Event Date: Tuesday September 21, 2010
Time: 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Location: CGIS Building, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room N-354

International Finance and How It Affects the Negotiation of Global Conflicts


Loch Adamson


Richard Parker

Date: September 21, 2010

Time: 4-6 PM

Where: CGIS Building, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs,

1737 Cambridge Street, Room N-262, Cambridge MA

Contact Chair: Donna Hicks (dhicks@wcfia.harvard.edu).

Speaker Bios

Loch Adamson is the London bureau chief of Institutional Investor, a New York-based financial magazine. She joined Institutional Investor seven years ago and has spent the past four years based in the U.K., primarily covering the hedge fund industry and pan-European regulatory issues for the magazine. Prior to joining Institutional Investor, Ms. Adamson spent five years writing for Worth magazine. She has also contributed to The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek and Inc.

Richard Parker is Lecturer in Public Policy and Senior Fellow of the Shorenstein Center. An economist by training, he is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Oxford University. He has worked as an economist for the UNDP, as cofounder of Mother Jones Magazine, and as head of his own consulting firm, serving congressional clients, including Senators Kennedy, Glenn, Cranston, and McGovern, among others. Parker has held Marshall, Rockefeller, Danforth, Goldsmith, and Bank of America Fellowships. His books include: The Myth of the Middle Class, a study of U.S. income distribution; Mixed Signals: The Future of Global Television News; and the intellectual biography, John Kenneth Galbraith: His Life, His Politics, His Economics. His articles have appeared in numerous academic anthologies and journals and in the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, New Republic, Nation, Harper’s, Le Monde, Atlantic Monthly, and International Economy, among others.

About the Herbert C. Kelman Seminar Series

The 2010-2011 Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution series is sponsored by the Program on Negotiation, the Nieman Foundation for Journalism, the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy, The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, and Boston area members of the Alliance for Peacebuilding. The theme for this year’s Kelman Seminar is “Negotiation, Conflict and the News Media”.


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