Ambassador Edward Peck atop the Hilton Anchorage for the Alaska World Affairs Council luncheon on Oct. 21. Photo and audio recording by Will Theurer, Alaska World Affairs Council. "Perception is everything," according to Edward Peck, former U.S. diplomat in Iraq, Tunisia, Morocco and Egypt . "In our country people are unable to understand the importance of trying to get a grasp on the perceptions of those people over there," said Peck at the Alaska World Affairs Council on October 21. Listen to his talk entitled, "The Arab Spring: Geography, History and Religion Shape a Vital Region" this week on Addressing Alaskans. KSKA: Thursday 10/27 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

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

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,...

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

SPEAKER: Dr. Peter W. Schramm, Executive Director, Ashbrook Center at Ashland University TOPIC: “Recollections from the Hungarian Revolution of 1956” RECORDED: Friday, February 11, 2011 ABOUT: Alaska...

As Canada prepares to be the next Chair of the Arctic Council in 2013, followed by the United States, Jennifer Loten says "it's important...

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."

The panel discussion featuring Elle Ede, Statoil Alaska; Brad Keithly, Perkins Coie; Rebecca Logan, Alaska Industry Support Alliance; and Hugh Short, Alaska Growth Capital was recorded at the Alaska World Affairs Council on January 13, 2012.

KSKA Tuesday, March 21 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re featuring a World Matters storytelling event titled “Intercultural Alaska: Celebrating Diversity & Connecting Through Stories.” Five storytellers share with us their stories of immigration, culture, heritage and integration. All of which help make Alaska such a diverse place to live. LISTEN NOW

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 President of Iceland speaking atop the Hilton - Anchorage He's visited Alaska more than any other president, including George Bush in recent years. The...

This week on the program we are taking a, somewhat humorous, but scientifically accurate look, at whether a zombie apocalypse, or other devastating plague could affect the arctic.   LISTEN

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...

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

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...

As the debate over Islamophobia rages on across the country, the Alaska World Affairs Council (AWAC) invited Nihad Awad, co-founder and executive director of...

SPEAKER: Paul Dunscomb, Associate Professor of East Asia History, University Alaska Anchorage TOPIC:"Can Japan be Changed: Lessons of the Forgotten Postwar" RECORDED: Friday, March...

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.

Larry Persily's talk entitled “Alaska’s Natural Gas: Does Any Country Need It?” was recorded at the Alaska World Affairs Council in Anchorage on January 20, 2012.

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