Our 52nd Year

Global Issues 2023
Lectures are held in the Venice Community Center 326 S Nokomis Ave
Lectures start at 2:30 pm on Tuesdays, at 10:00 am on Fridays

Click on speaker name for biography, click on description for program summary
  Tuesday Friday
10 Strengthening America's Voice in a Changing World
Barbara Stephenson
13 Diplomacy in an Age of Uncertainty: How the United States Can Defend Its Interests, Promote Its Values, and Keep the Peace in the 21st Century
Thomas Shannon
17 The State of U.S. Foreign Policy After Two Years of the Biden Administration
Stephen Biegun
20 Iran: Is Reconciliation With the U.S. Possible?
Mohsen Milani
24 Beyond Cryptocurrencies
Lee Schneider
27 The Prosecutorís Art from the Streets to the Suites to the Oval Office
Charles Schudson
31 Climate Change: Implications of a Warming Planet
Susan Glickman
3 Macron's Europe - or Putin's?
Martin Walker
7 Post Brexit:† What Now?
Margaret Jay
10 Civil War by Other Means
Jeremi Suri
14 How Are the Great Powers Responding to Africa's Population Growth and Economic Emergence?
Jimmy Kolker
17 The Sneaky War: Russia, China, the U.S. and the Emerging Strategic Paradigm
Sean McFate
21 Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: When Will We Find a Cure?
Aron Troen
24 Changing World: Changing Middle East
Dennis Ross
28 Rivers of Iron: High-Speed Railroads and Chinese Power in Southeast Asia
David Lampton
3 India and the World: Its Rise, Power, and Influence
Manjari Chatterjee Miller
7 Civics at Work
Suzanne Spaulding
10 Presidential Politics
Thomas DeFrank
14 Paying the Price for Ignoring Latin America
Charles Shapiro
17 Russia: Preparing for the Post-Putin Era
John Beyrle
21 The Future of the Liberal International Order
Kori Schake
24 Understanding Turkey ó And Its Rise in the Great Power Game
Asli Aydintasbas
28 Putinís War Against Ukraine and the US/NATO System
Robert Barylski
31 Is the West Back? Russiaís Invasion of Ukraine and the Future of the Atlantic Alliance
Charles Kupchan