CIC welcomes diplomat to talk New Threat Set

The Canadian International Council (CIC) Nipissing District Branch is pleased to welcome Daryl Copeland to campus for a special lecture on Thursday, December 7 p.m. in room A122.

Science diplomacy – a transformative tool of soft power which offers the prospect of engaging shared interests to overcome political constraints and enlarge international cooperation – represents a particularly promising way forward. This presentation, titled The New Threat Set: Science, Diplomacy, and International Policy in the Age of Globalization, will explore the implications for Canadian governance, policies and interests, and examine the revolution in culture, values and professional practice required to ensure that the proposed combination of science and diplomacy can deliver as advertised.

Speaker Biography Former Canadian diplomat Daryl Copeland is an educator, analyst and consultant; a research fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, a policy fellow at the University of Montreal’s Centre for International Studies, and visiting professor at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna and the Academy of Diplomacy and International Governance. He is the author of Guerrilla Diplomacy: Rethinking International Relations, 12 scholarly book chapters, and some 175 articles in the popular and academic press. 

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