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Past Council Events

Education

FINDING PLACE: The Human Face of Migration, Displacement and the Search for Home

FINDING PLACE: The Human Face of Migration, Displacement and the Search for Home2016 Global Classroom Educators Conference “Finding Place” is a day-long educational experience for the community and a professional development opportunity for educators that will explore both global and local perspectives and reveal the human stories of families on the move. Read More ››

Young Professionals

Viewing of "Landfill Harmonic" with group discussion (CULT)

Viewing of "Landfill Harmonic" with group discussion (CULT)For this month's CULT event, we are going to attend a showing of a documentary called Landfill Harmonic (84 min.) at Whitsell Auditorium in the Portland Art Museum as a part of the Reel Music Festival. Afterward we will walk five minutes to McMenamins Market Street Pub to get some drinks and discuss the movie. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Blood Oil: Tyrants, Violence, and the Rules that Run the World

Leif Wenar

Blood Oil: Tyrants, Violence, and the Rules that Run the WorldNatural resources like oil and minerals are the largest source of unaccountable power in the world. Go behind the headlines in search of the hidden global rule that thwarts democracy and development - and learn what you can do. Read More ››

Young Professionals

YP International Trivia

YP International Trivia Join fellow Young Professionals for an evening of international trivia. Read More ››

Great Decisions

Great Decisions @ PSU + Live Stream

Great Decisions @ PSU + Live StreamJoin us every Friday - wherever you are - for a live stream of Great Decisions, January 15 - March 4! Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Report from Turkey with Kerim Balci -- SOLD OUT!

Kerim Balci

Report from Turkey with Kerim BalciJoin us for a discussion with journalist-writer Kerim Balci on the current domestic landscape of Turkey and how recent political changes might influence Turkey's foreign policy and security in the region. Read More ››

Young Professionals

Holiday Cheer: YP Holiday Party & 2015 International Development Showcase

Holiday Cheer: International Development ShowcasePlease join the Young Professionals of the World Affairs Council of Oregon as we celebrate the holidays and showcase Oregon’s vibrant community of international development nonprofits. Revel in style with a crowd of fellow globally-engaged Oregonians who support good work around the world. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Coffee + Climate Change SOLD OUT

Hanna Neuschwander

Coffee + Climate ChangeClimate change is threatening coffee in virtually every major coffee producing region of the world - from higher temperatures, to intense rainfall coupled with long droughts, and so on. Are we on the edge of coffee-pocalypse? Join Hanna Neuschwander of World Coffee Research for a look at the future of your morning coffee. Read More ››



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