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January 2018

HLS Library Tour

January 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on January 1, 1970 at 2:00pm

HLS Library – meet at Circulation Desk

HLS Library tours are offered to the Harvard community on the second Tuesday of every month at 2:00 p.m. during the academic year.

Tours last 30-40 minutes and provide an overview of the HLS Library spaces and services available to the HLS and Harvard communities.

Please sign up at the link in advance to help us plan for numbers. We’ll meet across from the Circulation Desk just inside the main entrance of Langdell Hall.

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Weil Gotshal & Manges – 1L Reception

January 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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White & Case – 1L Reception

January 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Roberts & Holland – 1L Reception

January 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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OPIA’s Brown Bag with Civil Rights Corps

January 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1015 Classroom

Bring your lunch and join us for a brown bag lunch with Premal Dharia, the Director of Litigation at Civil Rights Corps.

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New Forms to Settle Old Scores? Worker Centers and Their Recent Trajectories

January 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Austin Hall 111 Classroom – West

Part of the James Green Memorial Forum, in honor of the distinguished labor historian, this program features Janice Fine, professor at Rutgers University and author of the book Worker Centers: Organizing Communities at the Edge of the Dream. She will be joined by Natalicia Tracy, Executive Director of the Brazilian Worker Center.

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HLS International Film Series Presents: Garod (Longing)

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WCC 2063 (Student Orgs Lounge)

A year-long series of films from around the world, featuring introductions from the students who selected them.

All students are welcome. Light snacks will be provided.

HLS Int Film Festival Schedule1

HLS Int Film Festival Schedule page 2

Sponsored by the Graduate Forum

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OCS’s Career FRAME – FUNDAMENTALS: Getting the Jobs That Become Your Career

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Are you unsure about your career path? Are you lost on what steps to take for your job search? OCS’s Career FRAME programming can help. Over the course of five lunchtime sessions, we will tell you what you need to accomplish to reach your career goals. Open to all students. Lunch provided.

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HIALSA Lunch Talk with Ms. Lucila Hemmingsen

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom

Please join HIALSA in welcoming Ms. Lucila Hemmingsen for a lunch talk.

Non-pizza lunch will be served.

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Parody Auditions

January 22 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lewis International Law Center 214A Room

Audition for Parody! If you can sing, dance, or act we want you to be a part of the most fun event on campus!

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Parody Auditions

January 22 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lewis International Law Center 214B Room

Audition for Parody! If you can sing, dance, or act we want you to be a part of the most fun event on campus!

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Parody Auditions

January 22 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lewis International Law Center 102 Meeting Room

Audition for Parody! If you can sing, dance, or act we want you to be a part of the most fun event on campus!

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Davis Polk & Wardwell – 1L Reception

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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OCS’s Career FRAME – RELATIONSHIPS: Meeting the People You Need To

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Are you unsure about your career path? Are you lost on what steps to take for your job search? OCS’s Career FRAME programming can help. Over the course of five lunchtime sessions, we will tell you what you need to accomplish to reach your career goals. Open to all students. Lunch provided.

OCS Career F Ⓡ A M E

RELATIONSHIPS: This second session covers professional relationship building. You are meeting alumni and practitioners every day through programs, classes, clinics and…

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UNRELIABLE PROTECTION: PROPORTIONALITY IN WARFARE PUT TO THE TEST, a lecture by Professor Statman

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lewis International Law Center 214A Room

Prof. Daniel Statman is head of the philosophy department at the University of Haifa and chair of the Israeli Philosophical Association. His areas of specialization are ethics, political philosophy, moral psychology, and Jewish philosophy. In recent years, he has been working on the ethics of war and is currently co-authoring a book in this area entitled War by Agreement that defends a contractarian understanding of just war theory. He has also worked in the field of state and religion and…

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Lawyer Strong: Your Blueprint for Stress Resilience

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom

Join Paula Davis-Laack for a workshop on stress resilience. Lunch provided.

