11 Events

Seminar - Open to the Public

Energy Policy Seminar: "Introducing the Salata Institute" and "The New Geopolitics of Energy"

Mon., Sep. 12, 2022 | 12:00pm - 1:15pm

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

Join us for the first Energy Policy Seminar of Fall 2022. James Stock, Harvard's Vice Provost for Climate and Sustainability and the Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, will provide an overview of the new Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability. Meghan O'Sullivan, the Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs and the Director of the Geopolitics of Energy Project at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), will then discuss "The New Geopolitics of Energy."

HKS Professor Joe Aldy will moderate the seminar and Q&A. Buffet-style lunch will be served.

Attendance: In-person attendance is limited to Harvard ID holders. Members of the public are welcome to attend virtually via Zoom. For those who cannot attend live, the seminar will be recorded and available to watch on this page.

Accessibility: Persons with disabilities who wish to request accommodations or who have questions about access, please contact Liz Hanlon (ehanlon@hks.harvard.edu) in advance of the session.

Registration: Please RSVP at the link below. For those attending virtually, you will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link. Registration will remain open until the event begins.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visits the Bushehr nuclear power plant just outside the port city of Bushehr, southern Iran.

AP Photo/Iranian Presidency Office, Mohammad Berno

Seminar - Open to the Public

Does the Middle East Really Need Nuclear Power?

Thu., Feb. 8, 2018 | 4:10pm - 5:30pm

Littauer Building - Fainsod Room, 324

A seminar with Ali Ahmad, Scholar In-Residence and Director, Energy Policy and Security in the Middle East Program, Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs, American University of Beirut.

Co-sponsored by the Project on Managing the Atom and the Geopolitics of Energy Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.

Francisco Monaldi

Belfer Center

Seminar - Open to the Public

"Shifting Politics in Latin America and their Effect on the Energy Industry," a seminar with Francisco Monaldi

Wed., Apr. 5, 2017 | 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Littauer Building - Belfer Center Library, Room 369

A seminar with Francisco Monaldi, Baker Institute Fellow in Latin American Energy Policy at Rice University and Associate of the Geopolitics of Energy Project

Moderated by Meghan O'Sullivan, Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs and Director of the Geopolitics of Energy Project

Coffee and tea provided. This event is open to the public and RSVPs are requested, but seating will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Trans-Alaska Pipeline, northern Brooks Range, Alaska. Rocks in the background produce oil on the North Slope.

U.S. Geological Survey

Special Series - Open to the Public

Rational Middle Energy Series: Finding Energy's Rational Middle

Thu., Feb. 16, 2017 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Belfer Building - Starr Auditorium, Floor 2.5

The Rational Middle Energy Series is a series of short films created by Gregory Kallenberg and the team that produced the acclaimed documentary, “Haynesville: A Nation’s Hunt for An Energy Future.” Through their travels with “Haynesville,” Gregory Kallenberg and his team saw that there was a need and desire for a balanced discussion about today’s energy issues. This desire culminated in the Rational Middle Energy Series. Rational Middle films “The Great Transition” and “The Methane Question” will be shown, followed by a panel discussion.

Seminar - Open to the Public

A Conversation with Lord Browne: The New Energy Environment

Thu., Mar. 10, 2016 | 8:45am - 10:00am

Taubman Building - Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor

Please join us for a breakfast conversation between Lord Browne, Executive Chairman of L1 Energy and former CEO of BP, and Meghan O'Sullivan, Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs and Director of the Geopolitics of Energy Project. Lord Browne will discuss the consequences of the new energy environment for society, as well as his new book, Connect.

A gas pipeline under construction is seen near the village of Sappes, north-east Greece, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006.

Nikolas Giakoumidis - AP Images

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

The Second Annual Energy Case Competition

Thu., Apr. 19, 2012 | 3:00pm - 7:00pm

Taubman Building - Nye A, 5th Floor

The Geopolitics of Energy Project at Harvard Kennedy School is excited to announce the second annual Energy Policy Case Competition. The case competition will be facilitated by Professor Meghan O'Sullivan, Director of the Geopolitics of Energy Project at the Harvard Kennedy School.