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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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FCC Chairman Thomas E. Wheeler

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Thu, Jan 9 2014 - 12:00pm

Hon. Thomas E. Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Dec 16 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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New Member Reception 12/12/13

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Thu, Dec 12 2013 - 5:30pm

Are you new to the Club? Just want to explore and check it out? Come take a peek, meet other members and staff and learn about all The Commonwealth Club offers. Experience firsthand how The Commonwealth Club has become the nation’s leading public forum. Bring a friend and explore the Club together!

Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30–7 p.m. reception with brief remarks at 6 p.m.
Cost: FREE (with reservation)

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Nov 25 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.
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U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell

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Thu, Nov 7 2013 - 6:30pm

Seating limited; please arrive early to ensure seats. Standing room available in the library.

Sally Jewell, U.S. Secretary of Interior

Conserving America’s natural heritage involves balancing competing interests and values. The Department of the Interior, which is responsible for extracting resources from public lands as well as protecting landscapes, is at the center of delicate balancing act. Read more »

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Is Biological Evolution Compatible with a Moral Conscience?

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Thu, Nov 7 2013 - 5:00pm

Francisco Ayala, Ph.D, Donald Bren Professor of Biological Sciences, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, UC Irvine Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Oct 28 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. This month, our topic will be Syria. After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend.
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Kenneth Feinberg

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Tue, Oct 22 2013 - 7:00pm

Kenneth Feinberg  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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