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CIC Victoria: Annual General Meeting and Building for the Future

September 19 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm PDT

Description

Everyone loves an AGM! And even if you don’t, we still hope you’ll come and show your support for your Executive Committee who have been working hard to put together a stimulating program for the fall period and early next year. During the AGM, we’ll reflect on the past year, cover the financials and talk about upcoming events. After that, Dr. Oliver Schmidtke, the Director of the Centre for Global Studies (CFGS) at the University of Victoria (UVic) and Dr. Victor V. Ramraj who is the Director of the Centre for Asia Pacific Initiatives (CAPI) also at UVic will discuss their current and future research plans. CIC Victoria has been working closely with the CFGS and CAPI to bring you the best speakers on today’s global challenges and our outreach activities with UVic will continue in 2018-2019.

Speakers’ Biographies

Dr. Oliver Schmidtke is a Professor in the Departments of Political Science and History at UVic. He also holds the Jean Monnet Chair in European History and Politics and serves as the director of the CFGS in Victoria. He received his PhD from the European University Institute in Florence and has been a JF Kennedy Fellow at Harvard University, a visiting scholar at Humboldt University Berlin, a F. Braudel Senior Fellow at the European University Institute, and a Marie Curie Fellow at Hamburg University. His research interests are in the fields of the politics of migration, citizenship, nationalism, populism, and the governance of migration and integration in Europe and Canada.

Dr. Victor V. Ramraj was appointed as the Director of CAPI in September 2017 and has been a Professor in the Faculty of Law and CAPI Chair in Asia-Pacific Legal Relations at UVic since 2014. Dr. Ramraj spent 16 years of his academic career at the National University of Singapore (1998-2014), and was twice seconded to the Centre for Transnational Legal Studies in London, UK. His research interests include comparative constitutional, administrative law, and transnational regulation—all with a focus on Asia—and the history of and regulatory challenges arising from state-company relationships in Asia. He is a regular participant in international workshops on comparative constitutional and administrative law and has edited and co-edited several volumes for Cambridge University Press on counter-terrorism and emergency powers.

Registration

CIC Member Price: $30.00
CIC Student Member Price: $15.00
CIC Young Professional Member Price: $20.00
Non-Member Price: $40.00
Non-Member Student Price: $20.00

Contact person: Paula Skippon – CIC.Victoria.Sec@gmail.com

Details

Date:
September 19
Time:
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Venue

The Union Club of BC
805 Gordon Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1Z6 Canada
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