Programs

India, Pakistan, and the War over Kashmir

When: October 15, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

When: Thursday, October 15, 2020, 6:00 p.m. Where: Virtually! Registration required. The link to join us will be emailed with your registration confirmation. We will be using Zoom meetings. Presenter: Dean Accardi, Assistant Professor of History at[…]

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The Abandonment of the West

When: October 28, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

When: Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 6:00 p.m. Where: Virtually! Registration required. The link to join us will be emailed with your registration confirmation. We will be using Zoom meetings. Presenter: Michael Kimmage, Professor of History at the[…]

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Indigenous Rights in the 21st Century

When: November 18, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Zoom

When: Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 6:00 p.m. Where: Virtually! Registration required. The link to join us will be emailed with your registration confirmation. We will be using Zoom meetings. Presenter: Marissa Turnbull, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, Mashantucket[…]

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About Us

The mission of the Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) is to foster an understanding of issues of foreign policy and international affairs through study, debate, and educational programming.  SECWAC’s principal activity is to sponsor a Speakers Series of 8 to 10 monthly meetings annually.  Through the Series, we achieve our mission by providing a forum for nonpartisan, non-advocacy dialogue between our members and U.S. policymakers and other experts on foreign relations.

The Board of Directors of SECWAC is a volunteer organization committed to hosting the widest possible range of views while advocating none.  By maintaining a reputation for impartiality, we facilitate serious and civil debate and discussion on issues that bear directly on the United States of America’s vital global interests.

Featured Speaker

David Shimer, Author

Our September 16, 2020, guest speaker, David Shimer is an expert on election security, U.S.-Russian relations, and covert action. He is the author of Rigged: America, Russia, and One Hundred Years of Covert […]

Mission Statement

The mission of the Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) is to foster an understanding of issues of foreign policy and international affairs by study, debate, and educational programming, primarily through a Speakers Series of 8 to 10 monthly meetings.

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