16 Upcoming Events

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Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

(AT CAPACITY) Perspectives from the PLA: A Conversation with Major General Hao Yeli

Thu., Apr. 25, 2019 | 9:30am - 10:30am

Littauer Building - Belfer Center Library, Room 369

The Cybersecurity Project will host a seminar with Major General Hao Yeli (rtd.), Senior Advisor to the China Institute for International Strategic Studies (CIISS) on April 25th, 9:30-10:30 AM. Major General Hao is one of the few female leaders in the PLA, having previously served in 4PLA, and brings a unique perspective on China's cyber policy. Major General Hao will discuss her perspectives and experiences as a leader in this field. 

RSVP required. 

 

 

Election posters in Israel, April 8, 2019

Wikimedia CC/Rakoon

Seminar - Open to the Public

Israeli Elections 2019: Ramifications for Israel, the United States, and the Region

Thu., Apr. 25, 2019 | 12:15pm - 2:00pm

One Brattle Square - Room 350

Speaker: Chuck Freilich, Senior Fellow, International Security Program

The speaker,  a former deputy national security adviser in Israel, author of Israeli National Security: A New Strategy for an Era of Change (2018), will discuss the ramifications of Israel's elections for Israel itself, the United States, and the Middle East. Among the issues addressed: the future of the peace process, the Iran nuclear issue and Iranian challenge generally, the potential for conflict with Hezbollah and Hamas, U.S.-Israeli relations, and the elections' domestic ramifications.

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

Students from the J-term Field Study Course HDS 3335: Narratives of Displacement and Belonging in Israel and the West Bank pose for a group photo.

RCPI

Seminar - Open to the Public

Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Info Session

Thu., Apr. 25, 2019 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Location: Braun Room, Andover Hall, Harvard Divinity School

Come and learn about the Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative (RCPI) from the Team Leaders Diane L. Moore, Atalia Omer, Hilary Rantisi, and students.

Sponsored by Harvard Divinity School's Religious Literacy Project and the Middle East Initiative as part of the Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative.

LTG Robert P. Ashley

Defense Intelligence Agency

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Breakfast with DIA Director LTG Robert P. Ashley

Fri., Apr. 26, 2019 | 8:45am - 10:00am

Littauer Building - Belfer Center Library, Room 369

The Intelligence and Defense Projects at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs will host a breakfast seminar with LTG Robert P. Ashley, Jr., Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, on Friday April 26th from 08:45-10:00am in the Belfer Center Library. 

Breakfast will be provided on a first come, first served basis. RSVP required.

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

“US-China Competition in the Age of the Knowledge Economy”: Belfer Seminar with Yan Xuetong and Graham Allison

Fri., Apr. 26, 2019 | 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Littauer Building - Belfer Center Library, Room 369

The Belfer Center will host a Seminar with Yan Xuetong (Distinguished Professor and Dean of the Institute of International Relations at Tsinghua University) in the Belfer Center Library (L369). Graham Allison, Douglas Dillon Professor of Government and former Director of the Belfer Center, will moderate.

Seminar - Open to the Public

The EU and China as Global Actors: The Cases of Syria and Africa

Mon., Apr. 29, 2019 | 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies

The panelists will discuss the differing approaches China and the European Union (EU) use to engage with the world and with conflict management. They will focus on Chinese and European policy towards the Syrian conflict and their involvement in Africa and what these conflicting approaches mean for the future relationship between the EU and China.

Coffee, tea, and cookies will be available at 4:15pm.

Location: Goldman Room, Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

The Global Effort on Countering Violent Extremism

Tue., Apr. 30, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Littauer Building - Belfer Center Library, Room 369

The Intelligence Project will host a lunch with H.E. Dr. Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Hedayah Center for Countering Violent Extremism, from 12:00-1:15pm in the Belfer Center Library. Rolf Mowatt-Larssen will moderate. 

Lunch will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Please RSVP.