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WWAC: Patrick Murphy - US Interests in Asia 4/7/17

Patrick Murphy, Deputy Asst Secretary, US Dept of State for Southeast Asia, 04/2016 to present (and BUHS Alumnus!) will give a talk entitled “Promoting U.S. Interests in Asia During a Time of Change”

A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, W. Patrick Murphy served previously as...Watch now »

04/07/2017
WWAC: Nancy Birdsall - Globalization 3/8/17

In February of 2017 Windham World Affairs Council launched a 6-part Marlboro College/WWAC Lecture Series held in the Marlboro College Graduate Center in downtown Brattleboro. This series features distinguished speakers who address issues such as American diplomacy, development aid, and nuclear...Watch now »

03/08/2017
WWAC: Rodney Bent - US International Developement 3/1/17

How, Where, and When Can the U.S. Government Effectively Promote International Development?

presented by Rodney Bent, Former Interim President, Millenium Challenge Corp.

The Millenium Challenge Corp, an innovative and independent U.S. foreign aid agency that is...Watch now »

03/01/2017
WWAC: Kevin Quigley - Peace Corps 2/10/17

On February 10, 2017 Windham World Affairs Council launched a 6-part Marlboro College/WWAC Lecture Series to be held in the Marlboro College Graduate Center in downtown Brattleboro. This series will feature distinguished speakers who will address issues such as American diplomacy, development...Watch now »

02/10/2017
WWAC: Prof. James Galbraith - Inequality 10/13/16

“Inequality: What Everyone Needs to Know” with Professor James Galbraith

What does "economic inequality" mean? How is it measured? Why should we care? Why did inequality rise in the United States? Is rising inequality an inevitable feature of capitalism? What should we do about it?...Watch now »

10/13/2016
WWAC: Peter Galbraith - New Map of the Middle East 6/10/16

Ambassador Peter W. Galbraith presents this talk entitled “The New Map of the Middle East:The Disastrous Centennial of the Disastrous Sykes-Picot Agreement”.In May of 1916 representatives of Great Britain and France secretly reached an accord, known as the Sykes-Picot agreement, dividing the...Watch now »

06/10/2016
WWAC: Dr. John Hagen - Violent Extremism in Niger 5/13/16

Dr. John Hagen presents this talk entitled "American Engagement with Niger: A Case Study on Confronting Violent Extremism in Africa"

A predominantly Muslim nation facing the threat of radical Islamic groups along several borders, Niger has actively sought support from the U.S. However,...Watch now »

05/13/2016
WWAC: Paul Morgan - Paris Climate Agreement 2/19/16

"The Paris Climate Agreement: Emissions Accomplished?"Join Paul Morgan, Ph.D. as he reflects on the ‘Paris Agreement’ reached at the most recent UN climate change conference (COP21). In particular, he will share what he learned while attending COP21 as an official observer, and address whether...Watch now »

02/19/2016
WWAC: Thomas White - Encountering Auschwitz 1/22/16

“The Power of Place: Encountering Auschwitz 70 Years After Liberation”

The Windham World Affairs Council presents Thomas M. White, the Coordinator of Educational Outreach for the Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Keene State College, who will examine how one can encounter...Watch now »

01/22/2016
WWAC: Peter Galbraith - Iran Nuclear Agreement 7/24/15 [Excerpt]

Former U.S. Ambassador Peter Galbraith presents this talk entitled “The Iran Nuclear Agreement: Why It Is Good for America and How It May Change the Middle East,” as the first in the Windham World Affairs Council’s new “Hot Off the Press” presentations meant to inform civic dialogue on issues of...Watch now »

07/24/2015