Join us Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at Old Lyme Country Club for a presentation by Rob Hernandez, Local Independent Expert. He will discuss, “Cuba, the Conflicted Isle: can it reconcile its past while creating[…]
Monday, January 28, 2019, Caroleen Sayej, Associate Professor of Government and International Relations at Connecticut College, will present on “Patriotic Ayatollahs: Nationalism in Post-Saddam Iraq.” The presentation will take place in the Crozier[…]
Join us February 20, 2019, at the Crozier Student Center at Connecticut College for a presentation by Carl Zimmer, Independent Scholar and Journalist. He will discuss, “The Deep History of Global Affairs.” More[…]
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.
Caroleen Sayej received her Ph.D. in Political Science in 2006 from New York University, where she studied comparative politics with a focus on the Middle East. Currently, she is an associate professor of […]
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.