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November 9, 2022

Robots and Artificial Intelligence
Academic Webinar: AI Military Innovation and U.S. Defense Strategy

Lauren Kahn, research fellow at CFR, leads the conversation on AI military innovation and U.S. defense strategy.   FASKIANOS: Thank you, and welcome to today’s session of the Fall 2022 CFR Acad…

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November 7, 2022

United States
Leslie H. Gelb Memorial Event: Common Sense and Strategy in Foreign Policy

This special event is being held to honor the memory of Leslie H. Gelb, CFR’s president from 1993 to 2003 and a dedicated member for forty-six years, who died on August 31, 2019. Gelb modernized the …

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November 2, 2022

Middle East and North Africa
Higher Education Webinar: Migration, Refugees, and Education

Rebecca Granato, associate vice president for global initiatives at Bard College and program director of the Open Society University Network’s Hubs for Connected Learning Initiatives in Eastern Afric…

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October 26, 2022

Asia
Recap of the Twentieth National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party

Panelists discuss what we learned from the twentieth National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party.   MCMAHON: Hello, everybody. Welcome to the CFR virtual briefing, obviously, where we’ll b…

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October 17, 2022

Education
Higher Education Webinar: Navigating Digital Equity

Mordecai Ian Brownlee, president of the Community College of Aurora, will lead the conversation on navigating the digital equity gap in higher education.   FASKIANOS: Welcome to CFR’s Higher E…

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October 12, 2022

Banking
A Conversation With Senator Pat Toomey

Join U.S. Senator and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Pat Toomey for a discussion on banking regulations, trade, and existing and proposed U.S. sanctions…

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October 11, 2022

West Africa
Religion and Foreign Policy Webinar: The Politics of Religion and Gender in West Africa

Chiedo Nwankwor, vice dean of education and academic affairs, and director of SAIS Women Lead at Johns Hopkins University, and Ebenezer Obadare, the Douglas Dillon senior fellow for Africa studies at…

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October 6, 2022

West Africa
CFR Fellows' Book Launch Series: Pastoral Power, Clerical State: Pentecostalism, Gender, and Sexuality in Nigeria by Ebenezer Obadare

In Pastoral Power, Clerical State: Pentecostalism, Gender, and Sexuality in Nigeria, Ebenezer Obadare examines the overriding impact of Nigerian Pentecostal pastors on their churches, and how they ha…

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October 3, 2022

Russia
Annexation, Sabotage, and Mobilization: Update on the War in Ukraine

Following Russia's announcement that it will annex additional occupied territories in Ukraine, panelists provide an update on the war, including responses to the annexation, recent successes by Ukrai…

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October 3, 2022

Foreign Policy
Lessons From History Series: The Legacy of the Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan

In early 1947, Harry Truman announced that the United States would give assistance to countries under threat from authoritarian forces. Later that year, George C. Marshall addressed Harvard Universit…

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