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State of the World 2022
September 14, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - September 17, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
All times are Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Our world is in a state of flux and crisis. The pandemic exposed the deep injustice of our economic and social system. Yet more than 2 years on, the health crisis continues, compounded by spiraling food and energy prices, escalating wars and ever more signs of environmental collapse. How can progressive forces better understand these dynamics and improve our strategies to achieve system change? Sign up to hear some of the best scholar activists worldwide with a truly internationalist analysis of the state of the world.
IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis is speaking on the panel of Session 2, Wednesday, September 14th: “Ukraine, Imperialisms and a new International Order
- Volodymyr Ishchenko
- Ho-Fung Hung
- Anuradha Chenoy
- Phyllis Bennis
Moderator: Arun Kundnani
“What are the long-term implications of the war on Ukraine less than a year after the US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan? Does it mark the beginning of a new era of inter-imperial rivalries? What are the key strategic goals for today’s great powers? Which regions will be the focus of future conflicts? What challenges and opportunities does this pose to progressive forces?”
Other longtime friends of IPS — Fiona Dove, Walden Bello, Laura Flanders, Edgardo Lander are speaking also at various panels.