Past Events

Unilateral Initiatives in the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict

December 3, 2012 – “Unilateral Initiatives in the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict.” Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution with Yaakov Katz, military correspondent for The Jerusalem Post and the Israel Correspondent for Jane’s Defense Weekly; and Robert Mnookin, Samuel…

Alex Jones and Cheryl Contee

The End of the Digital Divide: What It Means for the Nation’s Future

November 27, 2012 – The Shorenstein Center welcomed Cheryl Contee, co-founder of Jack and Jill Politics; co-founder and partner of Fission Strategy, to discuss the “End of the Digital Divide” and the impact it has on the U.S.

Politico’s Mike Allen: The Role of New Media in Election Coverage

November 13, 2012 – Discussion with Mike Allen, chief political reporter for Politico, and writes the daily Playbook. Moderated by Nicco Mele, Adjunct Lecturer at Harvard Kennedy School.

The Presidential Election 2012: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

November 6, 2012 — Speaker Series with Mark McKinnon, weekly columnist for The Daily Beast and The London Telegraph, and is a co-founder of the bipartisan group No Labels which is dedicated to more civil discourse in politics. He is…

Under Fire: Journalists in Combat

November 5, 2012 – “Under Fire: Journalists in Combat.” Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution with Finbarr O’Reilly, Nieman Fellow and Reuters photographer; and trauma expert Bessel van der Kolk M.D., medical director at the Boston…

Taking American Public Diplomacy Viral

October 25, 2012 – Discussion with David Ensor, Director of Voice of America and former CNN National Security Correspondent. Co-Sponsored with the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.

Google’s products reflect its character, says Wired‘s Steven Levy

October 23, 2012 –  Steve Levy, senior writer at Wired magazine, spent two years immersed in the “Googleplex,” researching how the company works, how it makes money, and what it values. He shared with the Shorenstein Center three key takeaways…

Discussion with Steve Inskeep

October 18, 2012 – Discussion with Steve Inskeep, host of NPR’s Morning Edition; author of Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi. Co-sponsored by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics…