Programs

Peace Movement by Indigenous Women in India

When: March 23, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Zoom

Join us in March for our Quarterly Colloquium presentation. Presenter: Binalakshmi Nepram, Carr Center for Human Rights at Harvard Kennedy School; Writer, Civil Rights Activist; Founder, Manipur Women Gun Survivors Network, Control Arms[…]

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The Politics of Epidemics

When: April 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Zoom

Join us April 14 for “The Politics of Epidemics”, part of our 2020-2021 speaker series. Presenter: Eileen Hunt Botting, Professor, University of Notre Dame Topic: “The Politics of Epidemics, from Thucydides to Mary[…]

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US-Europe Relations in the Context of Brexit

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

Join us April 27 for “US-Europe Relations in the Context of Brexit”, part of our 2020-2021 speaker series. Presenter: Thomas Wright, Brookings Institution Topic: “US-Europe Relations in the Context of Brexit” When: April[…]

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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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