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Current Global Events Forum

Friday, April 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Friday May 17, 2019

Free

3rd Friday each month, Mar 15, Apr 19, May 17. 11am-noon. Free.

A monthly discussion group intended to explore a more in-depth perspective on specific regions, crises and people throughout the world. Prior research encouraged. Articles, maps and other citations invited.

 

March: Brexit – the Dilemma and the Chaos.

Series kick-off with a conversation about the far-reaching consequences of the UK referendum decision to depart the European Union without a parliamentary or popular consensus on how to do so.

 

April: Saudi Arabia under Mohammed bin Salman

We’ll recap the history of the House of Saud’s relations with oil-buying and weapon-selling nations, and discuss where Saudi Arabia is headed under MbS, and his apparent conflicting activities and identities.

 

May: Melting Antarctica

Climate change is rapidly melting the ice cap of the northernmost continent. We’ll examine the coming global effects of not only the inundation of many populous low-lying regions, but also potential economic and military conflicts over newly uncovered resources.

Details

Date:
Friday, April 19, 2019
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Greenwood Senior Center
Phone:
206.297.0875
Email:
gsc@phinneycenter.org
Website:
https://www.phinneycenter.org/gsc

Venue

Greenwood Senior Center
525 N 85th St.
Seattle,WA98103United States
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Phone:
206.297.0875
Website:
https://www.phinneycenter.org/gsc/directions/