Steven Pinker: Progress, Despite Everything

I’m very pleased today to be talking to Dr. Steven Pinker from Harvard University He’s the Johnstone family professor in the Department of Psychology there and has taught additionally at Stanford and MIT He’s an experimental psychologist who conducts research in visual cognition psycho linguistics and social relations Dr. Pinker Continue Reading

Pyramids and solar religion

[MUSIC PLAYING] INES TORRES: Pyramids are one of the most common of all human architectural forms, and one of the most stable. But the reason for building a pyramid is also related to a set of religious and funerary beliefs that the Egyptian espoused. Some of these beliefs are intimately Continue Reading

HLS Library Book Talk | Constitutional Democracy in Crisis?

Thank you for joining us today. On behalf of the Harvard Law School Library, I’d like to welcome you to today’s book talk in celebration of the recent release by the Oxford University Press of– and this is the hard part because I’m not sure if I should adopt a Continue Reading

Have Mercy: The Religious Dimensions of the Writings of Toni Morrison

Welcome everyone to the finale of our working group, the Toni Morrison working group, Have Mercy: Religious Dimensions and the Writings of Toni Morrison. I want to at the beginning do what’s often done at the end and I want to thank some people who have brought us to this Continue Reading

“I’m Not A Racist, But…” Examining the White Nationalist Efforts to Normalize Hate

– Okay. I’m Elle Reeve, this is Derek Black and Khalil Muhammad, we’re here to talk about the white nationalist efforts to normalize hate. It’s something that’s on a lot of people’s minds after Charlottesville where a white nationalist rally ended in the death of a woman, Heather Heyer. I Continue Reading

🔴 Is the U.S. Destined For War with China? (w/ Harvard’s Graham Allison & Kyle Bass) | RV Classics

Kyle Bass: I sit here today with Harvard’s own Graham Allison and the author of Destined for War. One of the most exciting books I’ve read in the last decade. So it’s an honor to be here with you as a student of China myself and as one of the Continue Reading

Money as a Democratic Medium | Economic Democracy through Monetary Design

MARTIN DRAKE: Hello, everyone. My name is Martin Drake. I’m a 3L here at the law school. I’m also president of the Harvard Law Forum, one of the sponsors of this conference. Welcome. And thanks for coming all the way down to the basement for our panel on “Economic Democracy Continue Reading