Sarasota Lectures

Global Issues 2019

Overview - Global Issues
Tuesday Series
Wednesday Series
Thursday Series
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Lakewood Ranch Lectures

Lectures are held at First United Methodist Church 104 S. Pineapple Ave. and start at 10:30 am

Click on title for lecture summary, click on speaker name for biography.

  Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
8 Implications of U.S.-China Strategic Rivalry
J. Stapleton Roy
9 China's Global and Regional Ambitions
J. Stapleton Roy
10 Reflections on U.S. Policy in Post-Soviet Russia and Eastern Europe
John Tefft
15 Dealing with North Korea
Christopher Hill
16 Is America's Global Influence Declining?
Christopher Hill
17 Russian Covert Intervention in the 2016 U.S. Election and the Role of Intelligence in American Democracy
James Bruce
22 How Democracies Die: Global Development
Daniel Ziblatt
23 How Democracies Die: Implications for the U.S.
Daniel Ziblatt
24 Eurasia's Strategic Realignment: The Challenge to U.S. Predominance
S. Enders Wimbush
29 A Seat at the Table: Gender, Power, & Global Security
Carla Koppell
30 Changing the Global Patterns of Violence & Restrictions Against Women & Girls
Carla Koppell
31 The German Problem
Martin Walker
5 The Trump Administration and Americaís Asia-Pacific Strategy
Jonathan Pollack
6 How Does Asia and the Pacific View the Future Role of the United States?
Jonathan Pollack
7 The Impossible Presidency
Jeremi Suri
12 Smart Power: Diplomacy on the Front Line of American Security
Marc Grossman
13 How Wars End: Resolving Conflicts Through Diplomacy
Marc Grossman
14 The Divided Kingdom of Britain
Margaret Jay
19 Memory Matters in the Aging Brain
Aron Troen
20 Finding Hope and Avoiding Hype in Dementia-Prevention Research
Aron Troen
21 The Future of War
Sean McFate
26 Trumpís Iranian Policy
Mohsen Milani
27 Islamic Republic of Iranís 40th Anniversary
Mohsen Milani
28 Tensions in the Ukraine and Why It Matters
Nolan Peterson
5 The Kremlin Playbook and the Future of the International System
Heather Conley
6 A European House Divided: Europe's Future Considered
Heather Conley
7 India: Rise on the World Stage
Alyssa Ayres
12 Saudi Perspectives on the Middle East
HRH Prince Turki Al-Faisal
13 Vision 2030
HRH Prince Turki Al-Faisal
14 Understanding World Leaders
Margaret Hermann
19 Why you should care about Mexico and U.S.-Mexico Relations
Earl Anthony Wayne
20 Technology Advances, North American Workers Need New Skills
Earl Anthony Wayne
21 The End of White Christian America
Robert Jones
26 Trumpism, Putinism, and the Old/New Cold War
Robert Barylski
27 Time to Stop Trying to Give Russia a Western Political Makeover
Robert Barylski
28 The U.S. Role in the World: Domestic Debates and International Context
Kathleen Hicks