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More than a Game: Soccer Connecting the World

More than a Game: Soccer Connecting the WorldHow does soccer give us a sharper cross-cultural lens into the complexity of our increasingly globalized world? Join the Portland Timbers/Thorns and World Affairs Council for a discussion featuring Nadia Nadim, Ben Polk, Andrew Guest, and Matt Streng. Read More ››

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WAC Night Out at the Portland Thorns

WAC Night Out at the Portland ThornsJoin the World Affairs Council for a summer night out at Providence Park as the Portland Thorns take on rivals, the Seattle Reign - and we celebrate the great global game of soccer! Read More ››

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The TPP: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

The TPP: The Good, the Bad & the UglyJoin us for engaging conversation with a panel of non-governmental critics, skeptics, activists, and opponents to talk about the key controversies around the TPP, the largest and most controversial proposed free trade agreement. Read More ››

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Breaking up is hard to do: the UK, BREXIT and the fate of the EU

Dr. Birol Yesilada

Breaking up is hard to do: the UK, BREXIT and the fate of the EUThe European Union is on a sticky wicket with a possible British exit from the EU. What is Brexit and what do we need to know about the June 23 referendum? Join us for a discussion with PSU's Birol Yesilada on the hard facts and potential aftershocks of Brexit. Read More ››

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What's the Deal? The Road Ahead for Iran, the U.S. & the Gulf Region

Jessica Tuchman Mathews
Ambassador William H. Luers
Nawzad Othman

What's the Deal? The Road Ahead for Iran, the U.S. & the Gulf RegionWhat lays ahead on the diplomatic horizon between the U.S. and Iran? Join Jessica Tuchman Mathews, former President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, former Ambassador William H. Luers, Director of the Iran Project, and past WAC board chair Nawzad Othman as they delve into this landmark, critical geopolitical topic. Read More ››



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