Events at the IOP

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

    Monday October 1 - 4:30pm

    A study group led by Joe Heck.

  2. Women in the Digital Age

    Monday October 1 - 4:30pm

    A study group led by Amy Dacey

  3. 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
    German 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)


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

    Tuesday October 2 - 4:30pm

    A study group led by Brittany Packnett. 

  5. Undergraduate Pizza and Politics: Strange Justice: From Clarence Thomas to Brett Kavanaugh

    Tuesday October 2 - 6:00pm

    A discussion with:

    Jill Abramson, Senior Lecturer, Harvard University; former Editor, New York Times; Author, Strange Justice: The Selling of Clarence Thomas

  6. Decoding the Ballot Box: Do You Have Questions About Voting in the U.S.?

    Wednesday October 3 - 12:00pm

    Join us for a conversation about voting: whether you are a first-time voter, or have been voting for years, this is a conversation to answer all kinds of questions about voting, registration, and more. 

  7. The Briefing Room: Translating Trump

    Wednesday October 3 - 4:30pm

    A study group led by Margaret Talev.

    ***This study group is lotteried***

    Please enter the lottery here before Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at noon.

    Selected participants will be notified on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 in the evening.

  8. Hostages to Fate: Inside the U.S. Led Effort to Free Political Prisoners

    Wednesday October 3 - 4:30pm

    A study group led by John Noonan.

  9. Suppressing the Vote: What it Looks Like, What Led Us Here, & What We Can Do to Fix It

    Wednesday October 3 - 6:00pm

    Rev. William J. Barber, II
    President & Sr. Lecturer of Repairers of the Breach
    Co-Chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call For Moral Revival
    Laverne Berry
    Attorney and Voting Rights Advocate
    Producer, Capturing the Flag
    Alex Keyssar
    Matthew W. Stirling, Jr. Professor of History and Social Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
    Brittany Packnett (Moderator)
    Fall 2018 Resident Fellow, Institute of Politics
    Vice President of National Community Alliances & Engagement, Teach For America
    Co-Founder, Campaign Zero



  10. Politics, Potholes, and Public Service with Mitch Landrieu

    Thursday October 4 - 4:30pm

    Join the former mayor of New Orleans and 2018 IOP Visiting Fellow Mitch Landrieu for a conversation about leadership, public service, and local government.

  11. Protest Power: Does Acceptable Protest Exist?

    Tuesday October 9 - 4:30pm

    A study group led by Brittany Packnett.

  12. Stockton’s Economic Empowerment Demonstration: A Guaranteed Income Initiative

    Tuesday October 9 - 6:00pm

    Chris Hughes '06
    Co-chair of the Economic Security Project
    Co-Founder of Facebook
    Michael Tubbs
    Mayor of Stockton, CA
    Rema Hanna (Moderator)
    Scientific Director, J-PAL Southeast Asia
    Jeffrey Cheah Professor of South-East Asia Studies, Harvard Kennedy School of Government