Ed Verona is the President and CEO of the U.S. - Russia Business Council, which includes members of both Russian and American companies....

Recorded in Anchorage on May 8, Dr. Julian Dierkes examines the impact of  for-profit Japanese "shadow education" (juku) on the diversity of teaching and...

The ominous title of her talk, "Water and the Arctic: The Endgame," may sound intimidating, unless we begin to recognize the tools available to...

Season 2 of AWAC Presents on KSKA kicks off with Dr. Marc Massoud speaking on Globalization: What it is and what it isn't. Providing...

KSKA: Tuesday, June 27, at 2:00 p.m. The Right to Be Cold is a human story of resilience, commitment, and survival told from the unique vantage point of an Inuk woman who, in spite of many obstacles, rose from humble beginnings in the Arctic community of Kuujjuaq, Quebec.

Join British ambassador to the United States, Sir Peter Westmacott, for a talk on U.K.-Alaska relations hosted by the Alaska World Affairs Council. British tourists make up nearly a third of all foreign visitors to Alaska. "Brits are quite adventurous people, as they were back in Captain Cook's time," Westmacott says. They're also among the world's top consumers of canned Alaska salmon. Hear Westmacott's perspective from across the pond on Alaska, the Arctic and more. Listen now:

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...

Hussein Ibish, Senior Research Fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine was recorded at the Alaska World Affairs Council on August 26, speaking on "Competing Visions for Palestine."

Ambassador Zygimantas Pavilionis speaks on Lithuania's culture of entrepreneurship and the nation's potential in a global economy. Listen now:

As the debate over Islamophobia rages on across the country, the Alaska World Affairs Council (AWAC) invited Nihad Awad, co-founder and executive director of...

Larry Persily's talk entitled “Alaska’s Natural Gas: Does Any Country Need It?” was recorded at the Alaska World Affairs Council in Anchorage on January 20, 2012.

William J. Dobson is the politics & foreign affairs editor for Slate. Previously, he served as the managing editor of Foreign Policy magazine. Dobson is the author of The Dictator’s Learning Curve: Inside the Global Battle for Democracy. Mr. Dobson’s first book, it was selected as one of the “best books of 2012” by Foreign Affairs, the Atlantic, The Sunday Telegraph, and Prospect magazine. The New York Times called it “intelligent and absorbing” and wrote, “Mr. Dobson’s book, with luck, will find its way into the hands of people who aspire to be free.” Listen now:

Dr. Jim Murphy comes to Alaska and the University of Alaska Anchorage from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he has taught and...

Senior VP & Chief Economist for the American Council for Capital Formation, Margo Thorning was recorded speaking on "U.S. Energy and Tax Policies: Implications for Alaska’s Economy" at the Alaska World Affairs Council on October 26, 2012 as part of the Northrim Oil & Gas Series.

Ron Tammen is a scholar and professor at the Mark O. Hatfield School of Government. Dr. Tammen specializes in world politics, with particular reference to power relationships among the great powers, present and future. His research currently centers on the emergence of China and then India as potentially dominant nations and the challenge this presents to U.S. foreign and national security policy. Listen now:

KSKA: Tuesday, May 24, at 2:00 p.m. Norwegian Ambassador to the United States, Kåre R. Aas, visited Alaska and spoke on what the Norway oil and gas community is doing, insight into how they combat falling oil prices and recommendations for Alaskans and other Arctic countries. DOWNLOAD AUDIO

As a professor of comparative politics at the University of Alaska Anchorage, Dr. Diddy Hitchins has used Marshall Goldman's books in her classroom for...

RECORDED: March 26, 2010 SPEAKER: Barbara Slavin, Former Assistant Managing Editor for the Washington Times, responsible for world and national security ...

Founder and Managing Partner, JFP Holdings Ltd., Jack Perkowski was recorded speaking on "China in Transition: Opportunities in the Next Ten Years" at the Alaska World Affairs Council on December 14, 2012.

This week on Alaska World Affairs Council Presents: Robin Bronen, recorded at the Alaska World Affairs Council on December 7. Bronen is the Executive...