Date(s) - Saturday, August 1, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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49th State Brewing Co
This event is postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Updates will be posted as they become available.
From the the vote Brexit in the United Kingdom European Union membership referendum, to the 2016 election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States, there have been many noteable expressions of new nationalism around the world. The current Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, a member of the right-wing organisation Nippon Kaigi, has promoted ideas of new nationalism. Learn about trends, systems, and implications behind the new nationalism movement – at home and abroad.
Bill Clifford is President and CEO of the World Affairs Councils of America in Washington, DC, where he leads WACA’s national office and represents its nonpartisan nonprofit network of more than 90 World Affairs Councils across the United States. In March 2017, he was appointed nonresident senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute of the Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
Before joining WACA in September 2013, Bill spearheaded the revitalization and growth of WorldBoston, a WACA member Council known for innovative programming, access to leaders, and a tradition of advancing public learning about critical international issues. Previously, Bill served as Asia bureau chief for the pioneering multimedia venture CBS MarketWatch, where he launched and directed news bureaus in Japan and Hong Kong. He got his start In broadcast news with Asia Business News TV and was senior correspondent in Tokyo for CNBC Asia after its merger with ABN. Bill began his work in journalism reporting on international economics, finance, and politics for several newspapers.
Bill holds an M.A. from Johns Hopkins SAIS, a B.A. summa cum laude in international relations and French literature from Tufts University, and a C.E.P from Sciences Po in Paris.
- Check-in will begin at 11:30am with seating available on a first-come first-serve basis. The program will begin at noon.
- Those with online reservations do not need to present ticket confirmation at the door, we will have all confirmed attendees on a list at check-in.
- Lunch is available for individual purchase directly from 49th State Brewing Company. If you wish to order food, please come a few minutes early to ensure your meal arrives during the program.
- Online registration closes at 6:00 pm on May 7. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door the next day, unless the program is sold out. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.