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December 2016
Free

Great Decisions | China’s Naval Expansion: The Pacific and Beyond

December 8, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Suffolk University, Poetry Center, 73 Tremont St
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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  Featuring: Peter Dutton Director, China Maritime Studies Institute U.S. Naval War College REGISTER HERE The South China Sea has long been an area of contention, but increased tensions in recent years over issues of territory have placed these waters in the global spotlight. Join WorldBoston and the Rosenberg Institute at Suffolk University as we examine China's geopolitical strategy in the South Pacific. Professor Peter Dutton, an expert on strategic studies, Chinese sovereignty, and maritime law will lead a discussion…

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February 2017
Free

Great Decisions | The Future of Development: The United Nations and Beyond

February 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Seaport Hotel, One Seaport Lane
Boston, MA 02210 United States
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Featuring:                               Denise Garcia                                       David Offensend Associate Professor,                                                President and CEO, EDC Northeastern University Due to strong interest, we are at capacity for this…

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$25 - $35

Chat & Chowder | China in the Time of Trump

February 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Downtown Harvard Club of Boston, 1 Federal Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Featuring: Arthur Kroeber China analyst, journalist, consultant, Brookings Tsinghua and Columbia University Registration for this event has closed. China has become the world’s second-largest economy and biggest trading nation. Much of its success has stemmed from friendly relations with the United States, where Republican and Democratic administrations alike saw the rise of a stable, prosperous China as serving the national interest. But things have changed.  In the U.S., a Trump administration is likely to be less friendly.  And in China,…

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March 2017
$15 - $25

Chat & Chowder | The World in Your Workplace

March 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
McDermott Will & Emery, 28 State St
Boston, MA 02109 United States
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Featuring: Andy Molinsky Professor, International Business School at Brandeis University Registration has closed for this event. As globalization goes forward, how do we adapt workplace behavior to new cultural contexts, while staying true to our authentic selves? What personal and cultural skills does the new worldwide workplace need? Join us at the beautiful location of our new hosts, McDermott, Will & Emery, for a stimulating conversation with Dr. Andy Molinsky, an expert on behavior in the global business world, as…

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Free

Great Decisions | Trade, Jobs, and China

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Suffolk University Law School – Main Function Room, 120 Tremont Street
Boston, 02108 United States
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Featuring: Jeremy Haft Author, entrepreneur, and adjunct professor Georgetown University       REGISTER HERE   As the recent U.S. presidential campaign has shown, the issue of international free trade and its effect on American jobs has been hotly contested. Public and political opinion of international trade deals like TPP and NAFTA has become more hostile, with many foreign countries being branded as 'job killers'. China has borne the brunt of this criticism, and the trade imbalance between the world's…

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April 2017

Academic WorldQuest 2017

April 1 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Bridgewater State University, 19 Park Avenue
Bridgewater, MA 02325 United States
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Academic WorldQuest, a global knowledge competition that has become a flagship program of the World Affairs Councils of America, is a fun, friendly and powerful way for high school students to learn about international affairs.  Teams are comprised of four students plus alternates who typically prepare in an after-school setting over the course of several months. WorldBoston’s 2017 regional competition, the John H. Carlson Academic WorldQuest, took place on Saturday, April 1 at Bridgewater State University. For the winning high school team, WorldBoston…

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$25 - $35

Book Signing and Discussion with Dr. Eliot Cohen

April 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Club, 8 Park Street
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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An Exclusive Book Signing and Discussion    Featuring: Dr. Eliot Cohen Director of the Johns Hopkins SAIS Strategic Studies Program, former counselor of the U.S. Department of State Register Here   The Johns Hopkins SAIS New England Alumni Club and WorldBoston invite you to an evening with Dr. Eliot Cohen, director of the SAIS Strategic Studies Program, former counselor of the U.S. Department of State, and political commentator with articles in recent scholarly and popular journals such as The Atlantic,…

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$60

The US and Georgia: 25 Years of Strategic Partnership

April 6 @ 5:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Union Club, 8 Park Street
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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The US and Georgia: 25 Years of Strategic Partnership   Featuring: David Bakradze Ambassador of Georgia to the United States   Registration for this event has closed. Thanks for your interest! 5:45-6:15            Reception 6:15-6:45            Address 6:45-7:30            Dinner 7:30-8:30            Discussion The U.S. and Georgia have had diplomatic relations for 25 years – since shortly after the Republic became independent.  The ambassador will highlight the special role Georgia plays in U.S. strategic interests in the South Caucasus and will consider opportunities…

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$15 - $25

Chat & Chowder | The True Flag

April 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
McDermott Will & Emery, 28 State St
Boston, MA 02109 United States
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Featuring: Stephen Kinzer Journalist, Author    Registration for this event has closed. Thanks for your interest! Should the United States ply an isolationist or interventionist course in the world? This contentious question has driven intense debate since the start of the twentieth century, when the United States first emerged as a truly global power. All manner of political and intellectual luminaries, like Theodore Roosevelt, William Randolph Hearst, Mark Twain, Booker T. Washington, among others, vociferously weighed in on the matter at the time.  The True Flag connects…

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Great Decisions | Nuclear Security

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mintz Levin, One Financial Center
Boston, MA 02111 United States
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Featuring: Dr. Gary Samore Executive Director for Research, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University Registration for this event has closed. Thank you for your interest! For over half a century, every U.S. president has made nuclear nonproliferation a chief foreign policy objective. President Trump has called the Iran accord "a disastrous deal," and has promised to dismantle it, while North Korea continues to pursue a larger, more sophisticated nuclear arsenal. Is the Iran nuclear deal "good" for the U.S.?…

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