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February 2021

‘A Catalyst for Humanity’: A Conversation with Isabel Wilkerson (this event has passed)

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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A Catalyst for Humanity': A Conversation with Isabel Wilkerson Author of Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents Moderated by Don Lemon, Anchor, "CNN Tonight with Don Lemmon"

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Nutrition and Global Health February Seminar: Estimating the burden of disease related to multiple micronutrient deficiencies (this event has passed)

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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This presentation will provide an overview of the process of estimating the burden of disease related to multiple micronutrient deficiencies (i.e. zinc deficiency, vitamin A deficiency, Iodine deficiency, and Iron deficiency ) in the Global Burden of Disease study.

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Seminar Series: COVID-19 and the Law: COVID-19’s Legacy & Evolving Legal Doctrines (this event has passed)

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join us on February 2 for the first installment of the COVID-19 and the Law: Disruption, Impact, and Legacy Seminar Series. This seminar series will consider the ethical, legal, regulatory, and broader social and institutional impacts that COVID-19 has had, as well as the longer-lasting effects it may have on our society. This first seminar in the series will focus on the interaction of COVID-19 with health law and policy. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost all aspects of life in the United…

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‘Pursuing Citizenship in the Enforcement Era’, with Ming Hsu Chen, University of Colorado in Boulder Law School (this event has passed)

February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Pursuing Citizenship in the Enforcement Era provides readers with the everyday perspectives of immigrants on what it is like to try to integrate into American society during a time when immigration policy is focused on enforcement and exclusion.The law says that everyone who is not a citizen is an alien. But the social reality is more complicated. Ming Hsu Chen argues that the citizen/alien binary should instead be reframed as a spectrum of citizenship, a concept that emphasizes continuities between the…

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Impact of Unresolved Trauma on American Indian Health Equity (this event has passed)

February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Donald Warne, MD, MPH is the Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as well as the Director of the Indians Into Medicine (INMED) and Master of Public Health Programs, and Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of North Dakota. He also serves as the Senior Policy Advisor to the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board in Rapid City, SD. Dr. Warne is a member of the Oglala Lakota tribe from…

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WAPPP Seminar Series: The State of Women’s Participation and Empowerment: New Challenges to Gender Equality (this event has passed)

February 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995). It is therefore timely to take stock of the overarching picture of the state of women’s participation and empowerment in public life. Part I summarizes and captures relevant normative and legal policy frameworks and compares the conceptual and empirical interconnections among the three focus areas of the priority theme: women’s participation in civic society, their empowerment in political decision-making, and the elimination of violence against…

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Game Changer: Intercepting Cancer (this event has passed)

February 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Presented by The Zhu Family Center for Global Cancer Prevention in partnership with the American Cancer Society.

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Lessons from Canada’s COVID-19 Response (this event has passed)

February 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Canada took early steps to manage the spread of COVID-19 by closing borders, limiting travel, and instituting lockdowns at the provincial level. Although these early efforts initially succeeded in managing the spread of COVID-19, they failed to prevent a second wave of cases from overwhelming the country’s public health system. The situation became so dire in Canada’s largest province, Ontario, that private long-term care facilities required military support to manage patient care. The Hon. Harjit S. Sajjan, Canada’s Minister of…

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Careers in Humanitarianism Webinar: Anaïde Nahikian and Saira Khan (this event has passed)

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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On Tuesday, February 9 at 1:00 PM, the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative will host a special webinar on Careers in Humanitarianism, featuring Anaïde Nahikian, Program manager of HHI's Executive Negotiation Project, and Saira Khan, Research Coordinator for HHI's Signal Program on Human Security and Technology. Our panelists will describe their current humanitarian research work, chat about their career in the sector, and field questions from attendees. This event is open to all, and we encourage students who are interested in pursuing…

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The Outcry for Social, Racial, and Environmental Justice: Can Science and Community-Engaged Research Answer the Call? (this event has passed)

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Join us for the next installment of our 2020-2021 Colloquium Series: Racism, Disparities, and Environmental Health. Dr. Sacoby Wilson of the University of Maryland School of Public Health will speak on “The Outcry for Social, Racial, and Environmental Health: Can Science and Community-Engaged Research Answer the Call?”

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From Testing to Mortality: COVID-19 and the Inverse Care Law in Switzerland (this event has passed)

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Department of Epidemiology Seminar Series Speaker: Matthias Egger, Prof.Dr.med., MSc FFPH DTM&H Head of Research Group Research – HIV, Hepatitis and Tuberculosis Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM) University of Bern Abstract: Dr Egger will briefly introduce Julian Tudor-Hart’s inverse care law (“The availability of good medical care tends to vary inversely with the need for the population served”), and the COVID-19 epidemic in Switzerland. He will then present a comprehensive analysis of the association between neighbourhood socio-economic position…

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Where Do We Go from Here? Making Progress Toward Racial Equity (this event has passed)

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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In his inaugural address, President Biden denounced the rise of political extremism and white supremacy, stating: "A cry for racial justice some 400 years in the making moves us. A cry that can't be any more desperate or any more clear. And now a rise of political extremism, white supremacy, domestic terrorism that we must confront and we will defeat." In recognition of Black History Month, Harvard Kennedy School Academic Dean Iris Bohnet will moderate a conversation with Dr. Robert…

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