Recent Gifts Support Arts, Humanities

Harvard Crimson
Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Harvard Crimson reports on the gift for the arts at Harvard from Maryellie Kulukundis Johnson '57 and Rupert Johnson. 

Using Cell Phones to Change Society

South Asia Institute News
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Photo courtesy of Harvard University South Asia InstitutePhoto courtesy of Harvard University South Asia Institute

The potential of mobile technology to change society was examined in a seminar titled 'Using Cellphones to Change Societies' hosted by the South Asia Institute and the Radcliffe Institute.

The 5-Step Plan to Defeat the Islamic State

Friday, September 5, 2014

In a recent article outlining the U.S. plan to defeat the ISIS, fellow Harith HasanAl-Qarawee comments. 

Q&A Ray Jayawardhana

The GSAS Bulletin, Harvard University
Friday, September 5, 2014
Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony Rinaldo

An astronomer and Radcliffe fellow in 2012 explores extrasolar planets, while telling stories about the very large and the very small. 

Boston-born áltaVoz Offers Disparate Sounds on New CD

The Boston Globe
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Mauricio Pauly. Photo by Tony RinaldoMauricio Pauly. Photo by Tony Rinaldo

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

Preventing Gender Based Violence

South Asia Institute News
Saturday, August 30, 2014

A Radcliffe Institute seminar was an important step in exploring how to reduce gender violence in South Asia. Organizer Jacqueline Bhabha explained there is an urgent need to consider the relation between gender and violence focusing on legal reform, civil society, and changing norms. 

Face-to-face Collaboration Supports High-definition Science of Dr. Mei Zhen

Monday, August 18, 2014

Dr. Mei Zhen comments on the value of working face-to-face with Harvard collaborators as a Radcliffe fellow to create a comprehensive neuronal map of the juvenile C. elegans, the pin-head sized nematode worm. 

The Rise of ISIS

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Photo by Kris SnibbePhoto by Kris Snibbe

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 spoke with al-Qarawee about the rise of ISIS in Iraq.

‘The Choicest of their Kind’

Harvard Gazette
Monday, July 28, 2014
In this circa-1919 image, the Radcliffe Unit's Anna Holman '14 (right, photo 3) crank-starts the Red Cross vehicle she drove in France. Courtesy Schlesinger LibraryIn this circa-1919 image, the Radcliffe Unit's Anna Holman '14 (right, photo 3) crank-starts the Red Cross vehicle she drove in France. Courtesy Schlesinger Library

A look back reveals how Harvard and Radcliffe helped determine the course of World War I and how Harvard demonstrated the response to the war by America’s educated classes.

Iraqi Parliament Elects Speaker in Effort to Form New Government

The New York Times
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Radcliffe fellow and Iraqi scholar Harith Al-Qarawee comments on the Iraqi elections for a new speaker in Parliament.