News and Events
Throughout the academic year the Shorenstein Center presents lectures and discussions in a variety of formats — conferences, forums, symposia, lectures, discussions and informal gatherings. Our highly popular Speaker Series highlights the Center's ability to attract interesting speakers who share their expertise and experience with Kennedy School students throughout the school year.
Event topics have included press coverage of campaigns and politics; international developments; women, media and politics; and digital technology. Many events take place at the Shorenstein Center, in the Institute of Politics, or in the Harvard Kennedy School's Forum, but the Center has also hosts events in Washington, D.C., Denver, Chicago, New York City, and other major cities.
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Find recaps, photos and podcasts of recent events in our events archive.
Ana Navarro, Institute of Politics Fellow and political contributor at CNN and CNN en Español, describes herself as a “Republican without labels,” which she explained meant that she is “inclusive, not obstructionist.” Navarro, who served as the National Hispanic Co-Chair for Gov. Jon Huntsman’s 2012 Campaign, spoke to the Shorenstein Center about how punditry has changed political debate, and how politicians might be able to capture the Hispanic vote. Read more »