Speakers Archive

Andrew Webber at Worcester World Affairs Council
Andrew Webber at Worcester World Affairs Council

December 10, 2021

Countering Biological and Chemical Threats, with Andrew Webber, Council on Strategic Risks

Ronan Desai at Worcester World Affairs Council
Ronan Desai at Worcester World Affairs Council

November 10, 2021

Ronan 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 Campaign to Interfere in Democratic Elections, with David Kramer, Senior Fellow in the Václav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy, Florida International University

Bill McKibben at Worcester World Affairs Council
Bill McKibben at Worcester World Affairs Council

September 14, 2021

Current status of the environment, current challenges, and possible positive impacts, with Bill McKibben, Scholar in Residence in Environmental Studies, Middlebury College

Paul A. Berkman at Worcester World Affairs Council
Paul A. Berkman at Worcester World Affairs Council

June 21, 2021

Great Powers and the Melting Arctic with Professor Paul A Berkman, Associate Director of Science Diplomacy in the Harvard-MIT Public Disputes Program

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

May 27, 2021

"How to End Endless Wars in the Middle East," with Trita Parsi, Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft

World Health Organization:  History, Responsibility and Future Direction at WWAC
World Health Organization: History, Responsibility and Future Direction at WWAC

April 28, 2021

A video presentation followed by discussion among members

Mark Leonard at WPI
Mark Leonard at WPI

April 21, 2021

The Crisis of America Power: How Europe Views the Biden Administration with Mark Leonard, European Council on Foreign Relations

Farah Pandith at Worcester World Affairs Council
Farah Pandith at Worcester World Affairs Council

March 10, 2021

“Radicalization and Extremism” by Farah Pandith at the Worcester World Affairs Council on March 9, 2020

Paul Fagan at Worcester World Affairs Council
Paul Fagan at Worcester World Affairs Council

February 18, 2021

"Reset on Africa – Human Rights and other issues," with Paul Fagan, Director of Human Rights and Democracy Programs at the McCain Institute, Arizona State University.

Eitan Peled at Worcester World Affairs Council
Eitan Peled at Worcester World Affairs Council

January 28, 2021

"Child Migration Policy in the Biden Administration," with Eitan Peled, UNICEF USA Child Migration & Protection Program Manager

Angela Stent at Worcester World Affairs Council
Angela Stent at Worcester World Affairs Council

December 9, 2020

"Putin’s World: Russia Against the West and with the Rest" with Angela Stent, Georgetown University

Kelly Sims Gallagher at Worcester World Affairs Council
Kelly Sims Gallagher at Worcester World Affairs Council

November 18, 2020

"US and China Climate Policy," with Kelly Sims Gallagher, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

Laura M. Delgado López at Worcester World Affairs Council
Laura M. Delgado López at Worcester World Affairs Council

October 13, 2020

"Space as a Global Affair: Issues at the Crossroads of Science, National Policy and International Affairs" with Laura M. Delgado López, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters

Lisel Hintz at Worcester World Affairs Council
Lisel Hintz at Worcester World Affairs Council

September 17, 2020

"Turkey-U.S. Relationship Status in the Trump Era: It's Complicated" with Lisel Hintz, Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies

Michael Butler at Worcester World Affairs Council
Michael Butler at Worcester World Affairs Council

March 10, 2020

"New Decade, New Dilemmas? Contemporary Challenges for U.S. National Security," with Michael Butler from Clark University

Miko Peled at Worcester World Affairs Council
Miko Peled at Worcester World Affairs Council

February 3, 2020

“A New Paradigm - The Keys to Peace in Israel/Palestine” with Miko Peled

Daniel Maxwell at Worcester World Affairs Council
Daniel Maxwell at Worcester World Affairs Council

January 16, 2020

“Famine and Conflicts Around the World” with Daniel Maxwell, Tufts University

Eric Farnsworth at Worcester World Affairs Council
Eric Farnsworth at Worcester World Affairs Council

December 9, 2019

"US Relations with Latin America: From Where We Are to Where We Want to Go" with Eric Farnsworth, Vice President, Council of the Americas

Torrey Taussig at Worcester World Affairs Council
Torrey Taussig at Worcester World Affairs Council

November 5, 2019

"Trans-Atlantic Relations in the Age of Trump" with Torrey Taussig, Harvard University Kennedy School

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

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