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Discussion Group - Greece and the Eurozone

Discussion Group - Greece and the EurozoneGreece appears to be on the verge of exiting the Eurozone. The government has closed banks and the stock market, and imposed strict capital controls to prevent people from taking their money elsewhere. Should Greece leave the Eurozone? Join the Young Professionals this week for discussion. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

P.W. Singer | Ghost Fleet: A Novel of the Next World War

Ghost Fleet: A Novel of the Next World WarSmashing together the technothriller and nonfiction genres, Singer (and co-author August Cole) imagine how World War III might play out. In an innovative twist they reveal (with the aid of 400 endnotes) how every bit of trend and technology— no matter how sci-fi it may seem — are stunningly real. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Karen Piper | The Price of Thirst

Karen Piper | The Price of ThirstImagine a landscape where thirst is political, drought is a business opportunity, and multinational corporations control our most necessary natural resource. Read More ››

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International Speaker Series
Tue, 06/30/2015 - 12:45pm

Katharine Hayhoe: Watch the video of her 2015 International Speaker Series Talk

Katharine Hayhoe: Watch the video of her 2015 International Speaker Series TalkRenowned climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe concluded the 2015 International Speaker Series with "Climate Change: Facts & Faith." If you missed Katharine Hayhoe's engaging presentation or you want to hear it again - watch the video! Read More ››

Cultural Visitors
Wed, 06/17/2015 - 10:30am

Dine with the World: Host a Dinner for Visiting Fulbright Students on Saturday, July 18--This Event is Now Waitlisted!

Dine with the World: Host a Dinner for Visiting Fulbright Students Sat., July 18Host a group of Fulbright students for dinner! Welcome a small group of international scholars into your home Saturday, July 18 for an evening of food, conversation, and cultural sharing. Apply early--this program often has a waiting list! Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums
Fri, 05/22/2015 - 10:15am

Mona Eltahawy interview with OPB's Think Out Loud--now available to stream or download

Mona EltahawyWAC audiences enjoyed a powerful and inspiring talk by Egyptian-American feminist and author Mona Eltahawy on May 18. If you missed it, you can now download or stream her conversation with OPB's Think Out Loud program the same week. Read More ››

Teach the World
Sat, 05/16/2015 - 8:30am

"Teach Russia" Conference Recap

World Affairs Council Teach Russia ConferenceThe World Affairs Council’s 'Teach Russia' conference--“Russia & the Post-Soviet States: Culture, Continuity & Crisis”--brought together more than 100 local educators and general community members for a full day of workshops, presentations, and rich perspectives on the region. Read More ››

International Speaker Series
Tue, 05/12/2015 - 2:15pm

Bill Moyers’ Reading List & Video of International Speaker Series Talk

Bill Moyers’ Reading List & Video of International Speaker Series TalkIf you missed last week’s inspiring talk by the noted Bill Moyers, stream a full video or listen to an audio recording of the evening, and discover the titles and authors he quoted Read More ››