SILL continues its 52nd season in February with its hard-hitting Global Issues series featuring acclaimed experts exploring topical issues.
Speakers include Dennis Ross, William Davidson Distinguished Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Jimmy Kolker, former Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and David Lampton, former chairman of The Asia Foundation.
(February 13, 2023) 2023 marks the 52nd season of Sarasota Institute of Lifetime Learning’s (SILL) “Global Issues” series. This hard-hitting series, which runs January 10-March 31, features 25 internationally renowned experts discussing a vast range of domestic and global issues. This month’s lectures feature front-page issues examined by leading speakers. Highlights include Amb. Jimmy Kolker, former Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, who will discuss how the great powers are responding to Africa’s population growth and economic emergence; Amb. Dennis Ross, William Davidson Distinguished Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, who will explore the changing Middle East; and Dr. David Lampton, former Chairman of The Asia Foundation, former president of the National Committee on United States-China Relations, and former dean of faculty at SAIS, who will speak about the implications of China’s infrastructure push abroad.