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Jamie Metzl: The US-China Rivalry at the Genetic Frontier

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Wed, Nov 12 2014 - 12:00pm

Jamie Metzl, Novelist; Former U.S. Security Official Read more »

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Jack Devine: An American Spymaster's Story (June 11 2014)

Wed, Jun 11 2014 - 12:00pm

Jack Devine, Founding Partner and President, The Arkin Group; Author, Good Hunting: An American Spymaster’s Story
In conversation with Kori Schake, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Former Distinguished Chair in International Security Studies, West Point Read more »

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John Lanchester in conversation with Michael Lewis

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Tue, Oct 14 2014 - 6:00pm

John Lanchester, Author, How to Speak Money: What the Money People Say – And What It Really Means Read more »

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Humanities West Book Discussion: Livy's The Dawn of the Roman Empire, Books 31-40

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Thu, Oct 9 2014 - 5:30pm

The Roman commander T.Q. Flamininus proclaimed the freedom of Greece at the Isthmian games near Corinth in 196 BC. Half a century later, Greece was annexed as a province by the Romans, who burned the ancient city of Corinth to the ground. Join us to discuss Books 31 to 40 of Livy's history, which charts Rome's emergence as an imperial nation and the Romans' tempestuous involvement with Greece, Macedonia and the near East. Read more »

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Nina Teicholz: The Big Fat Surprise – Are Butter, Meat and Cheese Healthy? (August 7 2014)

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Thu, Aug 7 2014 - 6:00pm

Nina Teicholz, Author, The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

Ronald M. Krauss, M.D., Senior Scientist and Director, Atherosclerosis Research, Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute; Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine, UCSF and Department of Nutritional Sciences, U.C. Berkeley - Moderator Read more »

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A History of the World According to Beer

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Wed, Nov 5 2014 - 6:30pm

William Bostwick, Beer Critic; Author, The Brewer’s Tale: A History of the World According to Beer Read more »

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The World We Create: A Message of Hope for a Planet in Peril

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Wed, Oct 29 2014 - 6:00pm

Frances Beinecke, President, Natural Resources Defense Council; Author, The World We Create
Bob Deans, Director of Editorial Content, Natural Resources Defense Council; Former President, White House Correspondents' Association Read more »

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