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Announcing the 2015 International Speaker Series

Announcing the 2015 International Speaker Series
Join us for the 2015 International Speaker Series, "Warning! Contents Under Pressure" as four engaging, provocative speakers take on some of the world's most urgent issues: War, Extremism, Inequality, and Climate Change.

Announcing the 2015 International Speaker Series Line-up:

Peter W. Singer, Security Strategist
“The Future of War”
Monday, March 30, 7:00pm at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway

Robin Wright, Journalist & Author
“Sacred Rage & Rebellion”
Thursday, April  9, 7:00 pm at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway

Bill Moyers, Political Commentator
“What’s the Situation?”
Thursday, May 7, 7:30pm at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway (NOTE: NEW DELAYED START TIME FOR THIS EVENT ONLY)

Katharine Hayhoe, Climate Scientist & Educator
“Climate Change: Fact & Faith”
Wednesday, June 24, 7:00pm at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway

The International Speaker Series was initiated in 2000 to celebrate the World Affairs Council of Oregon’s 50th Anniversary. Since its inception, the Series has become the nation’s premier speaker series for international affairs and public education, presenting the people, ideas, and issues shaping our global future. Each year, the Series brings prominent international leaders to Oregon, including Madeleine Albright, Jane Goodall, Thomas Friedman, Mikhail Gorbachev, Desmond Tutu, Bill Clinton, Sandra Day O’Connor, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Bono, and many more.

 

Members of the Media: Please contact the World Affairs Council of Oregon offices to be added to a press list for Series' events. Press passes can be requested by phone (503) 306-5252, or online

Recent International Speaker Series News

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

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

Renowned 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 ››

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

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

If 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 ››

Upcoming International Speaker Series Events

There are not currently any upcoming events for this program.