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  • May 02, 2017 10:06 AM | Margaret Hill (Administrator)

    Turbulent Futures is a two day, multidisciplinary water conference held at UC Riverside from May 11-12, 2017. Consider attending or presenting to join the discussion with representatives from academia, industry, non-profits, policy, and government groups about the modern environmental, social, and political water crisis.

    Highlights include a research poster session (the call for abstracts is currently open), interactive workshops on international and domestic approaches to climate change and water management, and keynote speaker Newsha Ajami from Water in the West (Stanford University).

    Registration is free but space is limited so please register or, if interested, submit an abstract by April 30th on their website http://www.turbulentfutures.org/.

    They are also accepting poster presentation submissions, which can be sent through their website http://www.turbulentfutures.org.

    For questions please contact:
    Parisa Parsafar, M.A.
    PhD Candidate
    Developmental Psychology 
    UC Riverside

  • April 26, 2017 7:23 PM | Margaret Hill (Administrator)

    World Affairs Councils of America
    offers another weekly news update for
    April 26, 2017

    Whether you are doing research for a class or making up for missed days of news reading this is a great selection of the best journalism. Topics this week include:

    North Korean Tensions; Venezuela In Crisis; French Presidential Elections; Brexit Bulletin; Russian Politics; Illegal Migration Crisis; Afghanistan Issues; Future of Security in Pakistan. All the news selections provided were reviewed by World Affairs Councils of America staff.


  • April 19, 2017 4:36 PM | Margaret Hill (Administrator)

    The Whole Truth – A Media Discussion Series by the
    World Affairs Council of Philadelphia


    This episode of The Whole Truth series hosted by David Eisenhower focuses on the nature of and divisions within modern society and how modern media reports the news. The panel discusses and how the ways that “news” is reported influences public understanding of their world.   It would be a valuable to watch this episode before attending the May 10 World Affairs Council event Media and the Middle East at Zapara School of Business/La Sierra University.

    The 2017 season  of "The Whole Truth" will be broadcast on PBS beginning  in May.
    Check this website in a couple of weeks https://www.wacphila.org/the_whole_truth/air_dates_for_the_whole_turth/ for the station and times in So Cal.

  • April 19, 2017 2:30 PM | Margaret Hill (Administrator)

    Wednesday, April 19 , 2017
    Weekly World News Update

    All news articles are reviewed by staff at the World Affairs Councils of America. Topics for the week:

    U.S. Foreign Policy; U.S.-North Korea Tensions; Erdoğan's Turkey; Middle East Conflict; NATO; Post Brexit; French Elections; Desire for Permanent Change in Africa; Political Crisis in Venezuela.


  • April 14, 2017 5:58 PM | Margaret Hill (Administrator)
    World Affairs Councils of America
    April 12, 2017
    Weekly World News Update

    Access at http://www.worldaffairscouncils.org/2011/main/home.cfm?Database=news&Category=WWNU&Section=Main

    Quote of the Week:  

    "North Korea is looking for trouble. If China decides to help, that would be great. If not, we will solve the problem without them! U.S.A.," President Trump tweeted April 11, a few days after his meeting with China's President Xi Jinping. (The New York Times).

                                                    Topics of the Week

         U.S. Foreign Policy under President Trump
         Xi Jinping Visits Trump
         Worldwide Terror Attacks
         G7 Summit
         Syria Crisis
         Egyptian Politics
         Belarus Protests
         Turkey's Referendum
         Call to Remove South African President Zuma

  • March 31, 2017 7:04 PM | Margaret Hill (Administrator)

    Weekly World News Update
    March 29, 2017

    Topics of the week
    This list of reviewed news items of importance was developed by World Affairs Councils of America in which WAC Inland Southern California is a member. The topics for this week's selection include:
    Trump Climate Order; Brexit Commences; Disunion Hits the EU; Turkey's Future; Russia: Protests Flare; Pakistan: Corruption and India Tensions; Politics in Korea, and Elections in Hong Kong; Economics of Africa; Brazil's Anti-corruption Drive.


  • March 15, 2017 4:25 PM | Margaret Hill (Administrator)

    World Affairs Councils of America
    offers another weekly news update for

    Wednesday, March 15, 2017

    Topis this week include: U.S. Foreign Policy; Countdown to Brexit; Turkey vs. The World; War in Syria; Park Ousted


  • March 11, 2017 7:36 PM | Margaret Hill (Administrator)

    March 8, 2017 - World News Update by World Affairs Councils of America

    Included are articles on U.S. Foreign Policy, North Korean Tensions, Politics and Economics of the Arab World, Future of Russia, Politics of Israel, and Latin American Government


  • February 23, 2017 12:01 PM | Margaret Hill (Administrator)

    February 22, 2017 World News Update by WACA
    Stories provided include
    Munich Security Conference; U.S. Relations with the Middle East; Foreign Policy under Trump; Violence in Pakistan; Ecuador Presidential Elections; Politics of Military and Famine in Africa


  • February 06, 2017 3:10 PM | Margaret Hill (Administrator)
    If you missed Minxin Pei’s talk last Thursday, you have another chance
    Modern China Lecture Series at CSUSB
    The Origins and Dynamics of Crony Capitalism in China: Insights from 260 Cases of Collusive Corruption
    Dr. Minxin Pei
    Director of the Keck Center on International & Strategic Studies
    Claremont McKenna College

    February 8, 2017  - 2:00 pm Pfau Library - Room 4005 (4th fl)
    (library in center of the campus quad)
    5500 University Pkwy., San Bernardino
    See the flier for more information:

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