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…
Aaron Wolf presents “Shared Waters: Conflict, Cooperation and Transformation” as part of a Juneau World Affairs Council discussion. Wolf is a professor at Oregon State University whose research focuses on political conflict and resolution related to transboundary water resources. Recorded December 3, 2014
Will Dobson presents “Are Dictators Getting Smarter? The Battle between Dictatorship & Democracy” as part of a Juneau World Affairs Council discussion. Dobson is Slate’s politics and foreign affairs editor, and the author of “The Dictator’s Learning Curve: Inside the Global Battle for Democracy.” Recorded November 12, 2014
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.
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…
Sulak Sivaraksa is the founder of a number of social, humanitarian, ecological and spiritual movements and organizations in Thailand. He is an advocate for social and political change in his native country as well as on a global scale. He gave a talk @360 on September 3, 2014.
The Juneau World Affairs Council presents scholar Alexander Dolitsky. Dolitsky is a native of Kiev in the former Soviet Ukraine. His academic background is in Russian history and anthropology, and he founded the Alaska-Siberia Research Center.
Mary Miller is an Alaskan who has been volunteering with the Peace Corps in Ukraine since September 2012. In February, the Peace Corps pulled Miller and more than 200 other volunteers out of the country over safety concerns.
Three exchange students from Yemen, Bahrain, and Gaza are spending a year in Juneau and Haines. Maha Abdulrazzaq, Abdulla Husain, and Haytham Mohanna will talk about adapting to life in Southeast Alaska, going to American schools, and what they miss about home. Audience will get to participate in a Q&A session with the students. Lisa…
Bruce Botelho, a former Alaska attorney general and former Juneau mayor, was abroad for the month of September in Germany. Botelho speaks on the 2013 German federal elections and the country’s emerging Grand Coalition.