The Key To Increasing Educational Engagement
The Key To Increasing Educational Engagement
The Key To Increasing Educational Engagement

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...

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

AWAC Presents: David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group

Before co-founding The Carlyle Group, one of the world's largest private equity firms, David Rubenstein served in the White House during the Carter Administration...

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

AWAC Presents: Paul Dunscomb

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...

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: Ambassador Nicholas Veliotes

RECORDED: September 17, 2010 SPEAKERS: Ambassador Nicholas Veliotes TOPIC: "Living With the World--The Role of Diplomacy" Download Audio (MP3) ABOUT: Alaska World Affairs Council Presents is a...

Autism: A Global Story

Listen to a special edition of Line One: Your Health Connection when host Dr. Woodard interviews ABC News' John Donovan about his forthcoming book on autism. Hosted by the Alaska World Affairs Council this interview was recorded in front of a live audience at the Hilton Anchorage on Friday April 12 and can be heard Monday on KSKA's Line One. KSKA: Monday 4/15 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm Listen Now

Education and Economic Opportunities for Women: solutions to poverty and conflict in Pakistan

KSKA: Tuesday, April 12, at 2:00 p.m. Jodi has been working with MDF since 2009. She is a former educator, earned a Masters degree in International Development from the University of Denver. Jodi visits Pakistan periodically and loves to share/present the meaningful work they do. Jodi is currently a board member of Four Valleys Community School and working on publishing a book about their experience providing education and economic opportunities to vulnerable populations in Pakistan. DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Ambassador Zygimantas Pavilionis on “Lithuania: A Start-Up Nation”

Ambassador Zygimantas Pavilionis speaks on Lithuania's culture of entrepreneurship and the nation's potential in a global economy. Listen now:

Larry Persily, Federal Coordinator for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects

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.

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...

Ambassador Henry MacDonald

Suriname Ambassador to the U.N., Henry MacDonald's talk on "Climate Change: Forest Conservation in the Republic of Suriname and the Way Forward" was recorded at the Alaska World Affairs Council on December 2, 2011.

Kim Jong Un’s North Korea with Dr. Jung Pak

groundbreaking account of the rise of North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Un, from his nuclear ambitions to his summits with President Donald J. Trump–from a former CIA analyst considered one of the leading American experts on the North Korean leader inside and outside the U.S. government.

Alaska’s role in a commercial space industry

KSKA Tuesday, Oct. 31 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing about Alaska’s role in the commercial space industry. We feature two distinguished guests to discuss the rapidly growing commercial space industry and Alaska’s potential role. LISTEN HERE

Ukeleles for Peace: Music Bringing Israeli and Arab Youth Together

The sweet strumming of the ukulele invokes a feeling of island bliss. But one minute of listening to The United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra will make you realize this isn’t flip-flops music. Punk rock, rock and roll, pop music and oldies – you name it, this octet will play it on their ukuleles. Peter Moss and all the musicians of the United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra are delighted to be supporters of the children’s project in Israel “Ukeleles for Peace,” which was founded and realized by the music lecturer Paul Moore several years ago together with both Israeli and Palestinian children. A part of the wages of the orchestra will be donated every evening to this award winning reconciliation project, in which kids with the help of music and inexpensive musical instruments discover, together with parents and schools, a way forward throughout this war-torn region. Listen now:

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

AWAC Presents: William Bernstein

RECORDED: Friday April 30, 2010 SPEAKER: William Bernstein, Ph.D., M.D.; award-winning finance and nonfiction author; Co-Principal, Efficient Frontier Advisors TOPIC:  "Globalization: Is Today's 'Flat World' Really...

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

Dr. Ronald Tammen on “Will China Rule the World?”

Ron Tammen is a scholar and professor at the Mark O. Hatfield School of Government. Dr. Tammen specializes in world politics, with particular reference to power relationships among the great powers, present and future. His research currently centers on the emergence of China and then India as potentially dominant nations and the challenge this presents to U.S. foreign and national security policy. Listen now: