions of the refugee phenomenon, particularly as it relates to the urban cultures of Istanbul and Berlin. It presents an opportunity to rethink the relation between statelessness and the city throughout the twentieth century.