AWAC Presents: Jonathan Adelman

RECORDED: Friday April 2, 2010 SPEAKER: Jonathan Adelman, Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver TOPIC: "The...

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.

Many Traditions, One Alaska: Teaching Alaska’s connected history

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

AWAC Presents: John Hamilton, U.S. foreign service

A career officer in the U.S. Foreign Service for 35 years, John Hamilton was ambassador to Peru from 1999 - 2002 and to Guatemala...

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:

Europe: America’s partner, America’s problem

KSKA: Tuesday, May 30, at 2:00 p.m. This episode we’re featuring an expert on German, European, and transatlantic foreign and security policy and strategy. LISTEN HERE

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...

AWAC Presents: Canada – U.S. Military Collaboration in the Arctic

RECORDED: July 30, 2010 PANEL: Lieutenant General Dana T. Atkins, AK NORAD Commander Lieutenant General Duval, Deputy Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command, Peterson AFB TOPIC: "Canada...

Addressing Alaskans: The Rise of Islamophobia

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...

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

Shifting International Petroleum Landscape

Fellow in the Energy and National Security Program at the Center for Strategic & International Studies, Edward Chow was recorded speaking on "Shifting International Petroleum Landscape" at the Alaska World Affairs Council on May 11, 2012.

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: Nick Lawson, Doctors Without Borders

Nick Lawson (right) in Pakistan following the earthquake in 2005. To view more of Nick Lawson's photos, click the link below. Nick Lawson began working...

The Dance of Peace: South Korea and Alaska Reducing Tensions and Prompting Peace

Join AKWorld for a critical conversation focusing on the diplomatic, political, economic, and cultural circumstances on the Korean Peninsula, as well as broadening and deepening understanding of the U.S.-Korea relations. From a decades-old military alliance to deep economic ties and a large and vibrant Korean-American community, the linkages between the United States and the Korean Peninsula remain as important as ever.

AWAC Presents: Dr. Robert Musil

RECORDED: Thursday November 13, 2009 SPEAKER: Dr. Robert K. Musil,  Senior Fellow at the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies, American University; author, Hope for...

AWAC Presents: Turkish Travels, Traumas and Triumphs

Returning from an educator's tour of Turkey, three Anchorage school district teachers and a UAA professor share what they learned abroad and how it...

Global LNG – A Shell View

A LNG pioneer, Shell will considerably increase production of Liquified Natural Gas in years to come. This week on Addressing Alaskans, Marta Jara from Shell Mexico discusses global markets for LNG, Shell's big picture priorities and the construction of a massive liquefied natural gas project in Australia that entails building the world's first floating LNG plant. KSKA: Thursday 1/12 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Alaskan Entrepreneurs & the Global Market

This event brought together a number of Alaskan entrepreneurs to share ideas and their enthusiasm for trying new things. Each of the panelists for this panel discussion has tried their hand at a number of different projects and has great advice and insight for us all. LISTEN HERE

Farah Killidar on “Iraq: The Beginning of the End”

Being of Iraqi origin, Farah Killidar has significant personal and professional interest in Iraq’s legal and political development. She has made presentations in the Middle East, the U.K. and the U.S. on Iraq’s legal system and the foreign investment climate; published articles on the subject; was invited as guest-lecturer at educational institutes; advised corporate and government clients on foreign investment in Iraq and ongoing changes to the legal and political system. When residing in Alaska, Farah acted as the executive director of the Alaska World Affairs Council and, more recently, as an independent legal consultant advising the U.S. Department of Commerce on Iraq’s commercial law development. Listen now:

Who Are These Guys? Staying Ahead of Emerging Markets

Ambassador Richard Boucher gives a talk called "Who are these guys? Staying ahead of emerging markets." His presentation was hosted by the Alaska World Affairs Council and was recorded on April 25 at the Anchorage Hilton. Listen now: