JWAC's 2016-2017 Season:
Events are added all year, so check back often.
Place and time details are determined as events approach, and events are added to the schedule throughout the season. Check back often for new information, and be sure to join our e-mail notifications list to receive regular updates. You can also find us on Facebook.
JWAC board meetings are typically the second Tuesday of the month at 5:00 at the Downtown Library. You are welcome to attend!
'The Nazi Hunters: Bringing Holocaust Perpetrators to Justice' with Andrew Nagorski
Andrew Nagorski is an award-winning journalist and author who spent more than three decades as a foreign correspondent and editor for Newsweek. He served as the magazine’s bureau chief in Hong Kong, Moscow, Rome, Bonn, Berlin and Warsaw. Born in Scotland to Polish parents before moving to US as an infant, Nagorski now lives in St. Augustine, Florida. He travels extensively, writing for numerous publications and himself. He is the author of six books, most recently the well-reviewed The Nazi Hunters, which deals with the subject of his talk: Nazi war criminals and those who have chased them down for many decades since the end of World War II. For more information, see andrewnagorski.com.
'Current Relations with Cuba' with Ambassador Charles Shapiro
World Affairs Council of Atlanta president Charles Shapiro is a former Ambassador to Venezuela and former Director for Cuban Affairs at the State Department. He has worked with governments, businesses, and development agencies to increase access to credit for marginalized groups, foster entrepreneurship and small business growth, and encourage job creation to reduce poverty and strengthen stable democracies. He has visited Cuba a half dozen times, and has much to tell us. .
'World Affairs Forum on Refugees, Displacement, and Humanitarian Relief'
Thursday, Friday, Saturday | Oct. 20, 21, 22 | UAS
The Fall Forum will look at the ongoing refugee crisis and the history of mass migration.
WorldQuest is JWAC's largest fundraiser, featuring an international buffet, no-host bar, silent auctions, and our delightfully amusing trivia contest. Click here to read more.
All of our speaker events are free and open to the public, so come on over, we'd love to see you.
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