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May 18 @ 6:00 pm - May 18 @ 8:00 pm
Join us for a discussion with CNN News Commentator, Mahir Zeynalov. Mahir Zeynalov Turkish Journalist, Analyst, and News Commentator Event Description The recent referendum gave President Erdogan more power, calling into question the fate of democracy in Turkey. What does the future hold for a country that has been a vital ally for the US and … Read More
May 24 @ 12:00 pm - May 24 @ 1:30 pm
Join us for a luncheon discussion with Bill Scherlis, Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University About the Speaker Bill Scherlis is a Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. He heads the Institute for Software Research, housing PhD programs, Masters programs, and research related to software engineering, cybersecurity, privacy, social networks, internet … Read More
June 20 @ 8:30 am - June 21 @ 2:30 pm
Presented by the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh in collaboration with Duquesne University Global Trends “We are living a paradox: The achievements of the industrial and information ages are shaping a world to come that is both more dangerous and richer with opportunity than ever before. Whether promise or peril prevails will turn on the … Read More
March 20, 2017
Join us for a discussion with Professor Ross Harrison of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and Scholar at the Middle East Institute in Washington D.C. Register here.
March 14, 2017
Join the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh as we explore the new economic conditions and outlook for Southwestern PA businesses and the US and Global market in 2017. Register here.