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Seminar - Open to the Public

Building a Sustainable Ocean Economy

Wed., Feb. 13, 2019 | 8:30am - 10:00am

Littauer Building - Malkin Penthouse, 4th Floor

Professor Nicholas Burns and Kåre Aas, Ambassador of Norway to the United States, will discuss the role of diplomacy in combating climate change and the precarious state of our shared oceans. 

Co-sponsored by the Arctic Initiative and the Environment and Natural Resources Program at the Belfer Center. 

 

Book Cover of Prisoner: My 544 Days in an Iranian Prison

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Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Prisoner: My 544 Days in an Iranian Prison

Thu., Feb. 7, 2019 | 8:30am - 10:00am

Taubman Building - Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor

Professor Nicholas Burns will moderate a discussion with Jason Rezaian who was arrested by Iranian police, accused of spying for America when he was the Washington Post's Tehran bureau chief. Rezaian will speak about his eighteen-month imprisonment and the  tense diplomatic situation it caused as chronicled in his new book Prisoner: My 544 Days in an Iranian Prison.

Open to Harvard ID holders only. Coffee and light breakfast will be served.

Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the European Commission

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Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

The Future of the European Union and Transatlantic Relations: Challenges and Opportunities

Mon., Dec. 3, 2018 | 8:30am - 10:00am

Littauer Building - Malkin Penthouse, 4th Floor

The Belfer Center's Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship in partnership with Harvard University’s Center for European Studies is honored to welcome Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the European Commission at the Harvard Kennedy School on Monday, December 3. The Project on Europe’s Faculty Chair, Professor Nicholas Burns, will host a discussion with her on the challenges and opportunities facing the European Union and Transatlantic relations.

Please note that this event requires RSVP and space is limited. RSVPs are first come, first served and we will close the link when we reach capacity. However, guests can be added to a waitlist and will be contacted if space becomes available.

MEI Faculty Chair Professor Tarek Masoud.

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Seminar - Open to the Public

Ash Community Speaker Series: Political Roots of Conspiracy Theories in the Middle East

Fri., Nov. 30, 2018 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Ash Center For Democratic Governance and Innovation - Suite 200-North

A seminar with Tarek Masoud, Faculty Chair of MEI and Sultan of Oman Professor of International Relations at HKS.

Co-sponsored by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation as part of the Ash Community Speaker Series.

Lunch will be served.

Ms. Dina Powell

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Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Global National Security Challenges

Wed., Nov. 28, 2018 | 10:00am - 11:15am

Taubman Building - Nye A, B, & C, 5th Floor

Ms. Dina Powell will join Professor Nicholas Burns, Faculty Chair of the Belfer Center's Future of Diplomacy Project where Ms. Powell is a non-resident Senior Fellow, in a public seminar to discuss current challenges and opportunities in global national security. Refreshments will be served.