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HBLR Kirkland Lunch

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC B015 Classroom

HBLR will be hosting a panel of four Kirkland attorneys from three different offices. Panelists will share experiences from their personal and professional lives. 1Ls and LLMs, this is a great opportunity to connect with practicing attorneys before Kirkland’s reception on Tuesday night.

SaPa Vietnamese food and Georgetown Cupcakes will be served!

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HIP TPS Response

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm
WCC 2009 Classroom

HIP invites you to attend a discussion on how to respond to the termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Sudan.

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Chayes International Public Service Fellowship Information Session and Coffee Hour

January 23 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Program Lounge WCC 5053

The Chayes International Public Service Fellowships provide an opportunity for HLS students to spend eight weeks in the summer engaged in public service with an international scope and/or relevant to countries in development or those making transitions to peace, stability, and democracy. Come meet recent Chayes Fellows, talk with International Legal Studies staff, and learn more about the proggram.

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Parody Auditions

January 23 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West A

Audition for Parody! If you can sing, dance, or act we want you to be a part of the most fun event on campus!

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Parody Auditions

January 23 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West B

Audition for Parody! If you can sing, dance, or act we want you to be a part of the most fun event on campus!

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Parody Auditions

January 23 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East C

Audition for Parody! If you can sing, dance, or act we want you to be a part of the most fun event on campus!

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Kirkland & Ellis – 1L Reception

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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OCS’s Career FRAME – ASSESSMENT: Learning What You Like & What You Don’t

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1023 Classroom

Are you unsure about your career path? Are you lost on what steps to take for your job search? OCS’s Career FRAME programming can help. Over the course of five lunchtime sessions, we will tell you what you need to accomplish to reach your career goals. Open to all students. Lunch provided.

OCS Career F R Ⓐ M E

ASSESSMENT: This third session covers the critical role that self-assessment plays both at the start of your job search and throughout…

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HIALSA Lunch talk with Mr. Alexander Fessas

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lewis International Law Center 214A Room

Please join HIALSA in welcoming Mr. Alexander G. Fessas for a talk on the practice of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Court) headquartered in Paris. As Secretary General and Director of ICC Dispute Resolution Services, Mr. Fessas is responsible for the operational management and coordination of the ICC Court’s Secretariat and other dispute resolution services in Paris, Hong Kong, New York, Sao Paolo and Singapore.

Non-pizza lunch will be served.

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State Solicitor General, Law Firm Partner, Court of Appeals Judge: A Conversation with Judge Kevin Newsom

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
WCC 1015 Classroom

Judge Kevin Newsom of the Eleventh Circuit joins the Federalist Society to give students practical advice based upon his career, which has included impressive positions in both the public and private sectors. An HLS graduate and former clerk to Justice David Souter, Judge Newsom has worked as a law firm partner, as Solicitor General for the state of Alabama, and now as a judge on the Eleventh Circuit.

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WLA Networking and Finding Mentors/Sponsors Panel

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3019 Classroom

Join us on Wednesday, January 24th for a lunch discussion about networking and finding mentors and sponsors. Attorneys from Wachtell Lipton, Davis Polk, Goodwin Procter, and Simpson Thacher will be joining us to share their experiences. Non-pizza lunch will be served. We hope to see you there!

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Cooley – 1L Reception

January 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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HIALSA Lunch Talk with Ms. Lucila Hemmingsen

January 25 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom

Please join HIALSA in welcoming Ms. Lucila Hemmingsen for a lunch talk. Lucila I. M. Hemmingsen is a partner in the international arbitration practice of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

Non-pizza lunch will be served.

