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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

10:00 AM Fuel Cycles, Fissile Materials, and Force Postures: A Case Study of Pakistan
12:15 PM The Business Side of Cybersecurity with Michael Skok
1:15 PM The Elevator Pitch for Policy Makers, a Public Speaking Workshop with Mimi Goss, President, Mimi Goss Communications, Inc.
3:30 PM EUROPE WEEK: Germany's Changing Role in Geopolitics
4:00 PM Minorities and the GOP: Why They Need Each Other led by T.W. Shannon
4:00 PM The Looming Trans-Atlantic Battle: Regulating Data While Boosting Growth--Session 2: Struggle to Balance Privacy, Security...
4:00 PM Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative Open House
4:00 PM Coercive Trade Agreements for Supplying Global Public Goods
4:00 PM In search of a "Trump Doctrine": Change and Continuity in American Foreign Policy led by Jon Finer
4:15 PM On a World Climate Assembly and the Social Cost of Carbon (Martin Weitzman)
6:00 PM The Rise of ISIS and the Weaponization of Information with Rick Stengel
6:00 PM "Searching for Shaniqua"
6:00 PM FORUM EVENT: 2017 Malcolm Wiener Lecture with Lael Brainard, Member, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
6:00 PM The Malcolm Wiener Lecture in International Political Economy by Lael Brainard

Thursday, March 2, 2017

11:00 AM Financial Health Series: Tax Return Filing Workshop for International Students
11:40 AM Can Financial Incentives Reduce the Baby Gap? Evidence from a Reform in Maternity Leave Benefits - Anna Raute
11:45 AM Competition and Stability in Banking: The Role of Regulation and Competition Policy
12:00 PM Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop
12:15 PM Building a Fortress: The Role of Scientists in India's Nuclear Policymaking (1947-1974)
2:30 PM Africa Command
3:30 PM EUROPE WEEK: A Global Leader?: The European Union in the World
4:00 PM Breaking Through: How Leaders Communicate with the Americans in our Fragmented, Polarized Media Environ
4:00 PM Criminal Justice Reform, Drug Policy, and Border Security led by Gil Kerlikowske
4:15 PM POSTPONED: The Executive Summary for Briefing Books, Workshop with Morgan McVicar, HKS Writing Consultant
6:00 PM Goldsmith Awards Ceremony featuring Jorge Ramos - Enter lottery for tickets by 2/26
6:00 PM Goldsmith Awards Ceremony featuring Jorge Ramos- Enter lottery for tickets by 2/26

Friday, March 3, 2017

9:00 AM Goldsmith Seminar on Investigative Reporting
10:00 AM Organize Your Research with Zotero - RSVP Required
12:00 PM Peace through Entrepreneurship: Investing in a Start-up Culture for Security and Development
2:00 PM NEW ROOM: Powerful Storytelling with a Video Camera Part 2: From Principles to Practice with Franco Sacchi, filmmaker
4:00 PM Quorum Call
4:15 PM Discussing India's Energy Future with Dharmendra Pradhan, the Honorable Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, India

Monday, March 6, 2017

12:00 PM Inequality Seminar: Mario Luis Small - The Rising Heterogeneity of Poor Neighborhoods across Cities
12:00 PM Carbon prices, preferences, and the timing of uncertainty
12:00 PM How Cities Can Promote Equity and Inclusion by Adopting Comprehensive Local Housing Strategies
12:15 PM In-House to Outhouse: The Strange Life of Film-Return Spy Satellites, 1946–1986
1:15 PM How to Write a Commencement Speech, a Writing Workshop with Marie Danziger, HKS Lecturer in Public Policy
4:00 PM When Markets Quake: Online Banks and Their Past, Present and Future
4:15 PM Poland in Today's Europe- A Seminar with Paul Jones, US Ambassador to Poland
6:00 PM Tending to our Civil Society: A Call to Action, A conversation with Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
6:30 PM Housing and Policy in an Aging World

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

12:00 PM Farai Chideya and Zack Exley: Understanding the Electorate
1:00 PM Pizza and Politics: Josh Earnest
4:00 PM MEI Event: Governance and the Law in the Middle East: Regional Implications of the World Bank World Development Report 2017
4:00 PM For the Common Defense: Multi-year Breaks from Active-Duty Military Service: Retaining Talent or Weakening our Military?
4:00 PM The Democracy Crisis in Europe and the US: A Comparative Perspective
4:15 PM Shattered Innocence: Slavery in the 21st Century led by Congressman Christopher Shays
4:30 PM Albert H. Gordon Lecture: The New World Order, Call for a Coordinated Global Response
6:00 PM The Press & The Presidency

