Events

Panel | “How Democracies Die” | May 20

Harvard professors Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt have spent more than twenty years studying the breakdown of democracies in Europe and Latin America. Join the conversation about what it means for America.

Global Dialogue | The Power of Diplomacy | Marshall | Jun 1

Join us for this conversation with Capricia Penavic Marshall, Ambassador-in-Residence, Atlantic Council and Former Chief of Protocol of the United States at the White House, about the importance of diplomacy in foreign policy.

Global Dialogue | On Travel with Rick Steves | Jun 15

There's a pent up urge to get out into the world. Americans have visited every corner of the world for decades and the pandemic has brought that wanderlust to a halt. TNWAC President Pat Ryan talks with travel guru Rick Steves about what's ahead in the world of travel, how travel builds bridges of understanding and cooperation, and "travel as a political act." Join us for this special event.

Global Dialogue | US-Russia Conflict: Post Biden-Putin Summit | Jul 13

The Tennessee World Affairs Council in association with Belmont University Center for International Business, the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Peoria Area World Affairs Council presents Global Dialogue U.S.-Russia Conflict: Post Biden-Putin Summit with Dr. Andrei Korobkov Professor, Political Science and International Relations, Middle Tennessee State University and Dr. Mark Katz Professor, Schar […]

Mexico Consul General Javier Diaz De Leon | In-person event | Aug 11

The Tennessee World Affairs Council is pleased to announce a program with our friends at The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, The Belmont University Center for International Business and Baker Donelson IBC Global Update with Consul General of Mexico in Atlanta Javier Diaz de Leon Wednesday, August 11, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm […]

Governor Phil Bredesen and Guest Host Matt Kisber on “Global Nashville” | August 17

The Tennessee World Affairs Council in association with Belmont University Center for International Business and the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce Global Nashville Guest Host: Matt Kisber with Governor Phil Bredesen A conversation about the evolution of Japanese economic investment in Tennessee. Former Governor of Tennessee Phil Bredesen Former Commissioner of Tennessee Economic and Community […]

“Global Nashville” | Guest Host Ralph Schulz with Convention and Visitor Chief Butch Spyridon

The Tennessee World Affairs Council in association with Belmont University Center for International Business and the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce Global Nashville Guest Host Ralph Schulz in Conversation with Butch Spyridon A conversation about Nashville's "global brand" and the importance of tourism in building international bridges. Butch Spyridon, President/CEO, Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp. […]

Competing for the Future | Announcing Global Security Forum | Oct 1-2

SAVE THE DATE | OCT 1-2, 2021 Announcing Global Security Forum 2021: Competing for the Future From space to cyber, the currency of power is changing. GSF2021 will bring you an all-star lineup of leaders who redefined their fields, shattered barriers, and will reveal the technologies, strategies, and domains that will define the next decade […]

International Career Panel: Across the Spectrum of Professions | Oct 6

The Tennessee World Affairs Council in association with Belmont University Center for International Business, the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, the University of Tennessee Center for Global Engagement, Lipscomb University and the Tennessee Technological University Department of Foreign Languages International Careers Panel - Fall 2021 Global Affairs Professions Across the Spectrum October 6, 2021 - 5:30-7:00 pm CT […]