639 Past Events

10 Days Before the Wedding by Amr Gamal

Adenium Productions

Special Series - Open to the Public

MEI Film Series: 10 Days Before The Wedding (Yemen, 2018) Screening and Discussion

Mon., Apr. 15, 2019 | 6:15pm - 8:30pm

Harvard Kennedy School - Taubman Building

This event will take place in the Taubman Building, Ground Floor, Room G50, HKS.

Please join us for a screening of 10 Days Before The Wedding (Yemen, 2018) and a discussion with the film's director, Amr Gamal. The film explores a number of obstacles standing in the way of a young couple as only 10 days are left for their wedding, each obstacle is in one way or another caused by the aftermath of the 2015 war in Yemen.

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.

A women holds a Palestinian flag during a protest at the Unknown Soldier Square, in Gaza City, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017.

AP Photo/Adel Hana

Seminar - Open to the Public

Palestine in the Era of Trump: A New Strategy for Political Change

Tue., Apr. 9, 2019 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Taubman Building - Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor

A seminar with Ambassador Husam S. Zomlot, Head of the Palestinian Mission to the United Kingdom; Strategic Affairs Advisor to the President of the Palestinian National Authority and State of Palestine.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Amb. Zomlot will deliver this lecture via video conference.

Co-sponsored by the CMES/WCFIA Middle East Seminar and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies.

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.

A mother holds her young child overlooking Dubai from the observation deck of the Burj Khalifa.

Adobe Stock/Andrey Bandurenko

Seminar - Open to the Public

Making Care “Work” in Dubai: Mompreneurs between State, Market, and Mediated Spaces

Fri., Apr. 5, 2019 | 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Taubman Building - Darman Seminar Room, 1st Floor

A seminar with May Al-Dabbagh, Assistant Professor of Social Research and Public Policy, New York University Abu Dhabi with an associated appointment at NYU in New York. Previously, she was the Founder and Director of the Gender and Public Policy Program and a Research Fellow at the Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School.

Co-sponsored by the Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard Kennedy School.