Upcoming Monthly Events:

Help support the World Affairs Council High School All Tournament Team!
Each year, the Peoria Area World Affairs Council sends the All Tournament Team from the International Scholastic Bowl competition (this year on November 15) to compete in the Academic World Quest in Washington, DC in April.  You can help us raise money simply by dining at One World Cafe, 1245 West Main Street in Peoria!
Dine between 2 pm and 10 pm on Monday, November 3 and
present this form to your wait staff.  PAWAC will receive 10% of your tab!  Thank you for supporting our educational outreach!

Understanding Muslim Societies                                
The Role of Women in
Rebuilding the Middle East

Thursday, November 13
Dinner at 5:30 pm in the Executive Suite in Bradley University Student Center
(seating is limited, register early!)
Program is free and open to the public at 7:00 pm in Marty Theatre
Bradley University Student Center

Ambassador Shirin Tahir-Kheli, advisor to five American presidents, will help us understand what Islam is all about and what is playing out in various parts of the world in the name of Islam.  She will focus on the pivotal role women must play in rebuilding the societies of the war-torn parts of the Muslim world.

This program is co-sponsored by the Carnegie Corporation and the World Affairs Councils of America, Bradley University Institute of International Studies, and PAWAC.

November Membership Meeting

Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 5:30 pm
ICC North Campus is the terrific location for the monthly meeting. 
Join us in Poplar Hall, Room 129 at 5:30 pm on the first Thursday of the month.

Everyone is welcome to join us and learn more about your organization and how you can become more involved!  View the agenda here.

America and the World 
2015 National Conference
November 5-7, 2014
Washington, DC

Register Now! Early Bird Ends Friday, September 5
Held annually for over two decades, the Conference engages our national network's leaders and members drawn from the business, civic, and education communities with leading policy-makers and experts.

Full registration details for the conference and The Fairfax at Embassy Row Hotel is available at http://worldaffairscouncils.org.

Save the Dates!
Check out the calendar for all the events on the Peoria Area World Affairs Council calendar for 2014!

Travel with the World Affairs Councils!

Find your destination with the Philadelphia World Affairs Council!  Each trip features first-class accommodations and outstanding sites.  In addition, each trip includes an expert who offers insight along the way.  For example, join Angela Weck in June for a terrific cruise along the waterways of Russia!  Find all the details at the WAC Philadelphia site.

For more information or assistance, please contact Angela Weck, Peoria Area World Affairs Council, pawac@bradley.edu or (309) 677-2454.


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This page last updated September 29, 2014.

Peoria Area World Affairs Council - Institute for International Studies
Bradley University, 1501 W. Bradley Ave., 244 Bradley Hall, Peoria, IL  61625   (309) 677-2454