Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

5th Annual Global Team Trivia Fundraiser

Saturday, April 22, 2017

DoubleTree Hotel Ballroom

Enjoy a Casual Dinner Menu, Live Auction, and Lively Team Trivia!

6 PM Sharp

 

Do you like a little spirited competition? Do you LOVE learning new things about our world? Please join us for the 5th annual Global Gauntlet, a team trivia competition to benefit the Montana World Affairs Council.  It’s a “battle of the brains” and always proves to be a fun, festive time! This fundraiser is modeled after the Council’s Academic WorldQuest competition, which is an international affairs competition for Montana high school students. Proceeds from this event will go toward Academic WorldQuest and other World Affairs Council education projects.

The event begins promptly at 6.  Dinner will be a array of substantial tray passed hors d’ouevres with a cash bar. During the competition, there will be snacks at each table to knosh on to keep your brain power working!

Tickets are $75.  Deadline to register is April 14, 2017

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Recent Events from the Montana World Affairs Council

 

Refugee Crisis: A Discussion of Global ImportanceHayley headshot

Join the Montana World Affairs Council for a community discussion featuring Hayley Smith, founder of Lifting Hands International. She will discuss the causes of the refugee crisis, the distinctions between refugees and immigrants, and share an intimate look at life inside of a refugee camp.

Thursday, February 23rd at 7:00 pm at the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel.


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The Art of Diplomacy

Join the Montana World Affairs council for two evenings of food, discussion, and performances by world class dancers, and musicians.

International Tasting and Art Gala ($75 per person)
Thursday, January 12th 2017

Art of Diplomacy Symposium (Free to the public!)
Friday, January 13th, 2017
6:15-9:15 pm

 

 


U.S. and Iran: Endless Enemies?

Join the Montana World Affairs Council for a community discussion featuring John Limbert, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iran in the State Department’s Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs. He was held hostage in the American Embassy in Iran during the 1979 Crisis.

December 13th at 7:00 pm at the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel.

 

 


Past Events from the Montana World Affairs Council:

 

U.S. and Iran: Endless Enemies?

In December, the Montana World Affairs Council hosted former ambassador John Limbert, a survivor of the 1979 Iranian Hostage Crisis, to speak about the history of US-Iranian relations, and where we can go from here. Thank you for everyone who joined us for this enlightening discussion! Check our “upcoming events” page to view more events […]

Distinguished Speaker Series: Dr. Sinan Ciddi on Turkey, ISIS, and the Syrian Civil War

Turkey, ISIS, and the Syrian Civil War: A Dubious Ally Join the Montana World Affairs Council for an engaging community discussion about some of the world’s most pressing current issues. Distinguished speaker Dr. Sinan Ciddi, Director of the Institute for Turkish Studies at Georgetown University, will share his expertise on Turkey, ISIS, and the Syrian […]

EU in the US Panels September 7 (Missoula) & 8 (Helena)

 EU in the US: Transatlantic Opportunities The Montana World Affairs Council with the World Affairs Councils of America and the Delegation of the European Union to the US presents the EU in the US: Transatlantic Opportunities Panel to the communities in both Missoula and Helena, MT. The panel will discuss the impact of Brexit, future of […]

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