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Monday, October 1, 2012

10:10 AM "Editing Yourself: How to Copy Edit Your Own Writing," a Writing Workshop with Kate Victory Hannisian, Blue Pencil Consulting
12:00 PM Contemporary Human Rights Issues in LATAM: The Implications of the Venezuelan Elections for Democratic Rule in Latin America
12:15 PM "Silo Busting," a Belfer Center Director's Lunch with Gillian Tett
12:15 PM Distributing Genetic Medicine: The Politics of Health Care Access in Western Europe
12:15 PM Putting Free Enterprise to Work on Energy and Climate
4:00 PM Student Veterans Welcome
4:15 PM "Economic Growth and Development in Liberia"
5:30 PM Middle East Initiative Book Talk: Inevitable Democracy in the Arab World
6:00 PM Health Care in 2013: Why the Race for the Presidency Matters

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

2:40 PM Harvard-MIT Economic Development Seminar: The Economic Impact of Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV Patients in Rural South Afric
3:30 PM M-RCBG Student Reception
4:00 PM Politics as a Noble Pursuit
4:10 PM "Framing for Policy Makers," a Public Speaking Workshop with Luci Herman, HKS Lecturer in Public Policy
4:10 PM For the Common Defense Study Group: "Myths, Misperceptions, and the Military"
6:00 PM Dunlop Lecture with Senator Mel Martinez
6:00 PM Economics & Security in American Foreign Policy: Back to the Future?

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

10:00 AM Nuclear 101: How Nuclear Weapons Work
12:00 PM Human Rights to Water & Sanitation Study Group: Sharmila Murthy presents "Why a Human Right to Water and Sanitation"
12:00 PM Top Ten Issues on Religion and Rule of Law in China Today
12:15 PM Belfer Center Director's Lunch with General Keith B. Alexander
1:10 PM "The Productive Writer," a Writing Workshop with Greg Harris, HKS Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
2:45 PM "Politics as Theater: A panel discussion preceding the first 2012 Presidential Debate"
3:00 PM A 61-Million Person Experiment in Social Influence and Mobilization
4:00 PM Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy
4:00 PM Sustainability, Nations and Globalization: Can We Have Them All?
4:00 PM The Sexuality, Gender & Human Rights Program presents "A Public Conversation with Henry Abelove"
4:00 PM Political Disruption:Where it’s coming from and why we need it
4:00 PM Role of Religion in the 2012 Campaign: Directions and Dangers for Faith and Politics
4:10 PM Seminar - Torture: Moral Issues and Public Policy
4:30 PM Balancing the Use of Physical and Digital in Transportation Solutions to Increase Efficiency and Job Creation
5:00 PM Harvard Kennedy School to attend Idealist Toronto graduate school fair
7:30 PM From Prep to the Podium: Behind the Scenes of the Presidential Debates

Thursday, October 4, 2012

11:40 AM A Cost of High Trust: Opportunistic (and Disproportionate) Deceit to Female Negotiators
11:45 AM Positive v. Normative Justifications of Cost-Benefit Analysis
12:15 PM Breakthrough Problems and Military Strategy: How Cumulative Dynamics Affect Strategic Assessment
2:30 PM Belfer Center Director's Seminar with the Honorable Y.J. Choi
2:30 PM Talent and Leadership Development for Social Change: A Foundation's Perspective
4:00 PM The Young Turks' Crime Against Humanity: The Armenian Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in the Ottoman Empire
4:00 PM Human Rights in Education Training Series: "Introduction to interviewing in situations of armed conflict" with Bonnie Dochert
4:00 PM Technology, Innovation and Politics
4:00 PM The Debate About Debates: Political Debates as Game Changers An Insider’s and Look at the Art of Political Debate
4:10 PM The Harvard Seminar on History and Policy
4:30 PM How to Start a 501(c)3 Social Enterprise: Learning the Legal and Governance Basics
6:30 PM Supporting Mexico’s Development

Friday, October 5, 2012

11:00 AM Euro-Atlantic Perspectives and Diversity in the Western Balkans: A View from Macedonia
12:00 PM Anxious Politics
1:00 PM Find It @ Harvard
3:00 PM Sexuality, Gender and Human Rights Study Group: Social Contexts and Sexual Migrations in the Mexican Gay Diaspora

