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World Affairs Council 2014-2015

Speaker Series

A selective listing of publications relating to the Council's Speaker Series, available for check-out, through the Library's e-Research databases, or from Internet websites.
World Affairs Council 2014-15

The World Affairs Council of Jacksonville is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization devoted to promoting understanding of the world and its people and to engaging citizens of Northeast Florida in becoming better informed participants in the global community. Ensuring that Jacksonville citizens have access to the best thinking on global issues, the World Affairs Council has two signature speaker series which examine critical current topics with guests who provide more “light than heat,” revealing the stories behind the headlines while delivering balanced perspectives and promoting thoughtful consideration and learning.

David L. Brown | Dr. Richard Leakey

Global Business Luncheons & Global Issues Evenings

Related Reading and Media Resources

For more information about these events, including biographies of the speakers, please visit the World Affairs Council Jacksonville Speaker Series web page.

Date Time Speaker Topic
April 14, 2015 Noon David L. Brown "Global Developments in IT"

Selected Online Site
Selected Related Books From Jacksonville Public Library
Selected Online Articles About the Speaker

Date Time Speaker Topic
April 21, 2015 7:00 p.m. Dr. Richard Leakey "Past, Present and Future of Life on Earth"

Available on OverDrive as an eBook or Audiobook From Jacksonville Public Library
Selected Books by the Speaker From Jacksonville Public Library
Online Interview of the Speaker