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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

12:00 PM C-Suite Sessions: A Conversation with Elisa Villanueva Beard, CEO of Teach for America
12:15 PM U.S.-Egypt Security Relationship - A Belfer Center Director's Lunch with MG Charles W. Hooper
1:00 PM Manuel Trajtenberg on Israel's Economic Paradox: Great Macro, Poor Micro
4:15 PM Russian Cyber Operations: 2017 and Beyond
6:30 PM Institute of Politics Open House

Thursday, February 2, 2017

11:40 AM Estimating Income Inequality from Binned Incomes - Paul von Hippel
11:45 AM Norm Champ on Going Public: My Adventures Inside the SEC and How to Prevent the Next Devastating Crisis
12:15 PM Tinker, Tailor, Ally, Spy: The Origins and Evolution of Anglo-American Intelligence Relations
4:00 PM Rethinking Operational Risk Capital Requirements

Friday, February 3, 2017

10:00 AM How Iran Changed the IAEA
12:00 PM How some Rustbelt cities are becoming the smartest Places on Earth and why it Matters
12:00 PM How Should We Measure Affordability?
3:00 PM Organize Your Research with Zotero - Class Full
4:00 PM Quorum Call
4:00 PM Perspecitves on National Security in the Obama Administration - A Belfer Center Director's Seminar
4:00 PM Perspectives on the Trump Executive Order on Immigration

Monday, February 6, 2017

12:00 PM MEI Event: All That Is Left To You: Game Theory Reductions of the Israel-Palestine Conflict
12:00 PM The Great Swap: Addressing Climate Change with a Carbon Tax
12:00 PM Inequality Seminar: Daron Acemoglu, "Machine Vs. Man: The Labor Market in the Age of Robots"
12:15 PM A View from NATO - A Belfer Center Director's Lunch with AMB Douglas E. Lute
12:15 PM What is a Whale Stock? And Other Moral Questions in Large Cetacean Management
1:15 PM How to Write a Policy Memo, a Writing Workshop with Lauren Brodsky, HKS Lecturer in Public Policy
4:00 PM Addressing complexity: smallholder farmers facing climate risks in sub-Saharan Africa
6:00 PM Presidential Secrecy from Washington to Trump

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

10:15 AM NEW TIME & PLACE - Telling Your Story Online: How to Leverage Digital Media to Deliver a Message That Matters
2:30 PM "Sex, Spies, and Russian Hacking" - A Belfer Center Director's Seminar with Rolf Mowatt-Larssen
4:00 PM "For the Common Defense," Warfare at Mid-Century: A Look Ahead
4:15 PM Style Secrets of The New Yorker and Other Popular Magazines, with Greg Harris, HKS Adjunct Lecturer & Writing Consultant
7:00 PM What’s Next for U.S. Foreign Policy? Conversation with Former Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

10:00 AM Book Talk: Insider Threats
12:00 PM CANCELLED: BISG Lunch w/Cass Sunstein (Harvard Law School)
12:15 PM POSTPONED - Belfer Center Director's Lunch with U.S. Secretary Ray Mabus - RSVP Required
12:15 PM A Talk With Conjur, Inc. CEO Elizabeth Lawler on "A Public Health Approach to Cybersecurity"
4:15 PM The Welfare Effects of Nudges: A Case Study of Energy Use Social Comparisons (Hunt Allcott)
4:15 PM How to Write Op-eds and Columns, a Writing Workshop with Jeff Seglin, HKS Lecturer & Director, HKS Communications Program
4:15 PM Stories and Statistics: Why we need mixed methods to understand international development
6:30 PM KNOW YOUR RIGHTS & WAYS FORWARD: New Realities of the Immigration Ban

Thursday, February 9, 2017

11:40 AM Workshop: Strategic Negotiating Moves that Work at Work - Deborah Kolb
11:45 AM Presidential Elections and Political Change: 1912 and the Making of the Fed and Donald Trump Today
12:15 PM Building a Fortress: The Role of Scientists in India's Nuclear Policymaking (1947-1974)
12:15 PM Five Lessons from the Five-Sided Box: What I Learned as Pentagon Chief of Staff - RSVP Required
4:00 PM The Democracy Crisis in Europe and the US: A Comparative Perspective Study Group
4:15 PM How Far is China from The Rule of Law?

