When the physical setups of our offices constantly remind us to be wary of one another, what will happen to our choices about how to handle conflicts at work?
HNMCP alum Lisa Dicker ’17 and HLS alum Danae Askar ’16, both of whom have worked in peace negotiation and post-conflict transitional contexts, have co-authored “Covid-19 and Conflicts: The Health of Peace Processes During a Pandemic” in the Harvard Negotiation Law Journal. The article provides a preliminary analysis of the impacts of the pandemic on
There is no avoiding or downplaying the enormity of the changes we have all experienced in the past three weeks. From the large-scale patterns of our movement from place to place, down to the number of seconds we spend at the sink scrubbing our hands, it seems like the very texture of our ordinary days has
When I first read the phrase, “social distancing”—in an email sent by one of our law school deans—my first reaction was a visceral sort of aversion. It seemed a particularly callous phrase, tinged with both sadness and a cold, clinical sensibleness. I have since learned that social distancing was not, in fact, a term made up by a dean at Harvard Law School, but is actually a well-known protocol for slowing contagion, with which I and my colleagues and millions upon millions of people around the world are now personally familiar.