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!

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...

Ten Years Later: Looking back at China and the Pacific with General Howie Chandler, USAF (Retired)

General Howie Chandler transitioned from military service following duty as the Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force in March 2011 after completing over 36 years of distinguished service. As the second highest ranking officer in the Air Force, he formulated Air Force policy and guidance for over 680,000 Active-Duty, Guard, Reserve and Civilian Airmen serving in the United States and overseas. He was responsible for organizing, training, and equipping Air Force personnel for worldwide operations.

Postcards from Tomorrow Square

China experts James and Deborah Fallows visited the University of Alaska Anchorage on November 12th. This week on Addressing Alaskans, listening to their evening presentation at the Wendy Williamson. Deborah offers opening remarks on learning the Chinese language and the meaning of love, followed by her husband, national correspondent for The Atlantic, James Fallows. His talk focuses on his book Postcards from Tomorrow Square, Reports from China. KSKA: Thursday 12/6 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

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...

THE SECRET LIFE OF AN AMERICAN DIPLOMAT: FACING A FIRING SQUAD IN AFRICA, LIVING IN COMMUNIST ROMANIA, LEADING THE US PEACE CORPS, FIGHTING FIRES, MORE

The Secret Life of an American Diplomat: Facing a Firing Squad in Africa, Living in Communist Romania, Leading the US Peace Corps, Fighting Fires, & More

What you should know about US-China trade tensions and why that matters for Alaska

The United States and China are major trade partners, but current economic tensions between the two countries could have far-reaching affects. Erin Ennis, Senior Vice President of the US-China Business Council spoke at the Alaska World Affairs Council about what these trade issues might mean for Alaska. Thanks for listening!

AWAC Presents: Gary Boubel, BP Exploration Alaska

For the past 28 years, Gary Boubel has led major pipeline projects all over the world, including the Gulf of Mexico, offshore China, Indonesia,...

The Power of Educating Girls

Educate girls and you will change the world. This is the message of Girl Rising, a film that tells the stories of nine different girls around the world. Following a screening of Girl Rising, the Alaska World Affairs Council hosted a panel discussion on the power of educating girls with members of Anchorage's academic community and Brian Callahan from the Global Campaign for Education. KSKA: Tuesday 12/10 at 2:00 pm and 9:00 pm Listen Now

Practice What You Preach: Can World Religions Coexist?

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

AWAC Presents: Dr. Lilian Alessa

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

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,...

UAE’s Emergence on the World’s Stage: Overview of UAE-US Relations

The Honorable Abdulla Alsaboosi has been appointed consul general of the United Arab Emirates in Los Angeles covering the West Coast in July 2013. Prior to this assignment, he was the director of the American and Pacific Affairs Department with the title of ambassador at the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Listen Now:

INUIT: THE ARCTIC WE WANT – DR. DALEE DOROUGH

Dr. Dalee Sambo Dorough (Inuit-Alaska) is the newly elected International Chair of the Inuit Circumpolar Council, a non-governmental organization that represents approximately 165,000 Inuit from the Russian Far East, Alaska, Canada and Greenland.

Iran: Trump’s gift to the hardliners

KSKA: Tuesday, February, 27 2018, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’ll explore an answer to the question “Will killing the Nuclear Deal bring the US and Iran closer to war?” It’s a complicated topic, but today’s speaker, Trita Parsi, an expert on US-Iranian relations, is as qualified as anyone to answer it. LISTEN HERE

New Beginnings: Perspectives on Refugees in Alaska

The Alaska World Affairs Council hosted a panel on refugees in Alaska. Panelists included Jessica Kovarik and Margaret Stock.

“Why the Arctic Matters” with Alice Rogoff

Alaska Dispatch publisher Alice Rogoff discusses why the Arctic matters at an Alaska World Affairs Council lecture recorded May 2, 2014. Listen now:

WILL THIS BE CHINA’S CENTURY? | DR. MEL GURTOV

Dr. Mel Gurtov takes issue with the widespread view that China is on the way to rivalling, or even displacing, the US as the dominant world power.

AWAC Presents: Harold Heinze

Harold Heinze arrived in Prudhoe Bay six months after its discovery in Alaska. Former president of ARCO Alaska, today Heinze is the chief...

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...