From February 17 to
20, 2004, the Weatherhead Center proudly hosted its first Short-Term
Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Professor Kenneth
Schultz of the University of California at Los Angeles. At
UCLA Professor Schultz studies the impact of domestic politics and
institutions on international relations, and he teaches courses
on international relations, the politics of foreign policy, and
game theory. During his stay at Harvard, Professor Schultz gave
a public talk entitled "Could Humphrey Have Gone to China?
Measuring the Electoral Costs and Benefits of Making Peace"
and met individually with faculty, graduate students and Fellows
of the Weatherhead Center’s Olin Institute for Strategic Studies.
Former Weatherhead Center Fellow, Ingrid Lehmann
(1993-94) is a Fellow this spring in the Joan Shorenstein
Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard’s
Kennedy School of Government. Ms. Lehmann is the former director
of the United Nations Information Service in Vienna and has recently
been teaching in the Department of Communication at the University
of Salzburg, Austria. In her 25-year career with the United Nations,
Lehmann also served as director of the U.N.'s Information Offices
in Washington, D.C. and Athens. She also worked in the U.N.'s Department
for Disarmament Affairs and in its peacekeeping missions in Cyprus
and Namibia. While at Harvard she is comparing U.S. and German media
reporting on the U.N. weapons inspectors in Iraq in 2002-03.
The Project on Justice, Welfare and Economics
(JWE) is hosting various events during the spring semester
that include meetings in which JWE fellows will present their work
and receive commentary from the JWE Faculty Committee and current
and former fellows. The project is also hosting dinner discussions
to engage interested members of the Harvard and Boston-area academic
community in the work of the project.