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Past Council Events

Young Professionals

Reception with European Foreign Policy Experts

Join fellow Young Professionals at a downtown reception to welcome a delegation of 14 foreign policy makers, advocates, and analysts from across Europe to Oregon. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Digital Dissidents: Sowing the seeds of Egypt’s revolt

David Wolman

David Wolman (a contributing editor at Wired) retraces the forces behind the Egyptian revolution, revealing the grassroots organizing that helped make it possible, and showing how a small band of digital activists risked their lives and helped bring down the government of Egypt. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Social & Political Issues through an Arts Lens: A Discussion with Visiting European Artists

Learn how three artists from Poland, Croatia and Turkey are addressing themes of ethnic tolerance, sexuality, historical identity, and change through their art and activism. Read More ››

International Speaker Series (2011)

Revolution in the Middle East: What Next?

Nicholas D. Kristof

Revolution in the Middle East: What Next?A veteran foreign correspondent, Kristof studied Arabic in Cairo and Chinese in Taipei and has lived on four continents, reported on six, and traveled to more than 150 countries. Recently returned from reporting in Egypt’s Tahrir Square, Bahrain and the West Bank, Kristof brings first-hand perspective to this timely topic. Read More ››


The Global Education Challenge

The Global Education ChallengePlease join hosts Ambassador Bill & Gail McCormick, Norma Paulus, Paula & Dan Kinney, Suzy Gates, members of the University Club of Portland and the World Affairs Council Board at a dinner supporting the World Affairs Council of Oregon’s Youth Education Programs. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums


Join the Council for a special matinee production of Milagro Theatre’s Lazarillo, an original bilingual work created and directed by Carlos Alexis Cruz. This is a wonderful opportunity for Council members to explore the vibrancy of Latino theatre and Spanish and Latin American arts and culture. Read More ››

Teach the World

Teach East Asia Conference for K-12 Educators

Teach East Asia Conference for K-12 EducatorsThis Conference was the third in our Teach the World Educator Conference and Youth Forum Series. Read More ››

Young Professionals

Conversations with Power

Brian Michael Till

Fresh out of college, Brian Michael Till set out to interview the world leaders he most admired. Join the conversation at Habibi Lebanese Cuisine and hear about these revelatory and insightful interviews. Presented by the Young Professionals. Read More ››

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