The World Affairs Council of Charleston hosts six speaking events each year, three in each the spring and fall.  During those seasons, come to this page to find information about each upcoming speaker, and the date and time of the event.

Past Meetings

Washington and the World: The Global Challenges Facing the Trump Administration

December 14, 2016 at 5:15 PM

Buyer Auditorium in Mark Clark Hall at The Citadel
Ave of Remembrance
Charleston, SC
Venue website

Speaker is Ambassador Jerry P. Lanier

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North Korea: A Major Challenge for the United States

November 07, 2016 at 5:15 PM

The Citadel Alumni Center
69 Hagood Ave.
Charleston, SC 29403

Speaker is Scott Snyder - Senior Fellow for Korea Studies and Director of the Program on U.S.-Korea Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington

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Britain Votes to Leave the European Union: the Background to Brexit; the Possible Consequences; and the Impact on the United States

October 03, 2016 at 5:15 PM

Citadel Alumni Center
69 Hagood Ave
Charleston, SC 29403
Venue website

Speaker: Sam and Sherry Wells

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The Conflicts of Africa: New Forms, New Issues, New Worries for the United States

May 02, 2016 at 6:00 PM

The Citadel Alumni Center
69 Hagood Ave.
Charleston, SC 29403

Speaker: Chris Day

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The ISIS Crisis in the Middle East - What Drives it; Can it be Contained?; What Should the U.S. Do?

April 06, 2016 at 5:45 PM

The Citadel Alumni Center
69 Hagood Ave.
Charleston, SC 29403

Speaker: Andrew Peek

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Brazil - This summer's Olympics host: a nation with global ambitions but with big challenges

February 29, 2016 at 6:00 PM

The Citadel Alumni Center
69 Hagood Ave.
Charleston, SC 29403

Speaker: Harold Trinkunas

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Out of the Shadows, Into the Spotlight: A Commonsense Look at Immigration

February 08, 2016 at 6:00 PM

Riverview Room - The Citadel

Speaker: Dr. Peter Skerry - SPECIAL EVENT

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