Centre for International and Defence Policy

Centre for International and Defence Policy
Centre for International and Defence Policy

2008-2009 Seminars

Thursday, 14 May 2009
Speaker: Brigadier General Gero Schachthoefer, Commander of the German Armed Forces Command USA/Canada
"A 'German' Military View of the Situation in Afghanistan"

Wednesday, 6 May 2009
Speaker: Ambassador Michael Bell, University of Windsor
"Old City, New Regime. The Missing Peaces: How to Govern Jerusalem and Strike an Israeli-Syrian Deal"

Wednesday, 15 April 2009
Speaker: Colonel Tony Sarber, US Visiting Defence Fellow, Queen's University
"Israeli Settlements on the West Bank: Should the US care?"

Wednesday, 8 April 2009
Speaker: Kornely Kakachia, Black Sea Program, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
“Russo-Georgian War-Implications for Regional and International Security”

Wednesday, 18 march 2009
Speaker: Henry E. Hale, The Elliot School of International Affairs, George Washington University
"Democracy, Autocracy, and Revolution in Post-Soviet Eurasia"

Wednesday, 25 February 2009
Speaker: Peter Harrison, Skelton-Clark Fellow, Queen's University
"Implementing Canada's Defence Policy"

Wednesday, 11 February 2009
Speaker: William F. Pentney, Associate Deputy Minister of Defence, Ottawa
"Implementing Canada's Defence Policy"

Thursday, 5 February 2009
Speaker: Mrs. Amit Gil-Bayaz, Deputy Head of Mission, Israeli Embassy, Ottawa
"Lessons from Gaza"

Wednesday, 14 January 2009
Speaker: Colonel JDE Crosman, Directorate of Land Concepts and Designs, Canadian Forces
"Looking to the Future"

Wednesday, 19 November 2008
Speaker: Philippe Lagassé & Paul Robinson, University of Ottawa
"Reviving Realism in the Canadian Defence Debate"

Wednesday, 5 November 2008
Speaker: Dr. Jan Erik Schulte, Institute for Contemporary History at the Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
"Canada and UN Peacekeeing: From Political Paradigm to Political Myth"

Wednesday, 29 October 2008
Speaker: Una Becker, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt, Germany (PRIF)
"Controlling the Spread of Weapons of Mass Destruction"

Wednesday, 22 October 2008
Speaker: Dr. Erwin Schmidl, Austrian National Defence Academy / Institute of Strategy & Security Policy, Vienna, Austria
"The Austrian Experience in Peace Operations"

Wednesday, 8 October 2008
Speaker: Dr. Peter Schmidt, VRF QCIR
"European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP): Some Awkward Questions!"

Wednesday, 24 September 2008
Speaker: Alan Bloomfield, Queen's University
"South African Foreign Policy after Mandela"

Wednesday, 10 September 2008
Speaker: Professor Stephanie Carvin, Royal Holloway, University of London (UK)
"Make Law Not War? Canada and New Challenges in International Law"