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Great Decisions 2023 by World Affairs Council of Western Michigan
February 7, 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 28, 2023
Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs. The program provides background information and policy options for the most critical issues facing America each year and serves as the starting place for dialogue and discussion within the community.
The dates below are TUES. 12-1:15 at the Book Nook Java Shop for the streaming version. Contact the Book Nook or Margot Haynes (231-894-0651 firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
2023 Topics and Speakers TUESDAYS 12-1:15
February 7, War Crimes, Deborah Amos, NPR
February 14, Global Famine, Brittany Cook, University of Kentucky
February 21, What’s Ahead for China and the U.S., Mary Gallagher, University of Michigan
February 28, Iran at the Crossroads, Suzanne DiMaggio, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Director, Iran Project
March 7, Latin American Politics: A Shift to the Left?, Michael McKinley, Ambassador (ret.) to Brazil, Peru, and Columbia
March 14, Energy Geopolitics, Wiebe Boer, President of Calvin University, and former executive for Shell All-On, dedicated to providing energy to the under-served in Nigeria
March 21, Climate Migration, Gaia Vince, U.K. journalist (BBC and The Economist) and author of Nomad Century
March 28, Sanctions: Are They Effective?, David Cortright, Kroc Institute for International Peace, Notre Dame