17 Events

Seminar - Harvard Students

Threatened Health Systems: Protecting, Recovering and Reconstructing Health Systems Disrupted by Armed Conflict and Other Civil Crises

Thu., Apr. 28, 2022 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Ofer Building - Ofer Building, Room 401

On Thursday, April 28th, the Belfer Center’s Security and Global Health Project will host Dr. Margaret Bourdeaux, Research Director for the Program in Global Public Policy and Social Change at Harvard Medical School, as part of its spring seminar series.

The event will consist of a seminar involving Dr. Bourdeaux hosted by Juliette Kayyem, Belfer Senior Lecturer in International Security and Faculty Director of the Security and Global Health Project.

Amid the War in Ukraine, the seminar will discuss why health systems are important to protect during periods of civil crisis—and why they are such a tempting target for parties to a conflict. Dr. Bourdeaux will then focus on core strategies for protecting, recovering and reconstructing health systems that arise from the three major global health paradigms: international humanitarian law, the global health development movement, and the newer global health security/biosecurity initiatives.

This event will take place in hybrid format. Harvard students may register to attend in-person using the RSVP link below. To join the livestream, please register here: https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJErduirrzkiG9VkGoSqRwmzJ3JoPsQE4sj5 

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Is there a Border “Crisis”? Status and Conditions of the U.S.-Mexico Border

Mon., Apr. 11, 2022 | 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Online

On Monday, April 11th, the Belfer Center’s Homeland Security Project will host Nate Bruggeman, former Counselor to the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, as part of its spring seminar series.

The event will consist of a seminar involving Bruggeman hosted by Juliette Kayyem, Belfer Senior Lecturer in International Security and Faculty Director of the Homeland Security Project. The seminar will cover the status and conditions of the U.S. – Mexico border. 

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Do We Need a U.S. Department of Internet Safety?

Thu., Apr. 7, 2022 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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

On Thursday, April 7th, The Belfer Center’s Homeland Security Project will host Steve Johnson, Senior Fellow at the Homeland Security Project, as part of its spring seminar series. The event will consist of a seminar involving Johnson hosted by Juliette Kayyem, Belfer Senior Lecturer in International Security and Faculty Director of the Homeland Security Project.

Seminar - Harvard Students

Homeland Security at 20: A Strategy for the Next Twenty Years

Tue., Feb. 8, 2022 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Wexner Building - Room 434 A-B

On Tuesday, February 8th, The Belfer Center’s Homeland Security Project will host Alan Bersin, former Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, as part of its spring seminar series. 

The event will begin with a seminar featuring Bersin that covers the evolution and status of the Homeland Security Enterprise over the past twenty years. The seminar will be moderated by Senior Fellow Steve Johnson. Following the seminar, Bersin will engage a group of students in a discussion of United States - Mexico relations from the Obama/Pena Nieto Administrations through the AMLO/Biden Administrations. 

The gathering will take place on February 8th, from 12 – 1:30 pm in Wexner 434A. The event is open to Harvard students only. 

Seminar - Open to the Public

Storming the Capitol: Implications for Intelligence, Security, and American Society

Wed., Feb. 10, 2021 | 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Online

Please join the Intelligence Project and Homeland Security Project for a panel discussion with Representative Abigail Spanberger (D-VA), Professor Juliette Kayyem, and Paul Kolbe on the intelligence and security failures which preceded and enabled the Capitol riot on January 6th and what this means for the future of countering domestic extremism.

This event is open to the public and will take place on Wednesday February 10th from 1:00-2:30pm via Zoom. Advance registration required. 

Several officials meet at FEMA's National Response Coordination Center to discuss the ongoing fight against the coronavirus.

DHS Photo/Tara A. Molle/Released

Seminar - Open to the Public

Homeland Security for the Twenty-First Century

Wed., Oct. 14, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Online

Alan Bersin and Chappell Lawson join Juliette Kayyem and the Homeland Security Project to discuss what it means to "secure the homeland" in the twenty-first century. They will share their insights from time serving in government to draw lessons from the first two decades of U.S. government efforts to secure the homeland and address some of the most salient challenges of homeland security today.

Farah Pandith

Farah Pandith

Seminar - Open to the Public

Key Takeaways for How to Win Against Extremists and Why We are Failing

Thu., Sep. 26, 2019 | 4:15pm - 5:45pm

One Brattle Square - Room 350

Nearly 20 years since 9/11 and we have not vanquished the appeal of extremist ideology. Groups are still recruiting youth in every part of the world, and today a real strategy to deal with the rise of hate and extremism is not on policy agendas. Whether white supremacists or the so called Islamic State, extremists have mastered selling their narratives despite the fact that solutions to this threat are available right now. 

Seminar - Harvard Students

The Crisis on America’s Borders: A Lunch with former DHS Assistant Secretary for International Affairs Alan Bersin

Mon., Oct. 29, 2018 | 12:00pm

Taubman Building - Room 401

The Homeland Security Project will host a lunch with Alan Bersin - former DHS Assistant Secretary for International Affairs and Commissioner for U.S. Customs and Border Protection - to discuss the current crisis at America’s borders.

 

Refreshments will be served. Space is limited, so please RSVP.