may be the single most important country for the United States;
it is surely among the least studied in the United States.
For nearly four decades, however, the Weatherhead Center for
International Affairs has helped to counter that inattention.
Research and teaching about Canada has long been a fundamental
task within the Weatherhead Center, which has been home to
Harvard University’s program on the study of Canada.....
Ethno-racism and the
Transformation of Collective Identities The “Ethno-racism
and the Transformation of Collective Identities” was the theme
of a conference supported by the Weatherhead Center in January 2005.
The workshop brought together....
Not in My Back Yard: How State Agencies
Handle Conflict with Civil Society Bombs explode
in the offices of governmental authorities. Molotov cocktails are
tossed at police stations, guardhouses, and riot police. Masked
attackers assault the chairmen of....
Settling Accounts? Truth, Justice,
and Redress in Post-Conflict Societies The Weatherhead
Center hosted an international conference on November 1-3, 2004.
Also sponsored by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American
Studies and the Department of Anthropology....
Measuring Identity as a Variable
Identity constitutes a central part of collective
character. Collective and national identities can encompass a broad
range of values, beliefs, and characteristics. Indeed, integrating
such forces often proves....
Pictured here at the Harvard Academy's first alumni
conference are the three chairmen for the Harvard Academy for International
and Area Studies to date: Henry Rosovsky (1986-1996), Jorge I. Domínguez
(2004-present), and Samuel Huntington (1996-2004).