Upcoming event

China and The U.S.: Can Conflict Be Avoided?

Thu, Oct 22 2015 - 6:30pm

Zhang Weiwei, Professor and Director, Centre for China Development Model Research, Fudan University; Director, SASS Institute of China Studies
Gary Roughead, Admiral USN (Ret.), Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution; Former Commander, U.S. Pacific and Atlantic Fleets Read more »

Upcoming event

Scott Shane: National Security Reporter for The New York Times

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Fri, Oct 9 2015 - 12:00pm

Scott Shane, National Security Reporter, The New York Times; Author, Objective Troy: A Terrorist, a President, and the Rise of the Drone; Twitter
Philip W. Yun, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, Ploughshares Fund—Moderator Read more »

Past event

The Way of Wanderlust with Travel Writer Don George

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Wed, Oct 7 2015 - 6:30pm

Don George, Travel Writer; Author, The Way of Wanderlust: The Best Travel Writing of Don George
In conversation with Laurie McAndish King, Travel Writer Read more »

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China Today: Environmental Progress and Challenges

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Mon, Oct 5 2015 - 6:00pm

Barbara Finamore, Senior Attorney and Asia Director, Natural Resources Defense Council Read more »

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The Future of Digital Competition in Asia

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Tue, Sep 29 2015 - 6:00pm

Peter Cowhey, Ph.D., Dean, School of Global Policy & Strategy, UCSD; Former Chief, International Bureau of the FCC; Former Obama Advisor Read more »

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Bread From Stones

Bread from Stones
Fri, Sep 25 2015 - 12:00pm

Keith David Watenpaugh, Associate Professor and Director of Human Rights Studies, University of California Davis
Priya Satia, Associate Professor of Modern British History, Stanford University; Author, Spies in Arabia - Moderator Read more »

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Arctic Melting and Rising

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Tue, Sep 22 2015 - 6:30pm

Alex Levinson, Executive Director, Pacific Environment
Sergey Petrov, Consul General, Russia
Hilde Janne Skorpen, Consul General, Norway Read more »

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Explore the World from The Commonwealth Club

Mon, Sep 21 2015 - 5:00pm

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. Join us to discuss current international issues and plan programs for early 2016.

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Unity of Sacred Symbols and Words

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Fri, Jul 31 2015 - 12:00pm

Salma Arastu, Artist
Reverend Will McGarvey, Executive Director, Contra Costa County Interfaith Council - Moderator

Salma Arastu will give a visual presentation of her latest works, which are an artistic endeavor to help people understand the threads of commonalities across cultural, national and religious lines. Her beautiful paintings reflect the interconnectedness of belief in our collective cultural memories.

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Jul 27 2015 - 5:30pm

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East, North Africa and Afghanistan. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines. After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend. There will also be a brief planning session.

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