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St. Paul, MN 55102
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February 2017

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Global Conversations ST. PAUL: The Future of Europe

February 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm CST
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

This program is SOLD OUT. Walk-ins welcome. There is still space in the Minneapolis version of this program. Click here to register. The outcome of the United Kingdom referendum on EU membership sent shockwaves across the globe. It even caught British voters by surprise. The European Union has helped secure...

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March 2017

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Global Conversations ST. PAUL: Trade and Politics

March 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm CST
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

The U.S. political mood toward trade has gone sour. One need look no further than the 2016 presidential contest for the popular narrative: trade means that China wins, at America’s expense. But do the numbers support that conclusion? The metrics used to gauge economic strength—Gross Domestic Product and balance of...

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April 2017

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Global Conversations ST. PAUL: Conflict in the South China Sea

April 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Online registration is closed. Walk-ins welcome. There is still space in the Minneapolis version of this program. Click here to register. The South China Sea is a locus of competing territorial claims, and China its most vocal claimant. Beijing’s interest has intensified disputes with other countries in the region in...

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September 2017

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Global Conversations ST. PAUL: Geopolitics of Energy

September 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Policies to ensure the security of energy supply and access have long been domestic and foreign policy priorities for the United States and will remain so, including for the health of our economy.  Looking ahead, however, two developments will increasingly affect how energy and foreign policy come together.  The first...

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October 2017

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Global Conversations ST. PAUL: Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan

October 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Online registrations for STP Global Conversations: Afghanistan and Pakistan are closed.  Walk-ins are welcome. Major internal conflict has plagued Afghanistan for four decades. The U.S., for its part, has conducted military operations in the country nearly continuously since 9/11. Today, war with the Taliban persists, and tensions between the U.S....

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December 2017

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Global Conversations St. Paul: Venezuela and Latin America’s Political Pendulum

December 6, 2017 @ 12:00 pm CST
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Event registration is closed, but walk-ins are welcome. Join us to learn more about the direction of politics in Latin America and the impact of populism across the continent.  The forces of change have more to do with socio-economics than ideology. Dramatic economic and political crises have coincided in countries...

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February 2018

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Global Conversations ST. PAUL: Turkey – A Partner in Crisis

February 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm CST
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Online registration is closed. Walk-ins welcome. Of all NATO allies, Turkey represents the most daunting challenge for the Trump administration. In the wake of a failed military coup in July 2016, the autocratic trend in Ankara took a turn for the worse. One year on, an overwhelming majority of the...

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March 2018

Free

Urban Expedition: Bolivia

March 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Explore the globe with Urban Expedition! Designed for everyone to enjoy, Urban Expedition offers the opportunity to learn about the world right in St. Paul. With a focus on a different destination country, each program in the series provides authentic cultural experiences that include music, dance, crafts, and traditions. It’s an ideal event for...

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Global Conversations ST. PAUL: Media and Foreign Policy

March 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Online registration closed. Walk-ins welcome. State and non-state actors today must maneuver in a complex and rapidly evolving media landscape. Conventional journalism now competes with user-generated content. Official channels of communication can be circumvented through social media. Foreign policy is tweeted from the White House and “fake news” has entered...

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April 2018

Free

Global Conversations ST. PAUL: China and America – The New Geopolitical Equation

April 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

This event is SOLD OUT. Seats are still available for the Minneapolis version of this program. Register here. In the last 15 years, China has implemented a wide-ranging strategy of economic outreach and expansion of all its national capacities, including military and diplomatic capacities. Where the United States has taken...

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May 2018

Free

Global Conversations ST. PAUL: Putin’s Re-election – Stability or Stagnation?

May 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Online registration is closed. This Global Conversations is presented in partnership with the Kennan Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Vladimir Putin's March 2018 re-election victory was never in doubt. Now that he's officially back in power, where is he headed? Will he move forward with the economic reform he...

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Urban Expedition: France

May 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Explore the globe with Urban Expedition! Designed for everyone to enjoy, Urban Expedition offers the opportunity to learn about the world right in St. Paul. With a focus on a different destination country, each program in the series provides authentic cultural experiences that include music, dance, crafts, and traditions. It’s an ideal event for...

