Later Life Learning Lecture Series
DISARRAY IN THE WORLD ORDER
A series of 5 lectures 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon
Wednesdays- September 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 2019
The election of Donald Trump, the Brexit referendum, the growing assertiveness of China, the rise of populism in Europe, all of these have served to undermine the international order which had prevailed in the world since the end of the Second World War. What are some of the causes and consequences of these new realities? This series of lectures will seek to provide some answers to these questions.
September 25: THE SOURCES OF DISARRAY
Amb® Louis A. Delvoie, Retired Canadian Diplomat
October 2: THE TWILIGHT OF MULTILATERALISM
Professor Charles Pentland, Centre for International Defence Policy, Queen’s University
October 9: THE EMERGENCE OF CHINA
Professor Emily Hill, Department of History, Queen’s University.
Dr. Sherman Lai, Department of History, Royal Military College
October 16: CONCERNS OVER IMMIGRATION: THE CASE OF CANADA
Professor Keith Banting, School of Policy Studies, Queen’s University
October 23: THE FINANCIAL CRISIS OF 2008:
WHAT HAPPENED? WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED?
Professor John Allan, School of Policy Studies, Queen’s University.
(lectures are 1 hour long, followed by a coffee break and a question & answer session)
The series -$50.00
Individual lecture - $15.00
Tickets available at the door preceding each lecture