Speakers Archive

Ryan Hass at Worcester World Affairs Council
Ryan Hass at Worcester World Affairs Council

China and the Taiwan Strait, with Ryan Hass, The Brookings Institution

James Goldgeier at Worcester World Affairs Council
James Goldgeier at Worcester World Affairs Council

NATO, with James Goldgeier

Trita Parsi at Worcester World Affairs Council
Trita Parsi at Worcester World Affairs Council

May 10, 2023

Current events in Iran, with Trita Parsi, Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft

Mona Yacoubian at Worcester World Affairs Council
Mona Yacoubian at Worcester World Affairs Council

April 19, 2023

"How to Prevent State Collapse of Lebanon" with Mona Yacoubian, U.S. Institute of Peace

John Feffer at Worcester World Affairs Council
John Feffer at Worcester World Affairs Council

March 2, 2023

"Latin America's Changing Political Climate" with John Feffer, Institute for Policy Studies

Christopher M. Faulkner at Worcester World Affairs Council
Christopher M. Faulkner at Worcester World Affairs Council

February 7, 2023

The Role of Russian Private Military Companies in Africa, Ukraine, and Beyond, with Christopher M. Faulkner, U.S. Naval War College

Anatol Lieven at Worcester World Affairs Council
Anatol Lieven at Worcester World Affairs Council

January 12, 2023

Ukraine, with Anatol Lieven, Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft

Frederic Wehrey at Worcester World Affairs Council
Frederic Wehrey at Worcester World Affairs Council

December 5, 2022

Religion and politics in the Middle East, with Dr. Frederic Wehrey, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Katharine Petrich at Worcester World Affairs Council
Katharine Petrich at Worcester World Affairs Council

November 2, 2022

Al-Shabaab's Criminal Activities in the Horn of Africa with Katharine Petrich, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Scot Marciel at Worcester World Affairs Council
Scot Marciel at Worcester World Affairs Council

October 17, 2022

Crisis and Opportunity in Myanmar, with retired Ambassador Scot Marciel

Major General (Ret.) William Rapp at Worcester World Affairs Council
Major General (Ret.) William Rapp at Worcester World Affairs Council

September 12, 2022

Civil-Military Relations in the US & Other Countries

WWAC Summer Social 2022
WWAC Summer Social 2022

June 15, 2022

A social gathering with food and drink for Worcester World Affairs members

Rushan Abbas at Worcester World Affairs Council
Rushan Abbas at Worcester World Affairs Council

May 3, 2022

"Global Implications of the Uyghur Genocide," with Rushan Abbas, Campaign for Uyghurs

Adam Weinstein at Worcester World Affairs Council
Adam Weinstein at Worcester World Affairs Council

April 7, 2022

The US Experience in Afghanistan: What Does It Mean for Future Interventions and Nation-Building? with Adam Weinstein, Research Fellow at the Quincy Institute

Alex Newhouse at Worcester World Affairs Council
Alex Newhouse at Worcester World Affairs Council

March 8, 2022

"Online Radicalization of the Vulnerable & the Power of Social Media" with Alex Newhouse, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Marc Grossman and Marcie Ries at Worcester World Affairs Council
Marc Grossman and Marcie Ries at Worcester World Affairs Council

February 24, 2022

"A U.S. Diplomatic Service for the 21st Century" with Marc Grossman, Cohen Group, and Marcie Ries, Belfer Center

Peter Martin at Worcester World Affairs Council
Peter Martin at Worcester World Affairs Council

January 13, 2022

The Making of Wolf Warrior Diplomacy, with Peter Martin, Defense Policy and Intelligence Reporter at Bloomberg News

Andrew Weber at Worcester World Affairs Council
Andrew Weber at Worcester World Affairs Council

December 10, 2021

Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction, with Andrew Weber, Council on Strategic Risks

Ronak Desai at Worcester World Affairs Council
Ronak Desai at Worcester World Affairs Council

November 10, 2021

Ronak Desai will speak about the Future of the US-India Strategic Partnership

David Kramer at Worcester World Affairs Council
David Kramer at Worcester World Affairs Council

October 21, 2021

The Kremlin's Threat to Democracy, with David Kramer, Senior Fellow in the Václav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy, Florida International University

The Worcester World Affairs Council is proud to have hosted a number of illustrious speakers.

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