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robinson rndNovember 27, 2015

Paul Robinson: The Folly of Military Intervention – Ottawa, ON

Paul Robinson holds an MA in Russian and Eastern European Studies from the University of Toronto and a D. Phil. in Modern History from the University of Oxford. Prior to his graduate studies, he served as a regular officer in the British Army Intelligence Corps from 1989 to 1994, and as a reserve officer in the Canadian Forces from 1994 to 1996. He will discuss the problems with military intervention as a way of spreading freedom and democracy. The talk will begin at 5:45PM in FSS1030 (University of Ottawa). Register


ikedaPOSTPONED (New date TBA)

Sandy Ikeda: A City is Not a Work of Art – Toronto, ON

Sandy Ikeda a professor of economics at Purchase College, part of the State University of New York. He received his PhD from New York University and often writes on the economies of cities. This talk will be held at Ryerson University, in cooperation with the Ryerson Association of Planning Students. Time and location TBA. Register