Lunchtime seminar series

"World Affairs in Historical Perspective"

A noon-hour series on the historical roots of global issues and events

sponsored by the UVic World History Caucus
and the Department of History

FALL 2002 SCHEDULE

 

Thursday, 24 October


BRAZIL'S ELECTIONS AND OPTIONS
Margo Matwychuk (Anthropology)

Clearihue A-215, 12:00-1:00


Tuesday, 29 October


REBUILDING AFGHANISTAN'S EDUCATION SYSTEM
Brishkai Lund (Continuing Studies)
and Bob Beckett (Colwood Rotary Club)

Clearihue A-303, 12:30-1:30

 

Wednesday, 6 November


CANADA, THE U.S. AND THE EARLY COLD WAR IN ASIA: LESSONS FOR GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP
John Price (History)

David Strong Building C-116, 12:30-1:30

 

Tuesday, 19 November


SADDAM HUSSEIN AND THE CONTROL OF IRAQ
Martin Bunton (History)

CIT 110, 12:30-1:30

 

 

Each session will be devoted to exploring one contemporary issue or crisis and the historical background to it. Each session will consist of a 25-minute presentation, followed by discussion.

The series is designed for a general audience; all members of the University and the broader community are most welcome.