Gaza Symposium at Harvard and MIT
The two day, two university event called attention to the recent events in Gaza. It attracted over 400 people during the two-day series, and brought together a diverse group of highly respected academics, policy makers and international civil servants.
Groups sponsoring the event included, at Harvard: the Middle East Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School, the Harvard University Committee on Human Rights Studies, and the Human Rights Program; and at MIT the Center for International Studies and the Program on Human Rights and Justice. The event was widely covered in the local and national press, including the Boston Globe, the Beirut Daily Star, and the Harvard Crimson.