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Charleston World Affairs Council

May 12, 2019

Climate change! Contentious upcoming elections! A China connection! As a matter fact, Mozambique, approximately twice the size of California located the southeast coast of Africa shares many issues and concerns with the Uniter States. Dr. Cary Manning of Georgia State University joins Dr. Brian Norris of the...

Brexit, or Bust: Where Are We Now?

Apr 20, 2019

Dr. Bluford Putnam, Managing Director and Chief Economist of the CME Group of Chicago brings over 35 years of experience in identifying and evaluating global financial and trade issues to the vexing issue of Brexit. In this presentation, Dr. Putnam discusses Brexit backstory, current status, defining issues,...

Mar 7, 2019

David Hyde, from the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), Gene Massamillo of KMA Zuckert, and Robbie Cowart of Gulfstream provide an overview on supersonic travel and other innovations in aviation which have changed and will change how we travel and experience the world. 

Feb 28, 2019

Jonathan Hillman, Senior Fellow of the Simon Chair in Political Economy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and Director of CSIS Reconnecting Asia Project, discusses China’s $1 trillion Belt and Road Initiative. What is it? What are China’s goals and objectives? What is the outlook? What...

Jan 21, 2019

Dr. Brian Ganaway of the College of Charleston, discusses how the collapse of the Russian, Austro-Hungarian, and Ottoman empires over a hundred years ago impact our world today.