Harvard Business School International Seminar

This seminar is closed to the public.

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The Harvard Business School International Seminar brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines to talk about research on international business, international entrepreneurship, and comparative corporate governance. Participants include faculty and graduate students from Harvard Business School, but all Weatherhead Center affiliates and other members of the community are welcome to attend. The seminar meets seven to ten times each semester, usually on Thursdays from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. The schedule can be found on the seminar website.

In 2012–2013, speakers included Meg Rithmire, Roy Chua, Julie Battilana, William Kerr, Raffaella Sadun, Michael Toffel, Noel Maurer, and Eric Werker of Harvard Business School; David Roodman of the Center for Global Development; Francisco Monaldi of Harvard Kennedy School; Rodrigo Wagner of Tufts University; and Masahiko Aoki of Stanford University.

In 2011–2012, speakers included Suraj Srinivasan, Aida Sijamic Wahid, Gwen Yu, Tarun Khanna, Sanjay Patnaik, and Aldo Musacchio of Harvard Business School; Eunmi Mun of Harvard University; Prithwiraj (Raj) Choudhury of the Wharton School; Luigi Pascali of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Sergio G. Lazzarini of the Instituto de Ensina e Pesquisa; Susan Perkins of the Kellogg School of Management; and Mariko Sakakibara of the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

In 2010–2011, speakers included Alexander Hijzen of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD); Bruce Carruthers of Northwestern University; Witold Henisz of the Wharton School; and Christopher Marquis, Shawn Cole, and Francois Brochet of Harvard Business School.

In 2009–2010, speakers included Belen Villalonga, Laura Alfaro, and Tarun Khanna of Harvard Business School; Dani Rodrik of Harvard Kennedy School; and Pol Antràs of the Department of Economics at Harvard University. In 2008–2009, guest speakers included Lakshmi Iyer, Fabrizio Ferri, and Ramana Nanda of Harvard Business School; Carsten Burhop of Yale University; Myles Shaver of the University of Minnesota; Caroline Fohlin of The Johns Hopkins University; and Elena Obukhova of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Speakers for 2007–2008 focused on international political economy, global strategy, and comparative corporate governance.

This seminar is for Harvard faculty and doctoral students only. If you are interested in attending please contact Jordan Siegel.


Jordan I. Siegel

Faculty Associate. Associate Professor of Business Administration, Strategy Unit, Harvard Business School.

See also: Closed Seminars