Press Release: What Americans Get Wrong about China

Media Contact: Paul Nugent, Executive DirectorSoutheast Connecticut World Affairs Council860-388-9241, info@secwac.org  Dorinda Elliott presents, “What Americans Get Wrong About China” This Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council virtual meeting takes place on Tuesday, March 9 […]

7 | March 2021

Sunday 8:32 PM

Press Release: The Man Who Ran Washington

Media Contact: Paul Nugent, Executive DirectorSoutheast Connecticut World Affairs Council860-388-9241, info@secwac.org  Peter Baker and Susan Glasser present, “The Man Who Ran Washington: The Life and Times of James A. Baker III” This Southeast Connecticut […]

15 | January 2021

Friday 12:20 AM

Press Release: Peter Beinart, America and the World in the Biden Era

Media Contact: Paul Nugent, Executive DirectorSoutheast Connecticut World Affairs Council860-388-9241, info@secwac.org Peter Beinart presents, “America and the World in the Biden Era” This Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council virtual meeting takes place on Wednesday, […]

23 | November 2020

Monday 4:38 PM

Press Release: Marissa Turnbull, Indigenous Rights in the 21st Century

Media Contact: Paul Nugent, Executive DirectorSoutheast Connecticut World Affairs Council860-388-9241, info@secwac.org  Marissa Turnbull presents, “Indigenous Rights in the 21st Century” This Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council virtual meeting takes place on Wednesday, November 18 […]

12 | November 2020

Thursday 9:36 PM

Press Release: Michael Kimmage, The Abandonment of the West

Media Contact: Paul Nugent, Executive DirectorSoutheast Connecticut World Affairs Council860-388-9241, info@secwac.org  Michael Kimmage presents “The Abandonment of the West: The History of an Idea in American Foreign Policy” This Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council virtual […]

12 | October 2020

Monday 7:01 PM

Press Release: George Packer, ‘Our Man: Richard Holbrooke’

Media Contact: Paul Nugent, Executive DirectorSoutheast Connecticut World Affairs Council860-388-9241, info@secwac.org  George Packer presents “Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century” This Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council virtual meeting takes place […]

21 | September 2020

Monday 8:18 PM

Press Release: Admiral John B Padgett III, US Navy

Admiral John B Padgett III, US Navy (Ret’d), presents, “US Submarine Employment and Effectiveness in a Dynamic World: Stealth, Mobility and Firepower” This Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council virtual meeting takes place on Tuesday, June […]

19 | June 2020

Friday 11:21 AM

Community Safety: COVID-19 Response

March 13, 2020 Dear Members, In view of the developing COVID-19 pandemic, and in the interests of your safety and that of the wider community, we have decided to cancel our two March […]

23 | March 2020

Monday 9:15 AM

Press Release: Dean Accardi, India, Pakistan, and the War over Kashmir

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Paul Nugent, Executive DirectorSoutheast Connecticut World Affairs Council860-388-9241, info@secwac.org  Dean Accardi, Professor of History, Connecticut College, presents “India, Pakistan, and the War over Kashmir” This Southeast Connecticut World Affairs […]

10 | March 2020

Tuesday 8:48 PM

Press Release: Katherine Brown, Global Ties

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia Contact:Paul Nugent, Executive DirectorSoutheast Connecticut World Affairs Council860-388-9241, info@secwac.org Katherine Brown, President and CEO Global Ties US, presents, “Afghanistan: Storytelling of America’s Longest War” This Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council […]

4 | November 2019

Monday 8:10 PM

Press Release: The Man Who Ran Washington

Media Contact: Paul Nugent, Executive DirectorSoutheast Connecticut World Affairs Council860-388-9241, info@secwac.org  Peter Baker and Susan Glasser present, “The Man Who Ran Washington: The Life and Times of James A. Baker III” This Southeast Connecticut […]

15 | January 2021

Friday 12:20 AM

Press Release: Peter Beinart, America and the World in the Biden Era

Media Contact: Paul Nugent, Executive DirectorSoutheast Connecticut World Affairs Council860-388-9241, info@secwac.org Peter Beinart presents, “America and the World in the Biden Era” This Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council virtual meeting takes place on Wednesday, […]

23 | November 2020

Monday 4:38 PM

Press Release: Marissa Turnbull, Indigenous Rights in the 21st Century

Media Contact: Paul Nugent, Executive DirectorSoutheast Connecticut World Affairs Council860-388-9241, info@secwac.org  Marissa Turnbull presents, “Indigenous Rights in the 21st Century” This Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council virtual meeting takes place on Wednesday, November 18 […]

12 | November 2020

Thursday 9:36 PM

Press Release: Michael Kimmage, The Abandonment of the West

Media Contact: Paul Nugent, Executive DirectorSoutheast Connecticut World Affairs Council860-388-9241, info@secwac.org  Michael Kimmage presents “The Abandonment of the West: The History of an Idea in American Foreign Policy” This Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council virtual […]

12 | October 2020

Monday 7:01 PM

Community Safety: COVID-19 Response

March 13, 2020 Dear Members, In view of the developing COVID-19 pandemic, and in the interests of your safety and that of the wider community, we have decided to cancel our two March […]

23 | March 2020

Monday 9:15 AM

Press Release: Esam Boraey, Egyptian Political Activist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Paul Nugent, Executive DirectorSoutheast Connecticut World Affairs Council860-388-9241, info@secwac.org  Esam Boraey, Egyptian Political Activist, presents “The Development of Democracy in Egypt” This Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council meeting takes […]

3 | February 2020

Monday 7:40 PM

Press Release: Katherine Brown, Global Ties

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia Contact:Paul Nugent, Executive DirectorSoutheast Connecticut World Affairs Council860-388-9241, info@secwac.org Katherine Brown, President and CEO Global Ties US, presents, “Afghanistan: Storytelling of America’s Longest War” This Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council […]

4 | November 2019

Monday 8:10 PM

Press Release: Jonathan Starr, It Takes a School

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia Contact: Paul Nugent, Executive DirectorSoutheast Connecticut World Affairs Council860-388-9241, info@secwac.org Jonathan Starr, Abaarso School of Science and Technology, Somaliland, presents, “It Takes a School” This Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council […]

17 | October 2019

Thursday 6:45 PM

Press Release: SECWAC Quarterly Colloquium with Emma Sky

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia Contact: Paul Nugent, Executive DirectorSoutheast Connecticut World Affairs Council860-388-9241, info@secwac.org Emma Sky, Jackson Institute, Yale University, presents “In a Time of Monsters – A Middle East in Revolt” This Southeast […]

22 | September 2019

Sunday 5:25 PM

Press Release: GREAT DECISIONS, Coming to America: A Refugee’s Story

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia Contact: Paul Nugent, Executive DirectorSoutheast Connecticut World Affairs Council860-388-9241, info@secwac.org Will Kneerim (IRIS) & Mohammed Hamou (Old Lyme resident & Syrian refugee) present “Coming to America: A Refugee Story” Brought […]

22 | August 2019

Thursday 9:18 PM

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