Author Archives: Cynthia Melcher

About Cynthia Melcher

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

Dr. Kavita Khory on Security Challenges in South Asia in November

 Dr. Kavita Khory, Ruth Lawson Professor of Politics and Carol Hoffmann Collins Director of the Mount Holyoke College McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives, will speak at an Instant Issues brown bag lunchtime discussion series event on Monday, November 4, 2019 in … Continue reading

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Dr. Andrew Lam to Speak on “Repentance” & the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in September

Andrew Lam, MD, will speak at an Instant Issues Brown Bag Lunch event on The Most Decorated Unit in U.S. Military History: Writing Repentance and exploring the remarkable history of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at noon in the third floor … Continue reading

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Annual Meeting to Feature Dr. Katherine Brown on The Press and Diplomacy in Afghanistan

The World Affairs Council of Western Massachusetts is pleased to announce that Dr. Katherine Brown, President and CEO of Global Ties US , will speak on her new book, Your Country, Our War: The Press and Diplomacy in Afghanistan (Oxford University  Press, 2019), at our … Continue reading

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Instant Issues: Ambassador Mark G. Hambley on Yemen

Ambassador Mark G. Hambley , trustee of the Next Century Foundation , will speak at an Instant Issues brown bag lunchtime discussion series event on Monday, March 25, 2019 in the 3rd Floor Community Room of the MassLive Building at 1350 Main Street, in downtown … Continue reading

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Instant Issues in February: NYU’s Alejandro Velasco on Venezuela

Dr. Alejandro Velasco of New York University will speak at an Instant Issues brown bag lunchtime discussion series event at noon on Friday, February 15, 2019 in the 3rd Floor Community Room, the MassLive Building at 1350 Main Street, in … Continue reading

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