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THEME FOR 2023
Interdependence, Diversity & Imagination

For more information on the theme for the year, please click here

Confuscius

Forum: Knowledge and Knowing
in Neo-Confuscianism

Saturday, February 4, 2023
2:00 - 4:00 pm
1407 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Presenter: Ya Zuo

In-person and live webcast event.
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Forum: International Politics, Transnational Economics, Environmental Crisis: Ethical and Sustainable Choices
Saturday, January 21, 2023
2:00 - 4:00 pm
1407 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Presenter: Michael Kourosh

In-person and live webcast event.
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STUDY CIRCLE
February 2023: Pathways to Learning – A Global Perspective

Tuesday evenings from 7:30 – 9:00 pm, in-person and via Zoom.
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New! Resources and Links Page
Click here for wonderful our Resources Library of relevant online material relevant to the Institute's aims and themes
IWC IS ON YouTube!
IWC offers a YouTube Library of past and current presentations open to all at no charge.
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"PEACE IS NOT UNITY IN SIMILARITY BUT UNITY IN DIVERSITY, IN THE COMPARISON AND CONCILLIATION OF DIFFERENCES."
– Mikhail Gorbachev (died August 20, 2022)