All Summer Institute forums are held on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. in the Harriet B. Freedberg Learning Center at the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center. Online tickets to speaker events are available from Ticketsmv.com.

To learn more about this year’s guests, follow this
Link to speaker bios and information.



07/06/17

"Washington Transformation? Politics, Policies, Prospects."

With Allen Sinai of Decision Economics, Stanley Fischer, vice-chair of the Federal Reserve, and Kenneth Adelman, arms control negotiator for Ronald Reagan.


07/13/17

"In Search of Unbiased Reporting"

​Helen Boaden, longtime director of BBC News.
 

07/20/17

“Roots: Understanding our Past”

Harvard Professor Henry Louis (Skip) Gates, Jr.


07/27/17 -- At the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown

"The Secretary’s Perspective:

The US Role in a Tumultuous World"

Secretary of State, John Kerry

 
08/03/17

"How Did it Happen?  The 2016 Election"

Beth Myers and David Plouffe discuss

 
08/10/17

"Thieves of State: How Global Corruption Undermines Us"

Sarah Chayes, NPR reporting star and Afghanistan expert