Today's New York Timesreports the exciting discovery of a "previously unknown early handwritten parchment of the Declaration, buried in a provincial archive in Britain" by Danielle Allen, director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, and her colleague Emily Sneff. The
The Deans of Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School announced last week that former Graduate Fellow in Ethics and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations from 2013 to 2017, Samantha Power, will serve as the Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and as a Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School, effective immediately. Power was the founding executive director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Kennedy School in 1998 and earned her J.D. in 1999 from the Law School.
In his recent TED Talk, former Faculty and Lab Fellow Jonathan Marks challenges the conventional wisdom that conflict is bad and collaboration are good, by showing how governments can jeopardize public health, human rights and the environment when they partner with industry. Watch video
Current Berggruen Fellow-in-Residence and professor of law and history at Harvard, Samuel Moyn, and Stephen Wertheim, fellow in history at King’s College, Cambridge University, appear in today's NYT on the lack of examination and reflection in the years since the start of the Iraq war: "[T]he question that historians will ask, decades from now, is how those 15 years of flailing failed to teach us anything." Read