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September 2015

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Health System Resilience amidst Political Instability: the Case of Lebanon

Seminar
Open to the Public - Malkin Penthouse, Littauer 4th Floor
September 8, 2015
4:30-6:00 p.m.

Related Project: Middle East Initiative

A seminar with Walid Ammar, MD, PhD, Director General, Ministry of Public Health of Lebanon; Professor, The Lebanese University; Senior Lecturer, American University of Beirut.

 

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Middle East Initiative Open House

Open House
Harvard students, staff, faculty - 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Suite 100, Room 106
September 9, 2015
4:00-6:00 p.m.

Related Project: Middle East Initiative

An opportunity to learn more about the student programs and offerings at the Middle East Initiative. Come meet our staff, faculty and fellows and learn how you can engage in our work. Refreshments will be served!

 

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Debate: Should Congress Approve the Nuclear Agreement with Iran?

Panel Discussion
Open to the Public - Allison Dining Room, Taubman Building-5th Floor
September 9, 2015
4:00-5:30 p.m.

Discussant: James Walsh, William H. Tobey
Moderator: Matthew Bunn

Related Projects: Managing the Atom, Science, Technology, and Public Policy, International Security, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Congress is entering the final phase of its review of the “Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action”—the nuclear agreement between the P5+1 and Iran. A vote on the agreement will take place in a matter of days. In this debate, nonproliferation experts William Tobey and Jim Walsh will engage in a formal debate of the resolution “Congress should approve the nuclear agreement with Iran,” moderated by Prof. Matthew Bunn.  The debate will be followed by Q&A with the audience. Light refreshments provided.

 

The rebirth of the Islamic State of Iraq

Seminar
Harvard students, staff, faculty - Belfer Center Library, Littauer-369
September 11, 2015
2:30-4:00 p.m.

Related Project: Defense and Intelligence

Lieutenant General Robert L. Caslen, Jr., Superintendent United States Military Academy will speak on “The rebirth of the Islamic State of Iraq.” This seminar is off the record and comments cannot be published without the consent of the speaker. The seminar is open to Harvard students, fellows, faculty, and ID card holders on a first come first served basis.

 

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Assessing the Humanitarian Impact of Migration in North Africa (IGA-353M Course Information Session)

Student Session
Open to Harvard Students - Fainsod Room, Littauer-324
September 14, 2015
12:00-1:30 p.m.

Related Project: Middle East Initiative

An information session for the 2016 January Term Winter Field Study course IGA-353M: "Assessing the Humanitarian Impact of Migration in North Africa" led by Claude Bruderlein, Adjunct Lecturer in Global Health and Senior Researcher, Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health.

 

OPEN HOUSE - The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Open House
Harvard students, staff, faculty - Malkin Penthouse, Littauer 4th Floor
September 14, 2015
3:30-4:30 p.m.

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs Open House.

 

Ya'acov Sa'ar, GPO​

The Political Effects of Nuclear Proliferation

Brown Bag Lunch
Open to the Public - Belfer Center Library, Littauer-369
September 17, 2015
12:15-2:00 p.m.

Speaker: Nuno Monteiro, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Yale University

Related Projects: International Security, Managing the Atom, Science, Technology, and Public Policy

This seminar will examine these political effects of nuclear acquisition in the cases of France, China, Israel, and South Africa; and reflect on the likely political consequences of eventual Iranian nuclear acquisition.

Please join us! Coffee and tea provided. Everyone is welcome, but admittance will be on a first come–first served basis.

 

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The Arab Spring: Pathways of Repression and Reform

Seminar
Open to the Public - Ash Center, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Suite 200-North
September 17, 2015
4:10-6:00 p.m.

Related Project: Middle East Initiative

A book talk with Tarek Masoud, Sultan of Oman Associate Professor of International Relations, Jason Brownlee, Associate Professor of Government and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Texas-Austin, and Andrew Reynolds, Associate Professor of Government, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

October 2015

US, NATO and the Threat from Russia

Seminar
Harvard students, staff, faculty - Belfer Center Library, Littauer-369
October 2, 2015
12:15-1:45 p.m.

Related Project: Defense and Intelligence

Lieutenant General Ben Hodges, Commanding General, United States Army Europe, will speak on “US, NATO, and the Threat from Russia.” This seminar is off the record and comments cannot be published without the consent of the speaker. The seminar is open to Harvard students, fellows, faculty, and ID card holders on a first come first served basis.

 

Director Defense Intelligence Agency

Seminar
Harvard students, staff, faculty - Belfer Center Library, Littauer-369
October 14, 2015
2:30-4:00 p.m.

Related Project: Defense and Intelligence

Lieutenant General Vincent R. Stewart, Director of Defense Intelligence Agency, will speak.  This seminar is off the record and comments cannot be published without the consent of the speaker. The seminar is open to Harvard students, fellows, faculty, and ID card holders on a first come first served basis.