Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts A Robert D. Kaplan Seminar: Great Thinkers in Realism and Geopolitics


A Robert D. Kaplan Seminar: Great Thinkers in Realism and Geopolitics

January 11, 2024 | 6:00 pm

About the Event

Join Robert D. Kaplan, internationally recognized geopolitical expert, renowned author, and FPRI’s Robert Strausz-Hupé Chair in Geopolitics, for Great Thinkers In Realism and Geopolitics, a stimulating seminar about the unspoken truths that have, and always will, determine world politics.

This unique opportunity will be an immersive exploration of the greatest geopolitical thinkers and practitioners of the 20th century English-speaking world. The seminar is adapted from Kaplan’s bestselling book, The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate.

The seminar is limited to 15 people to allow participants an exclusive opportunity to learn and dialogue with Robert D. Kaplan, recognized as one of today’s greatest geopolitical thinkers.

The cost of the seminar is $750 which includes a private dinner on Thursday evening and lunch on Friday.

Participants will receive, in advance of the seminar, The Revenge of Geography.

Thursday, January 11, 2024: 6pm-8:30pm

Friday, January 12, 2024: 10am-2pm

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Robert D. Kaplan

Robert D. Kaplan - Robert D. Kaplan is the Robert Strausz-Hupé Chair in Geopolitics at the Foreign Policy Research Institute