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Listen to recordings of public events from the Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy research organization (think tank) in Washington, DC. Expert speakers and panelists at our events include scholars, leading policymakers, and foreign officials, and address a wide range of public policy issues that matter to the nation and the world.

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Listen to recordings of public events from the Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy research organization (think tank) in Washington, DC. Expert speakers and panelists at our events include scholars, leading policymakers, and foreign officials, and address a wide range of public policy issues that matter to the nation and the world.

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I really enjoy the Brookings podcasts. The quality of the events and interviews are superior both in production and content to ... other think tanks podcasts.

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46 Ratings
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By PerduringOne - Apr 19 2019
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I really enjoy the Brookings podcasts. The quality of the events and interviews are superior both in production and content to ... other think tanks podcasts.
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Events from the Brookings Institution

Latest release on Jan 22, 2020

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Listen to recordings of public events from the Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy research organization (think tank) in Washington, DC. Expert speakers and panelists at our events include scholars, leading policymakers, and foreign officials, and address a wide range of public policy issues that matter to the nation and the world.

Rank #1: Lessons of history, law, and public opinion for AI development

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On December 12, the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings hosted a panel of experts in a conversation about lessons of history, law, and public opinion for AI development and the ways we can address AI concerns.

Subscribe to Brookings Events on iTunes, send feedback email to events@brookings.edu, and follow us and tweet us at @policypodcasts on Twitter. To learn more about upcoming events, visit our website. Brookings Events is part of the Brookings Podcast Network.

Dec 23 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #2: Upheaval and repression in Iran: What’s next for the Islamic Republic?

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On December 18, the Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings hosted a discussion on the unrest in Iran, what it means for the future of the country and the region, and how the United States and the international community should respond. Washington Post Columnist David Ignatius led a conversation featuring journalist and filmmaker Maziar Bahari, whose memoir of his own imprisonment in Iran was the basis for the 2014 film “Rosewater.”

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Dec 20 2019

1hr 25mins

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Rank #3: Investigating the Khashoggi murder: Insights from UN Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard

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On July 2, Callamard discussed her report in detail in an event hosted by the Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings. Joining Callamard were Tamara Cofman Wittes, senior fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy and Ted Piccone, nonresident senior fellow in Security and Strategy. 

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Jul 02 2019

1hr 13mins

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Rank #4: The future of ICT in the digital economy

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On July 24, Governance Studies at Brookings hosted a discussion on trends in the information technology sector featuring experts in the field. 

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Jul 24 2019

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Rank #5: The Navy in an era of great power competition

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On October 23, the Brookings Institution hosted Richard Spencer, the 76th secretary of the Navy, to discuss naval modernization, the budgetary environment, and the challenges posed by America’s great power rivals to America’s maritime forces.

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Oct 30 2019

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Rank #6: Impeachment: What happens now?

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On September 30, Brookings hosted a forum discussing the recent presidential impeachment developments.

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Oct 01 2019

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Rank #7: US-China relations: The view from cities and states

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On July 29, the John L. Thornton China Center at Brookings hosted a public event to explore the costs, benefits, and impacts of sub-national exchanges between the United States and China.

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Jul 29 2019

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Rank #8: Recession preparation: What happens when a big domestic bank fails?

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On Wednesday, October 16, the Center on Regulation and Markets at Brookings explored these questions and more as we heard from FDIC Board Member and former Chairman Martin J. Gruenberg.

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Oct 18 2019

1hr 55mins

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Rank #9: Renovating democracy: Governing in the age of globalization and digital capitalism

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On October 1, the Foreign Policy program at Brookings hosted Nathan Gardels and Nicolas Berggruen, authors of the new book “Renovating Democracy: Governing in the Age of Globalization and Digital Capitalism,” to discuss these themes and present findings from their research on how democratic systems work — and how they fail.

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Oct 02 2019

1hr 29mins

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Rank #10: Global China: Assessing China’s role in East Asia

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On Monday, December 2, Brookings hosted Assistant Secretary David Stilwell for a keynote address and moderated discussion. The event launched the next tranche of papers released as part of the Brookings series on “Global China."

