6044 Past Events

Ambassador Nuland and Dr. Farkas

Department of Defense/Flickr

Seminar - Open to the Public

The Crisis in US-Russia Relations

Wed., Mar. 29, 2017 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Bell Hall

Ambassador (ret.) Vitoria Nuland, former Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs, and Dr. Evelyn Farkas, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia/Ukraine/Eurasia, will address the challenges facing the new US administration with respect to its relationship with Russia. Ambassador (ret.) Nicholas Burns, Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations and Faculty Director of the Future of Diplomacy Project, will moderate. 

Seminar - Open to the Public

Chris Hoofnagle: The FTC and Cyber

Wed., Mar. 29, 2017 | 12:15pm - 1:30pm

1 Brattle Square - Suite 470

Please join us for a discussion with Professor Chris Hoofnagle on the Federal Trade Commission and Cyber. 

This event is open to the public, but seating and lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

A Saudi man walks at the Tadawul Saudi Stock Exchange, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File

Seminar - Open to the Public

Transforming Saudi Arabia’s Labor Market: EPoD’s Smart Policy Design in Action

Wed., Mar. 29, 2017 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Rubenstein Building, Room 415

A seminar on Evidence for Policy Design's (EPoD) work designing, implementing, and rigorously testing policies and programs in collaboration with the Saudi Ministry of Labor and Social Development with EPoD staff members Field Research Manager Wallied Shirzoi, Senior Research Fellow Jawaher Al Sudairy, and Senior Research Manager Alexander Hall.

Co-sponsored by Evidence for Policy Design at Harvard's Center for International Development.

Seminar - Open to the Public

Asia-Pacific Nuclear Governance: Feeble, Fragmented but Fixable?

Wed., Mar. 29, 2017 | 10:00am - 11:30am

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Littauer Building, Fainsod Room, Littauer-324

Nuclear governance at the regional level in Asia-Pacific is alarmingly fragmented and feeble. An array of disparate, small bodies with varying memberships seek to address safety, security, nonproliferation, and disarmament, but without adding much to the global arrangements. Dr. Findlay will examine the future likely trajectory of nuclear energy in the region, the regional drivers of and constraints on strengthened regional governance, and the likelihood of a comprehensive, integrated nuclear governance regime emerging.

Sustainable energy.


Study Group - Harvard Students

Study Group: Financing the Sustainable Development Goals with Douglas Alexander

Tue., Mar. 28, 2017 | 1:15pm - 2:30pm

124 Mount Auburn Street - Suite 230, Room 2000

Join Douglas Alexander, former UK Shadow Foreign Minister and current advisor to Bono, for a discussion about how to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals at a time when  US administration has signaled an intent to withdraw financing and political backing from the UN and other international organizations. 

Please sign up here. 

Congressman Moulton

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff/via Flickr

Seminar - Open to the Public

Keeping America Safe: Diplomacy and Defense in 2017

Mon., Mar. 27, 2017 | 8:30am - 10:00am

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Taubman Building, Darman Seminar Room, First Floor

Congressman Seth Moulton, Representative of the Sixth District of Massachusetts, will join the Future of of Diplomacy Project to speak about Congressional efforts to craft an effective national policy that addresses interlocking security issues. The seminar will be moderated by Nicholas Burns, Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics. 

Breakfast will be available.


Seminar - Open to the Public

Revisiting Rouhani’s School of Thought: A Discussion on the Iranian President’s Developmental and Foreign Policy Doctrines

Fri., Mar. 24, 2017 | 2:00pm - 3:30pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Littauer Building, Belfer Center Library, Room L369

Ali Fathollah-Nejad (Associate, Iran Project, HKS; Associate Fellow, German Council on Foreign Relations) will discuss the main intellectual pillars underpinning the current Iranian administration and its school of thought, with a focus on issues pertaining to economic development as well as international relations. The event will be moderated by Iran Project Director Payam Mohseni.