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May Travel Talk

“Traveling to Save the World”

Presented by Professor Nick Kontogeorgopoulos:

Join us for an engaging exploration of the crossroads of development, tourism and international community service. Nick Kontogeorgopoulos, professor of international political economy at the University of Puget Sound, will share his personal travel experiences and research into the fascinating world of volunteer tourism in Thailand and its role in national development. We’ll delve into why one chooses to participate in volunteer tourism and discuss its real impacts in terms of development and international service.

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The World Affairs Council Tacoma (WACT) promotes activities that enhance public awareness and interest in international, cultural, economic, and political issues. We provide travel programs, special speakers, community forums, networking events, and host the annual Washington State Consular Association Reception.

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