6120 Past Events

"No chance to criticize." Uncle Sam sits at a table on which is a small cake on a platter labeled "Cuba," with a decanter labeled "Philippine Islands" on the table and a bottle labeled "Porto Rico" in an ice bucket. On the left, John Bull (Britain) and other colonial powers hold swords slicing a large cake on a platter labeled "China." John Bull (to the Powers): "What are you mad about? We can't grudge him a light lunch while we are feasting!"

Library of Congress

Seminar - Open to the Public

Cancelled: "'Influence' Disappears; Territory Remains": Living and Dying Nations in 1898

Thu., May 18, 2017 | 12:15pm - 2:00pm

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

Speaker: Ben Rhode, Ernest May Fellow in History & Policy, International Security Program

This seminar is cancelled.

Please join us! Coffee and tea provided. Everyone is welcome, but admittance will be on a first come–first served basis.

Director Series - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, and Staff

"The CIA in the Digital Era" - A Belfer Center Director's Lunch with David S. Cohen

Wed., May 17, 2017 | 12:15pm - 1:45pm

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

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs will host a Director's Lunch with David S. Cohen, former Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency in the Belfer Center Library (L369). As the Agency’s second-in-command, he helped manage the CIA’s domestic and worldwide operations and oversee its strategic modernization.

Director Series - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, and Staff

"North Korea’s Nuclear Challenge, and the Korean Elections" - A Belfer Center Director's Lunch with Ban Ki-moon

Mon., May 15, 2017 | 12:15pm - 1:45pm

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

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs will host a Director's Lunch with Ban Ki-moon, former Secretary-General of the United Nations in the Belfer Center Library (L369). Ban Ki-moon served for ten years as the Secretary-General of the United Nations during a time of unprecedented turmoil and historic promise.

U.S. President John F. Kennedy is greeted by an enthusiastic crowd of children and nuns from the Convent of Mercy, as he arrives from Dublin by helicopter at Galway's sports ground, Ireland, June 29, 1963. (AP Photo)

AP Photo

Seminar - Open to the Public

JFK: A Vision for America

Sun., May 14, 2017 | 6:00pm

The First Parish in Cambridge

Samantha Power and Ron Suskind join the editors of the book JFK: A Vision for America Stephen Kennedy Smith and Douglas Brinkley for a panel discussion on the  moderated by Pulitzer Prize-winning Historian Fredrik Logevall.

 

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, and Staff

“Homeland Security in the Trump Era” - A Conversation with Lisa Monaco, former Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism

Tue., May 9, 2017 | 4:00pm - 5:00pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Land Hall, Belfer Building, 4th Floor

The Homeland Security Project will host a conversation with Lisa Monaco, formerly President Obama’s Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Advisor, to discuss homeland security challenges in the Trump era.

Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP here: https://goo.gl/forms/AzEtz8fjcmw7kN0W2

Seminar - Open to the Public

Human Resources of Non-State Armed Groups

Thu., May 4, 2017 | 12:15pm - 2:00pm

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

Speaker: Vera Mironova, Research Fellow, International Security Program

The speaker will discuss the labor market of non-state armed groups on the ground and at the leadership level, focusing on recruitment, retention, and turnover. 

Please join us! Coffee and tea provided. Everyone is welcome, but admittance will be on a first come–first served basis.