Friday, February 10, 2017

12:00 PM Lunch Seminar - Building an award winning NGO: an insight on the challenges & reality behind the dream to make a difference
2:00 PM NEW LOCATION! Powerful Storytelling with a Video Camera: Part 1-Basic Principles with Franco Sacchi, award winning filmmaker
4:00 PM Quorum Call

Sunday, February 12, 2017

12:00 AM HKSSI Step Challenge

Monday, February 13, 2017

8:30 AM The Role of Civil Society in International Security
12:00 PM Inequality Seminar: Stefanie Stantcheva, Intergenerational Mobility and Preferences for Redistribution
12:00 PM MEI Event: Winners and Losers: Financial Globalization in the Middle East
12:00 PM The Brazilian Power Sector
12:00 PM Managing the Microbe Seminar with Dr. Robert Kadlec
12:15 PM Nuclear Deterrence
12:15 PM "Making Livable Natures: Caring for Wetlands in Turkey"
1:15 PM How Government Agencies Can Use Social Media, with Yael Bar-tur, MPP'12 & Digital Strategist, NYC Police Dept.
3:00 PM Book Launch: "Building State Capability - Evidence, Analysis, Action"
4:00 PM Regulation Innovation: Protecting Consumers Through Technology & Trust
6:00 PM Alternatives to the Affordable Care Act

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

12:00 PM Lunch seminar with Richard Schragger, author of "City Power: Urban Governance in a Global Age"
4:00 PM "For the Common Defense" - Admiral's Log from the Navy's IG: Travels in National Security, with VADM Shelanski
4:15 PM NEW DATE: Storytelling as a Tool for Change, a Writing Workshop with Greg Harris, HKS Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
4:15 PM Moving EPA Forward in an “Unhealthy” Climate led by Gina McCarthy
4:15 PM Juliet Eilperin and Chris Mooney: Climate, Energy & the Media in the Age of Trump
4:15 PM 7th Thailand@Harvard Lecture: Thailand 4.0, The Rise of a Stagnant Nation (Moving Beyond Red, Yellow and Green)
4:15 PM Seismic Shift: Climate, Energy & the Media in the Age of Trump

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

10:00 AM Curbing Nuclear Latency: How International Agreements Promote Benign Nuclear Assistance
12:15 PM NCTC and Intelligence
12:15 PM A Talk With Michael Eisenstadt on "Iran's Approach to Cyber"
1:00 PM The Mosaic Principle: The Six Dimensions of a Remarkable Life and Career
3:00 PM Organize Your Research with Zotero - RSVP Required
4:00 PM Study Group: Human Rights in the Arab Region - What Next?
4:00 PM In search of a "Trump Doctrine": Change and Continuity in American Foreign Policy led by Jon Finer
4:00 PM The Looming Trans-Atlantic Battle: Regulating Data While Boosting Growth-- Session 1: The Promise of the Data Revolution
4:15 PM Shedding Light: Understanding Energy Efficiency and Electricity Reliability (Robyn Meeks)
4:15 PM NEW ROOM - BELL HALL Contentious Communication: How to Talk about 'Hot' Topics without Getting Heated, with Timothy McCarthy
4:15 PM Women and Leadership: Responses to Challenging Times
6:00 PM A Conversation with Khizr Khan, Constitutional Rights Advocate

Thursday, February 16, 2017

11:40 AM Climbing the Ladder: Gender and Careers in Public Service - Amy E. Smith
11:45 AM William Clark on Pursuing Sustainability
12:15 PM Why Nuclear Energy Programs Rarely Lead to Proliferation
2:45 PM Delivering Bad News, a Public Speaking Workshop with Holly Weeks, HKS Adjunct Lecturer
4:00 PM How Can Presidents & Presidential Candidates Reach the American People in Today’s Noisy, Polarized Media Environment
4:00 PM Criminal Justice Reform, Drug Policy, and Border Security led by Gil Kerlikowske
4:15 PM The Executive Summary for Briefing Books, a Writing Workshop with Morgan McVicar, HKS MC/MPA '03 and Writing Consultant
4:30 PM Inequality, Crime and Development in Latin America
5:45 PM Film/Environmental Activism: "Containment" screening and Q&A with the Filmmakers
6:00 PM Rational Middle Series: Finding Energy's Rational Middle
6:00 PM Artificial Intelligence & Bias: Past, Present & Future

Friday, February 17, 2017

10:00 AM Carr Talk & Coffee: On Trump, Torture and Secret Prisons
12:00 PM Economic Transformation and Government Reform in Georgia: A conversation with former Prime Minister, Nika Gilauri
12:00 PM Teaching Race, Power, and Privilege
12:00 PM “Mexico: Wall or No Wall?”
12:00 PM Innovations in Criminal Justice
12:30 PM Trek and Independent Travel Info Session
4:00 PM Quorum Call

