October 29, 2018
Leadership Day: Germany Grant Series; New Conference Speakers; FPA at 100; Sen. Corker at TNWAC; Op-ed by Columbus' Terrien; Cover to Cover Podcasts; AWQ Registration and Study Guide; Council Jobs & News
WACA 2018 National Conference: Braving the New World Order
The Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC
Register for the WACA 2018 Conference
As always, WACA kicks off the annual National Conference with Fall Leadership Day - a chance to network with Council peers, share best practices, and develop partnerships.
WACA is delighted to announce that we have been selected to participate in Deutschlandjahr USA 2018/19 for a grant-funded series for Councils titled "Engage America: What Today's Germany Means for the United States." Christoph Mücher, Head of Project, will present the opportunities at the Leadership Day luncheon. Don't miss it!
Tennessee WAC Hosts Senator Bob Corker
The Tennessee World Affairs Council, in association with the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, International Business Council, and Baker Donelson presents a luncheon on October 31 with Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Terrien Op-ed Spotlights Plight of Mauritanian Immigrants and Refugees in Columbus
The Columbus Dispatch published an op-ed by Patrick Terrien, President and CEO of the Columbus Council on World Affairs, calling on the city to rally around its Mauritanian community to prevent wrongful detention and deportation. Read his column here.
World Affairs Council of New Hampshire will present a panel of experts on "Global Tipping Points: The Future of Korea: K-Pop” on November 1. This program is part of WACA's Future of Korea 2018 series, co-sponsored by the Korea Economic Institute. See more Council Highlights below.
Academic WorldQuest Study Guide and Details
1. Country in Focus: Qatar
2. How to Deal with North Korea
3. Global Refugee and Migration Crisis
4. #WeAreNATO – The Alliance at 70
5. Great Decisions
6. Japan-U.S. Relations
7. Space Policy
8. World Trade Organization (WTO)
9. Bridging Divides to Build Peace
10. Current Events
Cover to Cover in October featured a conversation with Sarah Igo, Associate Professor of History and Director of the Program in American Studies at Vanderbilt University, on her new book, The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern America. Listen here.
Listen to our September KNOW NOW call featuring a conversation between Valerie Plame, former career CIA covert operations officer, and Sandy Campbell, Executive Director of the Santa Fe Council on International Relations, speaking about the State of U.S. Intelligence Agencies. Listen here.
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