Event Date: Monday March 11, 2013
Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Location: The Bowie Vernon Room (K-262), Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution is pleased to present:

“Women and Negotiation:
Their Place at the Table in the US and Abroad”


Katrin Bennhold

Staff Writer for International Herald Tribune,

2013 Neiman Fellow


Paula Gutlove

Professor of Negotiation and Conflict Management Practice

Simmons College School of Management


Monday, March 11, 2013

4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

The Bowie Vernon Room (K-262)

Weatherhead Center for International Affairs

1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

About the Speakers:

Katrin Bennhold is a London-based staff writer for the International Herald Tribune,  covering European politics and economics from London for the IHT and its parent newspaper,  The New York Times. A native German who spent most of her career based in France,  Bennhold¹s reporting has covered events ranging from terrorist attacks in Madrid and Algiers to youth rioting in Paris to rogue trading at one of France’s biggest banks. She also writes a regular column on the economics of gender. Before joining the Tribune in 2004,  Bennhold was an international economics writer for Bloomberg News. She holds a master’s degree from the London School of Economics. Bennhold plans to study the economics of gender and motherhood and explore the remaining barriers and costs of gender equality in the early 21st century. She is the William Montalbano Nieman Fellow. Montalbano was a 1970 Nieman Fellowand a prize-winning Los Angeles Times reporter who reported from 100 countries during his 38-year career.

Dr. Paula Gutlove is Professor of Negotiation and Conflict Management Practice at the Simmons College School of Management, and Deputy Director of the Institute for Resource and Security Studies (IRSS).  At Simmons College Dr Gutlove specializes in teaching negotiation for career success, to women leaders in the MBA and executive-education programs, and to men and women health-administration leaders in the MHA program.  At IRSS she founded and directs the international project, Health Bridges for Peace (HBP).  This project links health care with the prevention and resolution of inter-communal conflict, using a common interest in public health as an opportunity to bring people together for negotiation training, collaborative action, dialogue, and community reconciliation.  HBP initiatives have been facilitated in a range of war-afflicted areas including the Balkans, the North Caucasus, the Middle East, and Central Asia.  Dr Gutlove is also an Associate of the Harvard Program on Negotiation Pedagogy Group, and a founding member of the Leadership Team of the US-Muslim Engagement Initiative.  She has extensive experience teaching and practicing negotiation and the management of conflict, and has taught at universities in the USA, Canada, Europe, and Australia.  Dr Gutlove has also served as a consultant to numerous international organizations, including the World Health Organization, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.


About the Herbert C. Kelman Seminar Series: The 2012-2013 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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