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September 29, 2017
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its October current affairs programs.
To attend in person, please RSVP. Go to the online calendar at https://www.carnegiecouncil.org/calendar.
Events take place at:
170 East 64 Street, New York, NY 10065.
Or watch them as live webcasts here: http://www.carnegiecouncil.org/live.
What the Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters
Tuesday, October 3, 8:00-9:15 AM ET
Garry Wills, Author, Journalist, and Historian
How do the contents of the Qur’an compare to other sacred books? How has the text inspired difficulties of interpretation by the West and beyond?
The Future of War
Monday, October 16, 6:00-7:30 PM ET
Sir Lawrence Freedman
King’s College London
How can we predict new dangers by looking back at prior conflicts? What cunning plans might a future aggressor have in mind?
False Dawn: Protest, Democracy and Violence in the New Middle East
Wednesday, October 25, 6:00-7:30 PM ET
Steven A. Cook
Council on Foreign Relations
Half a decade after Arabs across the Middle East poured into the streets to demand change, hopes for democracy have disappeared in a maelstrom of violence and renewed state repression. How did things go so wrong so quickly?
Democracy and Its Crisis
Thursday, October 26, 6:00-7:30 PM ET
A. C. Grayling
New College of the Humanities; University of Oxford
What reforms are needed to address the 21st century threats to democracy?
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