Monday, October 8, 2012

5:00 PM Harvard Kennedy School to attend Idealist Denver graduate school fair

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

8:00 AM China Goes Global Conference
11:00 AM “Regulating India's Environment: An Inside Perspective on Policy and Implementation Challenges”
12:00 PM Rory O'Connor: "The Effects of Social Media on Politics, Brands and Traditional Media."
12:30 PM Where Japan is Headed
2:40 PM Harvard-MIT Economic Development Seminar: "Factory Farming: The Impact of Agricultural Output on Local Economic Activity in I
4:10 PM "Delivering Bad News Well," a Public Speaking Workshop with Holly Weeks, HKS Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
6:30 PM Harvard Kennedy School visits Mexico City

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

10:00 AM Nuclear 101: Nuclear Reactor Design and Safety
12:15 PM "Defense and National Security Priorities in an Era of Budget Austerity," Belfer Director's Lunch with Michèle Flournoy
1:10 PM The Sixteen New Rules of Writing Email You Must Know, a Digital Communications & Writing Workshop with Steven D. Stark, autho
4:00 PM Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy
4:30 PM Communication in a Post Truth Age of Politics
4:30 PM Your Phone is Your Ticket – Mobile Innovation at the MBTA
6:00 PM Anne-Marie Slaughter: "Open v. Closed: Media, Government and Social Organization in the Information Age"

Thursday, October 11, 2012

11:40 AM Race, Gender, and the Dynamics of Social Hierarchy Reversal
11:45 AM Regulatory Breakdown: The Crisis of Confidence in U.S. Regulation
12:15 PM Arms Control and Missile Proliferation in the Middle East
12:15 PM "Why Long-Term Prediction Fails in Defense Decision-Making and How to Replace it," a Belfer Center Director's Lunch with Rich
1:05 PM Housing & Cities Brown Bag Lecture with Michael Luzier (National Association of Home Builders Research Center)
1:10 PM "Revision: Learn to Be Your Own Best Editor," a Writing Workshop with Morgan McVicar, MC/MPA 2003 and HKS Writing Consultant
3:30 PM Belfer Center Director's Lunch with General James Cartwright (USMC Ret.)
3:30 PM Belfer Center Director's Seminar with General James Cartwright (USMC Ret.)
4:00 PM Transitional Justice Seminar Series: "Prosecuting War Criminals"
4:00 PM Global Trade Policy and The Rush to Bilateralism

Friday, October 12, 2012

10:30 AM International security bubbles: Do they exist? Do they burst?
11:45 AM CID Speaker Series: Featuring Stephen Hayes, Corporate Council on Africa
2:00 PM Human Rights Student Film Series presents "Faces of Change"
2:10 PM Not Talking in Class? - a Public Speaking Workshop with Holly Weeks, HKS Adjunct Lecturer

Monday, October 15, 2012

12:15 PM Science, Technology, and Society Seminar: STS Circle at Harvard
12:15 PM Politico-legal Proceduralism, Belief in Scientific Method, and the Elevation of Means Over Ends in Modernity
12:15 PM Comprehensive Tax Reform and U.S. Energy Policy
12:45 PM "Israel's Strategic Situation in a Changing Middle East," a Belfer Center Director's Lunch with Major General Ido Nehushtan
1:10 PM "Persuasive Storytelling," a Public Speaking Workshop with Marie Danziger, HKS Lecturer in Public Policy
4:00 PM Human Rights to Water & Sanitation Study Group: Susan Murcott, "Lessons in Safe Drinking Water from Northern Ghana: Assessing
4:00 PM Former Prime Minister of Singapore: Managing a Changing World/Asia - Perspectives from a Small State
4:10 PM Bill Kristol - Editor of The Weekly Standard
4:30 PM Fit for the Future? A Closer Look at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)
4:30 PM Promoting Cycling and Walking for Sustainable Cities: Lessons from Europe and North America
5:00 PM Buttressing the Status Quo: The Problem of Algeria's "Opposition" and its Democratic Deficit
6:00 PM Harvard Kennedy School to attend APSIA New York admission forum

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

1:10 PM "Organizing your Writing Process," a Writing Workshop with Jerry Lanson, Associate Professor of Journalism, Emerson College,
2:30 PM "On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines — and Future," a Belfer Center Director's Seminar with Karen Elliot
2:40 PM Harvard/MIT Economic Development Seminar: "Political Favoritism and Economic Growth: Evidence from India"
4:10 PM "Army and Land Warfare," a For the Common Defense Study Group Meeting with former Army Officer Dan McConnell
4:30 PM How to Start a 501(c)3 Social Enterprise: Learning the Legal and Governance Basics. Frontline with Faculty Series
5:30 PM Harvard Kennedy School to attend APSIA Washington, DC graduate admission form
6:00 PM Speed Networking with Senior Fellows
6:00 PM “Mexico and the U.S.: A Strategic Partnership,” a David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies’ Mexico and Central Ame
9:00 PM Presidential Debate Watch Party