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

8:30 AM International Women’s Day Community Breakfast
10:00 AM Inheriting the Bomb: Soviet Collapse and Nuclear Disarmament of Ukraine, Belarus, and Kazakhstan
12:00 PM Relax and Snacks
12:15 PM "Leading to Change" - A Conversation with Ray Mabus - RSVP Required
12:15 PM Melissa Hathaway: Cybersecurity Priorities for the Trump Administration
4:15 PM On the Costs and Benefits of Mandatory Labeling, with Special Reference to Genetically Modified Foods (Cass Sunstein)
6:00 PM The Internet, Invisible Aircraft & Robots: The Future of Defense is Now
6:00 PM The Internet, Invisible Aircraft & Robots: The Future of Defense is Now

Thursday, March 9, 2017

11:40 AM Barriers to Female Leadership: Does Race Matter? - Laurie Rudman
11:45 AM Regulatory Policy Program Seminar Panel: Durability and Adaptability in Energy Policy
12:00 PM MEI Book Talk: Crossroads: Comparative Immigration Regimes in Times of Demographic Change
12:00 PM Reflections from the Field: Developing Leaders at Google and Airbnb - A Conversation with Dolores Bernardo
12:00 PM Relax and Snacks
12:15 PM Chinese Communists in Capitalist Markets: International Commerce and the Rise of "New China," 1949-1960
2:00 PM Nuclear Weapons and Coercive Diplomacy
4:00 PM Breaking Through: How Political Leaders Communicate with the American People in Today’s Polarized Media Environment
4:00 PM Criminal Justice Reform, Drug Policy, and Border Security led by Gil Kerlikowske
4:00 PM Sausage Making: The Art of Passing Clean Energy Legislation
6:00 PM What Matters to Kids: Children & the News

Friday, March 10, 2017

3:00 PM Organize Your Research with Zotero - RSVP Required
4:50 PM A conversation with His Excellency Paul Kagame - THIS EVENT IS FULL

Saturday, March 11, 2017

12:00 PM HKSSI Step Challenge | Feb. 12 - Mar. 11

Thursday, March 16, 2017

12:15 PM In the Shadow of the Umbrella: U.S. Extended Deterrence and Nuclear Proliferation in East Asia, 1961-1979

Monday, March 20, 2017

12:00 PM Inequality Seminar: Danielle Allen - Political Equality as a Human Good
12:00 PM Populism, Public Goods, and the Rise of New Turkey's Competitive Authoritarianism
12:00 PM Limits of Bioenergy for Carbon Mitigation
12:15 PM The Social Rate of Discount and the Political Economy of the Future in the 1960s
6:30 PM 17th Annual John T. Dunlop Lecture with Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

12:00 PM “Immigration, Counterterrorism and Constitutional Policing: The View from LAPD”
12:30 PM Japan, South Korea, and the U.S. Nuclear Umbrella
3:00 PM Professor Marshall Ganz - "Organizing in Challenging Situations"
4:15 PM Creating Your Speaker Persona, a Public Speaking Workshop with Holly Weeks, HKS Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
4:15 PM Moving EPA Forward in an “Unhealthy” Climate led by Gina McCarthy
4:15 PM $20,000,000,000,000 and Counting: How We Fix the U.S. Debt Crisis
11:50 PM Max Bazerman Workshop - Decision Making and Behavioral Insights - APPLICATIONS DUE

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

12:00 PM MEI Event: Women and Freedom: Lessons from Organizing in Jordan and Palestine
12:00 PM Women's History Month Celebration
12:15 PM Truth Wars: The Battle for Reality
1:15 PM They Call It "Delivering" a Speech for a Reason: Here's How to Bring it, workshop with Stephen Krupin, HKS adjunct lecturer.
4:00 PM Mid-Term Report: Updates on the Trump Foreign Policy process and the Russia Investigation led by Jon Finer
4:00 PM Historic Black Voting Trends led by T.W. Shannon and Professor Leah Wright Rigueur
4:00 PM Human Rights, Ethics and Philanthropy
6:00 PM Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap?

