23 Events

Dr. Colin Kahl, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, provides virtual remarks for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., June 23, 2021.

DoD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Taryn Escott

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

U.S. Strategy in an Era of Major Power Competition with Dr. Colin Kahl

Tue., Oct. 31, 2023 | 8:30am - 9:45am

To Be Announced

Please join the Belfer Center Defense, Emerging Technology, and Strategy Program for an in-person seminar on U.S. Strategy in an Era of Major Power Competition with Dr. Colin H. Kahl, the Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.

Breakfast will begin at 8:30. The event will start promptly at 9:00 AM. This event is reserved for Harvard ID holders only. You must RSVP for this event and receive a confirmation email in order to attend. 

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Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Chinese Gray Zone Activities in the Western Hemisphere: A Panel Discussion

Tue., May 9, 2023 | 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Taubman Building - Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor

Please join the Belfer Center’s Defense Project and the Irregular Warfare Initiative (IWI) for a panel discussion on “Chinese Gray Zone Activities in the Western Hemisphere” on Tuesday, May 9th at 3:30 PM in the Allison Dining Room. 

In an increasingly complex global security environment, understanding and addressing the challenges posed by Chinese gray zone activities in the Western Hemisphere has become a pressing issue. On behalf of the Belfer Center's Defense Project and the Irregular Warfare Initiative (IWI), we are honored to host a panel discussion with esteemed experts such as Assistant Secretary Melissa Dalton, Admiral (USN ret.) Craig Faller, and Dr. Ryan Berg, moderated by Guido Torres, and hosted by Jessica Sweet, to explore this critical topic.

Please RSVP here

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Suicide and the US Army: National Security Implications

Wed., Apr. 26, 2023 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Littauer Building - Fainsod Room, 324

Please join the Belfer Center’s Defense Project for a seminar on Suicide Prevention in the US Military on Wednesday, April 26th at 1:00 PM in Fainsod Room. This event features Army Psychiatrist and former Director of the Army's Behavioral Health Division Colonel Samuel Preston, DO.  

Please RSVP here.

Special Series - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

The Future of the U.S.-Philippines Alliance: A Conversation with Martin Romualdez, Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines

Wed., Apr. 19, 2023 | 2:45pm - 4:00pm

Wexner Building - Room 434 A-B

Please join the Asia-Pacific Initiative and the Defense Project for a conversation with Martin Romualdez, Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines. The Speaker will deliver remarks on the future of the U.S.-Philippines alliance, the foreign and defense policy of the Philippines under President Marcos, and evolving geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific region. His remarks will be followed by a conversation moderated by Eric Rosenbach (Co-Director of the Belfer Center).

Advance registration is required.

Ukrainian honor guard soldiers take part in a national flag-raising ceremony during a commemorative event on the anniversary of the liberation of the territories from the Russian troops in Bucha, on the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, Friday, March 31, 2023.

Associated Press

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Saint Javelin In Ukraine: Fundraising, Rebuilding, and the Fight to Counter Russian Disinformation

Thu., Apr. 13, 2023 | 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Littauer Building - Belfer Center Library, Room 369

Please join the Defense Project and Harvard Kennedy School’s Ukraine Caucus for " Saint Javelin In Ukraine: Fundraising, Rebuilding, and the Fight to Counter Russian Disinformation" in the Belfer Library on Thursday, April 13th between 1:30 - 2:30pm.

Attendance is limited to Harvard ID holders only. Please RSVP here.

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Pizza and Pints with the NSFs: Allies and Partners

Tue., Apr. 11, 2023 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Rubenstein Building - David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab, Room 414AB

Please join the Defense Project for "Pizza and Pints with the NSFs: Allies and Partners" in the David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab (R-414-AB) on Tuesday, April 11th between 3:00 - 4:00pm. Refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP here​.

Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis salutes the American flag during a ceremony at the blast site on Boylston Street between Dartmouth and Exeter Streets near the Boston Marathon finish line Monday, April 22, 2013 in Boston.

Associated Press

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Reflections on the Boston Marathon Bombings and their National Security Implications: 10 Years Later

Tue., Apr. 4, 2023 | 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Taubman Building - Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor

Please join the Belfer Center’s Defense Project for a seminar on the Boston Marathon Bombings featuring former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis, Juliette Kayyem, and Eric Rosenbach. The event will be held in the Allison Dining Room on Tuesday, April 4th from 3:30 - 4:30pm.

Attendance is limited to Harvard ID holders only. Please RSVP here.

Special Series - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Pizza and Pints with the NSFs: U.S. Military Reserve "Citizen Soldiers"

Tue., Mar. 21, 2023 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Rubenstein Building - David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab, Room 414AB

Please join the Defense Project for Pizza and Pints with the NSFs: U.S. Military Reserve "Citizen Soldiers" in the David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab (R-414-AB) on Tuesday, March 21st between 3:00 - 4:00pm. Refreshments will be served.

Attendance is limited to Harvard ID holders only. Please RSVP here