Brazil's Middle East Policy: A Conversation with Hussein Kalout


Friday, April 7, 2017, 2:00pm to 3:30pm


Littauer Bldg, Belfer Center Library, Room L369, Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies present

Hussein KaloutKalout
Special Secretary for Strategic Affairs of Brazil, Political Scientist, Professor of International Relations

Moderated by Payam Mohseni, Iran Project Director

Mr. Kalout will be discussing Brazil's Middle East policy and its implications for the rapidly-changing balance of power in the region. Mr. Kalout's portfolio in the government includes, among other important matters, topics such as defense, security, intelligence, international politics, energy policy, and science and technology.At Harvard, Mr. Kalout is an Associate of the Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center's Iran Project and Research Scholar at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies. He was also previously a Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. Mr. Kalout is a Member of the Advisory Board of the Harvard International Review, Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington-DC, and he has published widely in Brazilian and the international media outlets and academic journals.

Contact: Liz Flanagan