29 Events

U.S. Census envelope in mailbox

Public Domain

Seminar - Open to the Public

The Population Census in Brazil and the US: Importance, Challenges, and Confidentiality

Wed., Oct. 27, 2021 | 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Online

Speakers:  John AbowdAssociate Director for Research and Methodology and Chief Scientist, United States Census Bureau; Eduardo Rios Neto, President, Brazilian National Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE)

Moderator: Marcia Castro, Andelot Professor of Demography; Chair, Department of Global Health and Population, HSPH; Chair, Brazil Studies Program

Everyone is welcome. Please register via Zoom:
https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0U0low0_SaSFZUwYGVqUow

BARROW, Alaska- The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, a 420 ft. icebreaker homeported in Seattle, Wash., breaks ice in support of scientific research in the Arctic Ocean.

U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Prentice Danner

Seminar - Open to the Public

Sailing through the Northwest Passage: How Scientific Research and International Diplomacy Made that Possible

Tue., Oct. 26, 2021 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Wexner Building - Room 102, Marc Heng and Family Conference Room

Join us for a conversation about science, diplomacy, and geopolitics with Arctic Initiative Senior Fellow Fran Ulmer and Professor and Director of The Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping at the University of New Hampshire Larry Mayer. Professor Mayer led the science team onboard the US Coast Guard Cutter Healy, which just completed a cruise from Alaska to Greenland through the Northwest Passage. Please register to attend this event here

A deserted classroom in Pripyat, Ukraine, three decades after the Chernobyl disaster, 10 March 2013.

Wikimedia CC/DmytroChapman

Seminar - Open to the Public

Recent Lessons for the Recovery from Acts of Radiological and Nuclear Terrorism

Thu., Oct. 29, 2020 | 12:15pm - 2:00pm

Online

Speaker: Julius Weitzdörfer, Junior Professor of East Asian Law, Hagen University, Germany

Risks stemming from CBRN-terrorism (chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear) are characterized by relatively low frequency, yet extraordinary potential impact. To help reduce the enormous potential costs associated with radiological and nuclear terrorism, drawing on cases from Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States, this seminar seeks to derive and improve recovery policies towards a well-rounded, holistic approach to mitigating the risks of nuclear and radiological terrorism.

Everyone is welcome to join us online via Zoom! Register in advance for this meeting: https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAoc-yhrjwrEtEXOUTdHqGhMvLscB5VO38u

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

A Conversation with Three Indigenous Women Leaders

Tue., Oct. 29, 2019 | 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Littauer Building - Room 332

Moderator: Joel Clement, Senior Fellow, Arctic Initiative

Speakers: Gunn-Britt Retter, Head, Arctic and Environmental Unit, Saami Council

Deenaalee Hodgdon, Student, Brown University; Indigenous Activist

Raina Thiele, Founder and President; Thiele Strategies

Join the Arctic Initiative for an engaging and illuminating conversation with three indigenous leaders: Gunn-Britt Retter, Head of Arctic and Environmental Unit of the Saami Council; Deenaalee Hodgdon, Brown University student and indigenous activist, who is a Deg Hit'an Athabaskan and Supiaq woman from the villages of Anvik and South Naknek, Alaska; and Raina Thiele, Founder and President of Thiele Strategies who was born and raised in Alaska and is Dena'ina Athabascan and Yup'ikas.

Please RSVP to Brittany_Janis@hks.harvard.edu.

2018 Arctic Innovator, Reine Rambert, pitches at the Arctic Innovation Lab

Belfer Center/Benn Craig

Seminar - Open to the Public

Four Ideas for a Changing Arctic — Pitches from the 2019 Harvard University Arctic Innovators

Fri., Oct. 4, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Littauer Building - Belfer Center Library, Room 369

Each year the Belfer Center's Arctic Initiative sends a delegation of students to attend the world’s largest Arctic gathering, the Arctic Circle Assembly. This year, after a competitive application process, four students were selected to represent Harvard at the Arctic Innovation Lab. Come and hear their presentations before they leave for Iceland to pitch their ideas for a changing Arctic. 

Lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP to brittany_janis@hks.harvard.edu by October 2 to secure your seat.

Seminar - Open to the Public

Todd Stavish and Ryan Lewis: Accelerating Innovation for National Security

Wed., Apr. 19, 2017 | 12:15pm - 1:30pm

One Brattle Square - Suite 470

Please join us for a discussion with Vice President and Deputy Director of In-Q-Tel (IQT) CosmiQ Works Ryan S. Lewis and Vice President and Deputy Director of IQT Lab41 Todd M. Stavish. IQT Labs and CosmiQ Works are dedicated to helping the U.S. Intelligence Community understand and leverage emerging commercial space capabilities against mission problems.

This event is open to the public*, but will be off the record following Chatham House Rule.

*Seating and lunch will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Ben Wizner

ACLU

Seminar - Open to the Public

Ben Wizner: Liberty and Security in the Age of Trump

Wed., Apr. 12, 2017 | 12:15pm - 1:30pm

One Brattle Square - Suite 470

Please join us for a discussion with Director of the ACLU's Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project Ben Wizner. This discussion will be moderated by Cyber Security Project Fellow and Lecturer in Public Policy Bruce Schneier.

This event is open to the public, but seating and lunch will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Seminar - Open to the Public

The History of Cyber and Intelligence Operations

Mon., Feb. 27, 2017 | 5:15pm - 6:30pm

Taubman Building - Nye A, 5th Floor

Please join us for a panel discussion with Command Historian Dr. Michael Warner and Historian of GCHQ Professor Richard Aldrich, moderated by the International Security Program's Dr. Calder Walton and the Cyber Security Project's Director Dr. Michael Sulmeyer. This event is open to the public, but seating and admittance will be offered on a first come, first served basis.