Programs

The Man Who Ran Washington

When: January 27, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Zoom

Join us for our Quarter 1 Colloquium, an additional presentation for our 2020-2021 monthly speaker series. Presenters: Journalists and Authors, Peter Baker & Susan Glasser Topic: “The Man Who Ran Washington: The Life[…]

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America and the Middle East in 2021

When: February 10, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Zoom

Join us for our February presentation, part of our 2020-2021 monthly speaker series. Presenter: Trita Parsi, Executive Vice President, Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft Topic: “America and the Middle East in 2021” When:[…]

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US-China Relations

When: March 9, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Zoom

Join us for our March presentation, part of our 2020-2021 speaker series. Presenter: Dorinda Elliot, SVP, Director of Programs and Center for Business, China Institute Topic: “US-China Relations” When: Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 6:00[…]

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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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