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.
View our full calendar of events.
Find recaps, photos and podcasts of recent events in our events archive.
Deborah Amos, Middle East correspondent for NPR, said that in Syria, “there are at least five different wars” going on simultaneously. “It is the most complicated of all the conflicts in the Middle East,” yet the media is criticized for not getting it right.
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