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U.S.-Japan Ties: Image and Reality

Thu, Jun 11 2015 - 12:00pm

Satu Limaye, Director, East-West Center in Washington
Bruce Stokes, Director of Global Economic Attitudes, Global Attitudes Project, Pew Research Center
The Honorable John V. Roos, Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan
Dan Bob, Director of Programs and Senior Fellow, Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA – Moderator

On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, an expert panel will examine the depth and strength of U.S. ties with Japan based on public opinion and statistics. Read more »

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Longevity Collective Discussion Group: Better Aging. You. Your Parents.

Mon, Jun 8 2015 - 6:30pm

Join a discussion of new and emerging solutions to the challenges of growing older. In this group you can find out about new products that can help postpone the day when growing older starts to get in the way of living life to the fullest. Feel free to share your ideas about what works and what does not work well with others from your community and members of other circles. Contribute your ideas for solutions that need to be developed to the Longevity Collective’s growing list of new product ideas. Read more »

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A God That Could Be Real

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Mon, Jun 8 2015 - 6:00pm

Nancy Ellen Abrams, Author  Read more »

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Women Seeking Success and Reforms

Fri, Jun 5 2015 - 12:00pm

Laila El-Sissi, Author, Out from the Shadow of Men
Judith Hornok, Author, Modern Arab Women; Founder, Hornok & Partner, which advises companies to understand business culture in the Gulf region
Aisha Wahab, Afghan-American Human Rights and Political Activist
Dina Ibrahim, Ph.D., Educator; Middle East analyst; Producer, Hope and Fear: Egypt on the Tipping Point – Moderator Read more »

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Nutrition: The Forgotten, Maligned Science

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Fri, Jun 5 2015 - 12:00pm

T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Cornell University; Director, The T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies; Author, The China Study Read more »

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Book Discussion: Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking by Anya Von Bremzen

Mon, Jun 1 2015 - 5:30pm

A witty, warm and engaging book about Russians and the food obsessions of Soviet life; it is also a culinary history of the Russian Revolution and its consequences. In the great tradition of Russian memoirs, it presents a view of the country's past and culture in the mode of “laughter through tears.” A delicious read complete with recipes.

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Charles Murray: Rebuilding Liberty

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Mon, May 18 2015 - 6:30pm

Charles Murray, W.H. Brady Scholar, American Enterprise Institute; Author, By the People: Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission
David Davenport, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution — Moderator

Part of the American Value Series. Underwritten by the Koret Foundation. Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

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Mon, May 18 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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The Rise of Islamic Radicalism

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Fri, May 15 2015 - 12:00pm

Stefan Schlueter, German Consul General in San Francisco
Andy David, Consul General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest
Paulina Carmona, Consul General of France for San Francisco
Phil Bronstein, Executive Chair of the Board, The Center for Investigative Reporting; Former Executive VP and Editor-at-Large, San Francisco Chronicle – Moderator Read more »

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The Power of Ideals: The Real Story of Moral Choice

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Mon, May 11 2015 - 6:00pm

William Damon, Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Education; Co-author, The Power of Ideals: The Real Story of Moral Choice

The Power of Ideals thoroughly examines the full range of available research on moral choice and presents a compelling new theory. It takes into account current scientific claims and explores our undeniable capacity to act on noble ideals, to make principled moral choices, and to live lives of generosity, integrity and genuine human connection.

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