Dialogue & Diplomacy

Elevating global knowledge, ideas, and actions

Global Santa Fe provides year-round dialogues featuring world-class speakers in innovative formats. These are balanced, broad-based presentations, panels, live streams, film screenings and more on gripping global issues. Our distinguished speakers include former ambassadors, journalists, academics and activists. A crown jewel in our Dialogue & Diplomacy programs is the Under Fire series, critical gatherings on specific topics featuring an exchange of on-the-ground experiences and new perspectives ranging from journalism to democracy to climate change. Through Dialogue & Diplomacy, we expose participants to points of view that illustrate a deeper story.

Speaker Events

Coming In November
Details and Registration coming soon!
Alena Popova, Public Policy Fellow, Wilson Center
The Russia-Ukraine War: Perspectives from Russian opposition politician, Alena Popova

In 2021, Ms. Popova ran as a candidate for elections to the Russian State Duma. Prior to joining the Wilson Center, she was a fellow at the Davis Center at Harvard University. Alena earned a law degree from Kutafin Moscow State Law University and a journalism degree from Lomonsov Moscow State University. She is a women’s rights activist having co-authored the first anti-domestic violence laws in Russia. Today, her research focuses on digital authoritarianism and how tools such as facial recognition systems threaten human rights and democracy.

This program is generously supported by Tom and Betsy Shillinglaw
Ian Dunn

Series: Under Fire

Special Events: Members-only Summer Social

Join us for our annual summer social for members, August 3, 2023 at the Randall Davey Audubon Center in Santa Fe.
Please join today, as this is a member-only event and we want you to be a part of our Global Santa Fe community.

Book Club

The stories Faloyin shares are by turns joyful and enraging; proud and optimistic for the future even while they unequivocally confront the obstacles systematically set in place by former colonial powers. Brimming with humor and wit, filled with political insights, and, above all, infused with a deep love for the region, Africa Is Not a Country celebrates the energy and particularity of the continent’s different cultures and communities, treating Africa with the respect it deserves.

Dipo Faloyin is a senior editor at VICE, where he focuses on race, culture, and identity around the world. His writing has appeared in Dazed, Prospect, and HuffPost. Born in Chicago, raised in Lagos, he now lives in London.

Great Decisions

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