Activities & Events
Beyond the Classroom
At HILR, special events and numerous extracurricular activities complement our academic program.
From our lecture series featuring renowned academics and thought leaders, to poetry readings, musical performances, and informal weekend outings, there are many opportunities to engage in the community.
A distinguished speaker series
A speaker series on politics and culture on Friday mornings
An economic forum on Friday afternoons
Through these events, you have the opportunity to enhance your knowledge by engaging with faculty, journalists, and public intellectuals.
As a member, you may also join reading and writing groups, perform in theater productions, participate in a foreign language table, attend concerts, or join a special interest group.
In the process of exploring shared interests, you will cultivate new friendships and expand your personal network.
You are also welcome to attend public lectures hosted by various University institutions, including the:
Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies
Fairbank Center for East Asian Research
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics