FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
ABSTRACT: In this talk, Elizabeth Riddell-Dixon will contrast the traditional political science concept of sovereignty to the Inuit concept of pan-Arctic sovereignty. She will illuminate debates about sovereign state rights and conflict over Arctic resources. SPEAKER BIO: Elizabeth Riddell-Dixon has spent three decades researching and writing about law of the sea policy. She is a Distinguished Senior Fellow with the Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History, University of Toronto, and Professor Emerita in the Department of Political Science at Western University. Sponsored by the Western Department of Political Science and Polar Research and Policy Initiative
Discussion with Tom Cameron, Graduate of the IR program in 2011
Thomas Cameron graduated from Western University’s International Relations program in spring 2011. He went on to complete a M.A. in Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa in 2013. He has worked at Global Affairs Canada since May 2013 spending three and a half years working as a Policy Officer for the G7/G20 Summit Division and most recently working as a Policy Advisor for the International Crime and Terrorism team. Prior to joining Global Affairs, he held various positions with different departments within the Federal and Ontario Governments.
The United Nations Association in Canada is holding the 14th Canadian International Model United Nations (CANIMUN) conference, which will take place from February 23 to 26, 2017, in Ottawa, ON.
CANIMUN is a unique experiential learning opportunity, which allows students to experience international diplomacy first-hand. This year, they are featuring a diverse selection of committees and topics. They also provide students with special opportunities such as embassy visits, a diplomatic briefing, unique social events, and networking opportunities. .
Registration is currently open on their website at www.canimun.org.