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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

11:45 AM Seminar: Truth in the Age of Twitter
12:00 PM Nachman Shai: "The Media and Israel's Public Diplomacy"
12:00 PM Swedish Green Party spokesman, journalist, and author, Gustav Fridolin, will discuss "Why Is Racism on the Rise in Europe? Sw
12:00 PM **CANCELED** Latin America Study Group: 'Colombia: What to Make of Human Rights in the Peace Negotiations with the FARC' with
2:30 PM Threading the Needle: Proposals for U.S. and Chinese Actions on Arms Sales to Taiwan
2:30 PM Defense Seminar: Threading the Needle: Proposals for U.S. and Chinese Actions on Arms Sales to Taiwan
4:00 PM How the Law Responds to Unique Catastrophes: Personal Reflections on Tragic Choices
4:00 PM The “Wingman” in the War Room: A Private Sector Perspective on Presidential Politics
4:00 PM Changing Policy: Health Care for Conflict-Affected Communities in Syria & the DRC
4:00 PM Muslim Youth and The Post-9/11 World
4:10 PM How to Write a Nonfiction Book Proposal, a Writing Workshop with Greg Harris, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy and Writing C
4:15 PM Boston Marathon Bombing Response & Collaboration: Commissioner Ed Davis & Representatives from FBI, National Guard, State Pol
5:00 PM Expanding Economic Opportunity: How Do We Grow the Middle?
6:00 PM Race, Film and Culture

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

12:00 PM Criminal Justice Lunchtime Talk Series: Measuring Criminal Justice Reform -- Reducing Pretrial Detention in Turkey
1:10 PM POSTPONED Until FALL 2014. Strategic Social Media Tools for Public Engagement on Policy Debates, a Digital Communications Wor
4:00 PM Give Peace a Chance: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
4:00 PM Policing and Politics
4:00 PM Policymaking in Lebanon: Setting the Agenda for the Future
4:10 PM Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy
4:30 PM Ambassador Marc Grossman: "Negotiating with the Taliban"

Thursday, April 3, 2014

11:40 AM WAPPP Research Seminar Series with Alberto Alesina
12:15 PM Syria's Spillover: A View from Jordan
1:00 PM An Extraordinary Life of Public Service: A Conversation with Judge Patricia Wald
3:00 PM Discussion with author Robert D. Kaplan
4:00 PM 2014: Gender, Media and the Permanent Campaign
4:00 PM Courts, Judges and Politics
4:00 PM Panel Discussion: "Two Sudans: The Paths Forward," a conversation about the prospects for the two Sudans, moderated by David
4:10 PM The Personal Essay, a Writing Workshop with Morgan McVicar, HKS MC/MPA 2003 and Writing Consultant
4:15 PM The Future of Leader-Leadership and Character Development: What’s “I” got to do with it? Frontline with Faculty Series.
5:30 PM *New Time/Location -- A presentation by Lorne W. Craner, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor i
7:15 PM The Syrian Crisis: Its Impact on the U.S., the Middle East and the Next Generation

Friday, April 4, 2014

9:00 AM Technological Visions and Revisions: An STS Workshop
11:45 AM CID Speaker Series:Mobile Money in Kenya: Learning the Fundamentals
4:00 PM Black Policy Conference

Monday, April 7, 2014

10:10 AM Communicating on Behalf of Governments, Writing Workshop with Lauren Brodsky, International Affairs Program, Northeastern Uni
11:45 AM CID Seminar: Overcoming Adversity at the UN – A Small State's Road to Global Influence
12:15 PM "Doctors of the Revolution": Egypt's Political Uprisings and the Limits of Medical Neutrality
12:15 PM ASEAN's Role and its Future Given the U.S.-China-Japan Rivalry
12:30 PM Promoting Renewable Energy Technologies: Beyond Traditional Financial Incentives
2:40 PM How to Deal with a Hostile Audience, a Public Speaking Workshop with Holly Weeks, HKS Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
4:00 PM Susan Akram: "Protecting Syrian Refugees: Laws, Policies and Global Responsibility-Sharing"
4:00 PM Study Group on Thinking about the Future: What Do Asset Prices Mean?
6:00 PM NSA Secrecy and National Security

