An update on Singapore with Consul General Cheang

Posted on Nov 7, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on An update on Singapore with Consul General Cheang

On Wednesday, June 7 the Council hosted the Consul General of Singapore Chris Cheang for a member-to-member lunch discussion on the...

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The Future of Climate Security

Posted on Nov 3, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Future of Climate Security

The impact of unmitigated climate change as a paramount national security issue was discussed at a World Affairs Council public event on...

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U.S. – Russia Economic Relations in the Trump Era

Posted on Jun 23, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on U.S. – Russia Economic Relations in the Trump Era

On Thursday June 22, the World Affairs Council hosted it’s last public event of the 2016-2017 programming year. This off-the-record...

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European Populism After Trump

Posted on May 23, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on European Populism After Trump

On Tuesday May 23 the Council partnered with the Seattle Eric M. Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany to host Eckart Woertz,...

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Refugee Stories from the Front Lines with Mercy Corps

Posted on May 19, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Refugee Stories from the Front Lines with Mercy Corps

On Thursday May 18 the Council partnered with Mercy Corps to host Mercy Corps senior global communications officer and first responder,...

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Antiquities in the Middle East

Posted on May 15, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Antiquities in the Middle East

On Monday May 15 the Council partnered with the Rainier Club to host Dr. Stephanie Selover, Assistant Professor in Archaeology in the Near...

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Current National Security Priorities with General Barry McCaffrey

Posted on May 11, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Current National Security Priorities with General Barry McCaffrey

On Wednesday May 10, the Council hosted General Barry McCaffrey, USA (Ret.) for a discussion on current national security priorities. The...

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Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy

Posted on May 10, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy

On Tuesday May 9 the World Affairs Council hosted Edward Alden, Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, for...

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Green Tech and Innovation: A Nordic Model

Posted on May 5, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Green Tech and Innovation: A Nordic Model

On Wednesday, May 3rd the Council partnered with the Nordic Heritage Museum for a panel discussion with His Excellency Lars Gert Lose,...

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Trump’s First 100 Days – A BBC Journalist’s View

Posted on May 1, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Trump’s First 100 Days – A BBC Journalist’s View

On Thursday April 27 the Council and KUOW partnered to host BBC’s Senior North American Reporter Anthony Zurcher for a conversation...

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An Evening With The Terracotta Warriors: U.S.-China Relations Through the Scope of History

Posted on Apr 27, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on An Evening With The Terracotta Warriors: U.S.-China Relations Through the Scope of History

  On Wednesday, April 26th the Council partnered with the Confucius Institute of Washington and the East Asia Resource Center at the...

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Challenges in the Middle East

Posted on Apr 25, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Challenges in the Middle East

On Thursday, April 20 the Council hosted former Middle East advisor to Vice President Joe Biden and current Senior Fellow at the American...

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“How the Past Helps Shape China’s Push for Global Power” with Howard French

Posted on Mar 23, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on “How the Past Helps Shape China’s Push for Global Power” with Howard French

Former New York Times Asia correspondent Howard French leveraged years of investigative reporting in contemporary Asia with historical...

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“America in the Age of Intelligence” with General Michael Hayden

Posted on Mar 15, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on “America in the Age of Intelligence” with General Michael Hayden

Former director of the Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency General Michael Hayden was the distinguished guest speaker...

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Fulbright Talks: Stories by Fulbrighters

Posted on Mar 2, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Fulbright Talks: Stories by Fulbrighters

On Wednesday, March 1 the World Affairs Council partnered with the Fulbright Association at Folio: The Seattle Athanaeum for a unique event...

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Immigration in Germany: A Conversation with Dr. Cornelia Schu

Posted on Feb 28, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Immigration in Germany: A Conversation with Dr. Cornelia Schu

World Affairs Council held a public event on Monday, February 27th to discuss Immigration in Germany. The discussion was led by Dr....

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