World Affairs opens series with 'Russia Resurrected'

The Peninsula Chapter of World Affairs is scheduled to kick off its annual speaker series with the program “Russia Resurrected: Its Power and Purpose in a New Global Order” Sept. 22.

Kathryn Stoner, deputy director of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University, will discuss Russia’s re-emergence on the world stage and its role in it.

The program, held outdoors at a private home in Atherton, is set to begin at 3 p.m., with a reception following the speaker.

Sign in will begin at 2:30 p.m. The address will be provided upon registration.

This is the one World Affairs program of the year for which there is a charge: $15 for members, $20 for nonmembers and $5 for students.

To register in advance, call (415) 293-2400 or visit

To offer suggestions for programs for the 2019-2020 year and to volunteer, email Katie Zoglin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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