LIVE! Program Recordings

Available anytime from anywhere, Savannah Council on World Affairs offers audio presentations of past programs to promote its mission of fostering individual awareness of, broaden community interest in, and promote the study of international issues.

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SCWA 2022-2023

SCWA 2021-2022

YouTubeDr. Charles Kupchan, From Trump to Biden: Navigating Isolationist and Internationalist Traditions in U.S. Statecraft


Dr. John R. Deni, COALITION OF THE unWILLING and unABLE: European Realignment and the Future of American Geopolitics


Dr. Jeannie Johnson, Strategic Culture and the Warfighter: What America’s Counterinsurgency Past Says About its Security Future

YouTubeDr. Thomas Patterson,  How America Lost its Mind:
Our Misinformation Crisis

YouTubeDr. Ambassador Lawrence R. Silverman, What U.S. Embassies Do for America?

YouTubeAmbassador (ret) Daniel Shields, The Diplomatic Instrument of Power in the Indo-Pacific Region: A Former Ambassador’s Perspective

YouTubeAmbassador (ret.) Lawrence Silverman, moderator and panelists
Dr. Olavi Arens, Dr. Michael Baun, and Dr. Jacek Lubecki, The Russia / Ukraine Crisis: Will There Be War?


Honorable Dr. Swati V. Kulkarni, India’s Democracy and Its Economic Resurgence (Not Recorded)

YouTubeSir Christopher Hum, KCMG, Will China Rule the World?


Ambassador (ret.) Deborah R. Malac, American Diplomacy in Action: Fighting Disease, Promoting Democracy, and Creating Economic Opportunity

SCWA 2020-2021

YouTubeDr. Matthew Kroenig The Return of Great Power Rivalry: Democracy versus Autocracy

YouTubeDr. Alasdair R. Young Breaking up is hard to do: Brexit and European integration


Dr. Günther Jikeli (sponsored by Wunderbar and WACA) Contemporary Antisemitism in Europe


Susan Snyder, State Department’s Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons


Dr. Robert H. Latiff, Preparing for the New Global Battlefield


Dr. Britta Glennon, The Missing Pieces of the Immigration Debate


Dr. Ednilson Bernardes, Supply Chains in the Age of COVID

YouTube Hon. Patrick Faber, Belize: COVID-19 Impacts of Education, Healthcare, and the Economy

YouTubeLisa Palmer, People, Food and Nature: What we do to the Earth & What it does back to us

YouTubeMargaret Coker, Spies and Allies

Andrew Staunton, United Kingdom Consul General for the Southeastern United States presents:  Britain After Brexit: Priorities and Opportunities in Foreign Policy and Trade.  This Program was not Recorded; however, Savannah based newspaper, The Currant, reporter Kayla Guilliams – sat down with GC Staunton to discuss climate and common efforts. // WATCH THE RECORDING 

YouTubeDr. Daniel Ziblatt & Ms. Paulina Froelich, Democracies in Distress: Europe and the United States 

SCWA 2019-2020

YouTubeSCWA Board Member Dr. Jacek Lubecki In the Shadow of the Bear: Defense Policies of East-Central European Countries and the Russian Challenge


SCWA Board Member Dr. Mohamed Mukhtar The Many Faces of Islam


SCWA Board Member Dr. Olavi Arens Russia, Europe, and the United States: The Fragmented Relationship

Dr. Maryam Alavi Digital Transformations

Robert L. Suettinger The Current Status of the U.S. & The People’s Republic of China — Not Available

Michael Lind The Return of Geo-Economics

Dr. Tom Bollyky Plagues and the Paradox of Progress: Why the World Is Getting Healthier in Worrisome Ways

Dr. Evan Ellis Dynamics of the crisis, prospects for transition, and implications for the region

SCWA 2018-2019

Michael Oxman Selected Trends in Global Corporate Sustainability

Dr. Christopher Bolan US Strategy in the Middle East: Confronting an Uncertain Future

Wendy R. Sherman Not for the Faint of Heart: Lessons in Courage, Power, and Persistence

Paul Stares  Preventive Engagement: How America Can Avoid War, Stay Strong, and Keep the Peace

Sarah Cameron The Hungry Steppe: Famine, Violence, and the Making of Soviet Kazakhstan

Gyude Moore China, Africa, and the “Debt Trap” Diplomacy

John Deni NATO and Article 5: The Transatlantic Alliance and the Twenty-first Century Challenges of Collective Defense

James Kirchick The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues, and the Coming Dark Age

SCWA 2017-2018

Mark Levinson An American in Paris

Dr. Krista E. Wiegand and Michael J. Jordan The Philippines and U.S. National Interests

Dr. Barry Balleck Violence From the Left: The International Origins of the Antifa Movement

Dr. Allen Fromherz From the Sultan to the Smithsonian: The Surprising History of Omani-US Relations

Dr. Megan Reiss Sanctions, Emerging Technology, and Deterrence: Decreasing the Likelihood of Conflict on the Korean Peninsula

Dr. Matthew Kroenig The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy