Join Hilaris Bass on February 15th as she shares her perspective on international business, domestic and foreign policy, and the role of the ABA in global judicial affairs and at home under the Trump Administration.
Join Hilarie Bass, the President of the American Bar Association on Wednesday, Feb. 14th for a small-group conversation over a gourmet dinner. She will share her perspective on international business, domestic and foreign policy, and the role of the ABA in global judicial affairs and at home under the Trump Administration.
Dr. Stephen J. Blank uses his expertise in Russian history to analyze contemporary Russian affairs, advising private firms and U.S. Congress as the "go-to" expert. He currently serves as Senior Fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council and will share his insight on U.S.-Russia relations, Putin's foreign policy strategies, and the U.S. administration's relationship with the Kremlin.
Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on Wednesday, January 17th in the elegant King Room at Providence Day School for a small-group conversation over a gourmet dinner with top U.S. diplomat, Ambassador RyanCrocker.
As a leading expert on the Middle East, fluent in Persian and Arabic, Crocker has negotiated key deals for the U.S. in the Middle East and has been called, “America’s Lawrence of Arabia.” He will share his perspective on U.S. foreign policy and ongoing conflicts in the Middle East. Having served six terms as U.S. Ambassador to conflict-heavy regions, he will offer his insight on the current U.S. administration’s approach to the region.
This event is sold-out. Please call 704-687-7762 to be placed on the wait-list.
Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on January 18th as we host esteemed U.S. diplomat, Ambassador Ryan Crocker. Crocker has served 6-terms as a U.S. Ambassador during some of the most tumultuous times in U.S. history with the Middle East. President Obama called him out of retirement in 2011 to serve as Ambassador to Afghanistan, and President George W. Bush awarded him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Middle East Meltdown: Causes & Consequences
Currently, a Diplomat in Residence at the Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, Crocker has also served in academic positions at Yale University, University of Virginia, and as Dean of the Bush School of Government & Public Service. Join us as he shares his insight on U.S. foreign policy under the current administration, ongoing conflicts in the Middle East, and his outlook for the years ahead.
Join The Honorable Andrew Leslie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday, Jan. 24th for a small-group conversation over a gourmet dinner.
The Honourable Andrew Leslie will share his insight on the current state of the partnership between our two countries. Don’t miss this significant conversation and the opportunity to discuss ongoing cooperation, the future of NAFTA, and global leadership.
Wednesday, January 24th: Media and Foreign Policy
Dr. Dean Kruckerberg, Professor, Communication Studies, UNC Charlotte
Dr. Katarina Tsetsurea, Department of Public Relations, University of Oklahoma UNC Charlotte Center City, 320 E. 9th St, Charlotte, NC 28202
It’s no surprise that trust in the media has become hotly debated and discussed worldwide. Elections around the world have illuminated suspicion of media, and foreign policy discussions are taking place on Twitter. Come hear from leading experts about how media transparency, “Fake News,” and Twitter are shaping discussions of foreign policy more than ever.
Join The Magellan Society (Young Professionals of the World Affairs Council of Charlotte) in partnership with UNC Charlotte’s Office of International Programs as we host Dr. Dean Kruckerberg, Professor, Communication Studies, UNC Charlotte and Dr. Katarina Tsetsura, Department of Public Relations, University of Oklahoma for a lecture and discussion on Media and Foreign Policy.
*Parking is not permitted in UNC Charlotte lot without a UNC Charlotte Center City Parking Permit
As one of the United States’ strongest allies, Canada has historically worked to promote our common interests of democracy, free trade, environmental protection, and issues of national security. With the current US administration signaling that it may pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the future of US-Canada relations remains uncertain.
The Honourable Andrew Leslie, a long-time public servant in the Canadian government and a top ranking diplomat, will share his insight on the current state of the partnership between our two countries. His professional background in the military, private sector, academia, Parliament, and diplomatic corps will also provide context and expertise o the current state of affairs, as well as a global perspective.
Don’t miss this timely conversation and the opportunity to discuss ongoing cooperation, the future of NAFTA, and global leadership
Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on January 31st as we host Dr. JayBryson, Managing Director and Global Economist at Wells Fargo. Bryson will provide his annual analysis on financial markets and macroeconomic developments in the global economy. In addition, he’ll share his perspective on the global economy for the next two years, including forecasts of GDP growth, inflation, and interest rates in major economies of the world.