AWAC Presents: Nadia Hijab, Institute for Palestine Studies

"Peace is possible. It's necessary and it's urgent," according to Nadia Hijab, senior fellow at the Institute for Palestine Studies in Washington, D.C. ...

Anchorage – UPS’s Gateway to the Asia-Pacific region

This event centered on the history, and future, of freight, flight and shipping in Alaska and it's relationship to Asia and the whole Pacific region. What has it taken to get us this far? What can Anchorage, and Alaska, do to expand our influence in the region.

AWAC Presents: Brad Gordon

RECORDED: September 28, 2010 SPEAKER: Brad Gordon, AIPAC Director of Policy and Governmental Affairs TOPIC: "A Nuclear Iran: How large and how imminent a threat?” ABOUT: Alaska...

China in Transition: Opportunities in the Next Ten Years

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.

Globalization in Ireland: The Lunasa Perspective

The Irish quartet Lunasa was recorded speaking on ”Globalization in Ireland” at the Alaska World Affairs Council on February 7, 2014. Listen now: 

Practice What You Preach: Can World Religions Coexist?

This was a conversation featuring leaders of multiple faiths and audience participation. LISTEN HERE

The Wars of Afghanistan: Messianic Terrorism, Tribal Conflicts, and the Failures of Great Power

'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.

AWAC Presents: Dr. Marc Massoud

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...

Ukeleles for Peace: Music Bringing Israeli and Arab Youth Together

The sweet strumming of the ukulele invokes a feeling of island bliss. But one minute of listening to The United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra will make you realize this isn’t flip-flops music. Punk rock, rock and roll, pop music and oldies – you name it, this octet will play it on their ukuleles. Peter Moss and all the musicians of the United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra are delighted to be supporters of the children’s project in Israel “Ukeleles for Peace,” which was founded and realized by the music lecturer Paul Moore several years ago together with both Israeli and Palestinian children. A part of the wages of the orchestra will be donated every evening to this award winning reconciliation project, in which kids with the help of music and inexpensive musical instruments discover, together with parents and schools, a way forward throughout this war-torn region. Listen now:

Foreign Faux Pas – Stories of Navigating Cultural Differences

We’re featuring something a little different on the program this week. We’ll hear from a World Matters storytelling event titled “Foreign Faux Pas - Stories of Navigating Cultural Differences.” Formatted in the style of Arctic Entries, we’ll hear some “Oh no” moments from fellow Alaskans that have traveled abroad. Thanks for listening!

Natural Gas as the 21st Century Economic Game Changer

General Manager of New Business Development Americas at Shell, Daniel Carlson was recorded speaking on "Natural Gas as the 21st Century Economic Game Changer" at the Alaska World Affairs Council on Friday, March 22, 2013.

AWAC Presents: Dr. William Beeman

Listen to Dr. William Beeman on U.S. - Iranian Relations During the Obama Era this week on KSKA's Addressing Alaskans, Thursday (Oct 29) at...

AWAC Presents: Eric Brown

Eric Brown is the co-founder and CEO of Impact Games, which uses video games to engage people in current events and world affairs. Impact's...

AWAC Presents: Dr. Susan Martin

Dr. Susan Martin is the director of the Institute for the Study of International Migration at Georgetown University. A longtime expert on immigration and...

AWAC Presents: General Chandler, US Air Force

General Carrol H. "Howie" Chandler is Commander of the Pacific Air Forces and Air Component Commander for U.S. Pacific Command. He's served in the...

“Alaska’s Global Economy: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going”

Featuring Margie Brown, former President & CEO, CIRI; Larry Cash, President & CEO, RIM Architects; and Dr. Rashmi Prasad, Dean, College of Business & Public Policy, University of Alaska Anchorage. Moderated by Dr. Paul Dunscomb, professor of East Asian history at UAA. Listen Now:

Dr. Ronald Tammen on “Will China Rule the World?”

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:

Beyond Earth – talking about space travel

KSKA: Tuesday, March 07, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re learning more about space travel and planetary colonization. Charles Wohlforth discusses his new book, Beyond Earth, and answers questions about humanity and its potential for reaching new worlds. LISTEN NOW

Cyberthreats: The New Strategic Battleground

Is cyberspace the battleground of the 21st century? Technology consultant Lawrence Husick gives a talk on technology's importance in international relations, war fighting and terrorism. Listen now:

Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, President of Iceland

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.”