Past Council Events
Evgeny Morozov (acclaimed author of The Net Delusion) launches into a candid investigation of the digital world, exploring how smart-technology may be a threat to real-life democracy and "solutionism" could affect our society's morals, ethics, and civil behavior.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet has long been a central figure in global initiatives to promote peace, compassion and environmental stewardship among all nationalities and religions. Hosted by Maitripa College
Along with the World Affairs Council, Oregon Wild, and the Zimbabwe Artists Project, join a group of 13 visitors from Africa and learn about the work they're doing in Wildlife Conservation across the continent of Africa - from Angola to Mozambique, South Africa to Zimbabwe.
Preview the textile mastery of internationally acclaimed artists Agus Ismoyo and Nia Fliam of Batik Studio Brahma Tirta Sari based in Yogyakarta, Indonesia - stunning work that marries traditional techniques to contemporary art innovations.
The Voice of America broadcasts in 43 languages and weekly reaches more than 134 million people around the world, filling a critical void, especially in countries that lack a free press.How is VoA navigating the sea-change of state-controlled media and the grassroots digital and social media revolutions?
Join the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia live via webcast for an engaging exchange of views between U.S. Ambassador to the UN John Bolton (2005-2006) and US Congressman Barney Frank (1981-2013) on national security, national priorities and on the purposes and costs of American power in the 21st Century.