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November 27

Monday

  • Lunch Talk: Ambassador Richards, ” The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Labour and Productivity in Africa”

    12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join us as H.E. Ambassador Abiodun Richards Adejola, Chairperson, United Nations International Labour Organization, presents his lecture: “The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Labour and Productivity in Africa”…
  • Alwaleed Bin Talal Director’s Series Event

    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    Please join the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program at Harvard University and the Program in Islamic Law at HLS in welcoming Professor Lyall Armstrong of the American University of Beirut to discuss: “Three Strikes and She’s Out: The Origins and Expansion of a Divorce and Remarriage Stipulation in…
  • 1L Job Panel on Internships in International Law

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Interested in international law or human rights? Getting ready to start the job search for your dream summer job? Join Advocates for Human Rights for a job panel to discuss summer internships and fellowships in international law. Panelists will discuss internships at the UN, international tribunals, and within civil society.
  • Ambassador Richards Fireside Chat

    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Join us for a lively discussion with H.E. Ambassador Abiodun Richards Adejola, Chairperson, United Nations International Labour Organization. Reception to follow.
  • JOL Galleys

    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    JOL editors will review print proofs for Volume 61.1.

November 28

Tuesday

  • Pakistan FATF Case Study Luncheon

    12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

    Panelists:
    •Professor Howell E. Jackson, Harvard Law School
    •Professor Faiza Ismail, Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law, LUMS, Lahore, Pakistan
    •Dr. Shlomit Wagman, Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Former Chair of FATF’s Working Group
    •Elizabeth T. Davy, Of…
  • What’s Next for Taiwan: After the Xi-Biden APEC Meeting

    12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

    Come hear TECO (Taipei Economic and Culture Office) Director General Charles Liao debrief from the Xi-Biden APEC meeting and discuss cross-strait relations in light of recent developments.
  • Pakistan and the FATF Grey List: An HLS Case Study – A Panel Discussion

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) spearheads global efforts to address money laundering and terrorist financing.  This panel discussion will explore FATF’s work and its impact on developing countries through the lens of a forthcoming HLS Case Study on efforts of the Pakistani government in 2022 to get itself removed…
  • Hot Topics in the Law: Gen AI

    12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

    Please join us for a discussion of the legal, commercial, and ethical risks posed by the rapidly evolving field of Generative Artificial Intelligence Technology with guest speaker Gary Greenstein, industry expert and partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Lunch will be provided! Please RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe8ntDSlTHZs3u4mLz2Z0yITtGMyxjOyP4YK5EL7poUKztbhQ/viewform Presented…
  • Exam Accommodations Q&A and Lunch Panel

    12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

    Ask a panel from the Disabled Law Students Association all your questions about exam accessibility accommodations! Anticipated topics include: Logistics of in-person exams (proctors, rooms) Accommodations for breaks during exams Extended time; splitting an exam across several days Getting exam accommodations for the first time This event is hybrid –
  • Internships in Reproductive Justice!

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Come hear about ARJ Board members’ internships in reproductive justice and other public interest issue areas. Panelists will talk about the internship application process and their work experiences. Feel free to bring any questions you have or just come listen! Lunch will be provided.
  • Appellate Advocacy x Federal Indian Law Fireside Chat

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join us for a fireside chat with Ian Gershengorn, co-chair of Jenner & Block’s Appellate and Supreme Court Practice and former Acting US Solicitor General. Ian will discuss his career as an appellate litigator who works on federal Indian law issues. This event is hosted by NALSA.
  • Akin 1L Scholars Information Session

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    A discussion about the role of pro bono and diversity equity & inclusion at Akin, and information about our 1L summer opportunities will be provided.
  • ILJ Galleys & Elections

    5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Join the ILJ galleys for Vol. 65(1)! We will do one last coordinated review of the coded proofs for publication, elect the next Editors-in-Chief for 2024-2025, and enjoy dinner & have fun!…
  • WLA Volunteer Holiday Party

    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Join WA in their annual holiday party that focuses on giving back to the local and HLS community through various service activities such as card decorating, wrapping holiday gifts for local families, and sending candy grams for members of the HLS support staff.
  • JOL Galleys

    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    JOL editors will review print proofs for Volume 61.1.
  • Law and Security in Israel

    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Law and Security in Israel: a conversation with Gabriella Blum, Rita E. Hauser Professor of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at Harvard Law School, moderated by Avishay Ben Sasson-Gordis
    for the Harvard community
    in-person only
    off-the-record…

