WorldBoston Recommends 03/06/23-03/10/23

Dear Friends,

Welcome to this week's WorldBoston Recommends email, highlighting high-quality programming for the upcoming week, special opportunities, and event recordings, whether our own, from other World Affairs Councils, or other excellent venues. 

Please let us know if you have upcoming events you'd like considered for inclusion here, and also keep in mind opportunities we might feature.

We hope these recommendations help you stay internationally engaged, wherever you may be.

Best regards,

Mary P. Yntema
President & CEO

Chat & Chowder with Stephen Roach | Accidental Conflict: America, China, and the Clash of False Narratives

Hybrid Event

Thursday, March 9

6:00 – 7:30 PM ET

With tensions rising between the U.S. and China, how can the two countries move forward? Join us next week when we host Stephen Roach, Senior Fellow at the Paul Tsai Center China Center at the Yale Law School, renowned economic analyst, and Wall Street leader, to discuss the state of U.S.-China relations.


How Free Markets Shape Global Development

Monday, March 6

1:00 – 2:00 PM ET

One of the defining questions of our time is whether free markets or economies controlled by authoritarian regimes are better at delivering prosperity for their people. Join the Atlantic Council for a conversation with Daniel F. Runde, Ambassador Rama Yade, Matthew Kroenig, and Nicole Goldin on how free markets shape global development.


Migration on the Rise: The Roles of Work, Violence, and Climate Change

Hybrid Event

Tuesday, March 7

12:00 – 1:20 PM ET

Migration as a proactive adaption strategy or as forced displacement due to mounting violence, climate change, and work, has dramatically increased. Join the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University for this conversation with David Scott Fitzgerald, Abby Córdova, and Sarah Bermeo.


International Women's Day 2023: Bridging the Digital Gender Divide

In-Person Event

Tuesday, March 7

5:30 – 8:00 PM ET

With only 7 years remaining to achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, global citizens everywhere need to seize the opportunity to foster greater gender equality in the digital world. Join United Nations Association of Greater Boston as they host Tazrin Hossain, Michaela Jamelska, and Helen Rosenfeld for a discussion on the global and local implications of Sustainable Development Goal 5: Gender Equality.


International Women's Day 2023: What's Ahead for Women in Leadership

In-Person Event

Wednesday, March 8

6:00 – 9:00 PM ET

Join the Women in World Trade of New England, the French-American Chamber of Commerce of New England, the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce of New England, the German-American Business Council, the British-American Business Council, and the Harvard Kennedy School Women's Network, for an evening of discussion and networking on International Women's Day.


Freedom in the World 2023: Marking 50 Years in the Struggle for Democracy

Thursday, March 9

10:00 – 11:00 AM ET

Join Freedom House for the launch of the 50th edition of the “Freedom in the World” report, which has tracked global trends in political rights and civil liberties annually since 1973. The event will feature Michael J. Abramowitz, Nury Turkel, Leopoldo López, and Rachel Kleinfeld to discuss the report's key findings and the state of democracy worldwide.


Inside Diplomacy: Climate Change and the Role of U.S. Diplomacy

Friday, March 10

11:00 – 12:00 PM ET

Successfully addressing climate change will require unprecedented global collaboration, with diplomacy at the center. Join the American Foreign Service Association for a conversation with Monica Medina, Assistant Secretary for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, to learn more about the role of U.S. diplomacy in combatting combat climate change.


Tufts Summit Pre-College Program in Talloires, France

The Tufts Summit Program is a 4-week summer program for rising high school juniors and seniors who are interested in pursuing their studies in French Language and International Relations. This summer’s Tufts Summit program will take place July 2 – 28, 2023, at the Tufts University European Center in Talloires, France.The application deadline is March 24, 2023.

Have you taken our What in the World? quiz yet this week?
Test your international affairs knowledge! Check @WorldBoston on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram every Monday, or email Natalie Mase to receive the quiz by email every week.
For last week's high scores and more information visit our website here.


Check out our event recordings!

Video recordings of our events are available on our YouTube Channel, thanks to the excellent work of our media partners at GBH Forum Network.

Great Decisions on China and the U.S., featuring David M. Lampton, Senior Research Fellow at the SAIS Foreign Policy Institute

Chat & Chowder on Inheriting the Bomb, featuring Mariana Budjeryn, Senior Research Associate with the Managing the Atom Project at the Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center

Great Decisions on Biden's Agenda, featuring Consul General Rodger Cuzner and Consul General Alberto Fierro

Great Decisions on Climate Change, featuring Rachel Kyte, Dean of the Fletcher School at Tufts University

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