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Monday, October 27, 2014

WHEN: 9:00 – 10:15 am
WHAT: Brookings Institution - The Life of an Australian Prime Minister: A Conversation with Julia Gillard on My Story.
Speakers: Introduction by Thomas E. Mann, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, The W. Averell Harriman Chair; Featured Speaker: Julia Gillard, Distinguished Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Center for Universal Education; Moderator: E.J. Dionne, Jr., Senior Fellow, Governance Studies.
WHERE: Brookings, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
CONTACT: 202-797-6105 or ; web site:
SOURCE: Brookings – event announcement

WHEN: 12:30 – 1:30 pm
WHAT: Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Voices of the Next Generation: Kalev Leetaru on Big Data.
Speakers: Kalev Leetaru, the 2013–2014 Yahoo! fellow in residence for international values, communications technology, and the global internet at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University; Presider: Vivian Schiller, Media Executive.
WHERE: 1777 F Street, NW
CONTACT: Tricia Miller Klapheke at 202-509-8525,; web site:
SOURCE: WWC - event announcement

WHEN: 2:00 – 3:30 pm
WHAT: Woodrow Wilson Center (WWC) Discussion on “Brazil’s Presidential Election: An Early Assessment of the Outcome and its Political, Economic and Foreign Policy Implications.”
Speakers: Monica de Bolle, Brazil Institute Global Fellow, Wilson Center; Mauricio Moura, Visiting Scholar, The George Washington University; Matthew Taylor, Fellow, Associate Professor, School of International Service, American University; and Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute.
WHERE: 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
CONTACT: 202-691-4000; web site:
SOURCE: WWC - event announcement

WHEN: 3:00 – 4:30 pm
WHAT: Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) Discussion on “Russia's War, Ukraine's History, and the West's Options.” Speakers: Presentation by Timothy Snyder, 
Bird White Housum Professor of History, Yale University; Moderated by Jeffrey Mankoff, Deputy Director and Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Program, CSIS. 
WHERE: CSIS, 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, N.W.
CONTACT: 202-887-0200; web site:
SOURCE: CSIS – event announcement