4 Events


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

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

Pizza and Pints with the NSFs - What I Wish I Knew Early in My Career

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

Littauer Building - Malkin Penthouse, 4th Floor

Join the Defense Project for Pizza & Pints in the Malkin Penthouse on Tuesday, February 21st between 3:00 - 4:00pm for a session entitled, “What I Wish I Knew Early In My Career”. Fellows will reflect on their personal experiences within the National Security Enterprise and what they’ve learned serving leadership positions in Policy, Analysis, Acquisition, IT & Special Operations. Refreshments will be served.

Women stand in front of a display of destroyed Russian tanks and armoured vehicles in downtown Kyiv, Ukraine, Monday, Nov. 7, 2022.

(AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Seminar - Open to the Public

Resistance to Russian Aggression: Irregular Warfare in Eastern Europe

Thu., Nov. 10, 2022 | 10:30am - 11:30am


The Belfer Center’s Defense Project is excited to announce a virtual panel event focusing on resistance to Russian aggression. This event will be moderated by National Security Fellow Guido Torres.

The panel will be comprised of four experts in security from around the world. 

Audience members are encouraged to engage in discourse during the event.

For more questions about this event, please reach out to Guido "G" Torres at guidotorres@hks.harvard.edu

NSFs at the Open House

Belfer Center

Information Session - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Defense Project Open House

Tue., Sep. 27, 2022 | 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Wexner Building - G02 Seminar Room

Come meet the 2022-2023 National Security Fellows and learn about their plans for the academic year, including the revamping of the For the Common Defense sessions and the Defense Project Seminar Series. 

Light refreshments will be provided and we welcome suggestions for upcoming event topics. 

This event will take place in the Quad Courtyard.

Please RSVP here.