Mon., May 5 – “Turning Ideas into Action: Reflections on Policy Making in Massachusetts” Tripp Jones, former executive director of MassINC, Join us for the Spring 2003 Rappaport Institute Public Service Lecture Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington Street 5:30PM
Tue., May 6-“State-Civil Society Relations in a Post-Authoritarian Context: The Case of Chile After Pinochet.” (Program on Philanthropy, Civil Society, and Social Change in the Americas) Conference room, Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations, 5 Bennett St., noon. Space is limited. Please RSVP by calling (617) 496-2781 or by e-mailing luiza_ firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tue., May 6-“A Dialogue with the Spring 2003 Shorenstein Fellows.” (Shorenstein Center) Al Franken, political satirist; Esteban Lopez-Escobar, University of Navarra; Margie Reedy, television journalist; Terence Samuel, chief congressional correspondent, U.S.
News & World Report; and Michael Tomasky, political columnist, New York magazine. Allison Dining Room, 5th floor, Taubman Building, 4 p.m. Visit //www.shorensteincenter.org for more information.
Tue., May 6-“The War on Terror After Iraq.” (WCFIA) Stephen Van Evera, M.I.T. Room M-11, WCFIA, 1033 Mass. Ave., 4 p.m.
Tue., May 6-“The Language Police: How Pressure Groups Restrict What Students Learn.” (Askwith Forum, Radcliffe Institute) Diane Ravitch, New York University, nonresident senior fellow, Brookings Institution in Washington D.C. Askwith Lecture Hall, GSE, 6 p.m.
Tue., May 6 – “Fair and Balanced, Cable Wars, A House Divided, the Internet…” A panel discussion with the Shorenstein fellows. A lively, multifaceted discussion of the media, politics, and public policy Joan Shorenstein Center Taubman building, 5th floor, Allison Dining Room 4:00PM
Wed., May 7-“The Gender Dimension of Poverty in Turkey.” (CMES) Ayse
Ayata, Middle East Technical University, CMES, Harvard University.
Seminar room, 4th floor, CMES, 1430 Mass. Ave., 4:15 p.m.
Thurs., May 8 – “From Pipedream to Pipeline: The Realization of the BTC Pipeline” Richard Morningstar, ambassador and lecturer A discussion of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline project Caspian Studies Program Allison Dining Room, fifth floor, Taubman building 1:00PM