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Dec 05 2019

1hr 28mins

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Rank #11: Global China: Assessing China’s growing role in the world and implications for U.S.-China strategic competition

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On Tuesday, October 1, Brookings hosted Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Randall Schriver for a keynote address and moderated discussion. The event launched the next tranche of papers released as part of the Brookings series on “Global China."

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Oct 01 2019

2hr 4mins

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Rank #12: A conversation with Sen. Van Hollen on US defense and foreign policy

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On October 31, the Brookings Institution hosted Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) to discuss U.S. defense and foreign policy with Senior Fellow Michael O’Hanlon.

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Nov 01 2019

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Rank #13: Impeachment, foreign interference, and election security in 2020

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On November 4, Governance Studies at Brookings hosted an event to address impeachment, foreign interference, and election security in 2020. Expert panelists discussed current developments, threats to our political system, and ways to safeguard the upcoming election.

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Nov 06 2019

1hr 29mins

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Rank #14: Information-sharing ecosystems: How they operate and what that means for privacy legislation

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On June 27, as part of its ongoing focus on the privacy debate, the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings hosted a public discussion on these information-sharing systems, exploring the ways they operate as well as the individual, societal, and business interests at stake.

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Jun 27 2019

2hr 29mins

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Rank #15: Beirut 1958: How America’s wars in the Middle East began

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In "Beirut 1958," Bruce Riedel tells the story of the the U.S. Marines' landing in Beirut in 1958, America's first combat operation in the Middle East, and draws some lessons on how to do better in the future.

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Nov 15 2019

1hr 25mins

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Rank #16: Taxing capital income: Mark-to-market and other approaches

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On November 15, the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center hosted an event to discuss methods of increasing taxes on capital income provide as an alternative approach for addressing inequality through the tax system.

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Nov 19 2019

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Rank #17: Economic adjustment in conflict-affected and fragile states in Africa: Lessons from Somalia

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On October 17, the Brookings Africa Growth Initiative and the Brookings Doha Center hosted Finance Minister Abdirahman Duale Beileh of Somalia for a conversation on economic management and performance in fragile African states.

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Oct 23 2019

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Rank #18: Beneath the Tamarind Tree: A discussion on Nigeria and the resilience of the Chibok girls

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On July 31, journalist Isha Sesay joined the Brookings Africa Growth Initiative for a discussion on her recent book, “Beneath the Tamarind Tree: A Story of Courage, Family, and the Lost Schoolgirls of Boko Haram,” which shares the personal stories of some of the Chibok girls, emphasizes the global necessity of girls’ education, scrutinizes the role of the media during such tragedies, investigates the governance challenges that persist in Nigeria, and imparts broader lessons for national security.

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Jul 31 2019

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Impacts and implications of the 2020 Taiwan general elections

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On January 16, the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution hosted a panel of policy experts for a discussion on the results of the elections and their implications for domestic governance in Taiwan, relations between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait, U.S.-Taiwan relations, and other policy implications.

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Jan 22 2020

1hr 49mins

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Unmaking the presidency

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On January 21, Brookings Senior Fellows Susan Hennessey and Benjamin Wittes debuted their new book, "Unmaking the Presidency: Donald Trump's War on the World's Most Powerful Office".

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Jan 22 2020

1hr 28mins

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Examining Xinjiang: Past, present, and future

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On January 16, the Foreign Policy program at Brookings convened a panel of experts to discuss the past, present, and future of China’s Xinjiang policies. 

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Jan 22 2020

1hr 34mins

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Foresight Africa: Top priorities for Africa over the next decade

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On January 15, AGI hosted a Foresight Africa launch featuring a high-level panel of leading Africa experts to offer insights on regional trends along with recommendations for national governments, regional organizations, multilateral institutions, the private sector, and civil society actors as they forge ahead in 2020.

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Jan 15 2020

1hr 55mins

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The ethical algorithm

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On January 14, the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings hosted Michael Kearns and Aaron Roth of the University of Pennsylvania to discuss their book, “The Ethical Algorithm.”

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Jan 15 2020

58mins

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China 2049: Economic challenges of a rising global power

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On January 10, the John L. Thornton China Center at Brookings convened a panel of experts from the U.S. and China to discuss the emerging economic challenges for China as it sets out to achieve its Centennial Goals over the coming three decades. The event previewed “China 2049: Economic challenges of a rising global power, a forthcoming book by David Dollar, Yiping Huang, and Yang Yao from the Brookings Press. 