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September 2018

Free

Global Conversations ST. PAUL: North Korea – Fire and Fury or Dialogue and Diplomacy?

September 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Online registration closed. Walk-ins welcome. Less than a year after threatening to unleash “Fire and Fury” on North Korea, President Trump became the first U.S. President to meet with a North Korean leader, speaking warmly of the “special bond” he shared with Kim Jong Un and expressing their mutual desire...

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October 2018

Free

Global Conversations ST. PAUL: South Africa’s Fragile Democracy

October 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Online registration closed. Walk-ins welcome. The African National Congress (ANC) party has governed South Africa since the end of apartheid in 1994. But the party today suffers from popular frustration over official corruption and economic stagnation. It faces growing threats from both left and right opposition parties, even as intraparty...

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December 2018

Free

Global Conversations ST. PAUL: Global Health – Progress and Challenges

December 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm CST
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Online registration for the St. Paul event is closed. Register for the Minneapolis version of this event here. The collective action of countries, communities, and organizations over the last 30 years has saved millions of lives around the world. Yet inequalities in health and wellbeing persist. The world now faces a...

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January 2019

Free

Urban Expedition: Puerto Rico

January 13, 2019 @ 1:00 pm CST
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Explore the globe with Urban Expedition! Designed for everyone to enjoy, Urban Expedition offers the opportunity to learn about the world right in St. Paul. With a focus on a different destination, each program in the series provides authentic cultural experiences that include music, dance, crafts, and traditions. It’s an ideal event for families...

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February 2019

Free

Urban Expedition: Palestine

February 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm CST
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Explore the globe with Urban Expedition! Designed for everyone to enjoy, Urban Expedition offers the opportunity to learn about the world right in St. Paul. With a focus on a different destination, each program in the series provides authentic cultural experiences that include music, dance, crafts, and traditions. It’s an ideal event for families...

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Global Conversations ST. PAUL: The Middle East – Regional Disorder

February 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm CST
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Online registration for the St. Paul version of this event is closed. Space is still available in the Minneapolis event. As the presidency of Donald Trump passes the halfway point, the Middle East remains a region in turmoil. The Trump administration has aligned itself with strongmen in Saudi Arabia, the...

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March 2019

Free

Urban Expedition: Romania

March 3, 2019 @ 1:00 pm CST
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

The date for this event has changed to Sunday, March 3. Explore the globe with Urban Expedition! Designed for everyone to enjoy, Urban Expedition offers the opportunity to learn about the world right in St. Paul. With a focus on a different destination, each program in the series provides authentic cultural experiences that include...

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Global Conversations ST. PAUL: Women in International Development

March 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Online registration is closed. Walk-ins welcome. Over the last decade, there have been tremendous gains in women's global economic empowerment, with more women becoming entrepreneurs and gaining access to financial and other vital services. Yet, challenges remain, including an increase in global hunger and malnutrition in the last several years....

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Urban Expedition: Great Britain

March 31, 2019 @ 1:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Explore the globe with Urban Expedition! Designed for everyone to enjoy, Urban Expedition offers the opportunity to learn about the world right in St. Paul. With a focus on a different destination, each program in the series provides authentic cultural experiences that include music, dance, crafts, and traditions. It’s an ideal event for families...

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April 2019

Free

Urban Expedition: Vietnam

April 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Explore the globe with Urban Expedition! Designed for everyone to enjoy, Urban Expedition offers the opportunity to learn about the world right in St. Paul. With a focus on a different destination, each program in the series provides authentic cultural experiences that include music, dance, crafts, and traditions. It’s an ideal event for families...

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CANCELED – Global Conversations ST. PAUL: Internationally Hacked – World Wide Weapons

April 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Due to schedule and travel conflicts, this program has been CANCELED. To attend the RESCHEDULED Minneapolis version of this program, please register here. Cyber conflict is a new and continually developing threat, which can include foreign interference in elections, industrial sabotage, and attacks on infrastructure. Russia has been accused of interfering...

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September 2019

Free

Global Conversations ST. PAUL: Japan Matters for America – Japan Matters for Minnesota

September 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Online registration is closed. Walk-ins welcome. Did you know that Japan is the 2nd-largest foreign investor in Minnesota? Beyond the security relationship between the U.S. and Japan, their relations are characterized by strong economic, cultural, and educational ties providing for greater friendship and mutual understanding between their two peoples. However,...

