The real stakes in the Israel academic boycott debate...
On the Newsstand:South Africa
The African state's exceedingly violent police force
Harvard can respond to the coming energy-climate challenge by divesting from certain fossil fuels.
The case for maintaining languages
For over thirty years, Farah Pahlavi has been forbidden from setting foot in the country she once ruled. Married in 1959 to Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, she reigned alongside him until the 1979 Islamic Revolution made pariahs of Iran’s powerful royal family, forcing them into the nightmare of exile. In her 2004 memoir An Enduring Love: My Life with the Shah, Pahlavi chronicles this nightmare and the years leading up to it with a bias only a proud leader could possess.
In his memoir, Our Last Best Chance, King Abdullah II of Jordan tells a story that is at once personal and political. His powerful message on the centrality of the resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to future peace and stability provides an intimate look at the contested and conflict-ridden history of the modern Middle East. After generations of gridlock, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict may seem to have become an unstable and wholly inadequate status quo. There may be few, if any, more chances for peace.
While the U.S. flounders in the face of irreversible danger, climate finance and mitigation remain possible hopes
The Spring 2010 issue of the Harvard Political Review is available here in an online browseable pdf format. Most articles are also now available on HarvardPoliticalReview.com, and the rest will be rolling out soon. Harvard students, look for print copies in your house dining halls starting on Wednesday, and in Annenberg on Friday and Saturday! COVERS SECTION: AFRICA: READY TO ... Read More
I would like to think that the Committee on African Studies’ decision to hold a panel event entitled “Africa in the Media” together with the Department of African and African American Studies just two weeks after I finished writing an article about the same subject (you can read it here) is more than mere coincidence. Of course I’m biased, but ... Read More