Harvard Kennedy School

2021 May 13

Persian Petroleum

12:15pm to 2:00pm

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Zoom

Leonardo Davoudi, Researcher, Global History of Capitalism project, Oxford Centre for Global History, Oxford University, will discuss his book, Persian Petroleum.... Read more about Persian Petroleum

2021 Apr 20

HKS & HBS Sustainability: Role of Business and Government

6:30pm to 7:30pm

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Zoom

Join the Harvard Kennedy School Business and Government Professional Interest Council and the Harvard Business School Sustainability Club for an engaging conversation with Rebecca Henderson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor, HBS, and William Clark, Harvey Brooks Professor of International Science, Public Policy, and Human development, HKS.... Read more about HKS & HBS Sustainability: Role of Business and Government

2021 Apr 16

The Political Economy of Climate Action: Does Democratic Maturity Explain the Environmental Policy Differences within the EU?

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Zoom

Join the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government for a study group with Ioana Petrescu, Simply Green and Harvard University, and Clara Volintiru, Simply Green and The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, as they discuss the main challenges of the climate action agenda and how different countries (both advanced and new democracies) address and overcome them.... Read more about The Political Economy of Climate Action: Does Democratic Maturity Explain the Environmental Policy Differences within the EU?

2021 Apr 21

Science & Democracy Lecture and Panel Discussion

1:30pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Zoom

"Mastering The Demons Of Our Own Design" with Tim O'Reilly, O'Reilly Media and panel discussion with Cathryn Carson, Thomas M. Siebel Presidential Chair in the History of Science, UC Berkeley; David Winickoff, Senior Policy Analyst and Secretary of the Working Party on Bio-, Nano- and Converging Technology (BNCT), OECD; and Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies, HKS to follow.... Read more about Science & Democracy Lecture and Panel Discussion

2021 Apr 22

The Decisive Decade for Climate Action

6:00pm

Location: 

Zoom

Christiana Figueres, international leader on climate change, former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, and current Co-founder of Global Optimism, will give this year's Robert S. McNamara Lecture on War and Peace. Kathryn Sikkink, the Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy at HKS, will moderate.... Read more about The Decisive Decade for Climate Action

2021 Apr 09

The National Security Implications of the Emergence of Stratospheric Aerosol Injection Technologies from an American Perspective

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Zoom

This study group will explore both the specious notions and the realistic threats that derive from such a perspective and the policy implications that arise therefrom. The discussion will be led by Wake Smith, a Senior Fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at HKS.... Read more about The National Security Implications of the Emergence of Stratospheric Aerosol Injection Technologies from an American Perspective

2021 Mar 30

The First 100 Days: A Conversation with Joe Aldy on Climate and Environmental Policy in the Biden Administration

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Zoom

Join the Center for Public Leadership for a discussion on climate policy with Joe Aldy, Professor of the Practice of Public Policy at HKS. Drawing on his experience with the 2008 presidential transition, Aldy will discuss the role of transition teams in the Biden administration.... Read more about The First 100 Days: A Conversation with Joe Aldy on Climate and Environmental Policy in the Biden Administration

2021 Apr 02

Philippe Tordoir: The Potential Role of Natural Gas in Electricity Generation

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Zoom

As part of the HKS M-RCBG Senior Fellow-led Study Group, Philippe Tordoir, Head of Acquisitions, Investments and Financial Advisory in charge of North America, Brazil, the Middle East, Africa and the regulated natural gas business in France for ENGIE, will present "The Potential Role of Natural Gas in Electricity Generation."... Read more about Philippe Tordoir: The Potential Role of Natural Gas in Electricity Generation

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