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Jan 10 2020

2hr 29mins

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Strengthening and reinvigorating Congress

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On January 9, Brookings co-hosted an event with the American Political Science Association and R Street Institute, featuring members of the Task Force Project on Congressional Reform. The expert panel discussed their report on the challenges Congress faces and the reforms needed to support a transformational legislature.

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Jan 10 2020

1hr 31mins

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The Army’s strategy in the Indo-Pacific

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On January 10, Brookings Senior Fellow Michael O’Hanlon engaged Secretary of the Army Ryan D. McCarthy in a wide-ranging conversation on how a modernized Army will operate in the Indo-Pacific.

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Jan 10 2020

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Lessons of history, law, and public opinion for AI development

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On December 12, the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings hosted a panel of experts in a conversation about lessons of history, law, and public opinion for AI development and the ways we can address AI concerns.

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Dec 23 2019

1hr 1min

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Asia Transnational Threats Forum: Climate change in Asia

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On December 16, the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at Brookings hosted distinguished U.S. and regional experts to discuss climate change and security threats. 

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Dec 23 2019

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Upheaval and repression in Iran: What’s next for the Islamic Republic?

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On December 18, the Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings hosted a discussion on the unrest in Iran, what it means for the future of the country and the region, and how the United States and the international community should respond. Washington Post Columnist David Ignatius led a conversation featuring journalist and filmmaker Maziar Bahari, whose memoir of his own imprisonment in Iran was the basis for the 2014 film “Rosewater.”

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Dec 20 2019

1hr 25mins

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A conversation with Gen. Lori Robinson, the first woman to command USNORTHCOM

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On December 18, Senior Fellow Michael O’Hanlon hosted Gen. Robinson at The Brookings Institution for a conversation on defense policy and the international security environment.

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Dec 20 2019

1hr 6mins

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America’s longest war: The state of affairs in Afghanistan

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On December 16, The Brookings Institution hosted an event to discuss the state of affairs in Afghanistan, the prospect of renewed efforts at negotiations, and options for U.S. policymakers.

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Dec 20 2019

1hr 32mins

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What’s next in the impeachment process?

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On December 17, Governance Studies at Brookings hosted a forum discussing what has happened so far in the impeachment process and what is expected to follow.

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Dec 20 2019

1hr 24mins

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What do the GDPR and CCPA mean for privacy in America?

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On December 13, the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings hosted a public discussion on how the GDPR and CCPA affect U.S. businesses and individuals. 

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Dec 20 2019

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AMLO’s first year: Mexico’s political, economic, and security trends

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On December 13, the Brookings Institution hosted a panel discussion on the accomplishments and challenges of the first year of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's administration, Mexico’s political, security, economic, and energy trends, and U.S.-Mexican relations.

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Dec 20 2019

1hr 30mins

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Supreme ambition: Brett Kavanaugh and the conservative takeover

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On December 11, Brookings Senior Fellow Benjamin Wittes joined journalist Ruth Marcus for a discussion on her new book, "Supreme Ambition: Brett Kavanaugh and the Conservative Takeover".

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Dec 20 2019

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Brokered deposits in the fintech age

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On Wednesday, December 11, the Center on Regulation and Markets at Brookings hosted FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams to share her insights and thoughts on the balance between modernizing regulation to adapt to technology while ensuring safety and soundness for depositors. 

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Dec 20 2019

2hr 3mins

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The repo market disruption: What happened, why, and should something be done about it? - Part 2

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On Thursday, December 5, the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at Brookings hosted an event to discuss what happened in the repo markets in September and why — and what, if anything, the Fed or other regulators should do about it.

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Dec 06 2019

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The repo market disruption: What happened, why, and should something be done about it?

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On Thursday, December 5, the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at Brookings hosted an event to discuss what happened in the repo markets in September and why — and what, if anything, the Fed or other regulators should do about it.

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Dec 06 2019

1hr 21mins

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iTunes Ratings

46 Ratings
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32
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1
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2

Great

By PerduringOne - Apr 19 2019
Read more
I really enjoy the Brookings podcasts. The quality of the events and interviews are superior both in production and content to ... other think tanks podcasts.