July 18, 2017
For non-historians, history can seem like an accounting of time. On this date, that happened, as though the true story of those who lived long ago can be gleaned from recorded events. But speak to those who study the past and the truth of history... Read More
July 7, 2017
In 2012, Latanya Sweeney was talking to a reporter in her Harvard office when she Googled her own name. An ad for a background check popped up next to the links of her published work. “Forget the studies,” the reporter said. “Tell me about that... Read More
July 24, 2017
FORMER AND CURRENT GRADUATE STUDENT AFFILIATES OF THE MINDA DE GUNZBURG CENTER FOR EUROPEAN STUDIES AT HARVARD SHARE THEIR PERSPECTIVES ON THE EUROPEAN UNION Danilo Mandić, PhD ’15, Sociology College Fellow in the Department of Sociology CES Local... Read More
July 25, 2017
Work that Christopher Chabris, PhD '99, conducted on inattentional blindness won an Ig Nobel Prize, which honors "achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think," and cautions us about the impact of increasing technological... Read More
July 25, 2017
Featured Review An Equal Worth Women at War: Subhas Chandra Bose and the Rani of Jhansi Regiment by Vera Hildebrand Women at War: Subhas Chandra Bose and the Rani of Jhansi Regiment (HarperCollins India, 2016) interweaves two stories: the life of... Read More
June 29, 2017
Emma Dench, McLean Professor of Ancient and Modern History and of the Classics, will serve as interim dean for the 2017–2018 academic year. A scholar of Roman Republican and early Imperial history, Dench is an outstanding mentor of graduate... Read More
April 17, 2017
Alumni heard new perspectives on scholarship during Alumni Day 2017 On April 8, 2017, hundreds of GSAS alumni returned to Cambridge for a day of engagement and interaction with Harvard faculty, GSAS students, and other alumni during... Read More