Please join us for a talk with artist Oscar Palacio and Robin Kelsey, in conjunction with Palacio's exhibition, American History, Re-Visited, currently on view at the Center for American Political Studies. This talk will be followed by a reception at 5:30 on the 4th floor of CGIS Knafel, where Palacio's work is on exhibit.
Political Analytics 2017 is a one-day conference at Harvard University featuring top minds from media, politics, and academics. We are starting an exciting conversation about the growing role of data and analytics in determining the winners and losers in politics. This unique event will highlight and showcase how emerging forms of analytics are changing the way we understand politics in the 21st century.
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.
Chris Beneke is associate professor of History at Bentley University. He is the author of Beyond Toleration: The Religious Origins of American Pluralism (Oxford, 2006), and co-editor of The First Prejudice: Religious Tolerance and Religious Intolerance in Early Read more about CAPS Seminar with Christopher Beneke
Please join CAPS for a Pre-Election Panel discussion with Jill Lepore and Morris Fiorina led by CAPS Faculty Director Stephen Ansolabehere on the upcoming U.S. presidential election.
Jill Lepore is the David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History at Harvard University. She is also a staff writer at The New Yorker. A prize-winning professor, she teaches classes in evidence, historical methods, humanistic inquiry, and American history. Much of her scholarship explores absences and asymmetries in the historical record, with a particular emphasis on the Read more about Pre-Election Panel with Jill Lepore, Morris Fiorina, and Steve Ansolabehere
Belfer Case Study Room, S020, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge St.
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.
Room K450, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street
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.
Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street*
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The 21st century has seen a rapid influx of big data, computation, and analytical reasoning transform almost every walk of life. 2016 promises to be the year when data analysis reaches new levels of domination in the election cycle. We invite you to explore the big questions with speakers who live at the heart of political analytics. Read more about Political Analytics Conference 2016