Past Events

  • 2016 Nov 02

    CAPS Seminar with Christopher Beneke

    Location: 

    K262, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St.
    6:30pm to 7:30pm

    Civil Evasions: Slavery, the Founders, and Rules of Religious Tolerance

    Join us for the CAPS Seminar with Christopher Beneke as he presents his talk, "Civil Evasions: Slavery, the Founders, and Rules of Religious Tolerance."

    This talk is free and open to the public.

  • 2016 Sep 30

    PCG Lunchtime Seminar: Jeb Bush

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room, S020, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge St.
    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    The Program on Constitutional Government presents a talk with Jeb Bush on "Conservative Policy Solutions for 21st Century Problems." Jeb Bush was a Republican presidential candidate in the 2016 election, and the 43rd Governor of Florida from 1999-2007.

    Please rsvp to pcg@gov.harvard.edu. Seating is limited.

  • 2016 Apr 15

    Sexual Harassment and the Evolving Civil Rights State

    Location: 

    Room K450, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street
    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Please join us for the CAPS Seminar with Shep Melnick as he presents a chapter from his upcoming book, "Sexual Harassment and the Evolving Civil Rights State." The chapter is available for download here.

  • 2016 Apr 01

    Political Analytics Conference 2016

    Location: 

    Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street*
    10:00am to 5:30pm

    *This event has concluded, to see video of the conference please click here.*

  • 2016 Mar 04

    What happened? A tale of two Americas, 1900 - 2000

    Location: 

    K450, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street
    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Please join us for the CAPS Seminar with Robert Putnam as he speaks from his forthcoming book, "What happened? A tale of two Americas, 1900 - 2000."

  • 2016 Feb 17

    Tocqueville Lecture with Bruce Western, in conversation with Stephen Tourlentes

    Location: 

    Lecture in Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge Street - Reception on the 4th floor of CGIS Knafel, 1737 Cambridge Street
    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Please join us on Wednesday, Feb. 17th for the Center for American Political Studies Tocqueville Lecture given by Prof. Bruce Western, in conversation with artist Stephen Tourlentes about the current state of the U.S. prison system. 

  • 2016 Feb 12

    The Koch Effect: The Impact of a Cadre-Led Network on American Politics

    Location: 

    Room K354, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St.
    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    In Washington, DC and the states, Republicans push unpopular policies – and sometimes also oppose legislation favored by prominent business groups. Why is that? New research highlights resource shifts on the U.S. right and the growing influence of the Koch network, a coordinated set of big donors, lobbying groups, and constituency organizations that now rivals America’s political parties.

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