Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Have a look at our calendar to see what is coming up next. Includes events, speakers and authors.

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Academic WorldQuest

Academic WorldQuest

Academic WorldQuest is a team game testing high school students’ knowledge of international affairs.

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"What in the World?"

"What in the World?"

Test your knowledge for what's happening in the world this week. Members are eligible to win a prize.

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Students Confer with Foggy Bottom

Students from Belmont University had an opportunity to discuss the prospects for ratification of the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) with Assistant Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller in a conference call on October 6, 2010. The opportunity was part of a State Department public outreach program aimed at sharing the Obama Administration’s vision for decreasing the threat of nuclear weapons in the world.

National Conference Scholarships for Students, Young Professionals – Time Sensitive

FABULOUS OPPORTUNITY – ACT NOW! — The Tennessee World Affairs Council is pleased to announce a program to send students and young professionals to the 2010 World Affairs Councils of America (WACA) Annual Conference in Washington, DC, November 4-5, 2010. The National Board of WACA is offering 25 scholarships to cover registration fees ($525) and a $1000 award to cover transportation and lodging.

National Conference Update

The World Affairs Councils of America is hosting the annual conference in Washington on November 3-5, 2010 at the Mayflower Hotel. Ambassador Marc Grossman, WACA Chairman, announced today news of additions to the already impressive lineup of speakers. Director of the White House National Economic Council, Larry Summers, will be the keynote speaker at the Friday evening (Nov 5) closing dinner. Deputy Secretary of State Jim Steinberg will be the keynote speaker at the Friday morning session. The agenda already contains many speakers who will provide informative, provocative and useful information for all.