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October 2019

Bridges to the World Workshop

October 25 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 25, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on December 6, 2019 at 8:00am

Residence Inn Cleveland Downtown, 527 Prospect Ave E
Cleveland, OH 44115 United States
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Bridges to the World is a series of interactive workshops that examine the key elements of global education and explore a multitude of resources for educators to foster global competence in their classrooms. The semester-long professional development program will train a cohort of educators in middle and high school classrooms to become confident instructors in global education. The initiative will offer educational resources and professional development opportunities for teachers in the realms of world affairs, geopolitical issues and U.S. foreign policy.…

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Back to (Merely) Bad: The Future of U.S. Policy Towards Iran

October 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
The Union Club, 1211 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115 United States
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The 2019-2020 Foreign Policy Forum series is presented by Hitachi Healthcare Americas. Over the last few months, the imposition of sanctions, maritime and drone incidents, and escalating rhetoric between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Iran have led onlookers to fear a possible conflict in the Middle East. Beyond these recent events, the U.S.-Iran relationship is a complicated one with a vast history that merits deeper understanding. The Iran nuclear deal (Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action) also warrants…

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November 2019

Happy Dog Takes on the World: Music as Political Diplomacy

November 5 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Happy Dog, 5801 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102 United States
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While international affairs seem dominated by the high politics of official representatives and ambassadors, a great deal of transnational interaction happens at the levels of citizens and collectives. An increasingly popular form of cultural exchange and citizen diplomacy is expressed through music. What goes into these efforts? How do such exchanges shape the foreign artists as well as the American musicians? What is the future of this kind of advocacy and what are its limits? Panelists include:  Angelin Chang, DMA,…

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“Who Will Feed the World?” Teacher Workshop

November 8 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cleveland State University, 2121 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115 United States
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This full-day interactive workshop will provide NASA global awareness educational resources and explore how they contribute to the understanding of soil and water and their societal applications. Susan Kohler, NASA Education Specialist, will guide participants on how to use NASA data to develop or refine their theories about how water and soil impact the ability for a country to grow crops as the climate changes. Participants will also engage in inquiry-based activities to deepen understanding of the problem of growing…

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How to Plan a Refugee Camp

November 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Market Garden Brewery, 1947 W 25th St,
Cleveland, OH 44113 United States
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CCWA’s popular How to Plan a Refugee Camp event is back for a third time! Paul Frankmann, a former Exploring Humanitarian Law trainer at the American Red Cross, will lead a hands-on workshop analyzing humanitarian law and the policies that protect refugees and internally displaced persons, as well as demonstrating how to ethically build the camps that house them. We will also be joined by Loung Ung, who will share her personal story of fleeing Cambodia during the Khmer Rouge…

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December 2019

Bridges to the World Workshop

December 6 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 25, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on December 6, 2019 at 8:00am

Residence Inn Cleveland Downtown, 527 Prospect Ave E
Cleveland, OH 44115 United States
+ Google Map

Bridges to the World is a series of interactive workshops that examine the key elements of global education and explore a multitude of resources for educators to foster global competence in their classrooms. The semester-long professional development program will train a cohort of educators in middle and high school classrooms to become confident instructors in global education. The initiative will offer educational resources and professional development opportunities for teachers in the realms of world affairs, geopolitical issues and U.S. foreign policy.…

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