Events at Brooks Memorial Library

Join us for Ambassador Galbraith’s always keenly insightful and highly informative annual lecture on the state of the world today. The Windham World Affairs Council will present its annual Galbraith Lecture on November 3, 2022 at Brooks Memorial Library at 7:00 pm with Ambassador Peter Galbraith. Recently returned from Ukraine and Moldova, Galbraith will provide an update on the military and political situation in Ukraine and assess the future prospects in his talk entitled “The Ukraine War: What now? What next? and How does it End? The event will be held in person and online. Registration is required at Eventbrite… Continue reading

What does democracy truly mean? And with such volatile political experiences going on all over the world, who — or what — provides oversight or transparency on election processes globally? The Czech Republic, The European Union and the Rise of Populism The current political situation in the Czech Republic, a small country in the very heart of Europe, historically considered the crossroads between the West and the East, is the reflection of the latest developments in the entire European Union, currently facing a serious crisis, caused by Brexit, a refugee crisis and the rise of populist tendencies. The lecture will… Continue reading