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“Shifting Landscapes” with Francis Fukuyama and Ian Morris (Virtual)
Francis Fukuyama, Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University; Ian Morris, Jean and Rebecca Willard Professor of Classics and Professor in History, Stanford University

Thursday, June 16, 2022 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Time Zone: America/Chicago
Local Time: Thursday, June 16, 2022 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

What role does geography play in shaping the destinies of nations and world order? With the near effortless exchange of ideas altering popular opinion across the world, what is the future of Western influence? Can we map the the shifting geopolitical landscapes of the present and the future? Renowned political scientists, Dr. Francis Fukuyama and Dr. Ian Morris, will dissect the current geopolitical landscape and assess threats to today's Western-dominated order and democratic values in an an era of continuing change.

Ian MorrisAbout Ian Morris
Ian Morris is the Jean and Rebecca Willard Professor of Classics and Professor in History at Stanford University and the author of the critically acclaimed Why the West Rules—for Now. In addition to his Stanford appointment, he is also a Senior Fellow of the IDEAS think tank at the London School of Economics, a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy, a Senior Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies at the University of Toulouse, a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and the Royal Society for the Arts, a Contributing Editor at Stratfor, and a member of the scientific advisory board of the Max Planck Institute. He has published many scholarly books and has directed excavations in Greece and Italy. He lives in the Santa Cruz Mountains in California. 

Francis FukuyamaAbout Francis Fukuyama 
Francis Fukuyama is the Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, and a faculty member of FSI's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. He is also Director of Stanford's Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy, and a professor (by courtesy) of Political Science. He has previously taught at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University and at the George Mason University School of Public Policy. He was a researcher at the RAND Corporation and served as the deputy director in the State Department's policy planning staff.  

Dr. Fukuyama has written widely on issues in development and international politics. His 1992 book, The End of History and the Last Man, has appeared in over twenty foreign editions. His most recent book, Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment, was published in September 2018. 

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