Movie Review – Amazing Grace

This biographical film tells the heroic story of William Wilberforce (Ioan Gruffudd) who, after a fifteen year struggle, ended the slave trade in Great Britain. The movie begins with a sick William traveling to Bath to regain his strength. His past struggle is revealed through a series of flashbacks. They begin with him fighting in… Continue reading Movie Review – Amazing Grace

HBS Students Amazed by Pakistan

Participants enjoyed unparalleled access in an amazing country. We were excited yet curious, delighted yet apprehensive about our visit to Pakistan as part of the maiden HBS trek from January 10th to 14th, 2007. However, all our fears quickly evaporated as we landed in the 7 million strong city of Lahore, the cultural capital of… Continue reading HBS Students Amazed by Pakistan

Democracy in the Middle East: An Oxymoron?

The following is the first of a series of articles on major political issues by Political Columnist Navroz Udwadia (NA). January 30th 2004 saw the Prime Minister of Turkey visit the Kennedy School of Government (KSG), where he gave a speech that focused squarely on an issue of great importance to the world: democracy in… Continue reading Democracy in the Middle East: An Oxymoron?

The House of D Heats Up Iceland

You know there’s something special about your section when you start meeting in foreign countries at every opportunity you get! First Thailand, and now Iceland! That’s right-Iceland. While others might have spent the long weekend going nearby to New York or Vermont, close to 60 spirited adventurers from Section OD gathered together in Reykjavik, Iceland… Continue reading The House of D Heats Up Iceland