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Understanding Our New World is the theme of the Institute's new live stream discussion series. This series features online discussions with distinguished historians, political analysts, and government leaders discussing how the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping our world. 

All online events are free and open to the public, but registration is required. After participants complete registration, they will receive an email confirmation with information about joining the meeting.

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Upcoming Events

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Tuesday, September 21
Understanding Our New World:
A Conversation with Council on Foreign Relations President Richard Haass 
12:00 p.m. CT via Zoom
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
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Thursday, September 24
Understanding Our New World:
A Conversation with Pete Buttigieg, former U.S. Presidential candidate and former mayor of South Bend, Indiana
12:00 p.m. CT via Zoom
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
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Wednesday, September 30
Understanding Our New World:
A Conversation with John Danforth, former U.S. senator
2:00 p.m. CT via Zoom
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
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Tuesday, October 6
Understanding Our New World:
A Conversation with Hanh Le, executive director of the Weissberg Foundation
1:00 p.m. CT via Zoom
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
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Tuesday, October 20
Understanding Our New World:
A Conversation with Kimberly Lightford, Illinois Senate Majority Leader
2:00 p.m. CT via Zoom
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
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Thursday, November 12
Understanding Our New World:
A Conversation with Theresa Mah, Illinois State Representative
10:00 a.m. CT via Zoom
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
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Past Events

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