This discussion, presented as part of the International Program Series, focused on the arts and music and how they can express culture, identity and social justice. DOWNLOAD AUDIO
Five Alaskan servicemen who have served in Iraq share their experiences from overseas and reveal what they call, "the other side of the story."...
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.”
SPEAKER: Nathanial York, Ayub Azizi, Stanfill Marcus Stanfill from Solace International TOPIC: “"International Aid Efficiency: Making Dollars Count"” ABOUT: Alaska World Affairs Council Presents is...
Recorded at the Alaska World Affairs Council this week on Addressing Alaskans, Juneau-native and professor of International Studies at Pai Chai University in S. Korea, Dr. Jocelyn Clark explores the "the Korean Wave," national branding, and the idea of soft power. What does the success of Psy's "Gangnam Style" say about the globalization of culture? KSKA: Tuesday 2/26 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
RECORDED: Friday April 16, 2010 SPEAKER: Jonathan Huneke, Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs, United States Council for International Business United States Council for...
President & Founder, Goldwyn Global Strategies, David Goldwyn was recorded speaking on "Energy and Security: Strategies for a World in Transition" at the Alaska World Affairs Council on October 18, 2013. Listen Now
The 2014 Alaska Cold War conference brought together veterans, military officials and the public. The following podcast includes the conference's opening remarks by Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell, followed by an address from Lt. Gen. Russell Handy, head of Alaska Command. Listen now:
This was a discussion about the importance of teaching Alaska's history and it's connection to America's military history, race issues, and the rest of the world. LISTEN HERE
Jim DeHart on “Sex, Drugs and the Rule of Law: Supporting Civil Society and Equal Rights in Afghanistan”
Jim DeHart is the Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) at the U.S. Department of State. He has been a career Foreign Service Officer since 1993, specializing in political affairs. In July 2013, he completed an assignment as Director of the Office of Afghanistan Affairs. From 2009-2010, he served in Panjshir, Afghanistan as director of the only civilian-led U.S. Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) in the country. Listen Now:
Douglas M. Johnston is president and founder of the International Center for Religion & Diplomacy. A distinguished graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Dr. Johnston holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard University and has served in senior positions in both the public and private sectors. Among his government assignments, he was Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy; Director of Policy Planning and Management in the Office of the Secretary of Defense; and planning officer with the President’s Office of Emergency Preparedness. He has taught courses in international security at Harvard and was the founding director of the university’s Executive Program in National and International Security. Dr. Johnston is a Captain in the Naval Reserve and, at the age of 27, was the youngest officer in the navy to qualify for command of a nuclear submarine. Listen Now:
KSKA: Tuesday, April 25, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re learning more about politics and regional issues in Egypt. Eric Trager, the author of Arab Fall: How the Muslim Brotherhood Won and Lost Egypt in 891 Days, is the Esther K. Wagner Fellow at The Washington Institute. LISTEN HERE
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
The first human trafficking case prosecuted in the United States happened right here in Anchorage, Alaska. Not My Life is a documentary depicting the dehumanizing practices of human trafficking and modern slavery worldwide. The film was shown at Bear Tooth Theatrepub in Anchorage and followed by panel discussion on slavery in Alaska with Robin Bronen from the Alaska Institute for Justice, Michelle DeWitt from Tundra Women's Coalition, Jolene Goeden from the FBI and First Lady of Alaska, Sandy Parnell. KSKA: Tuesday 10/15 at 2:00 pm and 9:00 pm Listen Now
Ambassador of The Republic of Indonesia to the United States, Sudjadnan Parnohadiningrat spoke on "Indonesia - US relations and current Indonesian development" in Anchorage...
Listen in as Ambassador Mohamed Jaham Al Kuwari discusses Qatar’s increasing role in the world, oil and natural gas development as vehicle for change, his country’s efforts in defeating extremism, and the 2022 FIFA World Cup, among other things with General Joseph Ralston (USAF, Retired). LISTEN NOW
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...