Juneau World Affairs Council

Juneau World Affairs Council

Comedy, Economics & Carbon Tax!

The Juneau World Affairs Council presents “Comedy, Economics & Carbon Tax!” with Yoram Bauman. Bauman has a Ph.D. in economics, but got into stand-up comedy after writing a parody of an economics text book in grad school. He’s authored several cartoon guides to economics and does some formal teaching, but considers stand-up his “job job.”…

Juneau World Affairs Council

Faith-based Diplomacy: Bridging the Religious Divide

The Juneau World Affairs Council presents “Faith-based Diplomacy: Bridging the Religious Divide” with Douglas Johnston. Johnston is president and founder of the International Center for Religion and Diplomacy. The nongovernmental organization’s mission is to prevent and resolve identity-based conflicts that exceed the reach of traditional diplomacy by incorporating religion as part of the solution. Recorded…

Juneau World Affairs Council

Hong Kong – Where China and Global Advantages Converge

Ms. Subrina Chow presents “Hong Kong – Where China and Global Advantages Converge.” Chow, Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco, shares her insights into the fast changing economic landscape of the greater China region. As the center of the global economy pivots towards Asia, Ms. Chow will explain how…

Juneau World Affairs Council

Will China Rule the World?

The Juneau World Affairs Council presents “Will China Rule the World?” with Ronald Tammen. Tammen is an author and political science professor at Portland State University. His current research centers on China and India’s emergence as world powers.

Juneau World Affairs Council

Syria: From Struggle for Freedom to Humanitarian Crisis

CAUTION: This program contains images and descriptions of an active war zone that some viewers my find objectionable. Radwan Ziadeh is an author, scholar and international policy expert with a focus on Syria. He is founder and director of the Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies in Syria. He is also a co-founder and executive…

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