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Future of Afghanistan

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Fri, Mar 20 2015 - 12:00pm

Rohila Jalali, B.A., Business Administration
Nangyalai Attal, B.A., English Language and Literature, 2014 UN Youth Courage Awardee
Akmal Siddiqu, B.A., Finance and Management
Ihsanullah Shagiwal, B.A., Business Administration
Atta Arghandiwal, Author, Lost Decency: The Untold Afghan Story – Moderator Read more »

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Tom Hayden: Why Cuba Matters

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Thu, Mar 19 2015 - 6:30pm

Tom Hayden, Activist; Director, Peace and Justice Resource Center; Author, Listen, Yankee: Why Cuba Matters; Twitter @tomehayden Read more »

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The Allure of Irish Dancing

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Tue, Mar 17 2015 - 6:00pm

Michael Dillon, ADCRG, Dillon Magh Adhair Academy of Irish Dance

Come celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a demonstration of Irish dancing by championship-level dancers from a renowned Bay Area dance school. Dillon, an Ard Diploma Coimisiuin le Rinci Gaelacha (a teacher certified by the worldwide governing body of Irish dance), will also explain the history that permeates this detailed and disciplined dance culture. This will be the perfect pre-pub experience, as you are sure to leave with your feet tapping out a jig — or maybe even a reel.

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International Careers: Explore the World As You Work

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Tue, Mar 10 2015 - 6:00pm

Terry Vogt, Managing Director, Terra Global Capital
Lisa Reinsberg, Executive Director, International Justice Resource Center
Vaido Vald, Superintendent, Skanska – Global Project Development and Construction Group
Nikki Sayres, Senior Director of Field Representation and Operations, The Asia Foundation Read more »

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In Manchuria: A Village Called Wasteland and the Transformation of Rural China

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Thu, Mar 5 2015 - 6:00pm

Michael Meyer, Author, In Manchuria: A Village Called Wasteland and The Transformation of Rural China and The Last Days of Old Beijing Read more »

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Explore the World from The Commonwealth Club Planning Meeting

Thu, Mar 5 2015 - 5:30pm

All interested Club members are welcome to attend our bimonthly, one-hour planning meetings of the International Relations Member-Led Forum. We focus on Europe, Latin America, Africa and worldwide topics. Read more »

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Who is Putin?

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Wed, Mar 4 2015 - 6:00pm

Ilya Ponomarev, Former Opposition Member, Russian State Duma; Former Chair, Innovations Subcommittee of Duma; Technology Entrepreneur Read more »

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The Invisible People: Syrian Refugees

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Fri, Feb 20 2015 - 12:00pm

Giles Duley, Photojournalist; Humanitarian
Jonathan Curiel, Journalist - Moderator Read more »

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Half the Sky: China's Women Prisoners

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Tue, Feb 10 2015 - 6:00pm

John Kamm, Founder and Executive Director, Dui Hua Foundation Read more »

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