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World Affairs Council Hilton Head

WACHH strives to keep members abreast of developments in national interests and international affairs through extensive educational programming and participation in Council-sponsored events. We use a variety of avenues to accomplish this. Each has a slightly different approach but all focus on World Affairs.

Our principal program is the Friday Speaker Series, which usually takes place on the first and third Fridays of each month – October through May. Speakers come from around the globe who are known for their international experience in government, business, military affairs and academia. Please check the program calendar for exact dates and topics. Friday Speaker meetings are held at the First Presbyterian Church. Attendance at the Friday Speaker Series is a primary benefit of joining WACHH. Guests are invited to attend as well(fee).

upcoming events:

India’s Rise on the World Stage- Alyssa Ayers

May 03 @ 10:00 am thru May 03 @ 11:30 am
A rising India wants a seat at the table of global powers and is ready to set its own terms on everything from defense to climate to trade. Ayres considers how a fiercely independent India seeks its place as a leading power, and how the United States should respond.
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David Eisenhower II, J.D. -World War II's promise for Liberal Democracy: A Retrospective and Prospective

May 17 @ 10:00 am thru May 17 @ 11:30 am
David Eisenhower teaches Communication and the Presidency, which examines the impact of the "Bully Pulpit" on recent and contemporary national politics. As the Director of the Institute for Public Service at the Annenberg School, he oversees COMPS (Communication in Public Service) undergraduate students' coursework and internships. The Institute also sponsors events and symposia and brings teaching fellows to the Annenberg School. Additionally, every four years Eisenhower teaches the "Conventions" class, whereby a group of undergraduate students attend the Democratic and Republican national political conventions, getting a first-hand and close-up look at the selection of presidential candidates.
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