Stories of Struggle, Stories of Hope: Art, Politics, and Human Rights

Author, poet and Professor Chris Abani was recorded speaking on "Stories of Struggle, Stories of Hope: Art, Politics, and Human Rights" at an event hosted by Alaska World Affairs Council in partnership with UAA Student Activities on Friday October 5, 2012.

Shifting International Petroleum Landscape

Fellow in the Energy and National Security Program at the Center for Strategic & International Studies, Edward Chow was recorded speaking on "Shifting International Petroleum Landscape" at the Alaska World Affairs Council on May 11, 2012.

U.S. Leadership in an Emerging Arctic

U.S. Ambassador for Oceans & Fisheries, David Balton was recorded speaking on "U.S. Leadership in an Emerging Arctic” at the Alaska World Affairs Council on September 10, 2013. Listen Now

Sheila Watt-Cloutier on “The Right to Be Cold”

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. LISTEN HERE

AWAC Presents: Dr. Ingrid Mattson

President of the Islamic Society North America, Dr. Ingrid Mattson spoke on "Framing Muslim Women: Islam, Gender and Human Rights in the Global Media."...

Competing Visions for Palestine

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."

AWAC Presents: Sergey Ivanovich Kislyak, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the US

His Excellency Sergey Ivanovich Kislyak has served in the Russian Foreign Ministry since 1977, including stints as ambassador to Belgium, Russian representative to NATO,...

AWAC Presents: Mia Bloom

Dr. Mia Bloom is the author of Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terror. With research specialties in ethnic conflicts, rape in war...

AWAC Presents: T.R. Reid

SPEAKER: T.R. Reid, Reporter, author and regular NPR correspondent TOPIC: "The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care" RECORDED: Friday,...

AWAC Presents: Dr. Will Jacobs

Professor Emeritus of history and political science at the University of Alaska Anchorage, Dr. Will Jacobs invites you into his classroom to revisit World...

AWAC Presents: Reza Aslan

You've heard him on Marketplace and APRN's Talk of Alaska, with Steve Heimel. He's John Stewart's go-to-guy on The Daily Show and the Middle...

Dr. Diddy Hitchins on “The Arctic Council: Role & Representation in Managing Global Insecurity”

Dr. Hitchins was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and brought up in southern England. She received her BSc in Social Sciences from the University of Southampton, UK; her MA in Political Behaviour, and her PhD in Government from the University of Essex, UK. Her first academic appointment, while completing PhD research, was at University of Ghana, Legon, West Africa. Subsequently, Dr. Hitchins had a 30 year career with Department of Political Science, University of Alaska Anchorage, rising from Assistant Professor to Associate and then Full Professor. Listen Now:

AWAC Presents: Barry Blechman

SPEAKER: Barry Blechman, Ph.D., Co-Founder of the Stimson Cener TOPIC: "Stopping Iran's Quest for Nuclear Weapons" RECORDED: Wednesday March 23, 2011 ABOUT: Alaska World Affairs...

AWAC Presents: General Douglas Fraser

RECORDED: July 23, 2010 SPEAKER: General Douglas Fraser, United States Air Force, Commander, U.S. Southern Command TOPIC: "Non-traditional Challenges, a Perspective from U.S. Southern Command" ABOUT: Alaska...

Falling Oil Prices: What Norway Is Doing and Recommendations for Alaskans and Other Arctic Countries

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

AWAC Presents: Dr. Gerhard Kuska

SPEAKER: Dr. Gerhard Kuska, President and CEO of Ocean Strategies TOPIC: “Marine and Coastal Management in Abu Dhabi: Toward Sustainable Diversification" RECORDED: Friday, January 21, 2011 ABOUT:...

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

AWAC Presents: Ambassador Petr Kolar

Alaska's Czech community welcomed Ambassador Petr Kolar (right) to a Czech gala event in Anchorage last week, where Alaskan Frank Nosek (left) was promoted...

After the Arctic Ice Melts with Fran Ulmer

Join Alaska World Affairs Council and Former Lt. Gov & Chair of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission Fran Ulmer for a conversation about the arctic, climate change, and the intersections of environmental science and policy. Thanks for listening!

Middle East Myth or Reality: Separating Fact from Fiction

On this week’s program we have “Middle East Myth or Reality: Separating Fact from Fiction” presented by the Alaska World Affairs Council. This conversation features John Moore, a 20-year veteran of public, private, and non-profit organizations throughout the Islamic world, and Lt. Col. Ty Moore – no relation – who served in both Iraq and Afghanistan. The two speakers offer their insight into the Middle East and take questions from the audience. Thanks for listening!