AWAC Presents: Hsiu-lien Annette Lu

RECORDED: July 6, 2010 SPEAKER: Hsiu-lien Annette Lu, Former Vice President, R.O.C. (Taiwan) TOPIC: "Perspective on Asia-Pacific Development" ABOUT: Alaska World Affairs Council Presents is...

AWAC Presents: Rick Fox

Alaska Asset Manager for Shell Exploration and Production, Rick Fox spoke on "The Global Energy Challenge - Shell's Interest in the Alaska Offshore." In...

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: Alaskans on the Ground – Experiences in Iraq

Five Alaskan servicemen who have served in Iraq share their experiences from overseas and reveal what they call, "the other side of the story."...

AWAC Presents: Joe Montville

Joe Montville is the director of Abrahamic Family Reunion, an Esalen Institute project that offers ways to use psychological and spiritual approaches in...

Dr. Yong Zhao on “Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization”

Dr. Yong Zhao is an internationally known scholar, author, and speaker. His works focus on the implications of globalization and technology on education. He has designed schools that cultivate global competence, developed computer games for language learning, and founded research and development institutions to explore innovative education models. He has published over 100 articles and 20 books, including Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization and World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students. Listen Now:

AWAC Presents: Jonathan Huneke

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...

“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:

Managing Global Insecurity

KSKA: Tuesday, May 10 @ 2:00 pm. Dr. Stephen Stedman analyzes the threats that surround us, but does not yield to the temptation to despair. He rightly points out that in a world of problems without passports, our security and prosperity depend on unprecedented international cooperation, and that such cooperation is within our reach. DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Inside The Mind of a Terrorist

Professor of International Affairs at the National War College, Dr. Bard E. O'Neill was recorded speaking on "Inside The Mind of a Terrorist" at the Alaska World Affairs Council on September 6, 2013. Listen Now

AWAC Presents: Dr. Karin von Hippel, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Anchorage grown, Dr. Karin von Hippel has conducted research for the United Nations, the European Union and now the Center for Strategic and International...

AWAC Presents: Stephen Cohen

SPEAKER: Stephen Cohen, Senior Policy Expert, Brookings Institution TOPIC: "Will Pakistan become the most dangerous country in the world?" RECORDED: Friday April 22, 2011 SLIDESHOW: Steve Cohen...

The Unraveling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq

KSKA: Tuesday, November 07, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re taking a look back at mistakes made in Iraq from an insider’s perspective. Emma Sky, author of  “The Unraveling:High Hopes and Missed Opportunities,” and Director of the World Fellows Program at Yale University, discusses how both internal and external political forces caused the mission in Iraq to fail and created lasting instability in the whole region.  LISTEN HERE

Ola Borten Moe

Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Ola Borten Moe's talk on "Energy in Norway - Moving Northward" was recorded at the Alaska World Affairs Council on November 4, 2011.

The Obama Administration’s Pivot from the Middle East to Asia

Pulitzer Prize Winning Foreign Correspondent, Lewis Simons was recorded speaking on “The Obama Administration's Pivot from the Middle East to Asia” at the Alaska World Affairs Council on May 17, 2013.

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...

Military in Alaska: Past, present, and future

KSKA: Tuesday, March 07, at 2:00 p.m. This time we’re learning more about the military here in Alaska and it's influence on the state. You'll hear from two generals and their perspective on the financial situation on the state and continued growth. LISTEN NOW

The Changing Face and Role of British Representation in the U.S. and Around the World

British Consul General in San Francisco, Priya Guha was recorded speaking on "The Changing Face and Role of British Representation in the U.S. and Around the World" at the Alaska World Affairs Council on Friday, September 7, 2012.

Alaska & the UN: More Connected Than You Know

Chief Executive Officer of the United Nations Foundation, Kathy Calvin was recorded speaking on “Alaska & the UN: More Connected Than You Know” at the  Alaska World Affairs Council on May 4, 2012.

Europe of the future: The Czech view

This unfiltered conversation will feature, Hynek Kmoníček, current Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the USA, speaking on Czech's role in European affairs, the Middle East, energy, and more. There will also be time for a number of audience members to pose their questions to the Ambassador directly. Thanks for listening!