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What’s In Store for the 2010/2011 Academic Year

Another year, another lineup of exciting lectures! This year is shaping up to be an exciting one for the IID!  Throughout the Fall semester we will be hosting a number of lectures on a variety of topics such as:

  • Canadian National Security
  • The Question of North Korea
  • Governance and Radicalization in Somalia
  • Canada’s Record in Afghanistan

Stay tuned for more information on topics, speakers and dates!

In keeping with a new IID tradition, with the Winter semester will come a new special series as a follow up to the success of last year’s Prospects for Peace: a forum on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. This year we will be looking at India-Pakistan, hosting experts from across the globe and addressing such issues as:

  • Kashmir
  • Nuclear Weapons
  • Islamic Radicalization
  • The Role of Women in Government and Society
  • The Region’s Relationship with the West

Our first lecture of the year will be a look at Canadian National Security with Ryerson’s own Dr. Arne Kislenko and Dr. Lorne Dawson from the University of Waterloo. Please join us Wed. September 29, 2010 from 6:30 – 8:30 in ENG 103. More information to come!

What’s in Store for the 2009/2010 Academic Year

The IID is gearing up for an exciting year! Here are just a few of the events we are working on, stay tuned for more information on events, dates, venues and speakers!

  • Obama One Year Later
  • International Organized Crime and Narcotics
  • Global Health and Pandemics
  • Afghanistan: The Canadian Perspective
  • Prospects for Peace: A forum on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Feel free to contact us with questions, comments or ideas at ryerson.international.issues@gmail.com