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January 13, 2020

United States
Arthur Ross Book Award: "These Truths–A History of the United States"

Presider Gideon Rose celebrates the winners of this year’s Arthur Ross Book Award: Jill Lepore, Andrew Roberts, and Max Hastings. Gold medalist Jill Lepore discusses why the United States needs a nat…

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April 11, 2019

China
Arthur C. Helton Memorial Lecture: China's Uighurs

Panelists discuss China’s treatment of Uighurs in the Xinjiang region, reports of detention and torture, and the response of other countries, including the United States. The Arthur C. Helton Memo…

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December 4, 2018

United States
Arthur Ross Book Award: Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929–1941

In celebration of the winners of this year’s Arthur Ross Book Award: Stephen Kotkin, Michael J. Green, and Masha Gessen, Gideon Rose hosts a conversation with gold medalist Stephen Kotkin on his book…

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June 26, 2009

Political Movements
2009 Arthur Ross Book Award: Out of Mao’s Shadow

Watch Philip Pan discuss his book Out of Mao's Shadow: The Struggle for the Soul of a New China, recipient of the 2009 Arthur Ross Book Award from the Council on Foreign Relations.  

November 6, 2019

Economics
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics With Charles Evans

Charles Evans discusses the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's role in the U.S. economy and policies for economic growth.   The C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics brings the worl…

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October 15, 2019

Russia
Eyewitness to History: Reagan and Gorbachev at Reykjavik

Panelists provide first-hand accounts of the 1986 Reykjavik Summit with U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and discuss how the Cold War–era meeting shaped future U.S.-Ru…

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October 11, 2019

Economics
A Conversation With Neel Kashkari

Neel Kashkari discusses U.S. economic growth, monetary policy, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. The C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics brings the world's foremost eco…

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January 23, 2013

Global
2012 Arthur Ross Book Award: George F. Kennan: An American Life

Honoring: Gold Medalist: John Lewis Gaddis for George F. Kennan: An American Life Silver Medalist: Jason Stearns for Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War…

June 23, 2010

Political History and Theory
2010 Arthur Ross Book Award Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World

Honoring: Gold Medalist: Liaquat Ahamed for Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World Silver Medalist: Seth G. Jones for In the Graveyard of Empires: America's War in Afghanistan Hon…

June 26, 2009

Political Movements
2009 Arthur Ross Book Award Out of Mao's Shadow: The Struggle for the Soul of a New China

Honoring: Gold Medalist: Philip Pan for Out of Mao's Shadow Silver Medalist: Ahmed Rashid for Descent into Chaos Honorable Mention: Gareth Evans for The Responsibility to Protect