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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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Socrates Café

Wed, Mar 18 2015 - 6:00pm

The Humanities Forum brings Socrates Café to The Commonwealth Club. It will be held every third Wednesday evening for the discussion of philosophical issues. At each monthly meeting the group's facilitator, Bob Enteen, will invite participants to suggest topics, which are then voted on. The person who proposed the most popular topic will briefly explain why she or he considers the subject interesting and important. Read more »

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The Amazons

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Mon, Mar 16 2015 - 6:00pm

Adrienne Mayor, Research Scholar, Classics and History and Philosophy of Science, Stanford University
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Like Moths to A Flame: Technology Innovators

Thu, Mar 12 2015 - 6:30pm

Privahini Bradoo, CEO and Co-Founder, BlueOak
Miro Salem, CEO and Founder, 3TEN8
Alex Torrenegra, CEO and Co-Founder, Bunny Inc.
Geetha Vallabhaneni, CEO, Luminix
Barbara Marshman, Editorial Page Editor, The San Jose Mercury News – Moderator
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Minimizing Fear

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Mon, Mar 9 2015 - 6:00pm

George Hammond, Author, Rational Idealism and Conversations With Socrates Read more »

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Brewster Kahle: Open Source Housing for Good

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Mon, Mar 9 2015 - 6:00pm

Brewster Kahle, Digital Librarian and Founder, Internet Archive; Co-founder, Alexa Internet Read more »

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Book Discussion: The Faith Instinct: How Religion Evolved and Why it Endures by Nicholas Wade

Mon, Mar 2 2015 - 5:30pm

In The Faith Instinct, Wade investigates humanity’s transforming propensity for religion, showing how our innate piety has adapted to changing needs and conditions. Beginning as hunter-gatherers, humans were able to experience independent and personal access to the divine. Read more »

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Restructuring Health Care: The Massive, Disruptive Integration of Care Delivery and Financing

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Fri, Feb 27 2015 - 12:00pm

Mark Zitter, CEO, Zitter Health Insights
Terry Stone, Managing Partner, Health & Life Sciences Practice, Oliver Wyman
Paul Markovich, President and CEO, Blue Shield of California Read more »

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The Panama-Pacific International Exposition: Its 100-Year Impact

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Mon, Feb 23 2015 - 6:30pm

James Ganz, Ph.D., Curator, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Kevin Starr, Ph.D., California State Librarian Emeritus
Laura Ackley, Author, San Francisco's Jewel City: The Panama Pacific International Exposition of 1915
Lori Fogarty, Executive Director, Oakland Museum of California 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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