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Middle East Discussion Group

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Mon, Jan 27 2014 - 5:30pm
Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines. This month topics will include Afghanistan and Iraq.
Past event

Middle East Discussion Group

Sun, Jan 27 2013 - 5:30pm

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. 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. Read more »

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Explore the World from the Commonwealth Club Planning Meeting

Thu, Jan 9 2014 - 5:30pm

All interested Club members are welcome to attend 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 2014. Read more »

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SV Reads 2014: Books and Technology with Nicholas Carr and Robin Sloan

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Wed, Jan 22 2014 - 7:30pm

Nicholas Carr, Author, The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
Robin Sloan, Author, Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore: A Novel
In conversation with Mike Cassidy, Columnist, San Jose Mercury News Read more »

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Town Hall: The Crisis in Washington, D.C.

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Wed, Oct 16 2013 - 6:00pm

Alan Auerbach, Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law, UC Berkeley
Tammy Frisby, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Lecturer, Stanford University’s Department of Political Science
Melissa Griffin, Political Reporter, KPIX-TV - Moderator Read more »

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LGBT MLF Organizing Meeting

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Tue, Jan 14 2014 - 5:30pm

In recent months the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California and declared DOMA unconstitutional. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg became the first Supreme Court Justice to officiate at a same-sex marriage. Even President George H.W. Bush attended a lesbian wedding in Maine. The sea-change in public opinion towards LGBT people and issues has been astonishing. Read more »

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Syria Town Hall

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Tue, Sep 10 2013 - 6:00pm

Zubair Jandali, Member, Northern California Chapter, Syrian American Council; Head of Mobile App Developer Sales, Google; Graduate, UC Berkeley, B.S., Business Administration
Fred H. Lawson, Ph.D., Professor of Government, Mills College
Tareq Al Samman, Graphic Artist/Web Designer; Syrian activist Read more »

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Food to Change the World

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Wed, Oct 2 2013 - 6:30pm

Finding Justice, Health, Security and Sustainability in Good Food Read more »

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Vaughn Walker

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Wed, Oct 2 2013 - 7:00pm

Vaughn Walker, Retired Chief U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of California, 1989-2011 Read more »

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Opening Reception for "Ten Decades"

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Mon, Oct 21 2013 - 2:00pm

Opening Reception for "Ten Decades: California Society of Printmakers' Centennial Exhibition" Read more »

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