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Threatened by Greek Neo-Nazi Group, Writer Continues a Life of Crossing Borders

Like no other time since World War II, foreign academics and students are being forcibly displaced due to violence and political persecution. Following are stories of one scholar —an Albanian writer living in Greece, Gazmend Kapllani, who was also a Radcliffe fellow in 2013. The stories demonstrate the growing threats to dissident intellectuals around the world.

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Foreshadowing Feminism

Organizing and canvassing for anti-slavery petitions by women from 1833 to 1845 was a transformational training ground for suffragettes and other social activists following the Civil War, says Radcliffe Institute director of social sciences Daniel Carpenter.

Wonder Woman’s Secret History and Surprising Lessons

Jill Lepore, Harvard history professor and New Yorker staff writer, talks about her new book, The Secret History of Wonder Woman.

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Faust and Cohen Mark New $12.5 Million Fund for the Arts at Harvard

Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust and Radcliffe Institute Lizabeth Cohen celebrate a $12.5 million fund from Maryellie Kulukundis Johnson ’57 and Rupert H. Johnson Jr. to enhance the creative arts at Harvard.

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A Closer Look at "Who’s Choosin’ Who?"

Commentator Melissa Harris-Perry, the host of the weekend news and political talk show that bears her name on MSNBC, offered her view on the "New American Politics" in the 2014 Maurine and Robert Rothschild Lecture.

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Defending Women

Leaders from local organizations—all members of Community Works, a cooperative of 31 local agencies working for social justice—came together to reflect on a "bad year for women" and to talk about what the future might hold. More

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The Rise of ISIS

Political scientist and Radcliffe fellow Harith Hasan al-Qarawee studies state-society relations, political transitions, and identity politics in Iraq and the Middle East. The Harvard Gazette recently spoke with al-Qarawee about the rise of ISIS in Iraq.

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Boston-born áltaVoz Offers Disparate Sounds on New CD

Radcliffe fellow Mauricio Pauly and four others formed áltaVoz, a consortium aimed at enhancing the presence of Latin American new music around Boston.