Where We Spoke

Mark Bell (Alum, ’16)

“How to Think About Nuclear Crises,” Stimson Center, Washington DC (Feb. 7, 2018); Princeton University (Feb. 28, 2018); Sciences PO (March 13, 2018).

“Nuclear Revolutions: How States Use Nuclear Weapons in International Politics,” Cornell University (March 29, 2018).


Jonathan Caverley (Research Associate)

“Blurred Lines: Civil-Military Relations and Modern War,” Modern War Institute, United States Military Academy, March 28-29, 2018.


M. Taylor Fravel (Faculty)

“China’s Calculus in the South China Sea,” Harvard University, March 2018.

“Active Defense: China’s Military Strategy Since 1949,” Princeton University, March 2018.


Eugene Gholz (Research Affiliate)

“Comments on ‘In Pursuit of Influence: The United States and China’s Competition for Leadership in East Asia,” Bridging Asia Conference at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, March 19, 2018.

“Economic Effects of Nuclear Disasters & Management,” Presentation at Stimson Center-RCSS Track II Workshop Planning for the Worst: Disaster Management in South Asia, Colombo, Sri Lanka, February 24, 2018.

“Facing China’s Rise: How Technology Gives America Strategic Options,” Presentation to the University of Kentucky John Quincy Adams Society, Lexington, KY, February 16, 2018; Presentation for Capital Hill Staffers organized by the Defense Priorities Foundation, Washington, DC, January 18, 2018.

“Oil and National Security Policy,” “Structure, Conduct, and Performance in the U.S. Defense Industry,” “President Trump and U.S. Foreign Policy,” “Designing and Reforming the Defense Acquisition System,” and “Sources of Technological Innovation in Defense,” Lectures presented at the Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing, China, January 4-10, 2018.


Kelly Greenhill (Research Affiliate)

“Taking Fake News to Task” (Interview with Courtney Hollands), Tufts Now (March 12, 2018)


Peter Krause (Research Affiliate)

Peter Krause spoke at the following institutions: University of Pittsburgh, Ridgeway Center for International Security Studies (March 2018); Harvard Kennedy School, Belfer Center, International Security Program (February 2018); University of Chicago, Program on International Security Policy (February 2018; College of Charleston (February 2018).


Sara Plana (Graduate Student)

 “Rogue Guns: Explaining the (Un)Reliability of State-Sponsored Armed Groups,” at the Boston International Security Graduate Conference, February 23, 2018.


Barry Posen (Faculty)

Panelist at “The Future of Transatlantic Relations: A Debate,” The Academy of Medicine, Georgia Institute of Technology, January 31, 2018.

Co-discussant in “Understanding the Full Range of Consequences of War,” at Aspen Institute Congressional Conference, Finding a Diplomatic Solution to the North Korean Crisis, Stanford University, March 2-4, 2018.


Joshua Rovner (Alum, ’08)

“Strategy and Grand Strategy,” Yale University, Brady-Johnson Program on Grad Strategy, February 2018.

“Victory Fever,” Boston University Pardee School of Global Studies, March 2018.


Carol Saivetz (Senior Advisor)

“The Trajectory of US-Russian Relations,” Starr Forum on “US-Russian Relations: What’s Next?” March 20, 2018.

“The Putin-Trump Bromance,” Jewish Community Day School of Greater Boston, March 18, 2018.


Joshua Shifrinson (Alum, ’13)

“The Future of European Security: U.S., Russia, and NATO,” with the Davis Center (Harvard) – Institute for Higher Education (Moscow) Conference on U.S.-Russian Relations, Moscow, Russia, December 2017.


Ketian Zhang (Graduate Student)

Ketian Zhang was the speaker at the Belfer Center “International Security Brown Bag Seminar” at Harvard Kennedy School on March 8, 2018. Her title was “Calculating Bully: Explaining Chinese Coercion.”