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February 2019

Borders, Fences & Defenses: A Global Perspective

February 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Lobby, 1049 Asylum Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105 United States

Space Limited! With a national emergency declared over border protection, this discussion offers insight into the history of borders. The central question is: what exactly is a border? Seemingly stable lines separating two countries or geographical areas, borders have been contested throughout history and are frequently at the center of political conflict.  Attention will be given to the development of the nation-state, migration, and the tension between globalization and protectionism.  Borders that will be examined more carefully are: the Irish “backstop” within the…

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March 2019

Global Changemakers: International Women’s Day Celebration 2019

March 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:15 pm
University of Saint Joseph, Crystal Room, 1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States

An astrophysicist, global catalyst, and a member of the team that made history by sequencing the first human genome On March 4, we celebrate global changemakers in innovation: women at the forefront of discoveries, innovation, and movements that will shape the future of our world. Join us for a glimpse into our global future as we explore revelations in the cosmos, the next big trends in global social impact, and how these women are using innovation for the betterment of…

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Diplomat Reception 2019

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103 United States

Join us as we host the second annual Diplomat Reception with Consuls General and honorary Consuls General who serve the greater Connecticut area. Enjoy food and drink while mingling with the diplomats from the greater Connecticut region, and featuring a silent auction with gifts and exclusive opportunities from Connecticut and around the world. Featuring: Bangladesh Consul General Sadia Faizunnesa, Consul General of Bangladesh in New York Belgium Honorary Consul François M. De Visscher Brazil Ambassador Fernando Barreto, Consul General of Brazil…

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Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor: A Conversation with Yossi Klein Halevi and Parvez Ahmed

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
West Hartford Town Hall, 50 S Main St
West Hartford, CT 06107
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More details and registration information coming soon!   Join us for a fascinating and important conversation with bestselling Israeli author and journalist Yossi Klein Halevi and Muslim American commentator Parvez Ahmed. Halevi is the author most recently of Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor (2018), a heartfelt plea for peace and new dialogue based on common ground in faith, and a senior fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. Ahmed is a Professor of Finance at the University of North…

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May 2019

Luminary Award 2019

May 9 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hartford Marriott Downtown, 200 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103 United States

2019 Luminary Award Recipient The World Affairs Council is thrilled to announce Stanley Black & Decker will receive the 2019 Luminary Award. President & CEO Jim Loree will be accepting the Luminary Award on behalf of Stanley Black & Decker. We are proud to honor Stanley Black & Decker, a global leader anchored in Connecticut. Stanley Black & Decker provides the ideas and tools for those who make the world™.  Sponsorship Opportunities Available  Click here for details: Sponsorship Opportunities To discuss Sponsorship Opportunites, please contact CEO Megan Torrey at mctorrey@ctwac.org   …

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