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Foreign policy lecture on campus


The Canadian International Council (CIC) Nipissing District Branch welcomes Dr. Greg Donaghy to Nipissing’s campus for a special lecture on foreign policy on Wednesday, October 4, at 7 p.m. in room A122.   

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, however, registration is necessary as seating is limited.  You can register right here.

Dr. Greg Donaghy is head of the Historical Section and deputy director, Policy Research Division, Global Affairs Canada. He received his bachelor of arts from the University of Toronto, his master degree from Carleton University, and his PhD from the University of Waterloo. He was visiting professor of Canadian Studies at Kwansei Gakuin University in Nishinomiya, Japan during the in 2015-16.

He is the 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. 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. Dr. 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 Jubilee Medal in 2012.

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