Women, Gender, and Health Presents: Black Femmes in the Fight for Food Justice

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Join the Women, Gender, and Health Interdisciplinary Concentration as they welcome Ali Anderson, MPH and Lyric Zhané from Feed Black Futures and Ashley Gripper, MPH from Land Based Jawns to discuss Black food and land sovereignty, community wellbeing, and collective liberation. These conversation partners will explore the role that mutual aid has played in supporting communities at the intersections of state-sanctioned violence, food apartheid, and food insecurity in the context…

International Women’s Day 2021

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On Monday, March 8, the Interdisciplinary Concentration on Women, Gender, and Health (WGH) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health will host its annual International Women's Day event. This year's theme is "In A Time of COVID-19: The Ongoing Fight for Health Justice." Dr. Nancy Krieger, Chair of WGH, will provide a brief summary of the history of the radical origins of International Women’s Day. Additional speakers include:…

Work-In-Progress Series: Human Rights Issues of Indigenous People in Northeast India

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On Tuesday, April 13, the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University will host the next event in its Work-in-Progress Series. During this event, Carr Center Fellow Binalakshmi Nepram will present “Human Rights Issues of Indigenous People in Northeast India.” This event will take place as a Zoom webinar from 1 to 2 p.m. To register and receive Zoom webinar details, please contact Jasmine Young at jasmine_young@hsph.harvard.edu.…

Cultivating Joy and Collective Restoration: (Re)Imagining and (Re)Claiming Pleasure and Liberation.

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Black, Brown, and Indigenous communities around the world have long engaged in cultivating individual and collective pleasure, healing, and liberation, both as resilience mechanisms in the face of oppression and as celebrations in their own right. In recent times, with the ubiquity of traumatic occurrences such as the COVID-19 pandemic, state-sanctioned violence, and extreme weather events exacerbated by climate change, living under negligent systems has felt increasingly harrowing and inescapable.…

Work-in-Progress Series – Documenting Citizenship: Gendered Impacts of the National Registry of Citizens in India

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On Tuesday, May 4, the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University will host the next event in its Work-in-Progress Series. During this event, Roshni Chakraborty will present “Documenting Citizenship: Gendered Impacts of the National Registry of Citizens in India.” Professor Jacqueline Bhabha, the FXB Center's Director of Research, will provide introductory remarks. This event will take place as a Zoom webinar from 1 to 2 p.m.…

Department of Epidemiology Event: Cutter Lecture & Symposium

Since 1912, the Cutter Lecture on Preventive Medicine has been one of the most respected institutionalized lectures in the fields of preventive medicine and Epidemiology. The Cutter lectures are administered by the Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health under the terms of the bequest from John Clarence Cutter, MD a graduate of the Harvard Medical School. In his will Dr. Cutter specified that the…

The Chelsea Project: The Alchemy of Science, Policy and Community (WIP Series)

Event Details On Tuesday, May 25, the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University will host the next event in its Work-in-Progress (WIP) Series. Please join us for a panel discussion on The Chelsea Project: The Alchemy of Science, Policy and Community. Dr. Margaret Sullivan, FXB Center research fellow, will provide introductory remarks. This event will take place as a Zoom webinar from 1 to 2 p.m.…

Medicare for All: A Conversation with Dr. Abdul El-Sayed

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Event Details Please join the FXB Center for a special event, "Medicare for All: A Conversation with Dr. Abdul El-Sayed." During this event, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed and FXB Center Director Dr. Mary T. Bassett will discuss the themes in Medicare for All: A Citizen's Guide, a new book authored by Dr. El-Sayed and Dr. Micah Johnson. FXB Center Executive Director Dr. Natalia Linos will moderate the discussion. This virtual event…