Connectivity as Strategy: A Vision for America's Next World Role


Event Details

Thursday, March 30, 2017
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 
300 Madison Ave.
New York, NY
Event type
Lecture / Panel  
2124818100 ext 251  
Admission Types
Guest of Member/OTR Patron: $15.00
Non-member: $25.00
Student: $5.00
Member: Free

Event Description

Please join the Foreign Policy Association in welcoming international relations expert and best-selling author Parag Khanna.  The lecture will focus on the findings from Khanna's two recent books, Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization, and Technocracy in America: The Rise of the Info-StateThis lecture will be held at PWC on March 30th.

This talk is part of the Mary L. Belknap Distinguished Lecture Series. 

Doors will open at 5:30.


Event Speakers

    • Parag Khanna - Speaker

      Parag Khanna is a leading global strategist, world traveler, and best-selling author. He is a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre on Asia and Globalisation at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. He is also the Managing Partner of Hybrid Reality, a boutique geostrategic advisory firm, and Co-Founder & CEO of Factotum, a leading content branding agency.

      Parag's latest book is Technocracy in AmericaRise of the Info-State (2017). He is author of a trilogy of books on the future of world order beginning with The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order (2008), followed by How to Run the World: Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance (2011), and concluding with Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization (2016). He is also co-author of Hybrid Reality: Thriving in the Emerging Human-Technology Civilization (2012). In 2008, Parag was named one of Esquire’s “75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century,” and featured in WIRED magazine’s “Smart List.” He holds a PhD from the London School of Economics, and Bachelors and Masters degrees from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He has traveled to more than 100 countries and is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.

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