Mar
12
Tue
The Fighters: Americans in Combat in Afghanistan and Iraq @ Crozier Williams Student Center at Connecticut College
Mar 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in the Crozier Student Center at Connecticut College for a presentation by CJ Chivers, US Marine Corps infantry veteran and author of “The Fighters: Americans in Combat in Afghanistan and Iraq.” He will speak on the physical and emotional experience of modern war. Reception at 5:30pm, presentation at 6:00pm. His books will be available for purchase after the presentation.

More information TBA.

Register for the presentation (and optional dinner) online at https://scwac.wildapricot.org/event-3244025

Apr
11
Thu
US Grand Strategy since the end of the Cold War @ First Congregational Church of Old Lyme
Apr 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
US Grand Strategy since the end of the Cold War @ First Congregational Church of Old Lyme | Old Lyme | Connecticut | United States

Join us Thursday, April 11, 2019, in the Fellowship Hall at The First Congregational Church of Old Lyme (with dinner after at OLCC) for a presentation by Stephen Walt of the Kennedy School at Harvard University. He will discuss, “US Grand Strategy since the end of the Cold War.” He will also present his new book, “The Hell of Good Intentions.”

More information TBA.

Register online for the presentation (and optional dinner) at https://scwac.wildapricot.org/event-3244056.

May
2
Thu
The Empty Throne: America’s Abdication of Global Leadership @ First Congregational Church of Old Lyme
May 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Empty Throne: America's Abdication of Global Leadership @ First Congregational Church of Old Lyme | Old Lyme | Connecticut | United States

Join us Thursday, May 2, 2019, in the Fellowship Hall at The First Congregational Church of Old Lyme (with dinner after at OLCC) for a presentation by Ivo Daalder and James Lindsay, of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and Council on Foreign Relations. They will discuss, “The Empty Throne: America’s Abdication of Global Leadership,” of which they have a new book of the same name.

More information TBA.

Register online for the presentation (and optional dinner) at https://scwac.wildapricot.org/event-3244066.

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The Deep History of Global Affairs

When: February 20, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Crozier Student Center, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Ave Pkwy, New London, CT 06320, USA

Join us on Wednesday, 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[…]

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.