The John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum regularly hosts heads of state; leaders in politics, government, business, labor and the media; academics; community organizers; and artists. In addition to speeches, debates and panel discussions on pressing issues, the Forum has sponsored television and radio programs, film screenings, and theatrical productions.

Upcoming Forums

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  • The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy presents the

    Theodore H. White Lecture on Press and Politics
    “Optimism For A Change: Media, Campaigns, and 2016”

    Mark Halperin & John Heilemann
    Managing Editors, Bloomberg Politics
    Co-authors, Game Change & Double Down

    and the presentation of the
    David Nyhan Prize for Political Journalism to:
    David Rogers
    Reporter, POLITICO

  • Seth Rogen
    Actor, Comedian and Filmmaker
    Starring in The Interview
    Lizz Winstead
    Comedian, Radio, and Television Personality
    Co-Creator of The Daily Show
    Co-Founder, Lady Parts Justice
    Alexis Wilkinson (moderator)
    President, Harvard Lampoon
    Harvard College, ‘15

    Enter the lottery HERE before November 30th @ 6:00PM.
    Winners will be notified via email on Monday, December 1.
    Winners must pick up their tickets at the Institute of Politics on:
    Monday, December 1 between 9:00-5:00PM and Tuesday, December 2 between 9:00-12:00PM.