Professor Alford wishes to hire a research assistant for the summer. The position would include working with Professor Alford to identify reading materials for a new class offering on Chinaâ€™s role in the international legal order and world affairs more generally, and assisting in research on various projects concerning contemporary Chinese law, modern Chinese legal history, and the legal profession in Asia more generally. Ideally, applicants should have strong Chinese language skills, imagination, and a willingness to work on matters both concrete and abstract. Hours are flexible but would be at least twenty per week. Applicants should submit a CV, a cover letter regarding their experience in conducting research and their attributes for this position, and the names of one of more Harvard faculty members willing to be a reference. Materials should be submitted to Professor Alford (alford) with a copy to Ms. Emma Johnson (johnson) at your earliest convenience.
Thursday, March 22
Brown Bag Discussion, 12-1:00pm
In January, Krystyna Wamboldt (HLS ’12), Rachel Krol (HLS ’12), and Professor Robert Bordone went to Jerusalem to teach a negotiation and mediation training program for Israeli and Palestinian teenagers affiliated with the organization Seeds of Peace.
Please join us from 12-1pm on Thursday, March 22 in WCC4059 for a brown bag lunch discussion about our recent Negotiation and Mediation Clinical project.
Come hear about the experience and join in the discussion about the challenges and opportunities for teaching dispute resolution skills to youth in conflict zones.
What is the Williston Competition? The Williston Competition is Harvard’s annual negotiating exercise for 1Ls. Teams of two, representing each side in a negotiation, work on a business problem. At the end of the competition, both teams submit a contract and each team also submits a private memo to its client.
Why should I participate?
Cash prizes and glory! Each year’s winners are immortalized on a plaque in Langdell Library.
When is it? This year’s competition will start with an introductory meeting at noon on Thursday, March 29th. Completed contracts and memos will be due at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 5th.
Who can participate? All 1Ls can participate. All you need is a partner. If you are unable to find a partner, you can still participate by registering as an individual and you will be assigned a partner. You do not need to have taken the Negotiation Workshop!
How do I sign up? Simply register (sign up once per team) at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGthSzUxazZlUW1MeF9mZXVqZGc4aEE6MQ . The deadline to register is Friday, March 23.
Questions? Email HLSWilliston2012@gmail.com
Doing something cool this summer? Want to turn it into a documentary?
The Harvard Law Documentary Studio is now accepting project proposals for our 2012 Summer Projects. We’d like to support these Summer Projects by providing the student filmmaker with equipment (Panasonic DVX 100 camera, shotgun mic, tripod, boom pole and/or wireless lav mic), basic technical training prior to the summer, and potentially some financial support. After the summer, a film would continue to receive training and workshop support as one of our 2012-13 Annual Projects.
No experience is necessary, but filmmakers must be enrolled students on campus for the 2012-13 academic year. (*Keep in mind that if you’re working at a summer job, and your film proposal isn’t related to your work, you still might have some time before or after your job to take on a short film project.)
Application form and more information:https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?hl=en_US&pli=1&formkey=dEhTdWVGU2VQUkZjd000NzVSaVAyMEE6MQ#gid=0
Professor Hal Scott is looking for a student (HLS or other) to work as a research assistant, beginning as soon as possible. Knowledge of European capital markets preferred. Please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interest in Europe-U.S. International Finance and Capital Markets imporant. RA to compose briefing materials for in advance of the Symposium.