Tanner Lectures
Masha Gessen

How We Think About Migration

Tickets are SOLD OUT, but a limited number of same-day tickets may become available. They will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis to those waiting in line outside Paine Hall at the Music Building, 3 Oxford Street, immediately prior to the lecture.

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Introductory Remarks

Lawrence S. Bacow
President, Harvard University

Homi K. Bhabha
Director, Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard

Respondent

Jacqueline Bhabha
Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

About the Tanner Lecturer

Masha Gessen is the author of the National Book Award-winning The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia as well as The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin, The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy, and several other books. A staff writer at the New Yorker and the recipient of numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Carnegie Fellowship, Gessen teaches at Amherst College, and lives in New York City.

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How Do We Talk About Migration?

Our current ways of thinking, telling stories, and creating policy are inadequate for the task of addressing the current worldwide crisis of human displacement. What assumptions need to be questioned, and what questions need to be reframed to make possible a meaningful and productive conversation about migration.

Tickets

Admission is free. Tickets required. Limit of 2 tickets per person. Tickets valid until 3:15PM. Tickets available by phone and online (for a fee) and in person at the Harvard Box Office – Smith Campus Center, 1350 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge beginning Wednesday, March 27th. A limited number of same-day tickets may become available. They will be distributed on a first come, first-served to those waiting on line outside Paine Hall at the Music Building, 3 Oxford Street, immediately prior to the lecture.

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