382 Past Events

Ms. Lindiwe Mazibuko

Whacked Agency

Study Group - Open to the Public

Study Group #2 of 2: Africa’s Democratic Future in a Trump & Brexit World

Wed., Apr. 10, 2019 | 4:15pm - 5:45pm

One Brattle Square - Room 350

This is Part Two of a two-part study group series. Led by Lindiwe Mazibuko, Fisher Family Fellow with the Future of Diplomacy Project and first black woman in South African history to be elected Leader of the Opposition in Parliament. Both sessions will be on the political risks and realities for Africa of a world with an increasingly isolated Global North.

RSVP is required. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.

US troops of the 69th Infantry Division (left), shake hands with Russian troops in a staged photo on the wrecked bridge over the Elbe at Torgau, Germany, to mark the previous day's link-up between American and Soviet forces, 26th April 1945. Among the Americans are Bernard E. Kirschenbaum and Richard Johnson (second and third from left, respectively).

Allan Jackson/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Elbe Group 2019 Recap: Revisiting the Reykjavik Summit

Wed., Apr. 10, 2019 | 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Littauer Building - Belfer Center Library, Room 369

Former Defense Intelligence Agency Director LTG Michael Maples and former Defense Attache BG (ret) Kevin Ryan will recap the 2019 Elbe Group meeting on Wednesday, April 10th from 2:00-3:30pm in the Belfer Center Library (L369). Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, Director of the Intelligence Project, will moderate. Please register using the RSVP link. Refreshments will be provided.

Ms. Lindiwe Mazibuko

Whacked Agency

Study Group - Open to the Public

Study Group #1 of 2: Africa’s Democratic Future in a Trump & Brexit World

Mon., Apr. 8, 2019 | 4:15pm - 5:45pm

One Brattle Square - Room 350

This is Part One of a two-part study group series. Led by Lindiwe Mazibuko, Fisher Family Fellow with the Future of Diplomacy Project and first black woman in South African history to be elected Leader of the Opposition in Parliament. Both sessions will be on the political risks and realities for Africa of a world with an increasingly isolated Global North.

RSVP is required. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.

President Barack Obama walks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel after a meeting with Eurozone leaders at the G20 Summit in Cannes, France, Nov. 3, 2011

White House Photo/ Pete Souza

Seminar - Open to the Public

A Transatlantic Friendship: A Personal Account of the Past and Future of EU/US Collaboration

Thu., Apr. 4, 2019 | 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Belfer Building - Weil Town Hall, 1st Floor

* * * First part of the European Club's event series on the future of EU-US collaboration * * *

Karl Kaiser and Guido Goldman, a German and an American, met when working for Henry Kissinger. They both made European/German-US collaboration the cornerstone of their careers and importantly, they became close friends. Come join us to hear them tell the story of their friendship, of what they perceived as the big challenge for their generation and what they have to say about the challenges of our generation in maintaining and (re)defining transatlantic relations.

The discussion will be moderation by Lucile Dreidemy, associate professor at the University of Toulouse and visiting scholar at the Center for European Studies.

Hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School's European Club and cosponsored by the Project on Europe at the Belfer Center and the Center for European Studies at Harvard. 

Dr. Robert Danin speaks to BBC

BBC World News

Study Group - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Study Group #2 of 2: Israelis, Palestinians, and the Middle Easts’ Impending Crossroads

Thu., Mar. 7, 2019 | 4:15pm - 5:45pm

One Brattle Square - Room 350

The is part two of a two-part seminar led by Dr. Robert Danin. The study groups will look at Israeli and Palestinian conflicting perspectives today with respect to this wide array of issues and dynamics. It will examine the Israeli and Palestinian respective realities: first domestically, then bilaterally, and finally in the broader regional context. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP using the RSVP link.

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield

US Department of State

Seminar - Open to the Public

Africa: A Continent of Vast Opportunity

Thu., Mar. 7, 2019 | 12:15pm - 1:45pm

Belfer Building - Bell Hall, 5th Floor

Africa is a continent of vast opportunity and promise while at the same time faces some of the most difficult challenges of our time from poverty to terrorism and everything in between. It is resource rich but has some of the poorest countries in the world. Join Professor Nicholas Burns and Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs at the US State Department, for a discussion on how Africa's future will impact all of us and why it must be a priority for US policymakers.

Lunch will be served.

Dr. Robert Danin speaks to BBC

BBC World News

Study Group - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Study Group #1 of 2: Israelis, Palestinians, and the Middle Easts’ Impending Crossroads

Tue., Mar. 5, 2019 | 4:15pm - 5:45pm

One Brattle Square - Room 350

The is part one of a two-part seminar led by Dr. Robert Danin. The study groups will look at Israeli and Palestinian conflicting perspectives today with respect to this wide array of issues and dynamics. It will examine the Israeli and Palestinian respective realities: first domestically, then bilaterally, and finally in the broader regional context. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP using the RSVP link.