Venice Lectures

Global Issues 2019

Overview - Global Issues
Tuesday Series
Friday Series
Sarasota Lectures
Lakewood Ranch Lectures

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

  Tuesday Friday
8 Implications of U.S.-China Strategic Rivalry
J. Stapleton Roy
11 Reflections on U.S. Policy in Post-Soviet Russia and Eastern Europe
John Tefft
15 Dealing with North Korea
Christopher Hill
18 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
25 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
1 The German Problem
Martin Walker
5 The Trump Administration and Americaís Asia-Pacific Strategy
Jonathan Pollack
8 The Impossible Presidency
Jeremi Suri
12 Smart Power: Diplomacy on the Front Line of American Security
Marc Grossman
15 The Divided Kingdom of Britain
Margaret Jay
19 Memory Matters in the Aging Brain
Aron Troen
22 The Future of War
Sean McFate
26 Trumpís Iranian Policy
Mohsen Milani
1 Tensions in the Ukraine and Why It Matters
Nolan Peterson
5 The Kremlin Playbook and the Future of the International System
Heather Conley
8 India: Rise on the World Stage
Alyssa Ayres
12 Saudi Perspectives on the Middle East
HRH Prince Turki Al-Faisal
15 Understanding World Leaders
Margaret Hermann
19 Why you should care about Mexico and U.S.-Mexico Relations
Earl Anthony Wayne
22 The End of White Christian America
Robert Jones
26 Trumpism, Putinism, and the Old/New Cold War
Robert Barylski
29 The U.S. Role in the World: Domestic Debates and International Context
Kathleen Hicks