Events at the IOP

  1. Mayor Andrew Gillum and Phillip Agnew: The Disruptors

    Monday April 15 - 4:30pm

    Join IOP Resident Fellow Mayor Andrew Gillum and Phillip Agnew for a conversation on the disruptors who push change in politics.

  2. Pizza and Politics: Why the China Story Matters Today and Why it Should Matter to You

    Monday April 15 - 6:00pm

    “Why the China Story Matters Today and Why it Should Matter to You”

    Please join the IOP for a Pizza and Politics with Gary Liu ’04-’05, CEO of the South China Morning Post.

    Co-sponsored by Harvard College Project for Asian and International Relations and Harvard College Association for U.S.-China Relations 



  3. Solving Big Problems

    Monday April 15 - 6:00pm

    A conversation with IOP Visiting Fellows, S’19 Gary Cohn, former NEC Director and Goldman Sachs President & Chief Operating Officer, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), former U.S. Senator of North Dakota, and Sen. Angus King (I-ME), U.S. Senator of Maine and IOP Visiting Fellow, F'04, on taking on the country’s major issues with innovation and creativity. This Forum will serve as the culminating event for the Road to 2092: Save Social Security, a hackathon-style pitch competition encouraging students to identify creative policy solutions to save Social Security for future generations.
    Click HERE for details.

  4. Mayor Andrew Gillum and Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms: The Urban South

    Monday April 15 - 7:00pm

    Join IOP Resident Fellow Mayor Andrew Gillum and Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms for a conversation on the cities of the American South.

  5. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Gary Cohn: The Wall: Economically Destructive, Politically Divisive

    Monday April 15 - 7:15pm

    Join IOP Visiting Fellows Gary Cohn and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) for a conversation on current immigration policy and where we go from here.

  6. Rep. Barbara Comstock and Rep. Ann Wagner: Women in the Arena Today

    Tuesday April 16 - 4:30pm

    This class will review the status of women in Congress and state legislatures today and the opportunities and barriers for women and how to get more women involved, nominated and elected to office, featuring Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO) via Skype.

  7. Mayor Andrew Gillum: Your Turn

    Tuesday April 16 - 4:30pm

    In the final session of our study group, we’ll turn the tables around and give you the microphone. What does American democracy look like to you? Is it a raucous mixing bowl, or a fractious food fight? How do you see yourself engaging in our nation’s democracy? With the lessons learned throughout the past sessions, can we each craft a path of authentic engagement in the events of our time? As we wrestle with these questions, there are no right or wrong answers.

  8. Election 2020: Pundits, Polls and Primaries

    Tuesday April 16 - 6:00pm

    A conversation on the state of the 2020 presidential primary with Reggie Hubbard, Strategist at MoveOn, Scott Jennings, IOP Resident Fellow S’18, Robby Mook, IOP Visiting Fellow ’17-‘18, Alice Stewart, CNN Political commentator, moderated by IOP Senior Fellow Dan Balz.

  9. Rep. Carlos Curbelo and JP Chavez: From the Dentist Office to DC: The Rising Generation and Hope for a Political Renaissance

    Wednesday April 17 - 4:30pm

    Join IOP Resident Fellow Rep. Curbelo and his best friend, JP Chavez, to discuss the access our generation has to political engagement today. 

  10. Michael Zeldin, Jane Serene Raskin, and Marty Raskin: Representing the President

    Wednesday April 17 - 4:30pm

    Join IOP Resident Fellow Michael Zeldin for a study group with Jane Serene Raskin and Marty Raskin (via Skype), Private Legal Counsel to President Trump for the Mueller Special Counsel Investigation, for a discussion of the role of private counsel in a presidential investigation.

  11. A Conversation with Senator Gary Hart and Lawrence Summers

    Wednesday April 17 - 6:00pm
    A discussion on leadership and the politics of progressive economics with The Hon. Gary Hart, (D-CO) former U.S. Senator of Colorado and Professor Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor at Harvard University.
  12. Amb. Cathy Russell and Zainab Salbi: Women in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings

    Thursday April 18 - 4:30pm

    Join IOP Resident Amb. Cathy Russell and Zainab Salbi, Founder of Women for Women International and Media Host of PBS's #MeToo, Now What?, for a discussion about how the international community can help address issues of violence against women in conflict and post-conflict settings.