Events at the IOP

  1. The Briefing Room: Sourcing

    Wednesday September 26 - 4:30pm

    A study group led by Margaret Talev.

  2. China’s Anti-Poverty Miracle?

    Wednesday September 26 - 6:00pm

    Lu Mai
    Secretary General, China Development Research Foundation
    Rohini Pande
    Rafik Hariri Professor of International Political Economy, Harvard Kennedy School
    Anthony Saich
    Daewoo Professor of International Affairs and
    Director, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School
    Graham Allison (Moderator)
    Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, Harvard Kennedy School


  3. Panama Case: The Transformation of Public Life and Politics

    Thursday September 27 - 6:00pm

    A Public Address by His Excellency
    Juan Carlos Varela Rodriguez
    President of Panama




  4. Politics, Potholes, and Public Service: A Conversation with Mayor Michael Nutter

    Friday September 28 - 3:30pm

    Join us for the inaugural Politics, Potholes and Public Service study group. This session will be led by IOP Visiting Fellow, Mayor Michael Nutter.

    Michael Nutter served as the 98th Mayor of the City of Philadelphia. Mayor Nutter is a past President of the United States Conference of Mayors as well as the Pennsylvania Municipal League. In January 2018, the Department of Homeland Security appointed him to the Homeland Security Advisory Council. He also serves on President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Advisory Council. While at the IOP, Mayor Nutter will remain the David N. Dinkins Professor of Professional Practice in Urban and Public Affairs a Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia University.


  5. All Hands on Deck: Joining Public and Private Efforts to Bring About Economic Growth and Social Justice

    Friday September 28 - 4:00pm

    A Public Address by His Excellency
    Lenín Moreno
    President of Ecuador


  6. Women in the Digital Age

    Monday October 1 - 4:30pm

    A study group led by Amy Dacey

  7. Stoking the Coals or Extinguishing the Flames: The Role of the Media.

    Monday October 1 - 4:30pm

    A study group led by Joe Heck.

  8. The Crisis in the Transatlantic Relationship

    Monday October 1 - 6:00pm

    Susan Glasser
    Staff Writer, The New Yorker
    Founder, Politico Magazine
    Former Editor-in-Chief, Foreign Policy
    Wolfgang Ischinger
    Chairman, Munich Security Conference
    Germany Ambassador to the Court of St. James (2006-2008)
    German Ambassador to the United States (2001-2006)
    Kurt Volker  
    U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations
    Executive Director, McCain Institute for International Leadership, Arizona State University
    U.S. Ambassador to NATO (2008-2009)
    Nicholas Burns (Moderator)
    Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations, Harvard Kennedy School
    U.S. Ambassador to NATO (2001-2005)


  9. The Power of Imagination: From the Predictable to the Alternative Future

    Tuesday October 2 - 4:30pm

    A study group led by Brittany Packnett. 

  10. Do Drones Dream of Electric Sheep? The Future of Ethics and War

    Wednesday October 3 - 4:30pm

    A study group led by John Noonan.

  11. The Briefing Room: Translating Trump

    Wednesday October 3 - 4:30pm

    A study group led by Margaret Talev.