November 29

Wednesday

  • CLSA x HALA Study Break

    12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

    Insomnia cookie study break for CLSA & HALA members!…
  • Remembering Frederick Douglass’s 1860 Plea for Free Speech in Boston

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Nadine Strossen joins the Harvard Federalist Society to discuss and remember Frederick Douglass’s iconic 1860 speech, “A Plea for Free Speech in Boston.”…
  • 2023 Klinsky Lecture – Reimagining American Democracy: Becoming Founders & Framers

    12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

    A Lecture by Sherrilyn Ifill
    Steven and Maureen Klinsky Visiting Professor of Practice for Leadership and Progress…
  • Public Reading of Scripture (PRS)

    12:20 pm - 1:15 pm

    Recurring

    Come join the Harvard Law Program on Biblical Law and Christian Legal Studies for the weekly Public Reading of Scripture. Listen to a 30-minute scripture reading and engage in reflection and conversation. Students, faculty, staff, and Harvard affiliates are welcome to join. Lunch will be provided.
  • VGLASS Info and Gaming Hour

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Please join the Video Game Law Association for lunch, Mario Kart, and FIFA! Come learn more about the organization and compete against your friends!…
  • First Class Community Dinner

    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Please join First Class for the final community dinner of the semester! Dinner will be served (feel free to grab-and-go!).
  • Labor & Employment Action Project General Body Meeting

    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    LEAP General Body Meeting…
  • The Smell of Money Screening

    6:45 pm - 9:30 pm

    “The Smell of Money” is centered around a rural North Carolina community (mostly composed of American Descendants of Slavery) fighting the North Carolina state legislature and the factory-farm conglomerate, Smithfield Foods, for the right to clean air and water. Issues such as environmental racism, the exploitation of low-income communities, and…
  • Christian Union Midweek Study

    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Christian Union’s midweek bible study. All are welcome!…
  • HLS Pub Trivia

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Come to the last HLS Pub Trivia Night of the semester! Wednesday, November 29th from 7:00–9:00pm in the HLS Pub. Bring friends, grab a drink, and test your knowledge. Trivia will resume in the Spring, Wednesdays 7–9pm.
  • 1L Job Fair (HBLSA Annual)

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    1Ls: please join us for an evening of networking at the annual 1L HBLSA Job Fair, with attendance from more than 20 big law, plaintiff’s law, and boutique litigation firms. The event is open to all from 7 – 9 pm, and is taking place in-person this Wednesday, November 29…

November 30

Thursday

  • Lies in Your Grocery Cart: How Misinformation Impacts Food Choice

    12:15 pm - 2:15 pm

    Please join us for a dynamic exploration of the tangled web of food information, and how the proliferation of fake news and misinformation impact consumer choice. Our interdisciplinary conversation will span the US and EU, dissecting legal aspects, public health, psychology, sustainability, consumer choices, and innovative strategies to combat misinformation.
  • Lunch Talk: Professor Brian Leiter on Free Speech on the Internet

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    The HLS Law & Philosophy Society is delighted to invite you to our next event, a lunch talk with Professor Brian Leiter. Professor Leiter is a world-renowned legal philosopher and blogger, the Karl N. Llewellyn Professor of Jurisprudence, and the Director of the Center…
  • Facebook, The Broken Code, and the Future of Online Speech

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Facebook used to be THE social network, but the company’s choices, both technical and political, have amplified hate speech, misinformation, and terrorism content on its platform causing major concerns for regulators and civil society more broadly. Join the Wall Street Journal’s Jeff Horwitz, author of the Facebook Files, and…
  • International Legal Studies Coffee Hour

    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Please join International Legal Studies staff and your classmates for a coffee, tea and snack break and informal networking among students interested in international opportunities at HLS.
  • WLA Finals Coffee Study Break

    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Members of the Harvard Women’s Law Association can enjoy a voucher for the Hark Cafe on WLA. Sponsored by the Social Committee.

December 1

Friday

  • Plaintiffs’ Law Job Fair

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Save the date for the fourth annual Plaintiffs’ Law Job Fair, featuring 14+ leading plaintiffs’ firms—including many private public interest firms—that combined have won billions of dollars in judgments on behalf of victims, consumers, shareholders, and working people everywhere. Employers have previously offered summer positions to 1Ls and 2Ls who…