Author Archives: Cynthia Melcher

About Cynthia Melcher

Cynthia Melcher is Executive Director of the World Affairs Council of Western Massachusetts

Juliette Kayyem to Speak at 89th Annual Meeting & Dinner

We are pleased to announce that former Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs at the Department of Homeland Security Juliette Kayyem will address our 89th Annual Meeting & Dinner on Thursday, October 8. Details such as venue, exact timing, cost, etc. should … Continue reading

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Smith College’s Greg White to Speak on 2015 Mediterranean Migration Tragedy

  Dr. Greg White, Mary Huggins Gamble Professor of Government at Smith College, will speak on The 2015 Mediterranean Migration Tragedy: The European Union’s History of ‘Migration Management’  at an Instant Issues event on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 from noon … Continue reading

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British Consul General Susie Kitchens to Speak April 15 on Anglo-American Relations

Consul General of the United Kingdom in Boston Susie Kitchens will speak on Anglo-American Relations: No longer just special, but essential at an Instant Issues event on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room at One Financial … Continue reading

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First Annual International Affairs Academic Symposium Set for March 7 at Longmeadow High

The World Affairs Council of Western Massachusetts is pleased to present our first International Affairs Academic Symposium for area high school students on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Longmeadow High School, 95 Grassy Gutter Road, Longmeadow, MA,  from 9:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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Baystate Health’s Dr. Jackson Williams to Speak on Ebola

Jackson Williams, MD will speak at an Instant Issues event on “Ebola’s Impact on West Africa” on  Wednesday, January 28, 2015 from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room at One Financial Plaza  (1350 Main Street) 3rd Floor, downtown Springfield. The cost … Continue reading

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