Alaska World Affairs Council Presents
By KSKA Public Radio - FM 91.1 Anchorage, Alaska
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KSKA Public Radio (kska.org) and the Alaska World Affairs Council (alaskaworldaffairs.org) bring you a series of speakers from around the world discussing matters of politics, economics, history, culture and more. You can attend the live speaking events in Anchorage, tune in on KSKA FM 91.1 or subscribe to this podcast.
||“Alaska’s Global Economy: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going”||Featuring Margie Brown, former President & CEO, CIRI; Larry Cash, President & CEO, RIM Architects; and Dr. Rashmi Prasad, Dean, College of Business & Public Policy, University of Alaska Anchorage. Moderated by Dr. Paul Dunscomb, professor o||28 7 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ambassador Zygimantas Pavilionis on “Lithuania: A Start-Up Nation”||Ambassador Zygimantas Pavilionis speaks on Lithuania's culture of entrepreneurship and the nation's potential in a global economy.||3 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Cyberthreats: The New Strategic Battleground||Is cyberspace the battleground of the 21st century? Technology consultant Lawrence Husick gives a talk on technology's importance in international relations, war fighting and terrorism. Listen now:||4 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Dr. Diddy Hitchins on “The Arctic Council: Role & Representation in Managing Global Insecurity”||Dr. Hitchins was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and brought up in southern England. She received her BSc in Social Sciences from the University of Southampton, UK; her MA in Political Behaviour, and her PhD in Government from the University of Essex, UK. Her||11 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Yoram Bauman on “Comedy, Economics, and Carbon Tax!”||Yoram Bauman is an environmental economist and a carbon tax Fellow at Sightline Institute. He has a PhD in economics from the University of Washington and works in Washington state and elsewhere on climate change economics and policy, particularly focusin||8 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||“A Right Denied” *Global Education Series*||Whitney Tilson and Broken Pencil Productions present A Right Denied: The Critical Need for Genuine Education Reform. Education reformer Whitney Tilson gives the most in-depth exploration ever committed to film of the twin achievement gaps that threaten ou||27 3 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Jim DeHart on “Sex, Drugs and the Rule of Law: Supporting Civil Society and Equal Rights in Afghanistan”||Jim DeHart is the Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) at the U.S. Department of State. He has been a career Foreign Service Officer since 1993, specializing in political affairs. In July 20||27 3 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Dr. Yong Zhao on “Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization”||Dr. Yong Zhao is an internationally known scholar, author, and speaker. His works focus on the implications of globalization and technology on education. He has designed schools that cultivate global competence, developed computer games for language learn||25 2 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Dr. Douglas Johnston on “Faith-based Diplomacy: Bridging the Religious Divide”||Douglas M. Johnston is president and founder of the International Center for Religion & Diplomacy. A distinguished graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Dr. Johnston holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard University and has served in senior po||28 1 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||2 Million Minutes: A Global Examination *Global Education Series*||This groundbreaking, controversial documentary film takes an in-depth look at how students in the United States allocate their high school years (approximately four years or two million minutes) compared with India and China. The film forms a picture of t||27 1 2015||Free||View In iTunes|