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

8:30 AM Turkey's Ten Year Itch: Power, Pride and Imprudence at the End of the Erdogan Era
12:00 PM Brian McGrory: "The Future of Newspapers."
3:00 PM Panel Discussion: "Migrant Descendants in the Dominican Republic, Nationals or Foreigners?" with Douglas A. Johnson, Ambassad
4:00 PM The Wingman in the War Room: A Private Sector Perspective on Presidential Politics
4:10 PM How to Write a Strategic Plan, a Writing Workshop with Sushma Raman, HKS MC/MPA 2013, HKS Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
4:30 PM Popular Culture, Public Diplomacy, and America's Image Abroad
6:00 PM A Conversation with Meir Dagan and David Petraeus

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

10:00 AM Japan and the U.S. Nuclear Umbrella: Extended Deterrence and Nuclear Weapons
12:00 PM Andrew Revkin: "Is the New Communication Climate Good for the Earth's Climate? A look at the fast-shifting toolbox for convey
12:00 PM Criminal Justice Lunchtime Talk Series: Measuring Satisfaction with Criminal Justice in Ethiopia
12:30 PM Ambassador Cameron Munter: The U.S. Foreign Service and the Post-2014 World
1:30 PM Violence Against Women Study Group: "Behind Closed Doors, Violence Has Many Faces: from Denial to Solution" with Maud de Boer
2:40 PM How to Use Evidence Effectively in Writing and Speaking: Identifying, Explaining, and Citing Compelling Evidence, Public Spea
4:00 PM Study Group on Thinking about the Future: Where All the Decision Trees Went
4:00 PM Give Peace a Chance: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
4:00 PM Policing and Politics
4:15 PM Soli Ozel: "Politics in the Religious Republic: Path to Democracy or Despotism?"
4:30 PM Global Economic and Financial Challenges: A Tale of Two Views
4:30 PM The Modern American Right's Thinking About Expertise: Taxonomy and Reflections
6:00 PM A Public Address by His Excellency Rafael Correa
6:00 PM Congress, Islam and a Post 9/11 World: How America Thinks about Muslims

Thursday, April 10, 2014

11:40 AM Interviewing Skills for PAEs and other Projects, a Writing Workshop with Morgan McVicar, HKS MC/MPA 2003 and Writing Consulta
11:40 AM Interviewing Skills for PAE's and other Projects, a Writing Workshop with Morgan McVicar, HKS MC/MPA 2003, and Writing Consul
11:40 AM WAPPP Research Seminar Series with Victoria Brescoll
11:45 AM RPP Seminar: Does Regulation Kill Jobs?
12:15 PM All Options on the Table? Nuclear Proliferation, Preventive War, and a Leader's Decision to Intervene
1:30 PM 2014 GREAT NEGOTIATOR AWARD: Ambassador Tommy Koh
2:40 PM Now is the Time: Rhetorical Invention, Identity, and Crisis, Public Speaking Workshop with Ben Ponder, Former lecturer at Nor
4:00 PM Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Jesse Shapiro: "Partisanship in the Non-Partisan Press: The Implications of Media Bias for Democra
4:00 PM 2014: Gender, Media and the Permanent Campaign
4:15 PM Frontline with Faculty: "Leadership from the Bottom: How an Intern Project Became the UN Principles for Responsible Investmen
5:00 PM U.S. Farm Bill discussion with Prof. Rob Paarlberg

Friday, April 11, 2014

10:00 AM Carr Talk and Coffee with guest presenter Christen Dobson, Program Director, Research and Policy, International Human Rights
11:45 AM CID Speaker Series: Observations on the Zimbabwe Economy: from Collapse to Rebound to Slump
1:30 PM Transitional Justice Study Group, Session 5: "International Criminal Prosecutions" with Alana Tiemessen from the University
2:30 PM A Conversation with Senator Jack Reed
4:00 PM International Development Conference

Monday, April 14, 2014

11:40 AM Does the International Criminal Court Deter Civilian Deaths? Recent Research and Implications for Syria
11:45 AM Challenges to PPPs During the Economic Downturn in India
12:00 PM Geoengineering the Climate
12:15 PM Innovation Science in the Making: Theoretical Physics and Industrial Production in a Danish Factory
2:40 PM POSTPONED UNTIL Fall 2014 - Policy Writing: Persuading Decision Makers to Act, a Writing Workshop with Steve Strauss, HKS Adj
4:00 PM Arab Transitions: Why do Governance Reforms Matter?
4:15 PM The American Tributary System
4:30 PM SOUTH ASIA WEEK - Ambassador of Pakistan to the US: "Pakistan-India Relations: The way ahead"
6:00 PM A Conversation with Mike Huckabee

