Week Four :: July 15–22

Geopolitics Today:

A Partnership with the Center for Strategic and International Studies

For more than 50 years, the Center for Strategic and International Studies has worked to develop practical solutions to the world’s greatest challenges. From the economics of energy and climate change, to international security in the age of terrorism, CSIS and its experts bring the issues of the world to Chautauqua’s doorstep.

 

Interfaith Lecture Theme :: Religion and Statecraft Today: The Soft Power of Global Peacemaking 

Across the global community a shared consciousness is arising that can guide us towards a sustainable, healthy, and peaceful earth for humans and for all living beings. Increasingly, interfaith traditions are promoting new paradigms for conflict transformation, understanding, and collaboration through promising practices, rituals, visions, and ideals. In this we week will learn from organizations and individuals who are exploring and practicing these emerging paradigms for global peacemaking, reconciliation, and enhancing the quality of life.  

 

  • Monday, July 17, 2017 | 09:15am

    Rev. Isaac Canales

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    The Rev. Dr. Isaac J. Canales, PhD. is the Senior Pastor of the great Mission Ebenezer Family Church, in Carson, CA, a dynamic urban ministry 3,000 members strong.

    Sun., July 16 at 10:45am | Mon., July 17 – Fri., July 21 at 9:15am



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Monday, July 17, 2017 | 10:45am

    Kathleen Hicks

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    Senior vice president, Henry A. Kissinger Chair, International Security Program Director, CSIS

    Kathleen Hicks is senior vice president, Henry A. Kissinger Chair, and director of the International Security Program at CSIS and is a frequent writer and lecturer on...



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Monday, July 17, 2017 | 02:00pm

    Larry L. Greenfield

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    Larry L. Greenfield is executive director of the Parliament of the World’s Religions, the largest and the most historic convening organization of the interfaith movement, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.



    Location: Hall of Philosophy

     

  • Monday, July 17, 2017 | 02:00pm

    School of Music: Piano Master Class, Jon Nakamatsu

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    Location: Sherwood-Marsh

     

  • Monday, July 17, 2017 | 02:30pm

    Hydrogen Jukebox Open Rehearsal

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    Watch this unique chamber opera come to life as Chautauqua Opera gives you a glimpse into the process from page to stage!



    Location: McKnight Hall

     

  • Monday, July 17, 2017 | 08:15pm

    School of Music: Music School Festival Orchestra

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    Timothy Muffit, music director and conductor



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 10:45am

    Christopher K. Johnson

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    Senior adviser and Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS

    Christopher K. Johnson is a senior adviser and holds the Freeman Chair in China Studies at CSIS. An accomplished Asian affairs specialist, Johnson spent nearly two decades serving in the U.S. government’s intelligence and foreign affairs...



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 02:00pm

    Akbar Ahmed

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    Ambassador Akbar Ahmed is the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University in Washington, D.C and the former Pakistani High Commissioner to the UK and Ireland. He's a filmmaker, author of more than a dozen award-winning books, and travels throughout the country promoting peace through understanding.



    Location: Hall of Philosophy

     

  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 03:30pm

    Journalism and International Justice

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    Location: Hall of Philosophy

     

  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 04:00pm

    School of Music: Faculty Recital, Jon Nakamatsu

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    Location: Lenna Hall

     

  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 05:00pm

    Chinese Acrobat Li Liu

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    Shows at 5 & 7 p.m. | In this one-woman acrobatic performance, Ms. Liu performs hand balancing, plate spinning, artistic cycling, ribbon dancing, diabolo, foot juggling and Chinese Kung Fu fan manipulation.



    Location: Smith-Wilkes Hall

     

  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 07:00pm

    Glenn Goldberg, VACI Lecture Series

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    In a NY Times review critic Roberta Smith writes “Glenn Goldberg’s paintings “remind us that the personal is often implicitly multicultural. They might be pages from a medieval bestiary illuminated by a time-traveling monk who has cribbed from Indian paintings,....”



    Location: Hultquist Center

     

  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 08:15pm

    Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: "Very Wagner: From Valkyries to Valhalla"

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    "Very Wagner: From Valkyries to Valhalla"
    Rossen Milanov
    , conductor

    Repertoire: Richard Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walküre  [5’]; Richard Wagner: Forest Murmurs from Siegfried  [9’]...



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 10:00pm

    Chautauqua Opera Young Artist Open-Mic Night #2

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    Get to know the Chautauqua Opera Young Artists better as they present a curated concert of diverse selections in a laid-back setting.



    Location: Athenaeum Parlor

     

  • Wednesday, July 19, 2017 | 10:45am

    Jon B. Alterman

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    Senior Vice President, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and Director, Middle East Program, CSIS

    Jon B. Alterman is a senior vice president, holds the Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and is director of the Middle East Program at...



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Wednesday, July 19, 2017 | 02:00pm

    Dr. William F. Vendley

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    Dr. William F. Vendley is Secretary General of Religions for Peace International and a member of its World Council, which consists of 60 senior religious leaders from all continents.



    Location: Hall of Philosophy