Upcoming Events at the IOP

  1. Career Chat with Congressman Seth Moulton

    Monday October 23 - 11:30am

    Career Chat with Congressman Seth Moulton ’01, MPA/MBA ‘11

    Interested in working in government or running for office? Thinking about military service?

    Join us for an informal career chat with Congressman Seth Moulton ‘01, MPA/MBA ’11, and hear about his journey from Harvard to running for Congress. After Harvard, Seth joined the Marine Corps where he served four tours in Iraq and earned the rank of Captain. He then went on to pursue and MPA/MBA at the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School and worked in the private sector before running for Congress in 2014 where he now represents the Sixth District of Massachusetts. He serves on the House Armed Services Committee and the Budget Committee. Pizza will be served!  This event is co-sponsored with the Office of Career Servies (OCS). Please register through Crimson Careers.

    Monday, September 23, 11:30AM - 12:15 PM

    Office of Career Services, 54 Dunster St.

     

     

  2. Lunch with Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards

    Monday October 23 - 1:00pm

    Join us for a lunchtime political discussion with the only Democratic governor in the South.

     Governor John Bel Edwards

     Boxed lunches will be served. 

     

     

  3. [CANCELLED] Study Group: Law Enforcement & The Use of Technology

    Monday October 23 - 4:15pm

    Fall Residential Fellow Jason Chaffetz

    Special Guest:  Greta Van Susteren (Formerly with MSNBC, Fox News, CNN) 

    Time & Location: Tuesday, October 24 at 4:15PM

    This Study Group has been cancelled and postponed until further notice. 

  4. The Lure of the Prosperity Gospel in the Age of Trump

    Monday October 23 - 6:00pm

    E.J. Dionne Jr.
    Opinion Writer, The Washington Post
    William H. Bloomberg Visiting Professor, Harvard Divinity School and Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
    Sally Quinn
    American Author and Journalist
    Author, Finding Magic: A Spiritual Memoir
    Jonathan L. Walton
    Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church, Harvard University
    Professor of Religion and Society, Harvard Divinity School
    Nicco Mele (Moderator)
    Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
    Director, Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy, HKS

  5. TV 101: How to Prepare for Your First Media Appearance

    Tuesday October 24 - 12:00pm

    Join IOP Visiting Fellows Mary Katharine Ham and Guy Benson as they talk about how to best prepare for a TV hit, including talking points, dress and appearance, and other logistics. 

    Lunch will be served. 

    Date: Tuesday, October 24, 12 PM - 1 PM

    Location: L166

  6. Study Group: White House 102: An Inside Look

    Wednesday October 25 - 4:15pm

    Join IOP 2017 Residential Fellow Yohannes Abraham as he reflects on his experiences as former Senior Adviser to the National Economic Council and Chief of Staff for the White House Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs on Wednesday, October 25 at 4:15 in L166 of the IOP.

  7. Study Group: Has Donald Trump Really Changed Everything?

    Wednesday October 25 - 4:15pm

    Join Dan Balz for the sixth installment in his study group: Has Donald Trump Really Changed Everything? on Wednesday, October 25 at 4:15pm in FDR (Littauer- 163). 

  8. The Economy, Global Challenges and America's Future

    Wednesday October 25 - 6:00pm

     

    A Conversation with

    Penny Pritzker
    Founder and Chairman of PSP Capital
    United States Secretary of Commerce (2013 – 2017)
    Nicholas Burns
    Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations, HKS
    Faculty Director, Future of Diplomacy Project; Faculty Chair, Middle East Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School

  9. Study Group: Disrupting the Teams: Are the GOP and DNC Still Relevant?

    Thursday October 26 - 4:15pm

    Can the democratic party change and adapt to a new paradigm for engaging with the new activist organizations that are forming in response to Trump in order to build a diverse winning coalition? Join IOP Fall Residential Fellow Karen Finney with E.J. Dionne (Columnist for The Washington Post, Author of One Nation After Trump) for a discussion on the issue on Thursday, October 26th at 4:15 pm in FDR (Littauer 163). Join IOP Fall Residential Fellow Karen Finney with E.J. Dionne (Columnist for The Washington Post, Author of One Nation After Trump) for a discussion on the issue on Thursday, October 26th at 4:15 pm in FDR (Littauer 163). 

  10. Study Group: What Americans Want From Congress?

    Thursday October 26 - 4:15pm

    Why is Congress so unpopular?  Why are self-identified Republicans negative about Congress, even when their own party is in power?  What do pollsters say the cause of this unpopularity is, and what can be done to restore confidence?Join Harvard Fall 2017 Residential Fellow Mark Strand to discuss these topics with David Winston (President, The Winston Group) and Myra Miller (Senior VP, Winston Group) on Thursday, October 26th at 4:15pm in L-166.

     

     

  11. Defeating ISIS: Inside the Campaign Against a Brutal Enemy

    Thursday October 26 - 6:00pm

    A conversation with
    Ash Carter
    Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and Belfer Professor of Technology and Global Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
    United States Secretary of Defense (2015-2017)
    David Gergen (Moderator)
    Public Service Professor of Public Leadership &
    Director, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School

     

  12. #Democracy on Fire: Twitter, Social Movements, and the Future of Dissent

    Friday October 27 - 4:00pm

    Marshall Ganz
    Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
    Wael Ghonim
    Entrepreneurship Fellow, Shorenstein Center, Harvard Kennedy School
    Computer engineer, internet activists, and social entrepreneur
    Author, Revolution 2.0: The Power of the People is Greater than the People in Power
    Zeynep Tufekci
    Associate Professor, School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina
    Author, Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protests
    David Eaves (Moderator)
    Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School