Negotiation and Nonviolent Action

Since 2005, PON has been exploring the relationship between negotiation and strategic nonviolent action. These activities focus on negotiation and nonviolent action as tools for resolving conflict and examine how practitioners of both fields can learn from each other.

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Program on Negotiation (PON) Film Series Screening of ‘The Island President’ Featured in the Harvard Crimson

PON Staff   •  11/29/2012   •  Filed in International Negotiation, Negotiation and Nonviolent Action, PON Film Series

The Program on Negotiation Film Series recently screened “The Island President,” the story of President Mohamed Nasheed’s efforts to garner world-wide attention on climate change, as rising sea levels threatened the survival of his country, the Maldives. In introducing the film, PON Managing Director Susan Hackley said, “This wonderful film shows how a skilled negotiator … Read More 

PON Film Series presents “The Interrupters”

PON Staff   •  11/15/2011   •  Filed in Conflict Resolution, Negotiation and Nonviolent Action, PON Film Series, Student Events

The PON Film Series presents
 
 
“The Interrupters”
followed by a post-screening discussion with
William Ury, co-author of Getting to YES &
Gary Slutkin, Executive Director of Chicago’s Ceasefire
Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall, Harvard Law School Campus
The Interrupters tells the moving and surprising stories of three Violence Interrupters who try to protect their Chicago … Read More 

Militias in Northern Ireland: Guiding Combatants from Violence to Politics

PON Staff   •  11/04/2011   •  Filed in International Negotiation, Negotiation and Nonviolent Action, Student Events

PON Brown Bag Lunch Series Presents:
Militias in Northern Ireland:

Guiding Combatants from Violence to Politics
with Rev. Dr. Gary Mason

When: Friday, November 4
Time: 12:00 — 1:30 p.m.
Where: Pound Hall, Room 108 (Baker), Harvard Law School Campus
Please bring your lunch. Drinks and desserts provided.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Rev. Dr. Gary Mason has spent 24 years as a Methodist pastor in … Read More 

World Peace and Other 4th-Grade Achievements

PON Staff   •  11/02/2011   •  Filed in Conflict Resolution, Events, Negotiation and Nonviolent Action, PON Film Series, Student Events

“World Peace and Other 4th-Grade Achievements”
A film screening & discussion with innovative teacher John Hunter and filmmaker Chris Farina.

Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Time: 7:15 PM

Location: Langdell North, Harvard Law School Campus

For over thirty years, a public school teacher in Virginia has been teaching his students the work of peace through a remarkable exercise … Read More 

Film Screening of “How to Start a Revolution”

Polly Hamlen   •  10/11/2011   •  Filed in International Negotiation, Negotiation and Nonviolent Action, PON Film Series, Student Events, Students

How to Start a Revolution
 
film screening &  discussion with
Gene Sharp

 
 
Date: October 11, 2011

Time: 7:15 PM

Where: Langdell North, Harvard Law School Campus
This new documentary film vividly shows how the world’s leading expert on nonviolent revolution, Gene Sharp, has helped millions of people achieve freedom in the face of oppression and tyranny.

Following the film, Susan Hackley, Managing … Read More 

Nonviolent Power in Action: observations from an expert on what happened in Egypt, Tunisia and beyond

PON Staff   •  06/08/2011   •  Filed in Daily, Events, International Negotiation, Negotiation and Nonviolent Action, Student Events, Students

Watch the video of the PON Brown Bag Lunch:
The Dynamics of Nonviolent Power:
Egypt, Tunisia and beyond

with

Hardy Merriman
Senior Advisor at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC)
Recorded: April 20, 2011
 

Click here to watch the video:
http://www.law.harvard.edu/media/2011/04/20_pon.mov
 
About the Event: The Dynamics of Nonviolent Power: Egypt, Tunisia and Beyond
By: Carrie O’Neil, PON Research Assistant
What makes nonviolent, civilian-based movements … Read More 

“Budrus” screening fosters lively discussion on non-violence

PON Staff   •  05/03/2011   •  Filed in Events, Negotiation and Nonviolent Action, PON Film Series

On March 30, the Program on Negotiation and the Harvard Middle East Initiative hosted a screening of the documentary Budrus. The screening was also supported by the Progressive Jewish Alliance, The Harvard Palestine Solidarity Committee, J Street of Harvard and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism.

The film was followed by a question and answer session with … Read More 

The Dynamics of Nonviolent Power:
Egypt, Tunisia and beyond

PON Staff   •  04/20/2011   •  Filed in Daily, Events, International Negotiation, Negotiation and Nonviolent Action, Student Events, Students

The Dynamics of Nonviolent Power:
Egypt, Tunisia and beyond

with

Hardy Merriman
Senior Advisor at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC)
 
Date: April 20, 2011
Time: 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Where: Pound  Hall, Room 108, Harvard Law School Campus
Bring your lunch. Drinks and dessert will be served.
Click here for a campus map.

About the lunch:
What makes nonviolent, civilian-based movements effective?  What … Read More 

Budrus

PON Staff   •  03/29/2011   •  Filed in Daily, Events, International Negotiation, Negotiation and Nonviolent Action, PON Film Series, Student Events, Students

Ayed Morrar, an unlikely community organizer, unites Palestinians from all political factions and Israelis to save his village from destruction by Israel’s Separation Barrier. Victory seems improbable until his 15-year-old daughter, Iltezam, launches a women’s contingent that quickly moves to the front lines.

Struggling side by side, father and daughter unleash an inspiring, yet little-known movement … Read More 

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