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February 26, 2019

Women and Women's Rights
Progress Toward Parity: Global Gains in Women’s Political Participation

In the United States and abroad, women are vying for political office in higher numbers than ever before. But despite a global rise in women’s political activism, women remain underrepresented in par…

Podcast An election official helps a Kenyan woman cast her vote at a polling station in Nyeri district, Kenya, November 21, 2005.

February 22, 2019

Saudi Arabia
What to Do About Saudi Arabia

In the wake of recent geopolitical and economic upheavals in Saudi Arabia, please join our panelists as they discuss how U.S.-Saudi relations should move forward, as well as what Saudi Arabia's futur…

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September 28, 2018

China
A Conversation With Wang Yi

RUBIN: Good morning. I’m Bob Rubin. And on behalf of my colleagues at the Council, welcome to today’s meeting. We are deeply honored to have as our guest State Councilor and Foreign Minister of the P…

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July 26, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Feminist Voices in China: From #MeToo to Censorship

Though Mao Zedong once famously claimed that “women hold up half the sky,” under Xi Jinping, women have little space to express dissenting opinions and even less for organized action. In 2015, the Ch…

Podcast A police officer talks to men in a street in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, March 24, 2017.

April 11, 2018

Middle East and North Africa
Historical Perspectives on the Middle East

For this event, the panel discusses the past, present, and future of the Middle East. 

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February 7, 2018

Economics
Behavioral Economics in the Age of Big Data

The Robert B. Menschel Economics Symposium generates critical thinking about the consequences of herd mentality behavior in global economics. 

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May 24, 2017

Religion
China's Great Awakening

Elizabeth C. Economy, Ian Johnson, and Fenggang Yang discuss the current political climate in China, and the rise and role of religion in the country.

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December 7, 2016

Global
Securing Peace by Addressing Conflict-related Sexual Violence

This session examines the devastating use of sexual violence against civilians by armed factions and extremist groups.

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June 9, 2016

Arctic
A Discussion on National Security Risks in the Changing Arctic

Experts discuss challenges for U.S. national security in the Arctic region.

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May 4, 2016

Asia
The New Geopolitics of China, India, and Pakistan Keynote Session

Experts discuss U.S. relations with India, China, and Pakistan and will discuss the challenges and opportunities for the United States in light of changing regional geopolitics.

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