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CIC Nipissing: Innovation and Adaptation – Canada’s Diplomats Tackle Globalization, 1968-84

October 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT


The Canadian International Council (CIC) Nipissing District Branch is pleased to welcome Dr. Greg Donaghy on Wednesday October 4th, 2017 at 7 pm in A122 at Nipissing University. Dr. Donaghy will speak to his recent publication, Canada’s Department of External Affairs, Volume 3: Innovation and Adaptation, 1968-1984 and the evolution of Canada’s foreign policy over the latter part of the twentieth century. This event is free and all are welcome.


Register early using the link below, seats are limited. Free registration.

Branch-based Contact Person: John Allison johna@nipissingu.ca,(705) 474-3461

Speaker’s biography

Greg Donaghy is Head of the Historical Section and Deputy Director, Policy Research Division, Global Affairs Canada. He received his BA from the University of Toronto (1986), his MA from Carleton University (1989), and his PhD from the University of Waterloo (1998). He was Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies at Kwansei Gakuin University in Nishinomiya (Japan) during the Fall Term, 2015-16.
He is General Editor of Documents on Canadian External Relations, as well as editor of six volumes in this series covering 1950 to 1957. He has edited or co-edited another nine collections of scholarly essays on Canadian history and diplomacy. These include (with Stéphane Roussel), Mission Paris : Les ambassadeurs du Canada en France et le triangle Ottawa – Québec – Paris (Montréal : Hurtubise, 2012). His latest collection, From Kinshasa to Kandahar: Canada and Fragile States in Historical Perspective was published by the University of Calgary Press in May 2016.
His publications include the monograph, Tolerant Allies: Canada and the United States, 1963- 1968 (McGill-Queens UP, 2002) and Grit: The Life and Politics of Paul Martin Sr. (UBC Press, 2015) as well as over fifty scholarly articles and reviews on the history of Canadian foreign policy. Grit was a finalist for the 2015 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing. Greg Donaghy was awarded the Medal of Freedom in 2006 by the Government of Hungary for work on Canada and the Hungarian Revolution, and he received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond JubileeMedal in 2012.


October 4, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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