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October 2020


Thomas Friedman’s Thank You For Being Late: A Book Club Discussion

October 23 @ 10:00 am CDT

Global Minnesota is partnering with the Blandin Foundation and DEED’s Office of Broadband Development to host an exclusive book club discussion of author Thomas Friedman's latest book "Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations." The Financial Times has described "Thank You for...

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Global Conversations DIGITAL: Russia Relations with Jill Dougherty

October 28 @ 6:00 pm CDT

Join a virtual Kennan Conversation with Jill Dougherty, former Moscow bureau chief and correspondent for CNN and former public policy scholar at the Kennan Institute, as she discusses the future of Russia-Belarus relations and the foreign policies toward Russia held by current U.S. presidential candidates. The program will be moderated...

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Investing In Africa: New Opportunities in Mining by the African Continental Free Trade Area

October 30 @ 12:00 pm CDT

Join us for an online conversation to explore new opportunities and potential partnerships with African firms involved in mining as a result of the new African Continental Free Trade Area (ACTFA) agreement. International and national speakers will discuss the importance of mining, current and anticipated mining-related opportunities in Africa, legal...

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November 2020


The Man Who Ran Washington: The Life and Times of James A. Baker III

November 9 @ 6:00 pm CST

For a quarter-century, from the end of Watergate to the aftermath of the Cold War, no Republican won the presidency without his help or ran the White House without his advice. James Addison Baker III was the indispensable man for four presidents because he understood better than anyone how to...

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