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Life and Markets in Ongoing Conflict: Wafa Ulliyan on Gaza

Life and Markets in Ongoing Conflict: Wafa Ulliyan on GazaJoin us for a brownbag talk with Mercy Corps Deputy Mission Director in Gaza, Wafa Ulliyan, who'll share personal stories of her life in Gaza, including the crisis of 2008-2009 Read More ››

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Colin Woodard: American Nations/American Character

Colin Woodard: American Nations/American CharacterWith elections around the corner and ideological polarization at it's most pronounced in decades, award-winning journalist Colin Woodard how best to reconcile individual liberty and the common good. Read More ››

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"Colombia's Historic Moment" with Ambassador Juan Carlos Pinzón

"Colombia's Historic Moment" with Ambassador Juan Carlos PinzónJoin us in welcoming Juan Carlos Pinzón, Ambassador of Colombia to the U.S., for a discussion on what the peace agreement means for the future of Colombia and the new role of the country as a regional player. Read More ››

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Jules Boykoff | Rapid-Response: Power, Politics and Pride at the Olympic Games

Jules Boykoff | Rapid-Response: Power, Politics and Pride at the Olympic GamesJules Boykoff (a former US Olympic team member and author of Power Games: A Political History of the Olympics, freshly back from Rio, explores the political history of the games and shares a front-line look at the political and cultural highs and lows of the 2016 games. Read More ››

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More than a Game: Soccer Connecting the World

More than a Game: Soccer Connecting the WorldHow does soccer give us a sharper cross-cultural lens into the complexity of our increasingly globalized world? Join the Portland Timbers/Thorns and World Affairs Council for a discussion featuring Nadia Nadim, Ben Polk, Andrew Guest, and Matt Streng. Read More ››



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