Thursday, March 23, 2017

11:40 AM The Gender Wage Gap: Extent, Trends, and Explanations - Francine Blau
11:45 AM On the Tenth Anniversary of the Great Financial Crisis: What Financial Stability Reforms Must Be Preserved?
12:00 PM “Protecting the Electric Grid – Progress and Continuing Problems”
12:15 PM The American Presidency in Response to Mass Atrocities, 1915-1995
12:15 PM "Networks and Hierarchies" - A Belfer Center Director's Lunch with Niall Ferguson - RSVP Required
4:00 PM Criminal Justice Reform, Drug Policy, and Border Security led by Gil Kerlikowske
4:30 PM Clean Energy – A View from “The Swamp”
5:00 PM Running for Office: A Conversation with Eric Lesser, Massachusetts State Senator
6:00 PM (Waitlisted) Caroline Webb, Author of "How to Have a Good Day"
6:00 PM Understanding Red State Rage & What To Do About It
6:00 PM A Conversation with Arlie Hochschild
6:30 PM Dr. Peter Slavin, President of MGH - "Leadership in a Changing Healthcare Environment"
6:30 PM Schooling, the American Dream & the Price of Integration: The Memphis – Shelby County Merger Five Years Later

Friday, March 24, 2017

12:00 PM MEI Event: Trump, Palestine and the One State Solution (Rescheduled)
12:00 PM The Effect of Debt on Default and Consumption: Evidence from Housing Policy in the Great Recession
12:00 PM Made in Mexico: The Path Ahead for Trade and Migration Issues
4:00 PM Quorum Call
4:00 PM Quorum Call

Monday, March 27, 2017

8:30 AM Keeping America Safe: Diplomacy and Defense in 2017
12:00 PM Inequality Seminar: Michele Lamont - Addressing Recognition Gaps: Destigmatization Processes and the Reduction of Inequality
12:00 PM MEI Event: Explaining Women’s Electability in the Middle East
12:00 PM Which Social Cost of Carbon?
12:00 PM Managing the Microbe: A Conversation with Dr. Robert Kadlec
12:15 PM on Eco Swaraj: Can India's Model of the the Micro Transform Development for the 21st Century?
4:00 PM What can the events of 2016 teach us about progressives’ assumptions?
4:15 PM Progressive Federalism: How State Attorneys General Are Fighting Travel Bans
6:00 PM Resisting Tyranny: Lessons from the European 20th Century
6:00 PM Is the Case for Central Bank Independence Dead?

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

8:00 AM Massachusetts Health Care in the Trump Era
12:00 PM Masha Gessen – Russia and the United States
4:00 PM "For the Common Defense": Unlocking Space-Based Capabilities by Awakening the National Space Council
4:15 PM Health and Urban Resilience: Understanding Health Equity in the City
4:15 PM A 'Frank' Discussion: Immigration and Other Issues with guest Cong. Barney Frank
5:30 PM Technology and Global Affairs

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

10:00 AM Asia-Pacific Nuclear Governance: Feeble, Fragmented but Fixable?
12:00 PM Lunch: "Running for Elective Office" led by former Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin
12:15 PM Chris Hoofnagle: Cyber and the FTC
1:15 PM Strengthen Your Voice and Calm Your Nerves: A Breathing Workshop
4:00 PM Addressing complexity: smallholder farmers facing climate risks in sub-Saharan Africa
4:00 PM In search of a "Trump Doctrine": Change and Continuity in American Foreign Policy led by Jon Finer
4:00 PM Minorities and the GOP: Why They Need Each Other led by T.W. Shannon
4:15 PM Accelerator or Brake? Cash for Clunkers, Household Liquidity, and Aggregate Demand (Jonathan Parker)
4:15 PM Book talk with Candelaria Garay, author of “Social Policy Expansion in Latin America"
5:30 PM I Am A Girl: Film Screening
5:30 PM The Crisis in US-Russia Relations
6:00 PM The Russian Disinformation Machine with Rick Stengel
6:00 PM Examining America’s Opioid Crisis

Thursday, March 30, 2017

10:00 AM Middle East Film Series: The Salesman (Iran, 2016)
11:40 AM Inclusive Talent Management: How Business can Thrive in an Age of Diversity - Stephen Frost
11:45 AM NEW ROOM - How to Write a Strategic Plan, an HKS Communications Program Workshop
11:45 AM Bondholders vs. Retirees in Municipal Bankruptcies
12:15 PM Reconciling Strategic Stability Disconnects with China
4:15 PM Deconstructing Trump Foreign Policy
4:15 PM The Power of Being Present: Managing Anxiety, Reading the Room, and Staying Calm Under Pressure

Friday, March 31, 2017

9:00 AM Perspectives on Leadership Series: Senator Linda Dorcena-Forry
12:00 PM Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization
12:00 PM Thrive Focus Group
2:00 PM Climate Change Financing and the Energy Sector: A Case Study
2:30 PM Preview & panel discussion of the documentary 'Unseen Enemy' about global pandemics
4:00 PM Quorum Call

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