243 Past Events

Ms. Lindiwe Mazibuko

Whacked Agency

Study Group - Open to the Public

Study Group #2 of 2: Africa’s Democratic Future in a Trump & Brexit World

Wed., Apr. 10, 2019 | 4:15pm - 5:45pm

One Brattle Square - Room 350

This is Part Two of a two-part study group series. Led by Lindiwe Mazibuko, Fisher Family Fellow with the Future of Diplomacy Project and first black woman in South African history to be elected Leader of the Opposition in Parliament. Both sessions will be on the political risks and realities for Africa of a world with an increasingly isolated Global North.

RSVP is required. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Ms. Lindiwe Mazibuko

Whacked Agency

Study Group - Open to the Public

Study Group #1 of 2: Africa’s Democratic Future in a Trump & Brexit World

Mon., Apr. 8, 2019 | 4:15pm - 5:45pm

One Brattle Square - Room 350

This is Part One of a two-part study group series. Led by Lindiwe Mazibuko, Fisher Family Fellow with the Future of Diplomacy Project and first black woman in South African history to be elected Leader of the Opposition in Parliament. Both sessions will be on the political risks and realities for Africa of a world with an increasingly isolated Global North.

RSVP is required. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.

 The Democratic Alliance's poster for the 2011 municipal elections in South Africa.

Democratic Alliance / Flickr

Seminar - Open to the Public

“'We Don’t Need Another Hero': The Future of Public Leadership in Africa” with Lindiwe Mazibuko

Wed., Apr. 3, 2019 | 12:15pm - 1:45pm

Belfer Building - Bell Hall, 5th Floor

Please join the Future of Diplomacy Project in a discussion with Fisher Family Fellow, Lindiwe Mazibuko, moderated by Professor Nicholas Burns exploring why smart, entrepreneurial, highly-skilled, and service-oriented young Africans should avail themselves for political leadership and government appointment to drive and support Africa’s socio-economic prosperity. 

Lunch will be served.

Dr. Robert Danin speaks to BBC

BBC World News

Study Group - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Study Group #2 of 2: Israelis, Palestinians, and the Middle Easts’ Impending Crossroads

Thu., Mar. 7, 2019 | 4:15pm - 5:45pm

One Brattle Square - Room 350

The is part two of a two-part seminar led by Dr. Robert Danin. The study groups will look at Israeli and Palestinian conflicting perspectives today with respect to this wide array of issues and dynamics. It will examine the Israeli and Palestinian respective realities: first domestically, then bilaterally, and finally in the broader regional context. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP using the RSVP link.

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield

US Department of State

Seminar - Open to the Public

Africa: A Continent of Vast Opportunity

Thu., Mar. 7, 2019 | 12:15pm - 1:45pm

Belfer Building - Bell Hall, 5th Floor

Africa is a continent of vast opportunity and promise while at the same time faces some of the most difficult challenges of our time from poverty to terrorism and everything in between. It is resource rich but has some of the poorest countries in the world. Join Professor Nicholas Burns and Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs at the US State Department, for a discussion on how Africa's future will impact all of us and why it must be a priority for US policymakers.

Lunch will be served.