Welcome to the Santa Fe World Affairs Forum

The Santa Fe World Affairs Forum is a non-profit organization created to broaden and deepen an understanding of world affairs, primarily through small, interactive, professionally-led sessions on international issues for a membership of informed individuals.

The Forum began in 2003 with informal foreign affairs discussion sessions.  Discussion leaders are now recruited on a national basis, but the SFWAF commitment to member participation and interaction remains.

The SFWAF holds five or six seminar-style discussions each year.  In addition, there may be special events including one or two day-long symposia.  (Look here for our next program.)

Meetings usually take place over lunch or afternoon tea, but the program year may be punctuated by events with other formats including evening receptions featuring politicians or activists as well as thinkers.  Such sessions may be open to non-members.

The first two  Santa Fe World Affairs Forum Programs confirmed for early fall 2015:

US-Cuba Relations, the Hemispheric Consequences and the OAS

lunch and talk by Jane Thery, Director of Information, Organization of American States, Monday, August 17, 2015 from 12-2 pm at St. John’s College, Peterson Student Center, Junior Commons Room.

How China’s Banks Work:  A Prism for Understanding China

lunch and talk by Jim Stent, Asian financial expert, Thursday, September 3, 2015 from 12-2 pm at St. John’s College, Peterson Student Center, Junior Commons Room.

For information on these and other events please e-mail us at: sfwaforum@outlook.com



For a glimpse of SFWAF IN ACTION, check out this video with excerpts from our 2013 Symposium on the U.S. and East Asia.