Public Programs

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, May 22

New Hampshire Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Forum

Hinman Forum, Rockefeller Center, 5:00-6:00pm

Reception 6:00-7:00pm

Recent Events

Thursday, May 9

Hanover Demystified: A Candidate Forum & Info Session

Monday, May 6

From the January 6th Investigation to America's Global Leadership: Government Communications During Crisis and Calm with Tim Mulvey

Wednesday, May 1

No Time for Apathy: Why the American Public Must Fully Engage in Democracy, the Bernard D. Nossiter '47 Lecture with James Barragán

Thursday, April 11

Conservative Environmentalism: A Conversation with Jean Charest

More info here.

Monday, April 8

Eclipse Watch

March 5

"Super Tuesday Presidential Election Watch Party for Students"

February 29

"An Election on Trial" Steven R. Volk '57 Lecture with CNN Anchor Jake Tapper '91 and former Acting U.S. Solicitor General Neal Katyal '91

February 21

"Gun Violence in America" with Steven Dettelbach '88, Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

February 7

"A Spectacular Vision" with John Jerit, owner of American Paper Optics

January 29

"Faculty Research Talk" with Professor of Political Science and Sociology at Duke University Nick Carnes

January 24

"Ours was the Shining Future: An Exploration of the Modern American Economy and the Decline of the American Dream" a Fireside Chat with New York Times Columnist and Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary David Leonhardt

January 24

"Post-Primary Analysis & Breakfast with Dartmouth Faculty" 

January 23

"NH Presidential Primary Election Night Watch Party for Students"

January 22

"In Conversation with Professor Melvin Rogers: An Event for Dartmouth Students" with MLK Jr. Keynote Speaker Melvin Rogers

January 22

"Advancing Democracy through Dialogue: An Evening with Professor Melvin Rogers" with MLK Jr. Keynote Speaker Melvin Rogers

January 16 -- Postponed

"Iowa to New Hampshire, the 2024 Presidential Contests Begin" with Director of the NH Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College Neil Levesque

January 11

"Kristina Wong in Conversation: Politics in/as Performance" with comedian/actress/writer/performance artist Kristina Wong


January 10

"Equality: History of an Elusive Idea" Book Launch with Mary Brinsmead Wheelock Professor of History Darrin McMahon

January 10

"Debt and Deficits: Fiscal Challenges Facing the Next Administration" with Executive Director of The Concord Coalition Bob Bixby and Chief of Staff and Senior Vice President to the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Mike Murphy


January 8

"Democracy vs. Autocracy in 2024" a Roger S. Aaron '64 Lecture with U.S. Representative (D-MD 8th District) Jamie Raskin 

January 5

"An Oath to Defend Democracy" Keynote Address of the Democracy Summit and The Class of 1930 Fellow Lecture with former U.S. Representative (R-WY) and Vice Chair of the House January 6th Committee Liz Cheney