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Indiana Council on World Affairs

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Indiana Council on World Affairs
PO Box 90421
Indiana, IN 46290
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Staff/Contact Information

Matt Fox, President, Email, 317-704-4689

Janet I Harris, Board Member /Publicity Chair, Email, 317-704-4689

Upcoming Events

February 17 | ICWA / WACA Academic WorldQuest

Saturday, 11:00 am - 4:15 pm

Come for lunch with ICWA members & stay for the Academic WorldQuest competition to cheer the students on their quest for world knowledge!

Reservations are required for lunch at 11:00.

All are welcome for the competition at 1:00 pm & reservations not required.

Location: University of Indianapolis, International Relations Dept.

Schwitzer Center, Hall B&C, 1400 E. Hanna Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46227

FREE parking. 

February 20 | Great Decisions - Global Health Progress


February 20, Tuesday, 2018

Topic Description: n the past 30 years, the success story of global health by action of countries, communities and organizations has saved millions of lives. Yet the international community must not rest.  Although global health status measures have improved, inequalities persist with the world facing old and new challenges. The next several decades will be important in determining wellbeing across nations.

Presenter: Dr. Robert Einterz, professor of clinical medicine, Associate Dean, Global Health, IndianaUniversity, is also director of AMPATH. (Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare.), serving more than three million people in Kenya.  He directed a primary health care program in rural Haiti, 1986-87. In 1989, he co-founded a partnership between IndianaUniversity and Moi University, Kenya.  In addition, he has worked with the Gates Foundation and POPFAR (President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.)


7:00 Registration

7:30 Presentation with Q & A

9:00 Event concludes

Carmel High School, Freshman Cntr, Door # 13,

520 E Main St, Carmel, IN 46032.



February 27 | Great Decisions - Turkey: A Partner in Crisis

Of all NATO allies, Turkey represents the most daunting challenge for the Trump administration. After a failed military coup in July 2016, the autocratic trend strengthened and the population considers the U.S. a security threat. In the context of a “clash of civilizations,” is Turkey’s geo-strategic position as the world's most institutionally westernized Muslim country. 

Dr. Tijen Demirel-Pegg, Assistant Professor, Political Science and Global and International Studies, Indiana University-Purdue University, received her BA and MA degrees in Ankara, Turkey.  Indiana University awarded her PhD, Political Science, 2011.  Her major fields are international relations and comparative politics, and her minor fields are social science and data analysis.  At IUPUI, she teaches Middle Eastern politics, political violence, and human rights.  She has presented a paper on Istanbul's 2013 Gezi Park Protests


7:00 Registration

7:30 Presentation with Q & A

9:00 Event Concludes

Carmel High School, Freshman Cntr, Door # 13,

520 E Main St, Carmel, IN 46032.


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