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

10:00 AM The Iranian Nuclear Dispute as a Challenge for Conflict Resolution
11:30 AM **EVENT POSTPONED** Student Policy Group on Human Trafficking: "Anti-Trafficking Litigation and Legislation"
11:45 AM Deborah Amos: "How Syrian Activists and Rebels Have Redefined Social Media to Change Society."
12:00 PM Financial Literacy Series (Part I): Investing Basics
12:00 PM "Can the Cash Transfers Revolution be Harnessed to Fight the Oil Curse?"
1:10 PM "Mental Models for Public Speaking," a Communications Program Workshop with Marie Danziger, HKS Lecturer in Public Policy
4:00 PM Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy
4:00 PM Gov. Madeleine Kunin Book Event
4:00 PM The Role of Religion in the 2012 Campaign
4:00 PM Political Disruption:Occupy Wall Street. How it started. Where it went. Where it's going.
4:10 PM Seminar: Ethics and Climate Policy
4:30 PM Transparency for DOTs: Who Measures Up?

Thursday, October 18, 2012

11:40 AM Temporal Distance and Discrimination: An Audit Study in Academia
12:00 PM Navigating the Post-Peace Process Reality in Israel-Palestine
12:15 PM Credibility is Not Enough: The Failure of U.S. Compellent Threats, 1945–2011
2:30 PM "Cinema on Fire: A Reporter's Take on History, Free Expression, and the Muslim World." Discussion with Steve Inskeep, host of
2:30 PM The Student Movement in Chile: A Conversation with its Student Leaders
4:00 PM HRE Training Series: "Introduction to Negotiation Fundamentals and Difficult Conversations"
4:00 PM A Conversation on Leadership with Sheila Johnson
4:00 PM Technology, Innovation & Politics
4:10 PM The Harvard Seminar on History and Policy
6:00 PM Freddie & Fannie: Where They've Been, What To Do With Them
6:30 PM We're Not Broke: Film Screening and Panel Discussion
7:00 PM A Screening of Electoral Dysfunction
8:00 PM What happens when 5 billion people have computers in their pockets? 6 out of 7 people do not own computers. Soon they will h

Friday, October 19, 2012

12:00 AM Yemen in Transition: Challenges and Opportunities
11:45 AM CID Speaker Series: “Health Leadership in Africa: Asking Tough Questions”
12:00 PM "Policy Entrepreneurship for Science and Technology," a Belfer Center Director's Lunch with Thomas Kalil
2:00 PM Social Entrepreneurship at Harvard: Programs, Initiatives and Courses
2:10 PM Digital Communications Workshop - Communication Strategies to Support Development Programs and Projects, presented by Jamil S
3:00 PM Sexuality, Gender and Human Rights Study Group: "Media, Activism, and Queering U.S. History"
3:00 PM Contemporary Human Rights Issues in LATAM: "Human Rights in Colombia: A Tough Transition fromthe Uribe Era" with Jose Miguel
4:00 PM Lessons from the Cuban Missile Crisis, Then and Now

Monday, October 22, 2012

12:00 PM Contemporary Human Rights Issues in LATAM: "A New Fault Line in Latin American Power: Curbing the Media"
12:00 PM Diversity Committee Meeting
12:15 PM The Predictive State: Science, Autonomy, and the Future of the Indian Climate
12:15 PM Oil Dependence: What Does it Really Cost Us?
1:05 PM Housing & Cities Brown Bag Lecture with Bob Dubinsky (International Housing Coalition)
2:00 PM On Camera Interview Basics, Communications Program Public Speaking Workshop
4:10 PM The Elevator Pitch for Policy Makers, a Public Speaking Workshop with Luci Herman, HKS Lecturer in Public Policy
4:15 PM Transatlantic Relations and Defense: A German view of NATO's challenges
6:30 PM Harvard Kennedy School information session in Shanghai
9:00 PM Presidential Debate Watch Party

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

11:45 AM Breaking Down Barriers: Using Brand and Fundraising to Build Collaboration and Partnerships. Frontline with Faculty Series.
12:00 PM Steve Levy: "Learning from Google."
2:40 PM Harvard-MIT Economic Development Seminar: "Spatial Competition Among Financial Service Providers"
4:10 PM "Dealing with a Hostile Audience," a Public Speaking Workshop with Holly Weeks, HKS Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
4:10 PM "Air Force and Air Power," a For the Common Defense Study Group Meeting with 2Lt Jamie LaRivee and former Air Force Officer C
6:00 PM Europe at the Crossroads- Greece in Danger