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

9:00 AM Global Threats to the World
10:00 AM Defense Seminar: Military same-sex marriage: promoting equality
11:40 AM Creating Your Speaker Persona, a Public Speaking Workshop with Holly Weeks, HKS Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
11:45 AM TARP: How the Most Unpopular Bill in History Became Law
12:00 PM Deborah Amos: "Can We Trust the Western Media's Coverage of Syria?"
12:30 PM CID Seminar: Asia's 21st Century: Risks and Opportunities
2:00 PM Maximalism and Retrenchment: How America Overdoes Both
3:00 PM CANCELLED M-RCBG seminar: Challenges of Managing Post-Conflict Economies
4:00 PM Muslim Youth and The Post-9/11 World
4:00 PM The “Wingman” in the War Room: A Private Sector Perspective on Presidential Politics
4:15 PM The Future of Airpower: Perspectives from Military Pilots
4:30 PM A Conversation with Ambassador Nabeela Al-Mulla
5:00 PM What's the Public for Public Social Science?
6:00 PM Countering Violent Extremism and the Power of Community

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

10:00 AM Pakistan’s Battlefield Nuclear Weapon: An Irrational Solution To An Overvalued Problem
12:00 PM Creating Growth Friendly Regulations: The Experience of Peru
12:00 PM Criminal Justice Lunchtime Talk -- On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City
12:15 PM U.S. Russian Relations After Crimea
12:30 PM Violence Against Women Study Group: "Breaking the Silence: Addressing Institutional Responses to VAW in the Muslim Community"
4:00 PM Give Peace a Chance: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
4:00 PM Policing and Politics
4:10 PM Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy
4:10 PM Digital Democracy: Is Digital Technology Transforming the US Political Landscape as Expected?
4:30 PM SOUTH ASIA WEEK - "U.S. Engagement with South Asia: Partnership, Prosperity, and Security"
6:00 PM Boston Marathon Bombing: One Year Later
6:30 PM The North American Economy: A Conversation with Mexican Ambassador to the United States Eduardo Medina Mora

Thursday, April 17, 2014

11:40 AM WAPPP Research Seminar Series with Robert Jensen
11:45 AM M-RCBG seminar: Public Pensions in Bankruptcy
12:15 PM The Consolidation of Strategic Communications in the United States, 1950-1975
1:30 PM *Cancelled* Peacekeeping Study Group: "Beyond Robust Peacekeeping: Blue Helmets fighting armed groups in offensive operations
4:00 PM Mohamad Al-Ississ: "Anatomy of the Arab Spring and Ensuing Winter"
4:00 PM Institutions for Macroprudential Policy: The UK and the US
4:00 PM Courts, Judges and Politics
4:00 PM 2014: Gender, Media and the Permanent Campaign
4:10 PM Skills for Effective Business Communications, Communications Workshop with Michael Murphy, Adjunct Professor, Cambridge Colle
4:30 PM SOUTH ASIA WEEK - Ambassador of India to the US: "India-U.S. Ties: The Long View"
4:30 PM Religion and World Politics: Connections and Collisions. Frontline with Faculty Series.
4:30 PM Film Screening - Refuge: Caring for Survivors of Torture

Friday, April 18, 2014

8:30 AM U.S. Assistant Secretary Daniel Russel: "Pacific Power and Pacific Partner: U.S. Strategy in Asia"
10:00 AM Beyond Harvard: Public Policy Research as HKS Alumni
11:45 AM CID Speaker Series: Reflections of a Former Diplomat on International Development
12:30 PM NOTE ROOM CHANGE: Capital in the Twenty-First Century
1:00 PM Opening the Gates of Opportunity: Realizing the Potential of Gateway Cities

Monday, April 21, 2014

10:00 AM NOMINATE A RESEARCH PAPER FOR A CLASS DAY AWARD: Jane Mansbridge Research Award
10:00 AM NOMINATE A MEMBER OF THE HKS COMMUNITY FOR A CLASS DAY AWARD
10:00 AM Deleted: NOMINATE A MEMBER OF THE HKS COMMUNITY FOR A CLASS DAY AWARD
10:00 AM Deleted: NOMINATE A RESEARCH PAPER FOR A CLASS DAY AWARD
10:00 AM NOMINATE A GRADUATING HKS STUDENT FOR A CLASS DAY AWARD
12:00 PM The Impact of Energy Policy Instruments on the Level of Energy Efficiency
12:00 PM "Transnational Women's Movements: Women's Involvement in Arab Social Protests, 2011-2013," A brownbag talk by Capitolina Diaz
12:15 PM Fat China: Who Is Making China's Obesity Science and How

