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Programs 2023-24



September 14: Michael C. Kimmage, PhD Chair, Department of History, Catholic University and Leading Authority on Russia and Ukraine "Russia and Ukraine: Why did Russia invade, its implications for Europe, Russia, and Putin, and what’s next?"
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October 12: Aynne Kokas, C.K. Yen Professor at the Miller Center, Director of the UVA East Asia Center, Professor of Media Studies “The Worldwide Struggle Between China and the U.S. For Dominance in CyberSpace”
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November 09: Steven Suranovic, PhD, Associate Professor of Economics and International Affairs Institute for International Economic Policy, George Washington University “Does China’s Past Predict Its Economic Future and What does the Answer Mean for the Rest of the World?”
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December 14: Professor David Leblang, Ambassador Henry J. Taylor and Mrs. Marion R. Taylor  Endowed Professor of Politics and Public Policy, University of Virginia "The Economic and Political Implications of Global Migration"
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January 11: Ambassador Thomas Shannon, JR. Retired Career Ambassador, Undersecretary of State and senior ranking Foreign Service Officer "The World Order After the Wars in Ukraine and Gaza"
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February 08: Ambassador David Hale, Former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs; Former Ambassador to Pakistan, Lebanon, and Jordan "Lessons Learned About American Diplomacy, the Middle East and Global Competition”
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March 14: John Hamre, PhD, President and CEO of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and Former Deputy Secretary of Defense “An Overview of the World from an American Perspective”
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April 11:
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May 09:
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