Later Life Learning Series

Date:October 9, 2019
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
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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