All are invited to an evening at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum on October 22nd exploring alternative approaches to preservation through the example of a collaboration between the University of Lausanne and the MIT Future Heritage Lab.
The event will feature the digital reconstruction of the Temple of Baalshamin in Palmyra which was destroyed by ISIS in 2015, and how creative actions with refugee populations grounded in ethical practice can preserve cultural heritage that is at-risk of being lost.
Harvard Kennedy School, Malkin Penthouse 79 JFK Street, Littauer Building
The Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs welcome Samantha Power for a discussion of her new memoir, The Education of an Idealist. Power, who served as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations from 2013 to 2017, is the Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and the William D. Zabel Professor of the Practice of Human Rights at Harvard Law School. Power will be joined in conversation with Director of the Belfer Center and former United States Secretary of...
Join HHI for our undergraduate-facing event this spring, titled "What is Humanitarian Response, and How Can Your Studies Relate?".
This event will consist of a panel of 5 HHI faculty, staff, and affiliates who have had different methods of entry into the humanitarian space.
The event will start with a short presentation from Professor Stephanie Kayden, MD MPH (from the course GHHP70) on what defines the humanitarian space and humanitarian response, and what makes humanitarian response a ripe field for research and other careers.