Yavuz Baydar

Kelman Seminar: Turkey Under Siege – Inside and Out

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Monday, November 23, 2015,
4:30-6:00pm
Tsai Auditorium at CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution featuring speakers:

  • Yavuz Baydar, Turkish journalist and former Joan Shorenstein Fellow (Fall 2014)
  • Lenore Martin, Associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science, Emmanuel College

This series is sponsored by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; the Nieman Foundation for Journalism; Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School; and Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy. This event is also cosponsored by the Center for European Studies at Harvard University, and the Middle East Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School. 

The theme of the 2015–2016 Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution is negotiation, conflict, and the news media. It explores the relationship between the news media and conflict-resolution efforts worldwide and examines how the framing and reporting of conflict influences the public understanding of events. The seminar considers ways to strengthen the capacity to prevent, resolve, and transform ethno-national conflicts. The topics this year include the rise of political Islam, domestic conflicts related to race, the impact of reporting techniques on conflict, the neuroscience of conflict, new threats to national security, and more. Speakers include experts from academia and the media, as well as political actors from conflict regions. For more information, contact Donna Hicks at dhicks@wcfia.harvard.edu.