The Canadian Global Affairs Institute is pleased to host our four-part 2023 Calgary Speaker Series. The series provides an opportunity for corporations and individuals to participate in and enjoy topical discussions on public policy issues. This year the series will focus on trends in global energy security.
February 8, 2023: Russia's energy geopolitics - Olga Khakova, Deputy Director for European energy security at the Atlantic Council's Global Energy Center
June 13, 2023: Iran and OPEC - Gregory Brew, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Jackson School of Global Affairs at Yale University
September 2023 TBD
November 2023 TBD
Olga Khakova is the deputy director for European energy security at the Atlantic Council's Global Energy Center, where she manages transatlantic energy initiatives. Before joining the Atlantic Council, Khakova was a senior program coordinator for US Energy Association's Energy Technology and Governance Program. She helped start and coordinate the Western Balkans' Electricity Market Initiative working group, which provides technical expertise on creating better-connected electricity markets.
Gregory Brew is a historian of oil, the Cold War, and U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. He is a post-doctoral fellow at the Jackson School of Global Affairs at Yale University. His books include Petroleum and Progress in Iran: Oil, Development, and the Cold War and The Struggle for Iran: Oil, Autocracy, and the Cold War, 1951-1954, both forthcoming in 2022-2023. He has written commentary and expert analysis for Washington Post, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, TIME Magazine, National Interest, The Conversation, and War on the Rocks, and his scholarship has appeared in Phenomenal World, The International History Review, The Texas National Security Review, and Iranian Studies.
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