The 31st Annual Consular
Association Reception 2022
We're back and ready to host you for another festive occasion honoring Washington State's consular officials while we celebrate the international ties that connect us all.
THIS YEAR'S KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Best-selling guidebook author, activist and public television host
"TRAVEL AS A POLITICAL ACT"
Event will take place on:
Wednesday, October 12th
5:30PM - 7:30PM
TACOMA ART MUSEUM
1701 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402
We hope to see you there!
Please RSVP to receive the Zoom link for this event.
The call-in details will be provided in the registration confirmation.
Trying to find a copy of this month's book? Members have had luck ordering from these cost-friendly vendors: thriftbooks.com and betterworldbooks.com.
You can also support our regional libraries by borrowing from your local branch. Many of our book club picks can be downloaded for free in ebook and audiobook formats through the Libby app -- all you need is your library card!
This event is free and open to the public, but your donations help us keep our mission of fostering global engagement alive. Please consider donating what you can today. If you like our mission and would like to play a more active role, you should also consider becoming a member!
Join us for a panel of presentations where guest speakers share their insights on the War in Ukraine, how it has impacted their lives and what they are doing to help.
Russia and Ukraine: Foundations of Putin’s Domestic Power and His Ideology of Empire
TOM RAINEY, Professor Emeritus from the Evergreen State College
A Visit to Kyiv
ANASTASIYA LEMESH, Pierce College Student and Ukrainian Citizen
Helping Ukrainian Refugees in Tacoma
TBD, Employee of the Tacoma Community House
Event will be held at:
Bellarmine Preparatory School
2300 S Washington St, Tacoma, WA 98405
This event is sponsored by:
“The Nordic Model: What Is It and Can’t We Just Copy It?”
ANDREAS UDBYE, Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Puget Sound
The Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden) consistently receive the highest scores on global ratings such as the Human Development Index, World Happiness Report, and Democracy Index. In contrast, the U.S. keeps sliding, which triggers questions of whether we should adopt and emulate more of the Nordic policies to stem the decline.
University of Washington - Tacoma
1900 Commerce St, Tacoma, WA 98402
“Making Sense of Strategic Ambiguity: Taiwan, China and the United States”
SETH WEINBERGER, Professor of Political Science at University of Puget Sound
Details are still TBD. Please check back closer to the event more information!
Event will be hosted online via Zoom
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