May 23, 2013
Interested in testing your knowledge of current events, history, geography and world cultures? Our transnational trivia night is back! Join us for this fun and informal evening at the Spitfire in Belltown.
Assemble a team of 4-6 (or let us place you on a team), and compete in several rounds of international trivia. Topics range from pop culture to geopolitics, from current events to ancient history. This is a great opportunity to meet and socialize with Seattleites of all ages who share a passion for all things international! More
Le Networking – Women’s Networking evening event hosted by Louis Vuitton Seattle
Join the ladies of the French-American Chamber of Commerce for Le Networking hosted by Louis Vuitton Seattle on May 23, and learn more about this traditional and iconic French brand… More
“Barzan” is a film about a man who simultaneously embodies two fundamental myths of 21st century America: the American dream of peace and prosperity and the bloodthirsty terrorist bent on destroying that dream.
Sam “Barzan” Malkandi, an Iraqi refugee to the US and beloved father, was working toward his piece of the American Dream in a Seattle suburb. But a footnote in ‘The 9/11 Commission Report,’ connecting him to a high-level Al-Qaeda operative through his childhood nickname, changed everything. More
May 24, 2013
Please join us for “Current Challenges in Global Mental Health: An Interactive Discussion” featuring:
Vikram Patel, MSc, MRCPsych, PhD, FMedSci (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)
Debra Kaysen, PhD (University of Washington)
Jürgen Unützer, MD, MPH, MA (University of Washington)
May 25, 2013
WDP9 is taking place at Northwest Folklife! Please invite your friends, family, and/or colleagues — we will be featuring dance instructors who have been a BIG part of the WDP community. We are listed on the list of “28 Great Things to See at Folklife this Year.”
May 28, 2013
Whether framed philosophically (“Why is there a world rather than nothing at all?”) or more colloquially (“But, Mommy, who made God?”), the metaphysical mystery about how we came into existence remains the most fractious and fascinating question of all time. Following in the footsteps of Christopher Hitchens, Roger Penrose, and even Stephen Hawking, Jim Holt—author of Why Does the World Exist?(a New York Times notable book of 2012)—offers an engrossing narrative that traces our latest efforts to grasp the origins of the universe. More
May 29, 2013
What is the future of the U.S- Russia nuclear arms negotiations? What are the key nuclear arms control challenges facing president Obama? What are some practical policy recommendations to reducing nuclear arms and missile defense? How real are North Korea’s nuclear threats?
Join Steven Pifer, former Ambassador to Ukraine, as he discusses his new book regarding these issues and provides key recommendations to reducing nuclear arms. More