great decisions course

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Classes

Great Decisions: A Current Events Discussion Group

Thursdays, January 16 and 30, February 13 and 27, March 12 and 26, April 16 and 23, 1:30–3:00 pm

About the Program

Become an informed citizen! In this stimulating discussion group, discuss and debate important international current events with the guidance of an experienced moderator and guest lecturers from area universities and think tanks.

Topics to be discussed this winter/spring include:

  • Climate Change and the Global Order
  • Red Sea Security
  • Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking
  • The Philippines and the US
  • India and Pakistan
  • China’s Road into Latin America
  • US Relations with the Northern Triangle
  • Artificial Intelligence and Data

Affiliated with the Foreign Policy Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring the American public to debate important international issues.


Moderator: Adele Lander Burke, Vice President, Public Programs, Skirball Cultural Center, has a BA in political science from Washington University, St. Louis, and an MA in education from Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles. Burke has been facilitating current events discussion groups for several years.