Global Implications of the War in Ukraine
Russia's shocking invasion of Ukraine is impacting a world already destabilized by the COVID pandemic.
On Monday, June 13, at 1:30 p.m. Unlimited Learning will host Tom Hanson
, one of Minnesota’s most distinguished foreign affairs experts, who will analyze the implications of today's crises for a wide range of issues, including energy and food price inflation, deglobalization, the future role of the dollar and the risk of nuclear escalation. The presentation will be in the auditorium at Crosby-Ironton High School.
The fee is $5.00 for non-members, and it’s free for members.
Hanson is currently diplomat in residence at the Alworth Institute for International Affairs at the University of Minnesota – Duluth and has taught diplomacy at Carleton College. He also serves as chair of the Minnesota Committee on Foreign Relations and as co-chair of the Minnesota China Business Council. He is a former U.S. Department of State foreign service officer whose diplomatic postings have included East Germany, France, Norway, the Soviet Union, Sweden and the former Soviet Republic of Georgia.
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