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

Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, President of Iceland

Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, President of The Republic of Iceland was recorded at the Alaska World Affairs Council on Monday June 20, speaking on “The Global Crisis and the Future of the North: Lessons from Iceland.”

AWAC Presents: Steve LeVine

RECORDED: March 19, 2010 SPEAKER: Steve LeVine, Author and Journalist for Business Week TOPIC: “The Caspian Sea: News From the Uncovered Hinterlands” Steve LeVine's blog About Alaska...

Biking Without Borders: Two Wheels, Six Continents & the Neglected Tropical Diseases

Dr. Steven Fabes was recorded speaking on "Biking Without Borders: Two Wheels, Six Continents & the Neglected Tropical Diseases" at the Alaska World Affairs Council on September 20, 2013. Listen Now

AWAC Presents: Dr. William Beeman

Listen to Dr. William Beeman on U.S. - Iranian Relations During the Obama Era this week on KSKA's Addressing Alaskans, Thursday (Oct 29) at...

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

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.

Competing Visions for Palestine

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."

AWAC Presents: Dr. Peter Schramm

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...

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

Addressing Alaskans: Senator Begich and Ambassador Grabar-Kitarović

Senator Mark Begich met with Croatia's ambassador to the United States at a joint luncheon hosted by the the Alaska World...

Ice Race – Who will be active in the changing Arctic landscape?

A distinguished panel discussion with Rear Admiral (RET) Lars Saunes, Chief Liasion Michael Hjorth, Deputy Chief Hreinn Pálsson, and US State Department Jon Harrison. Thanks for listening!

AWAC Presents: Akiva Tor

RECORDED: Thursday October 15, 2009 SPEAKER: Akiva Tor, Israel Consul General to the Pacific Northwest TOPIC: "Challenges and Opportunities for Peace in the Middle East Today" LINKS: Israel...

Alaska LNG Opportunities: Prospects in Japan, China, and other Asian Markets

Research Director of Asian energy security at The National Bureau of Asian Research, Mikkal Herberg was recorded speaking on "Alaska LNG Opportunities:Prospects in Japan, China, and other Asian Markets" at the Alaska World Affairs Council on November 28, 2012.

Yoram Bauman on “Comedy, Economics, and Carbon Tax!”

Yoram Bauman is an environmental economist and a carbon tax Fellow at Sightline Institute. He has a PhD in economics from the University of Washington and works in Washington state and elsewhere on climate change economics and policy, particularly focusing on carbon pricing. His most recent academic paper (“Climate Sensitivity: Should the Climate Tail Wag the Policy Dog?”) was co-authored with UW climate scientist Gerard Roe and appeared in the April 2013 issue of Climatic Change. Dr. Bauman is part of the CarbonWA.org effort to bring a revenue-neutral carbon tax to Washington State. Listen Now:

AWAC Presents: Ismail Khaldi

The self-described "Bedouin version of Crocodile Dundee," Ismail Khaldi arrived in the United States after the outbreak of the second intifada in 2000. ...

AWAC Presents: Qubad Talabani, Kurdistan

Qubad Talabani is the Kurdistan Regional Government's Representative to the United States and he is the son of Jalal Talabani, Iraq's current president. In...

Cyberthreats: The New Strategic Battleground

Is cyberspace the battleground of the 21st century? Technology consultant Lawrence Husick gives a talk on technology's importance in international relations, war fighting and terrorism. Listen now:

Alaska Leaders: Celebrating women at the helm of Alaska’s future

Join Alaska World Affairs Council in honoring and celebrating the women leaders in our community. Thanks for listening!

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.

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: