On Saturday, November 5, 2016, the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program (HNMCP) at Harvard Law School will celebrate its 10th Anniversary with a public symposium from 9:00AM – 3:30PM in WCC 2012 at Harvard Law School.
During the past 10 years, the program has grown from a handful of students pursuing independent clinical work, to a robust program of global clinical work in dispute systems design, innovative pedagogy around teamwork, and expanded course offerings in multiparty negotiation, group decision-making, teams, and facilitation. The program has cultivated a community of students, staff, alumni, and clients who care about improving the way individuals and institutions manage conflict and resolve disputes.
“The past ten years have been exciting and wonderful. It’s been inspiring to watch our clinic grow and to see the impact it has had on students and clients alike,” said Robert Bordone, Thaddeus R. Beal Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program. “I hope that this event will be an opportunity to celebrate what we’ve accomplished and to set the stage for the decade ahead.”
The 10th Anniversary Symposium will open with remarks from the Dean of the Harvard Law School, Martha Minow, followed by panel discussions, facilitated dialogue, and a performance of a groundbreaking solo play entitled Capers performed by Anu Yadav, based on the stories of families in public housing who protested the government-funded demolition of their community.
9:00 AM Opening Remarks by Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow
9:15 – 10:45 AM Dispute Systems Design: Expanding Horizons
11:00 – 12:30 PM Political Dialogue: The Promise and Perils of Facilitation
1:30 – 3:30 PM Performance of Capers, a solo play, followed by facilitated discussion with actor Anu Yadav and organizer Debra Frazier
The event is free and open to the public. An RSVP is appreciated but not required. For more information and to RSVP, please visit: http://hnmcp.law.harvard.edu/hnmcp-10th-anniversary-gala.