ABOUT EVENTS

Go beyond the headlines with the World Affairs Council of New Hampshire as we present films, discussions and lectures addressing world affairs at events around the Granite State. For a full list of our upcoming events, please visit our event calendar.


ANNUAL GLOBAL FORUM

Proceeds of this spring fundraiser - featuring some of the most recognizable names in international affairs today - support the Council's critical work

Past Speakers: Masha Gessen (2017); Admiral David Titley (2016); David Rothkopf (2015); Tom Ricks (2014), Ambassador Ryan Crocker (2013), Senator George Mitchell (2012), Joseph Nye (2011); E.J. Dionne (2010), Lisa Mullins (2010), Peter Galbraith (2009); Ralph Beglieter (2008); David Gergen (2008); Senators Gary Hart & Warren Rudman (2007)

GLOBAL BUSINESS SUMMIT

Learn why you should "Think Global" as New Hampshire's role grows within the global economy.

Past Speakers: Trey Herr, Cybersecurity expert (2016); Seth Goldman, CEO, HonestTea (2015); Ross LaJeunesse, Google (2014); Andy Ory, Acme Packet (2013); Howard Brodsky, CCA Global (2012); Myron Kandel, CNN (2011)


GLOBAL TIPPING POINTS SERIES

These evening events feature presentations by respected professors, world leaders, and other experts at UNH Manchester.

Past series (established 2011): "World in Transition;" "Insecure World;" "Countering Extremism;" "What Comes Next: America's Foreign Policy Challenges;" "After Iraq: Foreign Policy and Moral Dilemmas in the New Middle East;" "Primary Concerns: Critical Foreign Policy Issues at the Ballot Box;" "Volatile Times;" "Power Shift: Disruption & Transition Reshaping the World."

WORLD AFFAIRS @ THE LIBRARY

Join us for two series a year as we partner with the Portsmouth Public Library for evening programs featuring foreign policy experts on the latest world headlines.




CROSSROADS INTERNATIONAL FILM & DISCUSSION SERIES

Join the Council and Red River Theatres in Concord for a series of international films followed by relevant speakers and discussion.

Past series (established 2012): "Fighting for Freedom;" Power Shift; "Price of Progress."


NH ACADEMIC WORLDQUEST

A yearly competition for high school students around the state to learn more about world affairs. The champions represent our state at the national competition in Washington, D.C., presented by the World Affairs Councils of America.


  

WORLD AFFAIRS LUNCHEONS

Luncheons feature experts on hot topics and plenty of compelling discussion.


INTERNATIONAL VISITORS RECEPTIONS

Connect with the world at our receptions for emerging leaders who are in the Granite State as part of our International Visitors Program


OTHER EVENTS

Join us for special events around the state including hearing from foreign policy speeches from candidates during the NH Primary, the annual China Town Hall, and visiting authors and others offering insight into the issues of the day.



World Affairs Council of New Hampshire
Southern New Hampshire University - Ford House

2500 N. River Road - Manchester - NH - 03106
council@wacnh.org - (603) 314-7970

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