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External Event: Urban Activism Conference

September 12 - September 14
Harvard University, Barker Center, Thompson Room, 12 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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"Urban Activism: Staking Claims in the 21st Century City," a student-organized conference at Harvard University, will connect scholars in various fields such as anthropologists, historians, economists, planners, geographers, and critical urbanists with activists working on housing rights and the right to urban identity and the city more generally. Participants will discuss challenges and possibilities concerning a number of theoretical, methodological, and practical questions, including: How do we take account of…

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9:00 am

Stigma and Access to Treatment: Harvard University and University of Michigan Summit on the Opioid Crisis

October 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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On October 10, 2019, Harvard University will host a summit on the opioid crisis, “Stigma and Access to Treatment.” The presidents of Harvard University and the University of Michigan teamed up to organize two summits to address the opioid crisis affecting millions of Americans every year. The first summit, “Opioids: Policy to Practice” was held on May 10, 2019 in Ypsilanti, Michigan. The October summit will explore stigma and how…

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Weill Cornell Medicine Event: 2019 Human Rights Conference

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:15 pm

Dr. Jennifer Leaning, senior fellow at the Harvard FXB Center, will give a keynote address at the 2019 Human Rights Conference: Violence Against Refugee Women and Girls: Research and Rehabilitation. This full-day conference aims to bring the issue of violence against refugee women and girls to the forefront of academic and advocacy efforts. It will provide an intimate opportunity for experts in global health, refugee research, and human trafficking to join…

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4:00 pm

Dean’s Office Special Event: The Price of Free

September 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Please save the date for "The Price of Free," a film screening and conversation with Kailash Satyarthi, 2014 Nobel Peace Prize laureate. The event will take place at the Sanders Theatre from 4-5:15 p.m. on Friday, September 27th. The event is being hosted by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Office of the Dean and Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences. The event is free, but tickets are…

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