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Deepak Malhotra on CNBC’s The Big Idea

PON Staff   •  06/12/2008   •  Filed in News, Webcasts

Deepak Malhotra, Associate Professor in the Negotiations, Organizations, and Markets Unit at the Harvard Business School and co-author of Negotiation Genius, was a panelist on CNBC’s The Big Idea for an episode that looked at the nuts and bolts of what it means to win — and what it takes to get there.

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Dispute Systems Design Across Context and Continents

PON Staff   •  03/07/2008   •  Filed in Events, Student Events, Students, The Kelman Seminar, Webcasts

Please join us to learn more about dispute systems design and engage in what we anticipate will be a lively and thoughtful series of discussions. The Symposium is open to the public and admission is free.

Please RSVP by March 3 to

Featuring leading scholars and practitioners, including:

Ken Feinberg
Special Master of the Federal September 11th Victim
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Negotiating With Your Children

PON Staff   •  03/04/2008   •  Filed in News, Webcasts

Harvard International Negotiation Initiative Director Dan Shapiro appeared in a WBZ-TV4 news segment about negotiating with your child. The piece also highlighted the February 2008 Negotiation newsletter article, “Negotiate better relationships with your children.”

Watch it online at WBZ-TV4.

Click here to read the Negotiation newsletter article.

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Why Don’t Green Treaties Work?

PON Staff   •  02/18/2008   •  Filed in News, Podcasts

In a Guardian Science Extra podcast interview, Professor Lawrence Susskind talks about how the process of treaty-making and treaty enforcement could be modified to make environmental agreements more effective. He was interviewed after he spoke at the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s (AAAS) annual meeting in Boston on February 16.

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Seven Secrets for Negotiating with Government

PON Staff   •  01/16/2008   •  Filed in News, Reviews of Books

A negotiation expert provides the blueprint for overcoming the special challenges of doing business with government.

Almost everyone has faced the frustrating task of negotiating with government—local, state, national, or foreign—at some point in their lives. Whether they are applying for a building permit from their local zoning board, trying to sell software to the U.S. … Read More 

Buddhism and Dialogue Workshop

PON Staff   •  11/07/2007   •  Filed in Events, Webcasts

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The Dispute Resolution Program at the Program on Negotiation (PON) hosted a workshop on “Buddhism & Dialogue” on November 7, at Harvard Law School. The workshop was organized by Ran Kuttner, visiting scholar at PON, and Michael Wheeler LL.M. ’74, MBA Class of 1952 Professor of Management Practice at the … Read More 

Islands of Agreement: Managing Enduring Armed Rivalries

PON Staff   •  09/15/2007   •  Filed in Events, Webcasts

Assistant Professor Gabriella Blum, Harvard Law School

How do we address situations where peace and war coexist? How can we address ongoing interstate relations in a situation of conflict? In her new book, Islands of Agreement: Managing Enduring Armed Rivalries, Gabriella Blum examines long-enduring rivalries–India and Pakistan, Greece and Turkey, Israel and Lebanon– to show how … Read More 

New England Newsmakers: The Art of Negotiation

PON Staff   •  09/09/2007   •  Filed in News, Webcasts

Program on Negotiation (PON) Managing Director Susan Hackley was featured in CN8’s (the Comcast Network) New England Newsmakers’ piece on the Women2Women International Leadership Conference Cultural Exchange sponsored by Empower Peace.

The Empower Peace “Women2Women” conference is a five-day forum aimed at empowering future young women leaders from the Middle East, Near East, and the United … Read More 

PON-Affiliated Faculty Receive Teaching Awards

PON Staff   •  06/06/2007   •  Filed in News, Students, Webcasts

Three PON-affiliated faculty were presented with teaching awards by the graduating class at their respective schools. The award-recipients were selected by the graduating class.

Harvard Law School (HLS) Assistant Clinical Professor Robert Bordone was this year’s winner of the prestigious Sacks-Freund Teaching Award. The award was presented at Class Day exercises by the graduating class in … Read More 

Peacemakers in Action: Profiles of Religion in Conflict Resolution

PON Staff   •  05/14/2007   •  Filed in Events, Webcasts

A panel discussion on the recently released book, Peacemakers in Action (Cambridge University Press, 2007), produced by the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding and edited by David Little.

Panelists include Susan Hackley, managing director of the Program on Negotiation; Joyce Dubensky, executive vice president of the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding; Ivo Markovic, Tanenbaum Peacemaker and … Read More