Class of 1990 Session Overview

“The years 1989–1990 were one of those periods in history when cataclysmic geopolitical changes occurred. Seminar XXI brilliantly provided a framework that enabled us to understand what was occurring and to navigate those chaotic times.”
Stu Starr Former Director of Plans, MITRE Corp.; Sr Research Fellow, NDU

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Program Director and Staff

Program Director: Prof. Suzanne Berger
Assistant Director: Kimberly Nolan
Research Assistants: Jonah Levy, Dale Murphy
Senior Advisors: Jake Stewart, Mitzi Wertheim

Session Date Participating Faculty
August 3, 1989 Introduction Dr. Condoleezza Rice
September 8, 1989 Soviet Union Prof. Tsuyoshi Hasegawa, Dr. Ed A. Hewett, Prof. Robert Legvold, Prof. Stephen Meyer, Dr. Vladmir Pechatnov, Dr. Aleksander Smolar
October 2, 1989 Western Europe 1992 Dr. Josef Joffe, Dr. Dominique Moise
November 6, 1989 Iran and Islam Prof. Bernard Lewis, Dr. Gary Sick
December 4, 1989 China Dr. Harry Harding, Prof. Lucian Pye
January 8, 1990 Japan Prof. Richard Samuels, Amb. Koji Watanabe
February 12, 1990 South Africa Michael Clough, Khehla Shubane
March 5, 1990 India Prof. Bhabani Sen Gupta, Prof. Myron Weiner
April 2, 1990 Central America Elliot Abrams, Prof. Terry Karl
April 27, 1990 Trade, Technology, and Security Prof. Jamos Kornai, Prof. Richard Lester, Robert McCormack, Yukio Okamoto, Clyde Prestowitz, Dr. Jacques Rupnik, Prof. Richard Samuels, Prof. Laura d’Andrea Tyson, Dr. Michiyuki Uenohara

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2017–2018 SESSIONS

This year's sessions begin with an introduction from Dr. Kathleen Hicks and move into a range of topics that include Religion, Identity Politics and Civil Wars; Iran, Turkey, and Israel; Realism, Liberalism, and U.S.-China Relations; National Economies in a Globalized World; and more.

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