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Harvard Law School Honors ‘The Gates’ Artists

PON Staff   •  09/24/2008   •  Filed in News

Christo and Jeanne-Claude, two world-famous artists who have stirred controversy over the years with their large-scale projects, received a Harvard Law School award yesterday in recognition of their skill in negotiating permission for their works.

The Great Negotiator Award is given annually by the Law School’s Program on Negotiation and has historically been awarded to figures … Read More 

The 2008 Great Negotiators

PON Staff   •  09/23/2008   •  Filed in Events, News, Webcasts

On Tuesday, September 23, artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude will be honored with the 2008 Great Negotiator Award by the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. The artists will participate in a faculty-led discussion at The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, 100 Northern Avenue on Boston’s waterfront from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Christo and Jeanne-Claude … Read More 

CBI and PON Release Workable Peace Curriculum

PON Staff   •  09/12/2008   •  Filed in News

The Workable Peace curriculum — a set of seven comprehensive curriculum guides for secondary schools and youth programs — is a product of The Workable Peace Project, directed by Stacie Smith and David Fairman at the Consensus Building Institute. The curriculum is designed to help students understand why intergroup conflicts begin, why some conflicts lead … Read More 

CBI and PON Release Workable Peace Curriculum

PON Staff   •  09/12/2008   •  Filed in News

The Consensus Building Institute (CBI) and the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School (PON) have released the Workable Peace Curriculum Series.

The Workable Peace curriculum — a set of seven comprehensive curriculum guides for secondary schools and youth programs — is a product of The Workable Peace Project, directed by Stacie Smith and David Fairman … Read More 

Modern Tribes — The New Lines of Loyalty

PON Staff   •  09/11/2008   •  Filed in News

SEPT. 11, 2001, was a haunting symptom of a much larger global challenge.

The predominant form of conflict in the world is no longer international, and the traditional tools of diplomacy are no longer as effective. So how should we deal with this new reality?

Read Dan’s op-ed at the Boston Globe.

Daniel L. Shapiro, on the faculty … Read More 

US News Ranks Harvard #1

PON Staff   •  08/28/2008   •  Filed in News

US News & World Report has ranked Dispute Resolution Programs at law schools around the country and rated the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School as #1.

PON is an interuniversity consortium involving faculty, graduate students, and administrative staff from a range of disciplines and professional schools at Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, … Read More 

Complementary Approaches to Coexistence Work: Focus on Coexistence and Human Rights

PON Staff   •  08/21/2008   •  Filed in News

A new publication by Eileen Babbitt and Kristin Williams is available from Coexistence International. This paper, Complementary Approaches
to Coexistence Work: Focus on Coexistence and Human Rights (pdf, 251KB), focuses on the potential for the fields of of coexistence and human rights to cooperate and share tools and strategies in order to mitigate both inter-group violence … Read More 

Complementary Approaches to Coexistence Work: Focus on Coexistence and Human Rights

PON Staff   •  08/21/2008   •  Filed in News

A new publication by Eileen Babbitt and Kristin Williams is available from Coexistence International. This paper, Complementary Approaches to Coexistence Work: Focus on Coexistence and Human Rights, focuses on the potential for the fields of coexistence and human rights to cooperate and share tools and strategies in order to mitigate both inter-group violence and human … Read More 

Women2Women Program Aims to Promote Peace in the Middle East

PON Staff   •  08/11/2008   •  Filed in News

The Jewish Advocate
August 11, 2008

Program on Negotiation (PON) Managing Director, Susan Hackley, was interviewed for an article in The Jewish Advocate about the Women2Women International Leadership Conference Cultural Exchange sponsored by Empower Peace, a Boston-based nonprofit organization.

The Empower Peace Women2Women conference is a five-day forum aimed at empowering future young women leaders from the Middle … Read More 

Professor Frank E. A. Sander Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

PON Staff   •  07/21/2008   •  Filed in News

On Monday, July 21, Professor Emeritus Frank E. A. Sander received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American College of Civil Trial Mediators at its annual meeting in Camden, Maine.

The American College of Civil Trial Mediators is a non-profit organization of professionals distinguished by their experience, skill, ethical standards, and professional commitment to mediation, conflict … Read More