Research Projects

Research on negotiation is on-going among PON faculty, and more information can be found on their individual faculty websites. In addition, PON has nine research projects, each of which focuses on negotiation and conflict resolution through a different lens. The projects, listed on the left, are centers for inquiry into theory and practice, the mentoring of advanced students, the construction of educational initiatives, and the development of publications. For a glossary of common Program on Negotiation terms, please reference our Glossary

New Findings in the Field of Negotiation I: Benjamin J. Spatz and Talia Gillis

PON Staff   •  04/05/2019   •  Filed in Events, Graduate Research Fellowships, PON Graduate Research Fellowships

Integrative Negotiations, Value Creation, and Creativity at the Bargaining Table

The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School is pleased to present:

New Findings in the Field of Negotiation I:
Research from the PON Graduate Research Fellows
with

Benjamin J. Spatz
Ph.D. Candidate, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University 
and

Talia Gillis
PhD. Candidate, Harvard Business School and the Economics Department, Harvard University
S.J.D. Candidate, Harvard Law School
 
Thursday, April 18, 2019
12:00 … Read More 

The Middle East between Trump’s Deal and the Israeli Elections: A Regional Outlook from Israel

Diane Long   •  03/05/2019   •  Filed in Events, Middle East Negotiation Initiatives

The Program on Negotiation and The Middle East Negotiation Initiative present:

The Middle East between Trump’s Deal and the Israeli Elections:
A Regional Outlook from Israel
A talk with

Gilead Sher
Former Israeli senior peace negotiator and former Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Ehud Barak
Head of the Center for Applied Negotiations at the Institute for
National Security Studies (INSS) in … Read More 

Naila and the Uprising

PON Staff   •  02/25/2019   •  Filed in Events, Middle East Negotiation Initiatives

The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School is pleased to co-present:

Naila and the Uprising

A film screening followed by a panel discussion with:
Erica Chenoweth
Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Hilary Rantisi
Director, Middle East Initiative
Suhad Babaa
Executive Director, Just Vision

 Thursday, March 7, 2019
6:15 -9:00 p.m.
Starr Auditorium, Belfer Building, Floor 2.5
Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA
Free and open to … Read More 

Teaching Negotiation Online: Where Do We Start?

Lara SanPietro   •  12/20/2018   •  Filed in Pedagogy at PON, Teaching Negotiation

Best Practices of Course Design and Delivery When Teaching Negotiation Online
At the May, 2018 Teaching Negotiation Resource Center (TNRC) Faculty Seminar, Professors Lawrence Susskind and Michael Wheeler discussed the pedagogical implications of teaching negotiation online.

In a follow-up to the December, 2017 TNRC Faculty Seminar on Gauging Effectiveness in Teaching Negotiation, Professor Susskind and Professor Wheeler  … Read More 

25 Years After Oslo: Why is Palestinian Support for the Two-State Solution the Lowest Since 1993?

Diane Long   •  11/27/2018   •  Filed in Abraham Path Initiative, Events, Middle East Negotiation Initiatives

The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School
is pleased to present 

25 Years After Oslo: Why is Palestinian Support for the Two-State Solution the Lowest Since 1993?
A talk with

Dr. Khalil Shikaki
Goldman Senior Fellow at the Crown Center, Brandeis University and
Director of the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (PCPSR) in Ramallah
Moderated by

James Sebenius
Gordon Donaldson Professor … Read More 

Rebuild Congress Initiative

PON Staff   •  11/26/2018   •  Filed in Events, Harvard Negotiation Project

The Rebuild Congress Initiative (RCI) aims to help Congress again fulfill — and be seen and appreciated for fulfilling — its Constitutional role as an independent and co-equal branch of government. That means a Congress able to initiate action, exercise independent judgment on policy, assert its prerogatives (including control of all government spending and any … Read More 

About the Harvard Negotiation Project

PON Staff   •  11/07/2018   •  Filed in Harvard Negotiation Project

Director
James K. Sebenius

Associate Director
Daniel L. Shapiro

Global Negotiation
William Ury, Co-founder
Joshua Weiss, Co-founder

Co-Founder and Distinguished Fellow
Bruce Patton

Fellow
Jason Cheng Qian

Senior Adviser
Mark Gordon

Affiliates
Sheila Heen
Douglas Stone

The Project, or HNP as it is commonly known, was created in 1979 and was one of the founding organizations of the Program on Negotiation consortium. The work of faculty, staff, and students associated with … Read More 

The Challenge of Creating a Shared Society for Jews and Arabs in Israel

Diane Long   •  10/24/2018   •  Filed in Events, Middle East Negotiation Initiatives

The Program on Negotiation, Harvard Kennedy School Israel Caucus, and AJEEC NISPED present:

The Challenge of Creating a Shared Society for Jews and Arabs in Israel

A conversation with:
Kher Albaz and Ariel Dloomy
Co-Directors of AJEEC – The Arab-Jewish Center for Equality, Empowerment and Cooperation
 
Monday, October 29, 2018
4:30-6:00 PM
Littauer Building, Room 230
Harvard Kennedy School Campus
Cambridge, MA
Open to the … Read More 

PON Film Night: The Oslo Diaries

Diane Long   •  10/05/2018   •  Filed in Events, Middle East Negotiation Initiatives

The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School and Harvard Hillel
are pleased to present a film screening of:

The Oslo Diaries

Followed by a discussion with:
Shlomo Ben Ami, Former Israeli Foreign Minister, Lead Negotiator for Israel at Camp David II
Moderated by:
James Sebenius, Gordon Donaldson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School
 
Monday, October 15, 2018
6:30 PM
Langdell South, Room … Read More 

The New Path to “Yes” – First Steps to Solving Intractable Conflict

PON Staff   •  10/03/2018   •  Filed in Abraham Path Initiative, Events, Middle East Negotiation Initiatives

The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School
and the Abraham’s Path Initiative
are pleased to present 

The New Path to “Yes” – First Steps to Solving Intractable Conflict

 with

James Sebenius
Gordon Donaldson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School
and

William Ury
Co-author of Getting to Yes
Co-founder, Program on Negotiation
 
Friday, October 19, 2018
12:00 -1:30 PM
Austin Hall North
Harvard Law School Campus
Cambridge, MA
Free … Read More