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

12:00 PM After the Revolution: Rethinking Economic Growth in the Middle East
12:00 PM **EVENT POSTPONED** Human Rights to Water & Sanitation Study Group: Sam Loewenberg
12:30 PM Luncheon Panel Discussion: After the Revolution: Rethinking Economic Growth in the Middle East
1:10 PM "Write a Nonfiction Book Proposal," a Writing Workshop with Greg Harris, HKS Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
4:00 PM Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy
4:00 PM Student Policy Group on Human Trafficking: "Anti-Trafficking Litigation and Legislation"
4:10 PM Seminar: Drug Policy
4:30 PM UK Ambassador to the US: "Tehran to Washington: challenges of a 21st century diplomat"
4:30 PM Keeping the Wheels on the Bus Going Round and Round: The Challenges of an Urban School Transportation System
6:00 PM Harvard Kennedy School to attend APSIA Chicago admission forum
6:00 PM **EVENT POSTPONED** The Sexuality, Gender and Human Rights Program presents: "A poetry reading and conversation with Karen Ch

Thursday, October 25, 2012

11:40 AM Righting the Gender Gap in China?
11:45 AM Beyond Rio +20: Collective Action within the Financial Sector
12:15 PM Migrant Labor, National Security, and Political Mobilization: A Case Study of the United Arab Emirates
4:00 PM Transitional Justice Seminar Series with Michael Semple: "The place of transitional justice in international interventions"
4:15 PM Taking American Public Diplomacy Viral
6:00 PM Harvard Kennedy School to attend APSIA Atlanta admission forum
6:00 PM Middle East Film Series: Where Do We Go Now? (Lebanon/France, 2011)

Friday, October 26, 2012

11:45 AM CID Speaker Series Featuring Jaime Ruiz, former Minister of Planning, Colombia
12:00 PM Dr. Livingston Armytage presents "Reforming Justice: A Journey to Fairness in Asia"
12:00 PM Investment and Wealth Creation in Africa Panel
2:00 PM Human Rights Student Film Series: "Bahrain - Shouting in the Dark"
3:00 PM Sexuality, Gender and Human Rights Study Group: Hector Carrillo discusses "Social Contexts and Sexual Migrations in the Mexic
5:30 PM Harvard Kennedy School information session in Beijing

Sunday, October 28, 2012

12:15 PM "The Origins of Political Order: Getting to Modern Government," a Belfer Center Director's Lunch with Francis Fukuyama
4:10 PM "To Blog or Not to Blog," a Digital Communication Workshop with Jennifer Hollett, MC/MPA 2012, Co-founder Super PAC App

Monday, October 29, 2012

12:00 AM All events cancelled Monday, October 29 due to severe weather.
9:00 AM Harvard Kennedy School Open House
10:00 AM Contemporary Human Rights Issues in LATAM: Carlos Blanco presents "Implications of the RESULTS of the Venezuelan Elections"
12:15 PM A Trackful Ocean: Ships' Routes on the Eighteenth-century Atlantic
12:15 PM The Political Economy of Oil in Latin America
4:00 PM Libya: A Year of Revolution and State-building
5:00 PM Harvard Kennedy School to attend Idealist Houston graduate school fair
5:00 PM Are INGOs Fit for the Future?
6:00 PM Harvard Kennedy School to attend APSIA Seattle admission forum
6:00 PM The Activist's Studio: A conversation with Fred P. Hochberg, chairman and president of the U.S. Export-Import Bank, moderated

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

12:00 AM Harvard Kennedy School to attend Idealist New Orleans graduate school fair
10:15 AM Harvard Kennedy School information session in Bergen, Norway
12:00 PM CANCELLED: A Wake-Up Call for American Competitiveness
2:40 PM Harvard-MIT Economic Development Seminar: "Trade Adjustment and Productivity in Large Crises"
4:10 PM "Creating a Speaker Persona," a Public Speaking Workshop with Holly Weeks, HKS Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
4:10 PM "Marine Corps and Amphibious Warfare," a For the Common Defense Study Group Meeting
5:00 PM Harvard Kennedy School to attend APSIA San Francisco

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

10:00 AM From Stumbling Blocks to Building Blocks: The Roles of Iran, Israel, and the US in a WMD-Free Zone in the Middle East
1:10 PM "Writing Briefing Books and White Papers," a Writing Workshop with Luci Herman, HKS, Lecturer in Public Policy
4:00 PM Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy
4:10 PM Seminar: Politics and "Truthiness" in Political Speech
4:30 PM “Who’s Afraid of Livable Streets?”
5:00 PM Harvard Kennedy School reception in Oslo, Norway

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