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

10:30 AM Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty - Light at the end of the tunnel?
12:00 PM Julia Angwin: "Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance."
4:00 PM CANCELLED: Leila Farsakh: "Historical Reconciliation and the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process"
4:00 PM Starting a 'Hybrid' Social Enterprise: How GRIT is building its 'mountain bike of wheelchairs' for the developing world
4:00 PM Courts, Judges and Politics
4:00 PM Muslim Youth and The Post-9/11 World
6:00 PM The Tea Party and MoveOn: Finding Common Ground?
6:00 PM The Tea Party and Move On: Finding Common Ground?

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

8:30 AM A conversation with Douglas Alexander, UK Shadow Foreign Secretary
11:15 AM Women and International Affairs: A Discussion with Rita Hauser
11:45 AM Industrial Policy: The Irish Experience
1:00 PM Violence Against Women Study Group: "Stories of Tribal Women in South India: Micro-Economic Empowerment as a Solution for VAW
4:00 PM Give Peace a Chance: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
4:00 PM Policing and Politics
4:10 PM Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy
4:30 PM A Conversation with Senator John McCain
6:00 PM "Humanitarian Diplomacy at the Crossroads" with President of the ICRC, Peter Maurer

Thursday, April 24, 2014

11:40 AM WAPPP Research Seminar Series with Dara Cohen
11:45 AM Lobbying in Washington: What Do PA, NV, NY and HI Know that Other States Don't?
12:15 PM The Role of Domestic Politics in Explaining Rising China's Regional Foreign Policy
12:15 PM Beyond Harvard: Public Policy Research as HKS Alumni
1:30 PM Peacekeeping Study Group,: "A field perspective from Timor-Leste: peacekeeping and peace-building in a newborn country," with
4:00 PM Courts, Judges and Politics
4:00 PM Politics and Purpose
4:30 PM CID Book Talk: "Finnish Lessons: What the World Can Learn from Educational Change in Finland"
6:00 PM A Conversation with Christopher Dodd & Barney Frank
6:00 PM A World of Flavors: Local Food Cooking Demonstration and Discussion

Friday, April 25, 2014

11:45 AM CID Speaker Series: Urban Poverty Reduction Through Community Networks of the Urban Poor
1:30 PM Harold H. Koh, Sterling Professor of Int'l Law at Yale Law and former Legal Adviser, U.S. Dept. of State will speak as part o
2:00 PM CID Seminar: BaLA: School Building as a Learning Aid
3:15 PM A Public Address Senator Rand Paul
3:30 PM H.E. Cui Tiankai, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the U.S. NEW LOCATION!: Wiener Auditorium

Sunday, April 27, 2014

6:00 PM An Evening of Remembrance: Armenia, The Holocaust, and Rwanda

Monday, April 28, 2014

12:15 PM Early Modern Climate Science: The View from British North America
12:15 PM Israel, Iran, and the West: Diplomatic Challenges
2:30 PM David Miliband: “Who Cares? Humanitarian action in the 21st Century”
4:10 PM Cities, Technology and Democracy Study Group Session 4: A Call to Action
4:15 PM What Impact? Measuring Performance in the Social Sector. Frontline with Faculty Series.
6:00 PM Growing Cities: a film and discussion about urban farming in America

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

8:30 AM Wolfgang Ischinger: "European Security and Defense – What’s next?"
12:00 PM Latin America Study Group: "Redeeming 'Cartoneros' (Waste Scavengers) in Buenos Aires," with Argentine Senator, Diego Santill
4:00 PM Youssef Chaitani: "Lebanon in the Syrian Quagmire: Fault-lines, Resilience and Possible Futures"
5:30 PM Askwith Forum: Urban Neighborhoods and the Persistence of Racial Inequality
6:30 PM Harvard Graduate Schools information session and fair

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

8:25 AM Ambassador Derek Shearer: Sports, Diplomacy and Soft Power - A Framework for Analysis
10:00 AM The CTBTO and its Verification System: Current Challenges and Future Directions
11:30 AM April 2014 FreeCycle Wednesday 4/30/14!
2:30 PM Climate Change and the Cocoa Industry: Leveraging Science and Technology for Sustainability
3:00 PM Trafficking Working Group: "Security and Resilience Among Syrian Refugees in Zaatari Refugee Camp, Jordan," a presentation by
4:10 PM #Tech4Democracy Movement with Harvard innovation-lab

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