AWAC Presents Podcast
A LNG pioneer, Shell will considerably increase production of Liquified Natural Gas in years to come. This week on Addressing Alaskans, Marta Jara from Shell Mexico discusses global markets for LNG, Shell’s big picture priorities and the construction of a massive liquefied natural gas project in Australia that entails building the world’s first floating LNG plant.
KSKA: Thursday 1/12 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
‘The Great Game’ was a term used for the strategic rivalry and conflict between the British Empire and the Russian Empire for supremacy in Central Asia. The classic Great Game period is generally regarded as running approximately from the Russo-Persian Treaty of 1813 to the Anglo-Russian Convention of 1907.
“Perception is everything,” according to Edward Peck, former U.S. diplomat in Iraq, Tunisia, Morocco and Egypt . “In our country people are unable to understand the importance of trying to get a grasp on the perceptions of those people over there,” said Peck at the Alaska World Affairs Council on October 21. Listen to his talk entitled, “The Arab Spring: Geography, History and Religion Shape a Vital Region” this week on Addressing Alaskans.
KSKA: Thursday 10/27 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Christopher Paul De Cure, Australian Consul-General of Los Angeles was recorded at the Alaska World Affairs Council on September 9, speaking on “Australia and Alaska: Is China’s demand for resources shifting the balance of power in the Asia-Pacific region?””
Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, President of The Republic of Iceland was recorded at the Alaska World Affairs Council on Monday June 20, speaking on “The Global Crisis and the Future of the North: Lessons from Iceland.”
Sir Nigel Sheinwald, British Ambassador to the United States was recorded Friday, June 10 speaking at the Alaska World Affairs Council on “Britain, the USA and Alaska in the 21st Century.”
TOPIC: “Will Pakistan become the most dangerous country in the world?”
RECORDED: Friday April 22, 2011
SLIDESHOW: Steve Cohen powerpoint, AWAC April 2001 (PDF)
SPEAKER: Fran Ulmer, Chancellor, UAA
TOPIC: “Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Commission: Lessons Learned and Implications for Alaska and the Arctic”
RECORDED: Friday April 22, 2011
SPEAKER: William Meinecke, Ph.D., United States Holocaust Museum Historian
TOPIC: “Conversation with William Meinecke, PhD, United States Holocaust Museum Memorial historian. Moderated by David Gottstein, Founder of Dynamic Capital Management and Alaska Chairman of AIPAC”
RECORDED: Friday April 15, 2011
SPEAKER: Ambassador Hussein Hassouna, Chief Representative of the League of Arab States to the U.S.
TOPIC: “”Current challenges facing the Middle East: An Arab world perspective.””
RECORDED: Friday April 8, 2011
SPEAKER: Victor D. Comras, leading expert on international sanctions and the global effort to combat terrorism
TOPIC: “Flawed Diplomacy: The United Nations & the War on Terrorism”
RECORDED: Friday April 1, 2011
TOPIC: “Stopping Iran’s Quest for Nuclear Weapons”
RECORDED: Wednesday March 23, 2011
TOPIC:“Can Japan be Changed: Lessons of the Forgotten Postwar”
RECORDED: Friday, March 11, 2011
SPEAKER: Dr. Peter W. Schramm, Executive Director, Ashbrook Center at Ashland University
TOPIC: “Recollections from the Hungarian Revolution of 1956”
RECORDED: Friday, February 11, 2011