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November 2019

Free

Global Conversations ST. PAUL: Nuclear Negotiations – Back to the Future?

November 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm CST
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Nuclear weapons have not gone away, and the Trump administration has brought a new urgency, if not a new approach, to dealing with them. The President has met with Vladimir Putin as the New Start Treaty with Russia comes up for renewal in 2021, the first presidential summit ever with...

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December 2019

Free

Global Conversations: The Global Pulse of Minnesota

December 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm CST
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Online registration is closed. Walk-ins welcome. Minnesotans have thrived through the international exchange of goods, ideas, cultures, and people. Our rich tradition of global-mindedness in business, education, hospitality, health and wellness, culture, and in the arts remains crucial to ensuring our continued success. What is the current global pulse of...

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January 2020

Free

Urban Expedition: Germany

January 12, 2020 @ 1:00 pm CST
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Explore the globe with the 2020 season of Landmark Center's Urban Expedition! Designed for everyone to enjoy, Urban Expedition offers the opportunity to learn about the world right in St. Paul. With a focus on a different destination, each program in the series provides authentic cultural experiences that include music,...

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February 2020

Free

Urban Expedition: Guatemala

February 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm CST
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Explore the globe with the 2020 season of Landmark Center's Urban Expedition! Designed for everyone to enjoy, Urban Expedition offers the opportunity to learn about the world right in St. Paul. With a focus on a different destination, each program in the series provides authentic cultural experiences that include music,...

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Global Conversations ST. PAUL: India and Pakistan

February 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm CST
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

This event is sold out. Register for the Minneapolis version of this event here. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi rode a wave of Hindu nationalism to a historic reelection in 2019. His first order of business was to revoke the special status granted to the Kashmir region, inflaming the rivalry...

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March 2020

Free

Urban Expedition: Indonesia

March 8, 2020 @ 1:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Explore the globe with the 2020 season of Landmark Center’s Urban Expedition! Designed for everyone to enjoy, Urban Expedition offers the opportunity to learn about the world right in St. Paul. With a focus on a different destination, each program in the series provides authentic cultural experiences that include music,...

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Global Conversations ST. PAUL: Women Warriors

March 11, 2020 @ 12:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

From Vikings and African queens to cross-dressing military doctors and World War II Russian fighter pilots, there are incredible stories of women for whom battle was not a metaphor. The woman warrior has been cast as an anomaly — Joan of Arc, not GI Jane. But women, it turns out,...

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February 2022

Free

Urban Expedition 2022: Ghana

February 13 @ 1:00 pm CST
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Explore the globe with the 2022 season of Landmark Center’s popular Urban Expedition – returning to in person! Designed for everyone to enjoy, Urban Expedition offers the opportunity to learn more about the world. With a focus on a different destination, each program in the series provides cultural experiences that...

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Urban Expedition 2022: China

February 20 @ 1:00 pm CST
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Explore the globe with the 2022 season of Landmark Center’s popular Urban Expedition – returning to in person! Designed for everyone to enjoy, Urban Expedition offers the opportunity to learn more about the world. With a focus on a different destination, each program in the series provides cultural experiences that...

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Urban Expedition: Greece

February 27 @ 1:00 pm CST
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

This program is presented by the Landmark Center. Explore the globe with the 2022 season of Landmark Center’s popular Urban Expedition – returning to in person! Designed for everyone to enjoy, Urban Expedition offers the opportunity to learn more about the world. With a focus on a different destination, each...

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March 2022

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Urban Expedition: Peru

March 20 @ 1:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

This program is presented by the Landmark Center. Explore the globe with the 2022 season of Landmark Center’s popular Urban Expedition – returning to in person! Designed for everyone to enjoy, Urban Expedition offers the opportunity to learn more about the world. With a focus on a different destination, each...

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April 2022

Free

Urban Expedition: Italy

April 24 @ 1:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

This program is presented by the Landmark Center. Explore the globe with the 2022 season of Landmark Center’s popular Urban Expedition – returning to in person! Designed for everyone to enjoy, Urban Expedition offers the opportunity to learn more about the world. With a focus on a different destination, each...

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