Thursday, July 18, 2013

Washington Book Events - Week of July 15

STRANGE REBELS: 1979 AND THE BIRTH OF THE 21ST CENTURY. 7/16, 6:30-8:00pm. Sponsor: World Affairs Council. Speaker: Christian Caryl, Author, Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century

THE HISTORICAL ROOTS OF CHINA'S RISE. 7/17, 12:30-1:45pm. Sponsors: GWU, Elliot School, Sigur Center for Asian Studies; Asia Society. Speakers: Orville Schell and John Delury, co-Authors, Wealth and Power: China's Long March to the Twenty-first Century

WEALTH AND POWER: CHINA'S LONG MARCH TO THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY. 7/17, 7:00pm. Sponsor: Politics and Prose Bookstore. Speakers: Orville Schell, Director, Center on U.S.-China Relations, Asia Society; and John Delury, Assistant Professor, East Asian studies, Yonsei University, Seoul; co-Authors, Wealth and Power: China's Long March to the Twenty-first Century

THE GLOBAL FOOD CRISIS IN THE MIDDLE EAST. 7/18, 10:30am-Noon. Sponsor: Stimson Center. Speaker: Eckart Woertz, Author, Oil for Food

MONEY, GOLD, AND HISTORY. 7/18, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsor: Cato Institute. Speakers: Lewis Lehrman, Author, Money, Gold, and History, Founder and Chairman, Lehrman Institute; Mark Calabria, Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato

A CALL TO ARMS: MOBILIZING AMERICA FOR WORLD WAR II. 7/19, 7:00pm. Sponsor: Politics and Prose Bookstore. Speaker: Maury Klein, Author, A Call to Arms: Mobilizing America for World War II

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