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2020 Nov 12

TIAA-CREF Webinar - Responsible Investing: Portfolios with a Purpose

3:00pm

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Make an impact with a social choice. Did you know that responsible investing (RI) enables investors to align their social and environmental principals with their financial goals? Learn the factors that make an investment socially responsible, the history of RI and ways for individuals to incorporate RI into their investment strategy.

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Records Management Office Hours for Retiring Staff

November 9, 2020
Records Management Services is holding special virtual group office hours for Harvard staff who are retiring as part of the 2020 Voluntary Early Retirement Incentive Plan. RMS staff will be available to answer your questions about what to do with your records before you leave. These meetings will take place via Zoom. A link will be sent with the confirmation. Learn more. Read more about Records Management Office Hours for Retiring Staff
2020 Nov 13

Food for Thought Seminar European Wine Politics

12:30pm to 1:30pm

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Join CES for this new monthly series which is inspired by the Center’s long tradition of bringing the community together for lunch on Fridays. The series will aim to explore a diverse array of topics relative to food – from European food culture to food’s environmental, social, security and public policy implications and impacts.

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Today, quality wines are produced throughout the globe. At the same time, consumers struggle to find reliable methods to differentiate wine quality. Why, then, do French producers have a singular dominance on the premium wine market...

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2020 Nov 12

Does Food Have a Gender?

6:00pm to 7:00pm

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Food is an indispensable part of culture and a symbol of profound social and political realities. Using Virginia Woolf’s essay A Room of One’s Own as a jumping point, Barbara Haber and Lydia Shire will discuss the connections among culinary history, women’s history, and social history, highlighting how food and cooking have been—and continue to be used—to mark gender roles. Barbara Haber, Food Historian

Lydia Shire, Chef, Restaurateur, and Entrepreneur

Moderated by Louisa Kasdon, CEO and Founder of Let’s Talk About Food

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2020 Nov 10

Next Gen Success = Harvard Success: Inclusive Practices for Supporting First-Gen, Lower-Income Students In and Beyond the Classroom

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Join members of the Harvard Next Gen Initiative to learn more about their Harvard Culture Lab Innovation Fund pilot program that consolidates, aligns, and enhances Harvard’s institutional supports for Next Gen student populations (predominantly first-gen, low-income students) in and beyond the classroom. This session presents an overview of the Next Gen student population, pedagogical tools that promote Next Gen Student Success, and how each one of us plays a role in strengthening Harvard’s commitment to inclusive excellence.

Amanda Sharick, PhD, Project Lead for Next Gen...

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2020 Nov 09

A Post-Election Conversation with Gen (Ret.) James Clapper

12:00pm to 1:15pm

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The outcome of the 2020 presidential election will have a lasting impact on critical domestic and national security and intelligence issues. Questions surrounding the use and role of intelligence in combatting climate change, domestic extremism, and pandemic will play an important role in shaping the future of United States national security policy and the nature of the intelligence community itself. At the same time, never has the role of intelligence in formulation of national security policy been more important, or more under attack.

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2020 Dec 05

Sketching and Mindfulness

9:30am to 11:30am

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Taught by professional artist and mindfulness practitioner, Erica Beade, this two-hour online workshop will explore how sketching can be a practice for deepening mindful awareness of our surroundings, and how mindful awareness can enrich our sketching practice by helping us quiet inner voices. Using natural objects as our subject matter, we will explore ways to focus our attention, learn to see more deeply, and record our observations more carefully. Groups will be limited to 10, allowing ample time for individual feedback. All skill levels are welcome.

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2020 Nov 17

Entangled

6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Free Virtual Film Screening and Q&A with Director

Entangled is an award-winning, feature-length film (75 min.) about how climate change has accelerated a collision between one of the world’s most endangered species, North America’s most valuable fishery, and a federal agency mandated to protect both. The film chronicles the efforts to protect North Atlantic right whales from extinction, the impacts of those efforts on the lobster industry, and how regulators have struggled to balance the vying interests. Directed by David Abel and Andy Laub—...

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2020 Nov 18

Reimagining Museums: Disruption and Change

6:00pm to 7:00pm

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As museums have acknowledged their legacy as colonial institutions, many have reimagined their mission as agents of decolonization and social justice. The pandemic disruption, the Black Lives Matter movement, and other community issues are driving still more rapid and drastic changes and providing opportunities for reflection and growth. How can American museums—especially those that have strong relationships with Indigenous communities—respond to current national conditions of social unrest and political turmoil? How have New England museums fared and what is likely to happen over the...

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2020 Dec 08

Retirewise - Pre-retirement Planning (2-day seminar)

9:00am to 12:30pm

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Online

It doesn't matter how much or how little financial planning you've done, or if your retirement is years away – you'll find the Retirewise® workshops well worth your time. And there's no prep work required. This complimentary online workshop will provide you with a step-by-step approach to creating a realistic financial and retirement strategy that works for you over 2 sessions: December 8th and 15th from 9 am to 12:30 pm.

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2020 Dec 10

Well-Rounded Retirement–An Overview

10:00am to 11:00am

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Planning for retirement goes beyond just thinking about money.  

A full-picture plan starts with considering the many non-financial aspects of retirement, too.

This workshop provides a high-level view of the model for a well-rounded retirement.

Several “big ideas” about retirement health are explored, and participants in the live session complete a self-inventory related to the model.

Additional resources available after the overview session will provide a closer examination of meaningful purpose, wellness and lifestyle, emotional strength...

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2020 Nov 05

FORUM - Election 2020: What Just Happened?

6:00pm to 7:00pm

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On Thursday, November 5th at 6 PM ET, the Institute of Politics hosts a panel of top political strategists to breakdown and analyze the results of the 2020 election. The conversation will be moderated by IOP Director Mark D. Gearan ’78, and feature former and current IOP Fellows Karen Finney, Senior Advisor for Communications and Political Outreach for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, Scott Jennings, Senior Advisor to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Robby Mook, ...

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2020 Nov 05

Post-Election Round-Up

4:00pm to 6:30pm

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Bill Kristol and William Galston will be meeting for their fifteenth much-anticipated biennial debate following the U.S. election, offering the perspectives of two reflective political participants and shrewd observers, both of them experts at providing what might be called partisan objectivity. This year, they will be joined by Jim Ceaser of the University of Virginia, a seasoned expert in American party politics. Moderated by Harvey Mansfield, Harvard University.

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2020 Nov 03

Election Day Study Group with IOP Fellows

4:30pm to 5:30pm

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Join us on Tuesday, November 3 at 4:30pm ET for an Election Day study group with our IOP Fall 2020 Fellows. The Fellows will draw from their diverse professional experiences spanning elected office, politics, activism and journalism to share insights and commentary on this historic day.

IOP Fall 2020 Fellows include Chasten Buttigieg, Brittany Packnett Cunningham, Carol Giacomo, Mayor Michael Nutter, Alice Stewart, and Jorge Vasquez, Jr.

* RSVP by 12:00pm ET on Tuesday, 11/3: https://forms.gle/MBon8V6vMcjve3k88

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