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The Making of a Superpower (REPEAT) ~ JUN 15

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In the past 500 years, the world has seen the Ottomans, Spain and Portugal, then England and Germany, then the U.S.A. emerge as world superpowers. This lecture will look at the underlying factors that gave meteoric rise of these countries’ influence in the world. Presented by Professor Naeem Zafar, Saturday, June 15, 2019, at 7:00PM (doors open at 6:15PM for the wine reception). (REPEAT lecture).

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In the past 500 years, the world has seen the Ottomans, Spain and Portugal, then England and Germany, then the U.S.A. emerge as world superpowers. What caused these countries to achieve such status?  What factors contributed to their ascendancy?  This lecture will look at the underlying factors that gave meteoric rise of these countries’ influence in the world and what lessons we can learn from them about superpowers in the future. Presented by Professor Naeem Zafar, Saturday, June 15, 2019, at 7:00PM (doors open at 6:15PM for the wine reception).  (NOTE: This lecture is a REPEAT of the sold-out lecture on June 7.)

Naeem Zafar is a Dean's Teaching Fellow and a member of the faculty at the University of California Berkeley, and Professor of the Practice at Brown University. He teaches courses in Entrepreneurship, Technology Strategy, Innovation and New Venture Finance at Brown and Berkeley.  Naeem is the co-founder and CEO of TeleSense, and has authored five books on entrepreneurship.