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The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University—known as Harvard Radcliffe Institute—is one of the world’s leading centers for interdisciplinary exploration. We bring students, scholars, artists, and practitioners together to pursue curiosity-driven research, expand human understanding, and grapple with questions that demand insight from across disciplines.

By the Numbers

Fellows 1,043
Radcliffe fellowships awarded since the Institute’s founding
Public Events 15,971
Number of people to attend Harvard Radcliffe Institute public events (virtually) in the second half of 2020
Schlesinger Library Collections 850,417
Pages of historical material digitized and made available to researchers since 2015

Highlights: Women, Gender, and Society

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Harvard Radcliffe Institute Announces 2021–2022 Fellows

The Institute will welcome the 2021–2022 class to Cambridge for a year of in-person research, writing, and interdisciplinary exchange. The class was drawn from a wide pool of international applicants, and the acceptance rate was 2.4 percent.

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Read about Tina Tallon (pictured), Robert Reid-Pharr, Arianna Rosenbluth, Annette Gordon-Reed, and others in the spring issue of Radcliffe Magazine. (Link in Profile) Photo by Rose Lincoln. @rosie_lincoln

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In honor of Pride Month, Harvard Radcliffe Institute celebrates the raised voices of yesterday (New York City, 1977) and today. Photo by Bettye Lane.

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Learn more about Melinda French Gates and about the upcoming #RadDay21 program about #AchievingGenderEquity in the US. Link in profile.

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