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The Case for Alternative Meat

January 25 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
WCC B010 Singer Classroom

Have you heard of plant-based meat that bleeds? Current factory farming practices do not only raise health safety concerns but also many environmental concerns. Should the world population increase their meat consumption at current speed, we will deteriorate sustainability of our very own globe. Nicole Negowatti, a Food Law and Policy Clinic Instructor, who holds an expertise in alternative meat innovations, and Matt Hayek, a Farmed Law & Policy Fellow, who has an expertise in environmental effects of farming will…

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The case for alternative meat

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East C

Have you heard of plant-based meat that bleeds? Clean meat? Current factory farming practices do not only create health safety concerns but also much environmental concerns. Should the world population increase their meat consumption at current speed, we will deteriorate sustainability of our very own globe. Nicole Negowatti, a Food Law and Policy Clinic Instructor, who holds an expertise in alternative meat innovations and Matt Hayek, a Farmed Law & Policy Fellow, who has an expertise in environmental effects of…

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OCS’s Career FRAME – MATERIALS: Crafting The Best Job Application Materials

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Are you unsure about your career path? Are you lost on what steps to take for your job search? OCS’s Career FRAME programming can help. Over the course of five lunchtime sessions, we will tell you what you need to accomplish to reach your career goals. Open to all students. Lunch provided.

OCS Career F R A Ⓜ E

MATERIALS: This fourth session covers best practices for materials you use for a job application. In today’s job market, this means…

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Postgrad Information Session

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3019 Classroom
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US Foreign Policy from the Inside Out: A Lecture with Samantha Power

January 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Knafel Center

In this talk, Power will provide a comprehensive picture of US foreign policy. Register online.

Samantha Power RI ’18 is a professor of practice at Harvard Law School and the Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, where she was the founding executive director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. She is a former US representative to the United Nations and member of President Obama’s cabinet.

Prior to…

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OPIA’s Public Interest Networking Reception

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East ABC

OPIA’s Public Interest Networking Reception is an opportunity to connect with attorneys from a wide range of public interest organizations, including federal and state government, legal services, public defenders, prosecutors, public interest law firms, and non-profit advocacy organizations.

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HIALSA Lunch Talk with Ms. Lucila Hemmingsen

January 26 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
WCC 3019 Classroom

Please join HIALSA in welcoming Ms. Lucila Hemmingsen. Ms. Hemmingsen is a partner in the international arbitration practice of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

Non-pizza lunch will be served.

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OCS’s Career FRAME – EXPLORATION: Figuring Out What Lawyers Do

January 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Are you unsure about your career path? Are you lost on what steps to take for your job search? OCS’s Career FRAME programming can help. Over the course of five lunchtime sessions, we will tell you what you need to accomplish to reach your career goals. Open to all students. Lunch provided.

OCS Career F R A M Ⓔ

EXPLORATION: This fifth and final session covers how to efficiently explore the career options that are out there in the private…

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Book Talk: Law and the Wealth of Nations: Finance, Prosperity, and Democracy by Tamara Lothian

January 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West B

“Economic stagnation, financial crisis, and increasing inequality have provoked worldwide debate about the reshaping of the market economy. But few are willing to risk a reorientation of dominant ideas and a reform of entrenched structures. Right-wing populism has stepped into the void created by a failure to imagine structural alternatives. Tamara Lothian offers a deeper view showing the path to the reconstruction of the economy in the service of both growth and inclusion. She probes the institutional innovations that would…

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Challenges for European Banks of Doing Business in the US

January 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom

Markus Lammer (COO UHNW, Credit Suisse NYC) and Martin Boehringer (Managing Director, Credit Suisse London/Zurich) Talk on Challenges for European Banks of Doing Business in the US

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Human Rights Symposium [Human Rights: Adapting to the Challenges of Our Times]

January 27 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Starr Auditorim, Harvard Kennedy School

Join us for the first annual student-led Human Rights Symposium, entitled “Human Rights: Adapting to the Challenges of Our Times”, aiming to rethink the effective implementation of human rights in an age of increasing populism and nationalism.

This event is free and open to the public. RSVP is required. Seating is limited.

Saturday, January 27, 2018 Starr Auditorium, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

AGENDA

9:00 a.m. Welcome Address 9:15 a.m. Keynote Panel:…

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