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September 14, 2022

West Africa
Academic Webinar: Africa’s Domestic and International Relations

Ebenezer Obadare, CFR’s Douglas Dillon Senior Fellow for Africa Studies, leads the conversation on Africa’s domestic and international relations. FASKIANOS: Thank you. Welcome, everybody, to the f…

Play The Earth in space.

June 8, 2022

Diplomacy and International Institutions
A Conversation With U.S. Senator Ed Markey

U.S. Senator Ed Markey discusses the Russian war in Ukraine, U.S. competition with China, the existential threats of nuclear proliferation and climate change, and the need for transformational invest…

Play U.S. Senator Ed Markey speaks at a podium

June 2, 2022

Ukraine
Covering the War in Ukraine: The View From Journalists

A panel of journalists who have recently spent time covering the war in Ukraine discusses the situation on the ground there and in the surrounding region, and policy considerations for the United Sta…

Play Journalists wearing a "press" vest walks through the site of a destroyed Russian munitions depot in Biskvitne, Ukraine

May 9, 2022

Economics
Digital Assets: Virtual Currencies, Security, and U.S. Foreign Policy

Panelists discuss digital assets, including virtual currencies and central bank digital currencies, and the implications for U.S. foreign policy and the global financial system.

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April 19, 2022

Education
Higher Education Webinar: The Role of HBCUs in the United States

Tony Allen, president of Delaware State University, leads a conversation on the role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the United States. FASKIANOS: Welcome to CFR’s Highe…

Play Students walking with face masks on a university campus.

April 14, 2022

Elections and Voting
Religion and Voting Rights

Kelly Brown Douglas, dean of the Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary, and Jonah Dov Pesner, director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, discussed the history of the…

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March 23, 2022

Climate Change
Academic Webinar: Global Climate Policy

Jody Freeman, the Archibald Cox professor of law and director of the Environmental and Energy Law Program at Harvard University, leads the conversation on global climate policy. FASKIANOS: Welcome…

Play Smog in a city

March 17, 2022

Asia
World Update: A Town Hall Meeting With CFR Fellows

CFR fellows discuss the world, including the Russian invasion of Ukraine, nuclear negotiations with Iran, recent coups in Africa, tensions with China, and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The town h…

Play A girl looks out of a train for refugees from north eastern Ukraine fleeing the ongoing Russian invasion, at a train station in Lviv, Ukraine, March 12, 2022

March 11, 2022

Diplomacy and International Institutions
The Role of NATO: Enlargement Revisited

Panelists discuss NATO and its expansion since the Cold War, whether NATO enlargement was a mistake or strategically necessary, whether NATO's actions helped inflame current tensions with Russia over…

Play General view of the Prague NATO Summit, 21 November 2002 at Prague's Congress Center. NATO leaders agreed the organisation's biggest ever enlargement, inviting seven ex-communist countries to join the former Cold War bloc as it extends into former Soviet Union territory.

March 7, 2022

Race and Ethnicity
Renewing America Series: Countering White Supremacist Violence

According to a recent ADL report, white supremacists were responsible for more murders in the United States in 2021 than any other type of extremist. Panelists discuss how various forms of hate take …

Play People gather at Freedom Plaza to protest the white nationalist Unite the Right rally held in front of the White House on the one-year anniversary of the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, VA, in downtown Washington, U.S.,