Past Events

  • 2022 May 11

    CAPS Seminar: Dan Carpenter

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    K262, CGIS Knafel Building

    Please join us for the CAPS Seminar with Dan Carpenter, Freed Professor of Government, Harvard. Talk title/paper will be posted as available. 

    The CAPS Seminar is a monthly series highlighting research by CAPS affiliates and fostering discussion among members of our community. 

    Please note, this event will be held in-person, and in-person events are open to only Harvard affiliates at this time.  Refreshments will be provided following the discsussion. 

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  • 2022 May 06

    PCG Seminar: James Piereson

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    The Program on Constitutional Government (PCG) invites you to a talk with James Piereson - talk title pending. James Piereson is a Manhattan Institute senior fellow and president and trustee of the William E. Simon Foundation. During 1985–2005, he was executive director and trustee of the John M. Olin Foundation. Previously, Piereson served on the political science faculties of Iowa State University, Indiana University, and the University of Pennsylvania. Piereson’s articles have appeared in many publications. He is the author of several...

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  • 2022 May 06

    APSS: Lynn Vavreck

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    124 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 200N, Room 226 - Registration required

    The American Politics Speaker Series (APSS) welcomes Lynn Vavreck, Marvin Hoffenberg Professor of American Politics and Public Policy, UCLA.

    This event is open Harvard-ID holders. Lunch will be served. ...

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  • 2022 Apr 22

    PCG Seminar: Yascha Mounk

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    The Program on Constitutional Government (PCG) invites you to a talk with Yascha Mounk, on “The Great Experiment: Why Diverse Democracies Fall Apart and How They Can Endure.” Yascha Mounk is a writer, academic and public speaker known for his work on the crisis of democracy and the defense of philosophically liberal values. He is an Associate Professor of the Practice of International Affairs at Johns Hopkins University. Mounk is a Contributing Editor at The Atlantic, a Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Founder of Persuasion...

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  • 2022 Apr 22

    CANCELLED APSS: Jennifer Cryer

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Online

    This event has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. 

    The American Politics Speaker Series (APSS) welcomes Jennifer Cryer, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations, University of Southern California.

    This talk will take place online, please check back for registration information. 

    This seminar is part of the...

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  • 2022 Apr 20

    CAPS Seminar: Jim Snyder

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    K262, CGIS Knafel Building

    Please join us for the CAPS Seminar with Jim Snyder, Leroy B. Williams Professor of History and Political Science, Harvard. Prof. Snyder will be presenting work in progress, a collaboration with Michael Auslen and Shigeo Hirano. 

    "Newspapers, News Deserts and Political Behavior in Local Elections"

    Abstract: Conventional wisdom is that local newspaper coverage affects political participation in U.S. elections.  This is consistent with political economy models of...

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  • 2022 Apr 15

    PCG Seminar: Matthew Continetti

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    The Program on Constitutional Government (PCG) invites you to a talk with Matthew Continetti, on “The Right: The History of the American Conservative Movement.” Matthew Continetti is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where his work is focused on American political thought and history, with a particular focus on the development of the Republican Party and the American conservative movement in the 20th century. A prominent journalist, analyst, book author, and intellectual historian of the right, Continetti was the founding...

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  • 2022 Apr 01

    PCG Seminar: Diana Schaub

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    The Program on Constitutional Government (PCG) invites you to a talk with Diana Schaub, on “His Greatest Speeches: How Lincoln Moved the Nation.” Diana J. Schaub is professor of political science at Loyola University Maryland, where she has taught for almost three decades. She is a nonresident senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where her work is focused on American political thought and history, particularly Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, African American political thought, Montesquieu, and the relevance of core American...

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  • 2022 Mar 30

    CAPS Seminar: Mia Costa

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    K262, CGIS Knafel Building

    "The Vicious Cycle of Affective Polarization andNegative Styles of Representation" 

    Please join us for the CAPS Seminar with Mia Costa, Assistant Professor of Government, Dartmouth College and Visiting Scholar at Harvard (2021-22). This event will be held in person, and is open to all Harvard affiliates. Light refreshments will be provided following the talk. 

    Abstract: In the current era of heightened affective polarization, elites use identity to draw on outgroups...

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