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January 2014
Free and Open to the Public

As the World Changes, Retrospect on 2013, Prospects for 2014

January 13, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Great Hall, International Hall, University of California, San Diego,
Pangea Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States
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In collaboration with UCSD   Sir Eldon Griffiths Distinguished British statesman, diplomat, and author   Born in England, and educated at Cambridge and Yale, Sir Eldon Griffiths was elected in 1964 as Member of Parliament for Bury St. Edmunds.  He served as chairman of the Polish, German and Iranian sub-committees of the House of Commons’ Foreign Affairs committee and led parliamentary delegations to Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), and New Zealand.  For four years he was a delegate to the Council of…

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February 2014
Free

Dr. John E. Rielly – Robert Gates’ Critique of Barack Obama’s Foreign Policy

February 20, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Dr. John E. Rielly Robert Gates' Critique of Barack Obama's Foreign Policy Dr. John E. Rielly, former President of Chicago Council of Foreign Relations, will review "Robert Gates' Critique of Barack Obama's Foreign Policy" in light of President Obama following the advice of Secretary of Defense Gates to reject the Bush II policy of committing large scale troop deployments to combat terrorism in favor of drones, police work and special operations. How valid is Gates' critique in his new memoir?…

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March 2014
Free

US-India Relations in the Era of Putin Power Politics

March 31, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Great Hall, International Hall, University of California, San Diego,
Pangea Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States
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US-India Relations in the Era of Putin Power Politics Monday, March 31, 2014 6:30 pm - 8 pm In collaboration with UCSD International House   Ambassador N. Parthasarathi Consul General of India Amb. N Parthasarathi, Consul General of India in San Francisco, will speak on US-India relations. We are now seeing a mending of the friendship after the most unfortunate incident in New York at the end of 2013.  This important bilateral relationship now faces new challenges with the dramatic…

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April 2014
$10 - $10904649099

Kerry Emanuel: What We Know About Climate Change

April 2, 2014 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
AMN Healthcare,
12400 High Bluff Drive
San Diego, CA 92130 United States
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In collaboration with the American Nuclear Society What We Know About Climate Change Images from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  www.noaa.gov Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Dr. Kerry Emanuel Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Atmospheric Science Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor Kerry Emanuel will discuss model projections of future climates, with assessment of uncertainties and means for their reductions. Global warming is framed as a problem of risk assessment and management, with difficulties introduced by the risk distributions and by the various technical and…

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May 2014
Free

The 2014 Robert Ellsworth Memorial Lecture by Ambassador Clark Randt

May 6, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Great Hall, International Hall, University of California, San Diego,
Pangea Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States
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The 2014 Robert F. Ellsworth Memorial Lecture China's Current Challenges and US-China Relations Ambassador Clark T. Randt, Jr. former U.S. Ambassador to the People's Republic of China Tuesday, May 6, 2014 5:00 - 6:30 pm China and its new leadership are at an important domestic policy crossroads just as the risk profile of their neighborhood in Northeast Asia is spiking. Ambassador Clark T. Randt, Jr. will discuss these challenges and risks, and their importance for United States-China relations. Ambassador Randt is…

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$35

An Evening with the Ambassador of Spain

May 28, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
La Gran Terraza, Hahn University Center, University of San Diego,
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110 United States
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In collaboration with University of San Diego DISTINGUISHED  SPEAKER His Excellency Ramón Gil-Casares  Ambassador of Spain to the United States of America "Spain's Comeback:   Opportunities and Challenges" His Excellency Ramon Gil-Casares was appointed Ambassador of Spain to the United States of America on April 13, 2012. Prior to that, he was appointed Ambassador of Spain to Sudan from May 2011 to April 2012 and Ambassador to South Africa from September 2005 until October 2008. Ambassador Gil-Casares' career in the Spanish…

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$28

North County Chapter Annual Meeting and Luncheon

May 29, 2014 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Bernardo Heights Country Club,
16066 Bernardo Heights Parkway
San Diego, 92128 United States
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Guest Speaker Dr. William Weeks “ The World Historic Significance of WW I” Dr William Weeks is Professor of History at San Diego State University, specializing in 19th century American history. LUNCHEON ENTREE CHOICES Grilled Marinated Flat Iron Steak or Pan Roasted Salmon

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July 2014
Free

Distinguished Speaker: Irving Tragen on Argentina, Queen of the Rio de la Plata

July 10, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER Argentina: Queen of the Rio de la Plata Mr. Irving Tragen, former Director of U.S. Aid for International Development, and Executive Officer for the Organization of American States, will discuss "Argentina: Queen of the Rio de la Playa", the most prosperous nation in South America at the dawn of the 20th Century but now an enigma inside a conundrum. Irving Tragen has 60 years of experience in inter-American relations and Latin American political, economic and social affairs, including addressing…

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San Diego Indian American Society 2014 Mahatma Gandhi Lecture and Awards

July 27, 2014 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Calit2 Auditorium Atkinson Hall,
University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093 United States
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  The San Diego Indian American Society cordially invites you and your family to attend the 31st Annual Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Lecture and Awards. SDIAS will recognize 23 outstanding high school graduates with Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Scholarships and 6 AVID Scholars.    Chief Guest: Dr. William R. Brody, President, The Salk Institute    When:  Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 3:15pm- 5:00pm Where:  Calit2 Auditorium, Atkinson Hall, UC San Diego  Note: A reception in honor of Dr. Brody will follow his talk. In association with…

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December 2015

Gala Salute to the Greatest Generation and Annual Banquet

December 7, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Royal India Banquet Hall,
8990 Miramar Road
San Diego, CA 92126 United States
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2015 Gala and Annual Meeting We salute the Greatest Generation With a VERY SPECIAL TRIBUTE To the Big Band Era! Fabulous Entertainment by The Harmonettes (see video) Keynote Speaker Randa Coniglio President and Chief Executive Officer, Port of San Diego Port of San Diego: A Catalyst for Regional Growth PROGRAM 5:30 PM No Host Bar 6:00 PM  Annual Meeting, Dinner, Fabulous Entertainment 8:30 PM End of Program Randa J. Coniglio took the helm as the Port of San Diego’s President and Chief Executive Officer…

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