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China Hands: Meet the Experts

Background on the faculty members and alumni who discuss contemporary China’s rising power—and persistent problems—in the magazine’s probing roundtable

Update: Help for Haiti

Evidence of Harvard maps in use; updates on the situation on the ground; a benefit concert featuring student performers and a memorial service.

"Africa for Beginners"

At “slave castles” and the University of Ghana, Audrey White ’10 researches the slave trade.

Hello from Havana

Raúl Castro is changing Cuba. Will the United States respond?

Mapping Africa

Africa Map, a project of Harvard’s Center for Geographic Analysis, brings GIS capabilities to research on the entire continent.

Helping Those Most in Need

With support from the Center on the Developing Child, Harvard scholars aim to help some of the most vulnerable groups of children.