3. PEOPLE IN
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Gabriele Bammer is
organizing an Executive Session on Global Health Governance and
Accountability from June 2 to 3 at the Hauser Center. A small group
of scholars from around the world will join this session to discuss
the current state of global health governance and accountability,
the key historical trends which have led to the current state, and
to speculate about future possibilities.
Batliwala/L. David Brown
Batliwala and Dave Brown were delegates to the CIVICUS:
World Alliance for Citizen Participation World Assembly in Gaborone
Botswana in March. Srilatha was a speaker on several panels and Dave
helped to organize and chair a day-long pre-Assembly workshop on
Civil Society Legitimacy, Transparency, and Accountability that
brought together two dozen representatives of research and capacity
building programs on the topic.
Dave Brown spent the
recent spring break in Sao Paulo Brazil researching and consulting
to the Development Research Centre (DRC) on Citizenship,
Participation and Accountability. The DRC includes civil society
research centers from the UK, South Africa, Nigeria, India,
Bangladesh, Mexico and Brazil that have been funded by the British
Department of International Development to develop policy-related
research on the links among participation, citizenship, and public
Michael Sandel spoke
on his article appearing in the April 2004 Atlantic Monthly,
"The Case Against Perfection: What's Wrong with Designer
Children, Bionic Athletes, and Genetic Engineering" at an
Institute of Politics Forum event April 7. Brent Coffin was a
member of the panel commenting on Sandel's article and the forum
will participate in the May 5 meeting of The National Resource
Center of the Compassion Capital Fund (CCF) in Washington, D.C. She
will be a panelist in the session on identifying non-governmental
technical assistance and resources for CCF grantees and the
faith-based and community organizations that they serve.
was a commentator for Markus Dressler's talk entitled
"Redefining Religious Authority in Contemporary Turkish Alevism:
The Modern Dede" at the March 17 meeting of the Study Group on
Modern Turkey, at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard
Gordon Bloom hosted
"Transforming Public Schools in America: The Role of Government
and the Non-Profit Sector in the 2004 Campaign & Beyond,"
with Jon Schnur, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, New
Leaders for New Schools, at the Hauser Center on March 5.
taught March 6 at the HBS/KSG Social Enterprise Conference
"Creating Social Change Organizations: The Social
Peter Frumkin has
received a grant from the Annie E. Casey Foundation to launch The
Strategic Management of Charter Schools Initiative. Peter is
collaborating with Gordon Bloom on this project. As part of
the Initiative, they have organized a Kennedy School Executive
Education program from August 10 to 12, 2004 on "Strategic
Management and Governance for Charter School Leaders."
Peter Frumkin has
co-edited a new book with Jonathan B. Imber, In Search of
the Nonprofit Sector, published by Transaction Publishers,
served as a commentator in an "author meets critics"
session around Riva Kastoryano's book "Negotiating
Identity" at the Council of European Studies biannual
conference in Chicago in mid-March. He also chaired a panel on
"the Retreat of Multiculturalism?" and presented a paper
from his dissertation on government organization of Islam in France.
Peggy Levitt published
"Redefining the Boundaries of Belonging: The Institutional
Character of Transnational Religious Life," in Sociology of
Mark Moore and Gordon
Bloom were delegates to the Oxford University Skoll World Forum
on Social Entrepreneurship, March 29 to 31, 2004.
Mark Moore and Richard
Hackman will lead, "The Arts in 21st Century American
Society: Expanding and Deepening Participation," a two-day
conference at the Hauser Center on May 6 and 7 supported by the
Wallace Foundation. Individuals from across the country representing
nonprofit organizations, foundations, universities and individual
artists have been invited for this event.
spent part of this spring at the Warwick Institute of Governance and
Public Management in the UK at the invitation of the Director, Professor
John Bennington. Moore took this opportunity to write and work
on the completion of a draft of his book , Enabling Civil Society.
He also worked on a publishable version of the "Public Value
Scorecard" that will appear in the Stanford Social Innovation
Review. While there, he lectured at the Institute and attended a
conference on social entrepreneurship at Oxford.
Sarah Robinson gave
a talk entitled "Commercial Fishing Infrastructure in
Gloucester, Massachusetts: A Cooperative Effort to Describe,
Analyze, and Predict," at the annual meeting of the Society for
Applied Anthropology in Dallas, Texas, on April 3, 2004. She will
present on "Crisis and its Uses: Regulating the New England
Groundfish Fisheries," at the annual meeting of the American
Ethnological Society in Atlanta, Georgia, on April 24.