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Lansdowne speaker: Whitney Lackenbauer Oct 22-25

LANSDOWNE SPEAKER: Whitney Lackenbauer (Trent University) Public Lecture "Canada’s North: Learning from the Past, Understanding the Present, Navigating the Future" Tuesday, October 22, 4:30-6:30 pm, ELL 061 Department Seminar "Challenges and Opportunities in Canada’s Fast Changing North" Wednesday, October 23, 2:30-4:30 pm, DSB C118 Public Lecture "The Canadian Rangers and Canada’s Arctic Sovereignty in the 20th and 21st Centuries" (with LCol. Russell Meads, Commanding Officer, 4th Canadian Ranger Patrol Group) Thursday, October 24, 4:30-6:50 pm, ECS124 Workshop Keynote Roundtable, "Beyond the Boundaries of International Relations: Power, Indigeneity, and the Settler State" Friday, October 25, 12:30-2:00 pm, DTB A357 Professor P. Whitney Lackenbauer is one of the leading global experts on Arctic history and politics, specializing in Arctic security, sovereignty and governance issues; modern Canadian military and diplomatic history; and Aboriginal-state relations. He is Professor of History and Canada Research Chair (Tier I) in the Study of the Canadian North at Trent University. Prior to taking up this appointment in 2018, he was Professor and Chair in the Department of History and co-director of the Centre for Foreign Policy and Federalism at St. Jerome’s University in the University of Waterloo. He sits on various national boards and working groups dedicated to Canadian Arctic affairs, including the Arctic Security Working Group and Canadian Arctic Resources Committee, and is a Fellow with the Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary History; the Arctic Institute of North America; the Centre for Military, Security and Strategic Studies; and an adjunct professor with the Frost Centre for Canadian Studies & Indigenous Studies at Trent University. In recognition of his longstanding work with the Canadian Rangers, since 2014 Prof. Lackenbauer has served as Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel for the 1st Canadian Ranger Patrol Group, based in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories and spanning Canada’s three northern territories. In its millennium issue, Maclean’s Magazine named him as a “Canadian to watch” in the 21st century.

Political Science Speakers Series 2019-20

Department of Political Science 2019-20 Speakers Series Schedule FALL TERM SEMINAR: Cricket Keating (U of Washington) "Educating for Coalition: Popular Education and Political Praxis" Friday, September 20, 2:30-4:00pm, DSB, C118 Co-sponsored by Gender Studies https://gwss.washington.edu/people/cricket-keating) BOOK LAUNCH: Rita Kaur Dhamoon, Davina Bhandar, Renisa Mawani & Satwinder Bains (eds.), Unmooring the Komagata Maru: Charting Colonial Trajectories Thursday, October 10, 3-4:30pm, SEDG C168 Co-sponsored by Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives https://www.ubcpress.ca/unmooring-the-komagata-maru BOOK LAUNCH: Michelle Bonner Tough on Crime: The Rise of Punitive Populism in Latin America Tuesday, October 15, 1-2pm, SEDG C168 Co-sponsored by Latin American Studies https://upittpress.org/books/9780822945826/ Lansdowne Lecture: Whitney Lackenbauer (Trent University) Public Lecture “Canada’s North: Learning from the Past, Understanding the Present, Navigating the Future” Tuesday, October 22, 4:30-6:30 pm, ELL 061 Department Seminar “Challenges and Opportunities in Canada’s Fast Changing North” Wednesday, October 23, 2:30-4:30 pm, DSB C118 Public Lecture “The Canadian Rangers and Canada’s Arctic Sovereignty in the 20th and 21st Centuries” (with LCol. Russell Meads, Commanding Officer, 4th Canadian Ranger Patrol Group) Thursday, October 24, 4:30-6:50 pm, ECS124 Workshop Keynote Roundtable, “Beyond the Boundaries of International Relations: Power, Indigeneity, and the Settler State” Friday, October 25, 12:30-2:00 pm, DTB A318 https://uwaterloo.ca/history/people-profiles/whitney-lackenbauer SEMINAR: Dian Million (U of Washington) Tuesday, November 19, 11:00am – 1:00pm, Location TBA Co-sponsored by CIRCLE SPRING TERM Kathryn Harrison (UBC) Tuesday, February 25, 2:30-4:00pm https://politics.ubc.ca/persons/kathryn-harrison/ Kevin Bruyneel (Babson College) Tuesday, March 17, 2:30-4:00pm Co-sponsored by CIRCLE https://www.babson.edu/academics/faculty/faculty-profiles/kevin-bruyneel.php Lance Bennett (U of Washington) March TBD https://www.com.washington.edu/bennett/

Department of Political Science 2019-20 Speakers Series Schedule

FALL TERM

SEMINAR: Cricket Keating (U of Washington)
"Educating for Coalition: Popular Education and Political Praxis"
Friday, September 20, 2:30-4:00pm, DSB, C118
Co-sponsored by Gender Studies
https://gwss.washington.edu/people/cricket-keating)

BOOK LAUNCH: Rita Kaur Dhamoon, Davina Bhandar, Renisa Mawani & Satwinder Bains (eds.), Unmooring the Komagata Maru: Charting Colonial Trajectories
Thursday, October 10, 3-4:30pm, SEDG C168
Co-sponsored by Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives
https://www.ubcpress.ca/unmooring-the-komagata-maru

BOOK LAUNCH: Michelle Bonner
Tough on Crime: The Rise of Punitive Populism in Latin America
Tuesday, October 15, 1-2pm, SEDG C168
Co-sponsored by Latin American Studies
https://upittpress.org/books/9780822945826/ 

LANSDOWNE SPEAKER: Whitney Lackenbauer (U of Waterloo)
Tuesday, October 22, 4:30-6:30pm
https://uwaterloo.ca/history/people-profiles/whitney-lackenbauer

SEMINAR: Dian Million (U of Washington)
Tuesday, November 19, 11:00am – 1:00pm, Location TBA
Co-sponsored by CIRCLE


SPRING TERM

Kathryn Harrison (UBC)
Tuesday, February 25, 2:30-4:00pm
https://politics.ubc.ca/persons/kathryn-harrison/

Kevin Bruyneel (Babson College)
Tuesday, March 17, 2:30-4:00pm
Co-sponsored by CIRCLE
https://www.babson.edu/academics/faculty/faculty-profiles/kevin-bruyneel.php

Lance Bennett (U of Washington)
March TBD
https://www.com.washington.edu/bennett/

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