Upcoming Events

The Zapatista Movement at 30 Years and Mexico’s Election of Claudia Sheinbaum
Jul 24 | 6:30 PM
The Zapatista Movement at 30 Years and Mexico’s Election of Claudia Sheinbaum

The Zapatista Movement at 30 Years and Mexico’s Election of Claudia Sheinbaum:  A Discussion w/ Author & Activist Margaret Cerullo January 1, 2024, will mark 30 years since the Zapatistas burst onto the world stage. Mexico elected Claudia Sheinbaum, the...
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Ukraine/Russia War: Third Year and Counting
Aug 21 | 6:30 PM
Ukraine/Russia War: Third Year and Counting

Ukraine/Russia War: Third Year & Counting Well into the third year of fighting on the battlefields of Eastern Europe, the Ukraine/Russia war remains locked in an apparent stalemate.  Please join Bob Beck as he reviews the current state of the...
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America 250 Town Hall Series :  What Does the First Amendment Ask of Us?
Sep 25 | 6:30 PM
America 250 Town Hall Series : What Does the First Amendment Ask of Us?

America 250 Town Hall Series: What Does the First Amendment Ask of Us? This Town Hall considers the intellectual and imaginative muscles necessary for holding free speech principles in a pluralist society. We’ll consider the arguments in the Brandenburg decision...
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Past Events

Windham World Affairs Council Board Meeting
Jun 26 | 5:00 PM
Windham World Affairs Council Board Meeting

We are currently seeking new board members. This is an exciting year to join WWAC. Don’t miss this opportunity to use your talents to foster a positive impact on Windham County through these challenging times. Become a non-profit hero! Please...
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The Sanctions Response to Russia
Jun 06 | 6:30 PM
The Sanctions Response to Russia

Dr. Abely is the author of The Russia Sanctions: The Economic Response to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine (Cambridge University Press 2023). Her op-eds have appeared in The L.A. Times, The Hill, and other outlets. She has been quoted in The...
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Are Bans on Homeless Encampments Unconstitutional?
May 15 | 6:30 PM
Are Bans on Homeless Encampments Unconstitutional?

This Town Hall considers the best arguments for and against the rights of unhoused persons to sleep in public places. Should all cities be restricted from enforcing no-camping ordinances in public parks? Do homeless encampments injure residents who depend on...
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Dr. Alex More of UMass Boston
Apr 28 | 5:00 PM
Dr. Alex More of UMass Boston

Dr. Alexander More’s research focuses on the impact of climate change on population and ecosystem health and the economy. Dr. More is author of several landmark studies of the impact of climate on pandemics and pollution, and an active contributor...
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April 24 Salon: A Conversation with Elissa McLean & Andy Winter - Border Stories
Apr 24 | 6:00 PM
April 24 Salon: A Conversation with Elissa McLean & Andy Winter – Border Stories

We will continue exploring immigration issues by welcoming Elissa McLean and Andy Winter to share their work at the border and preview their upcoming podcast  'Border Stories'.  Elissa and Andy live in Putney but have been spending a lot of...
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