Thursday, September 19

Dr. R. Evan Ellis, Research Professor of Latin American Studies at the U.S. Army War College (USAWC) Strategic Studies Institute (SSI).  He is also a Senior Associate in the Americas Program of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).
Topic:  “Venezuela – Current Challenges”

Thursday, October 17

Thomas J. Bollyky, Director of Global Health program and senior fellow for global health, economics, and development at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).  He is also an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown University.
Topic:  “Plagues and the Paradox of Progress:  Why the World is Getting Healthier in Worrisome Ways”

Thursday, November 14


Gather 8 teammates and test your world knowledge at SCWA’s International Trivia Challenge on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church.

Amongst a fun competitive atmosphere, teams answer questions concerning current events, world culture, architecture, cuisine, monuments, and governmental affairs.

Competitors & spectators are Welcome!

SCWA annual International Trivia Challenge and help local college students in their educational world quests!
Proceeds raised by the Savannah Council on World Affairs’ International Trivia Challenge benefit SCWA’s Student Study Abroad Stipends. The SCWA annually awards local college students scholarships to support their study abroad classes. International programs increase an individual’s perspective on world affairs and give them a better foundation for future involvement in the larger community.

Thursday, November 21

Christopher A. Preble, Ph.D., Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies at the Cato Institute and Member of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).  He is a former commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy.
Topic:  “Peace, War, and Liberty:  Understanding U.S. Foreign Policy”

Thursday, December 12

Dr. Amy R. Beaudreault, Research Fellow in the Global Food Security Project and the Global Health Policy Center at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).
Topic:  “The Untapped Path to Global Health, Economic Growth, and Human Security?