PON Events

The Program on Negotiation hosts a wide variety of events throughout the academic year, including conferences, symposia, seminars, lectures, student discussions, book talks, film series events, and more. The Great Negotiator Award activities recognize an individual whose lifetime achievements in the field of negotiation and dispute resolution have had a significant and lasting impact. A regularly held seminar series focuses on “Negotiation, Conflict, and the News Media,” and visiting scholars are invited to give talks on their research at regularly held Research Seminars. For more information on Events, review the posts below and also see Event Series.

Events Archive

Meeting Negotiation Challenges in the Repatriation of Native American Museum Collections

Tlingit Indians line up beside an authentic totem pole in Alaska in 1969.

Event Date: Wednesday April 23, 2014
Time: 12:00p - 1:00p
Location: Hauser 105, Harvard Law School Campus
Filed in: Daily, Events

The passage of the 1990 Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) fundamentally shifted relationships between museums and Native American tribes. Because it is federal legislation, NAGPRA defines the circumstances, and structure of the negotiation process in the repatriation of sacred objects and other cultural patrimony. Case studies will reveal how outcomes framed within, … Read More 

South Africa’s “Negotiated Revolution” and Mandela’s Legacy: A Conversation with Roelf Meyer and Tim Phillips

Rm and Phillips

Event Date: Friday April 11, 2014
Time: 12:00 - 1:30 PM
Location: Hauser 102, Harvard Law School Campus
Filed in: Events

The Program on Negotiation is pleased to present:

South Africa’s “Negotiated Revolution” and Mandela’s Legacy
with
Roelf Meyer
Former Chief Negotiator for President DeKlerk in the talks to end Apartheid
Former Minister of Constitutional Affairs and Former Minister of Defense, South Africa
and
Tim Phillips
Co-Founder of Beyond Conflict (formerly the Project on Justice in Times of Transition)
Moderated by

Bruce Patton
Distinguished Fellow of … Read More 

Ambassador Tommy Koh of Singapore Named the Great Negotiator by the Program on Negotiation and the Future of Diplomacy Project

Event Date: Thursday April 10, 2014
Time: 1:30 - 5:00 PM
Location: Ames Courtoom, Harvard Law School
Filed in: Great Negotiator Award, International Negotiation

The Program on Negotiation, an inter-university consortium of Harvard, MIT, and Tufts, and Harvard’s Future of Diplomacy Project have named Ambassador Tommy Koh of Singapore the recipient of the 2014 Great Negotiator Award. In public events at Harvard planned for the afternoon of Thursday, April 10, 2014 (details to be announced), participants will honor Koh’s … Read More 

Islam, Sharia and Alternative Dispute Resolution: Mechanisms for Legal Redress in the Muslim Community

Religion Hb Grid

Event Date: Thursday March 27, 2014
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Hauser 102, Harvard Law School Campus
Filed in: Dispute Resolution, Events

Dr. Mohamed M. Keshavjee will discuss his new book, Islam, Sharia and Alternative Dispute Resolution, which provides an informed and thorough discussion of the relevance of Sharia and its principles that affirm equity, justice and basic human rights, and its interface with the UK’s official judicial system. … Read More 

Umbrella Agreements, Consensus Building in the Arctic, and Negotiation in Social Enterprises: New Research from PON Fellows and Scholars

Event Date: Wednesday March 26, 2014
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Location: Wasserstein Room 3008, Harvard Law School Campus
Filed in: Daily, Events, PON Graduate Research Fellowships, Students

Every year the Program on Negotiation sponsors fellows and visiting scholars while they research and write about topics important to the fields of negotiation and mediation. This lunch provides an opportunity for this year’s two Graduate Research Fellows, Alexandros Sarris and Sarah Woodside, and Visiting Scholar Stefanos Mouzas to share their findings with the negotiation … Read More 

Book Talk: “Innovations in Refugee Protection: A Compendium of UNHCR’s 60 Years”

Event Date: Thursday March 6, 2014
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis International Law Center, Room 214A
Filed in: Events

The Program on Negotiation is pleased to co-sponsor:

Innovations in Refugee Protection: A Compendium of UNHCR’s 60 Years
 

A book talk with with Luise Drake,
Fellow at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative,
Visiting Scholar, Harvard Law School
 
the book talk will be followed by a panel discussion with

Lily Axelrod, 2L and Clinical Student, Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic, Harvard Law … Read More 

Doug Stone and Sheila Heen’s new book “Thanks for the Feedback” – Book Discussion and Signing

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Event Date: Tuesday March 4, 2014
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA
Filed in: Events, harvard negotiation project

Join us as Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen of the Harvard Negotiation Project discuss their latest book, Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well. This event is hosted by the Harvard Book Store.
 

 
Tuesday, March 4th
6:00 – 7:30 PM
Brattle Theatre
40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA
Entry is $5 – buy your tickets here.
 

We swim … Read More 

Afghanistan 2014: The Way Forward

Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution

Katherine Hunter

Event Date: Monday March 3, 2014
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Location: Room K-354, CGIS Knafel Building, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
Filed in: Events, The Kelman Seminar

The Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution is pleased to present:

Afghanistan 2014: The Way Forward
with

Katherine Hunter
Weatherhead Center Fellow
Former Senior Deputy Country Representative, Asia Foundation in Afghanistan
and

Sangar Rahimi
Afghan journalist for the New York Times
2014 Nieman Fellow
Monday, March 3
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Room K-354, CGIS Knafel Building
Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
 
About … Read More 

Harvard Negotiation Law Review Symposium: “Political Dialogue and Civility in an Age of Polarization”

Event Date: Saturday March 1, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Austin Hall, Harvard Law School Campus
Filed in: Events

PON is pleased to co-sponsor the 2014 Harvard Negotiation Law Review symposium:

Political Dialogue and Civility in an Age of Polarization
Saturday, March 1, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Austin Hall, Harvard Law School Campus
Free and open to the public. Registration is highly recommended.
 

Signs of polarization and the damage it causes are painfully evident in political and civic … Read More 

Critical Decisions in Negotiation: A Faculty Book Talk with Professor Robert Bordone

Event Date: Tuesday February 18, 2014
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Lewis International Law Center, Room 214A
Filed in: Daily, Events

The Program on Negotiation invites the public to the upcoming Harvard Law School Library  event in honor of Professor Robert Bordone’s recently published DVD set.

Critical Decisions in Negotiation
with Professor Robert Bordone
a faculty book talk followed by a panel discussion with

Professor Michael Wheeler and Lecturer at Law Chad Carr

Tuesday, February 18, 2013
12:00 p.m.

Location:  Lewis … Read More 

The Meaning of Mandela in Today’s South Africa

Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution

Event Date: Monday February 10, 2014
Time: 4:00 - 5:30 PM
Location: Room K-354, CGIS Knafel Building, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
Filed in: Events, The Kelman Seminar

The Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution is pleased to present:

The Meaning of Mandela in Today’s South Africa
with

Greg Marinovich
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist from South Africa
2014 Nieman Fellow
 
Monday, February 10
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Room K-354, CGIS Knafel Building
Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
 
About the Speaker:
Greg Marinovich is a South African Pulitzer … Read More