World Affairs Council cooperates with the Dickey Center to bring a number of prominent speakers from around the world to speak on campus.
Upcoming events at Dartmouth relevant to international affairs include:
- Professor Miguel Jerez-Mir, Georgetown University Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service: "Que Tal Amigo?": US - Spanish Relations: The current status of the transatlantic alliance (April '05)
- Srinivas Krishnan, Cultural Attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Chennai, India who spoke on: "how religious divisions in India are reflected in politics and popular culture."
- Richard Hanson, Japan Correspondent with the Asia Times and Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Dartmouth. Mr. Hanson talked about Japan's domestic and international politics, and on its relations with North Korea.
- German Ambassador to the United States, Wolfgang Ischinger and former U.S. Ambassador to Germany Robert Kimmit.
- Axel Boersch-Supan, Professor of Economics at the University of Mannheim, Germany, who came to Dartmouth to deliver the German Department's annual Picard Lecture on "Aging: A Timebomb for Europe and the US?"
- Paul Kennedy, J. Richardson Dilworth Professor of History and Director of International Security Studies at Yale University. Professor Kennedy joined WAC members for discussion after speaking on "The Conundrum of American Power in a Fragmented World" as this year's Dickey Center Class of 1950 Fellow.
- Public address by Dr. Huseyin Aktas, a member of the American Kurdish Information Network. Dr. Aktas's address was: "No Friends But the Mountains: The Role of the Kurds in Today's Middle East."