Monthly Archives: May 2012

Academic WorldQuest Recognition & Michael Klare on The Race For What’s Left

On Thursday, May 17, 2012 a standing room only crowd recognized Springfield area high school students who participated in the World Affairs Council’s Academic WorldQuest competition held at Western New England University in January.  The winning team from Springfield Renaissance … Continue reading

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Instant Issues: Investing in a New Narrative in Haiti

Mr. Ted Barber, co-founder & president of Prosperity Candle, will speak on Investing In a New Narrative in Haiti:  Empowering Women Entrepreneurs at an Instant Issues event about his recent trip to Haiti on Thursday, May  31, 2012 at noon … Continue reading

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Trip Report on World Affairs Council Leadership Delegation to Afghanistan Available for Download

If you would like more information about the World Affairs Council Leadership Delegation visit to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, a PDF version of the Trip Report can be downloaded by clicking here.  The report was written by our own Ken Furst, and … Continue reading

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Photos from Academic WorldQuest in Washington, DC

We have a couple of photos of our team from the Springfield Renaissance High School who represented the Council and the region at The World Affairs Councils of America’s 10th Annual Academic WorldQuest competition in April. In addition to the competition … Continue reading

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Michael Klare on “The Race for What’s Left” Plus Academic WorldQuest Recognition

Dr. Michael T. Klare, Director of the Five College Peace and World Security Studies Program, will speak on The Race For What’s Left: The Global Scramble for the World’s Last Resources, on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at noon in the … Continue reading

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Video, Audio of Ken Furst’s “Impressions of Afghanistan” Now Available Online

If you missed World Affairs Council Past President Ken Furst’s presentation at our April 18 Instant Issues event–or if you’d like to see it again–it is now available on our website here , thanks to our web maven Jeremy Cole.  You can … Continue reading

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