Year: 2017

ANNOUNCING: 2019 International Poetry & Storytelling Festival & Competition

ENJOY GREAT FOOD, MUSIC, POETRY & PROSE 2019 MLK DAY INTERNATIONAL POETRY & STORYTELLING FESTIVAL! GREAT FOOD, POETRY & PROSE! MLK DAY – 6 P.M. JAN 21, 2019 TEMPLE UNIVERSITY HARRISBURG BUY TICKETS NOW Sell tickets online with Ticketleap FEATURING INDIAN MUSIC! Baba and Keerthana Sontyana! Baba Sontyana is a professional singer who sings in many …

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WACH Co-Sponsors Midtown Scholar Bookstore Event with Author Suzy Hansen

The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg recently held a private reception for board members and ambassador level supporters at the Midtown Scholar Bookstore with Suzy Hansen, author of the new book  —NOTES ON A FOREIGN COUNTRY: An American Abroad in a Post-American World. Signed copies of Hansen’s books are available at Midtown Scholar Bookstore!

2017 Peacemaker in Our Midst Awardees!

2017  PEACEMAKER IN OUR MIDST Honorees! Neighborhood Dispute Settlement – Jacob Kanagy     Pine Street Presbyterian Church  Joyce Bylander – Dickinson College Dr. Rukhsana Rahman Athar Rafiq  Ann Marie Judson  Samia Malik Dr. Kurt DeGoede, Elizabethtown College  

Thanks to Peacemakers for a Successful 2017 International Peace Symposium

THANKS TO ALL SPONSORS, SPEAKERS, HONOREES AND GUESTS! 2017 International  Peace Symposium Sept. 16, 2017 Elizabethtown College Whither Peace? The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg featured a panel of distinguished scholars to explores issues of war and peace in the modern world and present the 2017 “Peacemaker in Our Midst” Awards to local leaders.   …

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Hot Topics Tea: Nuclear Showdown with North Korea & Tribute to Charlottesville!

HOT TOPICS TEA Nuclear Showdown with North Korea? & SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO VICTIMS OF CHARLOTTESVILLE!  3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017 Central Penn College Summerdale, PA FREE FOR ASSOCIATES!  RESERVE OR PURCHASE TICKETS HERE Moderator: Dr. Chris Dolan, Lebanon Valley College  Guest Speaker: Dr. David Lai  – U.S. Army War College  Join the …

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Thanks to All Sponsors, Speakers and Exhibitors – 2017 International Young Leaders Conference & Career Fair!

  2017 International Young Leaders Conference & Career Fair TOP ISSUES FOR EMERGING WORLD LEADERS Top Issues for Emerging World Leaders 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 Harrisburg University of Science & Technology 14th Floor Auditorium Climate Change: What To Do?  Speakers: Don Brown – Widener University- Environmental Law & Sustainability Center Gordon Tomb – Senior …

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Photos from Past Trips

Photos from Past World Affairs Council Trips Each year the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia offers several travel opportunities to Council members. These trips have spanned the globe and are wonderful opportunities to see the world with individuals who are passionate about exploring and discovering new places.  Here are some pictures from trips our members …

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