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Past Council Events

Headline and Cultural Forums

Line of Fire: Cartooning’s Political Impact—A Conversation with Jack Ohman

Line of Fire: Cartooning’s Political Impact—A Conversation with Jack OhmanJoin us for a conversation about political cartooning, politics, and history with Jack Ohman, columnist and cartoonist with the Sacramento Bee, presented in conjunction with the Wayne Morse Legacy Series Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

World Pulse Live 2014 (Friday Forum)

World Pulse Live 2014 (Friday Forum)World Pulse, the Portland-based digital network which connects women from over 190 countries worldwide with media tools and training to empower and address social change presents three bold women change-agents from Tibet, Nigeria and the US. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

City of Lies: Love, Sex, Death, and the Search for Truth in Tehran

City of Lies: Love, Sex, Death, and the Search for Truth in TehranEmmy-Award winning journalist and reporter Ramita Navai uncovers the passions of ordinary Iranians forced to live extraordinary lives - exposing the startling realities of lives lived behind a veil of necessary falsehoods within the Islamic Republic of Iran. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Slow News:A Manifesto for the Critical News Consumer

Peter Laufer

 Slow News:A Manifesto for the Critical News ConsumerCould it be that our quest for instant information has made it harder to uncover the truth and see the larger picture behind breaking events? Join veteran journalist Peter Laufer as he examines the increasingly frenetic pace of modern life and 24-hour news cycles and calls for a gradual quest for slower, more accurate news. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

The Echoes of the Vietnam War

Panel discussion examining Sen. Wayne Morse’s legacy and current critical issues of war powers and transparency, featuring: Vietnam War historian Christian Appy, Daniel Ellsberg of the Pentagon Papers, and Lt. Col. Thuy Tran of the Oregon Air National Guard. Read More ››

Programs

WinCo Foods Portland Open

Pumpkin Ridge Golf CourseEnjoy a summer golf tournament and support the World Affairs Council of Oregon at the same time! Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

The Honorable Joseph Yun, U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia

The Honorable Joseph Yun, U.S. Ambassador to MalaysiaJoin the World Affairs Council, Portland Business Alliance/Pacific Northwest International Trade Association, and the Malaysia Consulate in Portland for a summer reception with the Honorable Joseph Yun, U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia. Read More ››

International Visitors

Special Reception with Visiting Italian Professionals: Transparency in Government

Special Reception with Visiting Italian Professionals: Transparency in GovernmentThe World Affairs Council of Oregon’s Young Professionals invite you to a special reception with a group of Italian visitors participating in our International Visitor Program, co-hosted by Italian Honorary Consul to Oregon. Read More ››