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

12:00 PM Dafna Linzer: Political Reporting from the Campaign Trail to the White House
12:00 PM Financial Health Series: ABCs of Credit
2:00 PM Dubin Leadership Service Seminar Seminar Speaker Series
4:00 PM "For the Common Defense" Military Medicine: Medical Readiness of the Force, Global Health Engagement & Use of Soft Power
4:15 PM How To Be a Productive Writer, a Writing Workshop with Greg Harris, HKS Adjunct Lecturer
4:15 PM Inside Congress: The Inconvenient Truth led by Congressman Christopher Shays
6:00 PM From Harvard to the White House and State Department: Perspectives on Public Service

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

1:15 PM Writing Opinion Columns for Another Day: Crafting Good Arguments in Advance of Unforeseen Events
4:00 PM Escaping the High Cost Lending Trap—Exploring FinTech Alternatives to Borrowing for Low-Income Working Americans
4:00 PM Human Rights, Ethics & Philanthropy Study Group
4:00 PM Minorities and the GOP: Why They Need Each Other led by T.W. Shannon
4:00 PM In search of a "Trump Doctrine": Change and Continuity in American Foreign Policy led by Jon Finer
4:15 PM Valuing Nuclear Energy Risk: The Impact of the Fukushima Crisis on U.S. Housing Prices (Jeffrey Zabel)
6:00 PM The Future of the Conservative Agenda

Thursday, February 23, 2017

11:40 AM Why Are Women Underrepresented as Leaders? Two Ideas from Recent Psychological Research - Francesca Gino
11:45 AM Using Social Media to Launch Your Campaign or Organization, with Morra Aarons-Mele, HKS MC/MPA '08, Founder of Women Online
12:15 PM Strategies of Insurgent Diplomacy: Evidence from the Iraqi Kurdish Liberation Movement
2:30 PM Boston’s Shadow War: SS intelligence, Mi6, & the Christian Front, 1939-1945
2:45 PM How to Write a Policy Memo, a Writing Workshop with Lauren Brodsky, HKS Lecturer in Public Policy
4:00 PM How Can Presidents & Presidential Candidates Reach the American People in Today’s Noisy, Fragmented, Media Environment
4:00 PM Criminal Justice Reform, Drug Policy, and Border Security led by Gil Kerlikowske
4:15 PM Comparative Democracy Seminar: America’s Two Worlds of Welfare
6:30 PM Documentary Screening: They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief
6:30 PM MEI Film Series: Barakah Meets Barakah (Saudi Arabia, 2015)

Friday, February 24, 2017

10:00 AM Organize Your Research with Zotero - RSVP Required
12:00 PM Benefiting from Return Migration: Effects of Return Migration on Non-migrants' Wages and Employment
12:00 PM Audacious Innovation: Crossing Sector Boundaries to Create a New World
12:30 PM Global Food + 2017: 24 Speed Talks on the Nexus of Food, Agriculture, Environment, Health, and Society
4:00 PM Quorum Call

Monday, February 27, 2017

12:00 PM Inequality Seminar: Michael Hout, Was Trump a Meteor or a Volcano?
12:00 PM MEI Book Talk: Syria's Civil War and the Post-American Middle East
12:00 PM Competitiveness Issues with a Carbon Tax
12:15 PM Architectural Strategies and Infrastructural Landscapes of the Green Revolution in India in the 1960s
1:15 PM Crowdfunding: Kick-starting Your Enterprise or Non-Profit Though Online Fundraising, a Digital Communications Workshop
4:30 PM Kelman Seminar: The Media in the Age of Trump and Brexit
5:15 PM The History of Cyber and Intelligence Operations
6:00 PM CPL PRACTITIONER SERIES-RAND WENTWORTH

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

12:00 PM Rick Stengel: Government and the Media
12:00 PM “Homeland Security and Crisis Management Under Trump”
2:00 PM Belfer Center Student and Fellow Discussion On National Security in the Age of Trump with Max Boot
4:00 PM MEI Event: Transition in Regime, State, and Society in the Arab World
4:00 PM "For the Common Defense" Healing Our Wounded Warriors: Using Sports to Aid in their Recovery; Lt Col Todd Benson, USAF
4:15 PM How to Write a Book Proposal, a Writing Workshop with Greg Harris, HKS Adjunct Lecturer and Writing Consultant
4:15 PM Inside Congress: The Inconvenient Truth led by Congressman Christopher Shays
6:00 PM Black History Celebration
6:00 PM Leaders of "The Resistance"
9:00 PM President Donald J. Trump's Address to the Joint Session of Congress

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