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2014-15 Schedule
Click on Events calendar to see  Programs for the 2014-15 Season! 

Events for the 2014-15 Season will be posted as they are scheduled.

 

  Sun., March 29
  Marie Hurley Travel
    Lecture
 
Harry Attridge
  Yale Educational Travel
    Tours
 
"The Way of St. James:
    Traveling Spain's
    Legendary Camino de
    Santiago"

  Ferguson Library
  2 PM

  Mon., April 6
 
First Mondays Discussion
    Group - Members Only
  McCarter & English
  5:30-7:00 PM

  Wed., April 8
  WorldQuest 2015
 
Italian Center, Stamford
  6-10 PM

  Wed., April 15
  AR Breakfast
 
Dr. Sheila Smith
  Sr. Fellow for Japan
    Studies, Council on
    Foreign Relations
 
"Intimate Rivals: Japanese
    Domestic Politics & A
    Rising China"
 
  SYC
  7-9:00 AM

  Mon., April 27
  Great Decisions
 
Joseph Chamie
  Former Director, UN
    Population Division
 
"Human Trafficking in the
    21st Century"

  Greenwich Library
  7 PM

  Mon., May 4
 
First Mondays Discussion
    Group - Members Only
  McCarter & English
  5:30-7:00 PM

  Wed., May 13
  AR Dinner
 
H.E. Ambassador Iulian
    Buga

  Ambassador of Romania
    to the US
 
"Romania's Position &
    Policies in International
    Security"

  SYC
  6:15 - 9:30 PM

  Wed., June 3
  Annual Meeting & Dinner
 
Ambassador Thomas M.T.
    Niles

  Former US Amb. to the EU,
    Canada and Greece
 
"The Outlook for the
    European Union &
    Implications for the US"

  SYC
  6-9:00 PM

 

 


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TRAVEL THE WORLD WITH THE WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL OF PHILADELPHIA

The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia has offered tours to its members and to cooperating councils, including the World Affairs Forum, for more than 30 years.  Trips offer all the highlights of touring, as well as access to political leaders and local experts for behind the scenes briefings that make these trips unique. These hallmark "Inside" tours are resource rich, featuring private briefings and expert lecturers.  Visit www.wacphila.org for information on upcoming tours.  Forum Board Secretary Marianne Drost and Forum Member Maureen Gorman recently traveled to Iran.  If you would like to, there are three dates from which to choose in 2015!


RECIPROCITY: The World Affairs Forum extends an invitation
to members of other councils when they are visiting Fairfield (CT) or Westchester (NY) counties to attend our events.
Please consult our upcoming events calendar or contact our office if you are interested in attending our programs.
Members of other councils may attend our events at member pricing. We would be delighted to have you join us.                     

 

Sunday, March 29 - MARIE HURLEY TRAVEL LECTURE

 

                                                       

 

"The Way of Saint James

Traveling Spainís Legendary

Camino de Santiago"

For hundreds of years, tourists and religious pilgrims have

followed the Way of Saint James in search of adventure and

enlightenment. Travelers on this ancient path enjoy colorful

Spanish culture, distinctive architecture, and breathtaking

scenery. Join Harold Attridge, the Sterling Professor of Divinity

at Yale University and an expert consultant for Yale Educational

Travel, for a look at this popular trip, described by many as

mystical and life-changing.

Sunday, March 29 at 2:00 p.m.
Ferguson Library, Stamford

Generously supported by the Friends of The Ferguson Library and co-sponsored by the World Affairs Forum.

 

Wednesday, April 8 - WORLDQUEST 2015

   
 

WorldQuest XV

 

"A Night at the World's Fair!


 

  The World Affairs Forum's Signature Event 

 International Trivia Game,

Dinner, Silent Auction,

Raffle Prizes 

  Wednesday, April 8, 2015

6:00 - 10:00 P.M. The Italian Center, Stamford   
 

WorldQuest is the World Affairs Forum's Signature Event.  Cocktails and dinner start the evening, and the fun begins with tables competing for 'medals' by correctly answering questions on current events and international affairs.  David Smith, host of Cablevision's "Meet The Leaders", will serve as Game Master.  A highlight of the evening will be the raffle drawing for a $1500 MasterCard gift card and a $500 MasterCard gift card.  There will also be silent auctions and many other raffle prizes. 

The cost of the evening is $100, which includes dinner, an open bar and the game.  The festivities begin at 6 PM promptly.  Everyone is invited to join in and we'll organize the teams of 10, or you can put together your own team of friends and "go for the gold".


Raffle tickets can be purchased for $20 apiece from the World Affairs Forum (203-356-0340).  You need not be present to win.

Call the Forum office to reserve a table or we will seat you.  

Individual Ticket:        $100                       Table of 10:               $1000

 

CORPORATE PREMIER SPONSORSHIP:  $1500

 

DON'T MISS A FUN EVENT THAT BENEFITS
THE WORLD AFFAIRS FORUM!


 

 

Wednesday, April 15 - AMBASSADORS' ROUNDTABLE BREAKFAST

 


Dr. Sheila Smith

 

Senior Fellow for Japan Studies,

Council on Foreign Relations
 


 

"Intimate Rivals:  Japanese Domestic Politics &
 A Rising China"
 

Dr. Sheila Smith joined the CFR from the East-West Center in 2007, where she specialized in Asia-Pacific international relations and U.S. policy toward Asia. From 2004 to 2007, she directed a multinational research team in a cross-national study of the domestic politics of the U.S. military presence in Japan, South Korea, and the Philippines.

 

Prior to joining the East-West Center, Dr. Smith was on the faculty of the Department of International Relations at Boston University and on the staff of the Social Science Research Council. She has been a visiting researcher at two leading Japanese foreign and security policy think tanks, the Japan Institute of International Affairs and the Research Institute for Peace and Security, and at the University of Tokyo and the University of the Ryukyus.

 

Dr. Smith has authored numerous publications and her most recent book is on Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and A Rising China. Dr. Smith earned her MA and PhD degrees in Political Science from Columbia University.

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Stamford Yacht Club
 Coffee Available:  7:00 AM
Breakfast:  7:30 AM
Presentation:  8 AM
Adjourn:  9 AM

AR Members:  No Charge
Guests of AR Members:  $30
General Public:  $50
  

 

 


 

 

 

 
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