Past Events

  • 2017 Apr 28

    Lunch Seminar: Human mobility: potential and resistance


    Perkins Room (R-415), 4th Floor Rubenstein, HKS
    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Speaker: Lant Pritchett, Professor of the Practice of International Development, Harvard Kennedy School

    About the Session: Professor Lant Pritchett will present the four "risks and costs of migration" to host countries (Economic, Cultural Assimilation, Political and Security) and discuss the often overlooked gains of migration to both rich and middle income countries. He will give examples of how different "types" of countries can address the above mentioned costs and benefits from worker mobility. 

  • 2017 Apr 22

    HKS Latin American Conference - Moving Beyond the Crossroads: How can Latin America overcome its old and new challenges?


    Harvard Kennedy School - Littauer building 1st floor
    9:00am to 4:30pm

    The 2017 Latin American Conference is the fourth conference organized by Latin American students at the Harvard Kennedy School. It seeks to create awareness about the policies, experiences, and opportunities for future growth and development in the region.

    For the first time, the Conference will have two former presidents of the region as our keynote speaker: Mrs. Dilma Rousseff (Brazil) and Mr. Carlos Salinas de Gortari (Mexico), who will give their outlook on how Latin America has changed and the region's development challenges.

  • 2017 Apr 15

    South Asia ConnectED

    8:30am to 5:00pm


    South Asia ConnectED is the first ever South Asia centric education conference being hosted in Harvard Graduate School of Education. Explore catalyzing for scale in education policy, social change and education technology with leaders from South Asia. Join John Floretta, Associate Director of Policy for J-PAL, Sridhar Rajagopalan, Founder, Educational Initiatives, Sanjli Gidwaney, Director, Design for Change, USA and many others as they opine and connect with us on the day.

  • 2017 Apr 14

    CID Speaker Series: Economic policy in Brazil - prospects for recovery after the crisis

    Registration Closed 12:00pm to 1:00pm


    Perkins Room (R-415), 4th Floor Rubenstein, HKS


    Speaker: Fabio Kanczuk, Secretary of Economic Policy at the Brazilian Ministry of Finance and Full Professor of Macroeconomics at the University of São Paulo.

    Please sign up for the event on the link below to secure a seat

  • 2017 Apr 13

    Lunch Seminar - Ecuador After the Election: What Comes Next?


    Perkins Room (R-415), 4th Floor Rubenstein, HKS
    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Stay tuned for a new date on our website.

    This session will discuss the outcome of the recent elections for President and National Assembly in Ecuador.

    Speakers: Nathalie Cely Suárez, President, Center for Competitiveness and Innovation of Ecuador and Ricardo Hausmann, Director, Center for International Development at Harvard University.

    Moderator: Belén Sánchez, President, Harvard Ecuadorian Student Association (HESA)

  • 2017 Apr 01

    2017 Harvard Global Development Conference: "Rethinking Development: The World in Transition"


    Harvard Kennedy School
    (All day)

    For over 20 years, the GDC has offered a world-class forum for exploration of new trends in the international development world. The conference has been a thriving platform for decision-makers, practitioners, experts, academics and emerging young leaders to engage with one another and share innovative ideas, attracting world-renowned speakers.

  • 2017 Mar 24

    Lunch Seminar - Made in Mexico: The Path Ahead for Trade and Migration Issues


    Perkins Room (R-415), 4th Floor Rubenstein, HKS
    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Speaker: Gerardo Esquivel, Professor of Economics at El Colegio de Mexico, and Executive Coordinator of Research at the Instituto Belisario Domínguez of the Mexican Senate

    About the session: The session will discuss the future of trade (NAFTA) and migration flows between Mexico and the U.S. in the context of the Trump administration.  What are the scenarios? Is NAFTA over? What can be expected in migration policy?