Events

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The Future Of NATO

Nov. 29, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Toronto

A talk with former NATO ambassador David Wright.

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Cinema Series: “What is Democracy?”

Nov. 28, 2018, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

A showing of director Astra Taylor’s idiosyncratic, philosophical film, “What is Democracy?”

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Is The Two State Solution Dead?

Nov. 28, 2018, 5 p.m.

Victoria

A Politics In The Pub event featuring Jon Allen and Dr. Martin Bunton.

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Does Canada Actually Have A Middle East Policy? Does It Need One?

Nov. 21, 2018, 7 p.m.

Ottawa

Talk by Rex Brynen, professor of political science at McGill University and author of Beyond the Arab Spring: Authoritarianism and Democratization in the Arab World.

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Live Webcast: Jim Balsillie at the IMF Statistical Forum and Q & A with Christine Lagarde

Nov. 20, 2018, noon

Webcast

Jim Balsillie delivers a keynote speech at this year’s IMF Statistical Forum, followed by a one-on-one discussion with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde.

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The Rohingya Crisis: Options For Canadian Foreign Policy

Nov. 19, 2018, 7 p.m.

Winnipeg

A panel of experts will discuss Canada’s diplomatic response to the Rohingya crisis.

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The War In Yemen And The Saudi-Led Military Intervention

Nov. 19, 2018, 5 p.m.

Halifax

Farea Al Muslimi, in conversation with Spencer Osberg, will provide up-to-date information about the war in Yemen and the Saudi role. 

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Restraining Great Powers: Soft Balancing from Empires to the Global Era

Nov. 8, 2018, 11:30 a.m.

Waterloo

A presentation by T.V. Paul, James McGill Professor of International Relations in the Department of Political Science at McGill University.

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Responsible Artificial Intelligence Panel in Partnership with Communitech and the University of Waterloo

Nov. 7, 2018, noon

Waterloo

A conversation about what it means to create and implement responsible AI. 

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US Midterm Election Viewing Party

Nov. 6, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Edmonton

Watch the US midterm elections on the big screen at Edmontons Pub 1905.   

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Canada And China…Now, Never Or Later?

Nov. 6, 2018, 5 p.m.

Victoria

A debate with Jeff Kucharski, Hugh Stephens and members of the Royal Roads Master of Global Management program.

Major Challenges For Canadian Foreign Policy In 2019

Oct. 30, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Thunder Bay

Mark Gwozdecky, Assistant Deputy Minister of International Security & Political Affairs (Political Director), will discuss the challenges for Canadian foreign policy in the coming months.

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The Ongoing Conflict In Ukraine: Past, Present And Future

Oct. 29, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

Edmonton

A Politics at the Pub event with Dr. David Marples, a Distinguished University Professor at the Department of History and Classics, University of Alberta.

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The 5th Annual Student Foreign Policy Debate

Oct. 24, 2018, 7 p.m.

Toronto

This annual student debate, put on by CIC Toronto in partnership with Ryerson University and the Hart House Debating Club, will debate the motion: This House believes that all nations have a right to nuclear arms.”

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Global Trade In Transition: What It Means For Canada And Atlantic Canada

Oct. 24, 2018, 4:30 p.m.

Halifax

A talk with the Honourable Kevin Lynch, vice chairman of BMO Financial Group.

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Cinema Series: "Human Flow"

Oct. 17, 2018, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

A screening of the 2017 documentary Human Flow, a film directed by activist and artist Ai Weiwei.

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Politics In The Pub: China’s Grand Strategy And Asian Geopolitics

Oct. 17, 2018, 5 p.m.

Victoria

CIC Victoria pub night featuring Dr. Mohan Malik from the Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies, Hawaii. 

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Trends In The Middle East

Oct. 16, 2018, 7 p.m.

Ottawa

A conversation with former Canadian ambassador to Saudi Arabia Dennis Horak.

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Canada’s Interest In A Changing Arctic

Oct. 10, 2018, 11:30 a.m.

Victoria

A talk with Arctic expert Will Greaves, assistant professor of international relations at the University of Victoria.

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The United States and the Middle East in the Age of Trump: Tweet and Retreat.

Oct. 9, 2018, 2 p.m.

Ottawa

Former US ambassador Daniel Kurtzer shares his views on American policy in the Middle East.