"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."
- Sir Winston Churchill

The Churchill Society of British Columbia was founded in 1979 and is devoted to the memory of this outstanding world leader to ensure that his ideals and achievements are not forgotten and are utilized by succeeding generations.

Dr. Allen Sens – Nuclear Weapons in a Changing World Order: Arms Races, Proliferation & the Decline of Nuclear Arms Control

September 23, 2020 @ 07:00pm

Please join us on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 to welcome our guest speaker Dr. Allen G. Sens.

Dr. Sens will speak on “Nuclear Weapons in a Changing World Order: Arms Races, Proliferation & the Decline of Nuclear Arms Control.”   Dr. Sens was raised in Kitsilano, and attended school at Henry Hudson Elementary and Kitsilano High. Dr. Sens completed his B.A and M.A. degrees at the University of British Columbia (UBC) before completing his PhD at Queen’s University in 1993. He began his career at UBC as a post-doctoral fellow at the Center for International Relations and later served for 10 years as Chair of the International Relations Program.

Dr. Sens is currently a Professor of Teaching in the Political Science Department at UBC. He specializes in international conflict and conflict management. His teaching interests include international relations, international security, armed conflict and conflict management, Canadian foreign and defence policy, and nuclear weapons and arms control. He is the principal investigator on a series of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council funded projects on social sciences and humanities knowledge mobilization through radio podcasting.

Dr. Sens has also served as a consultant to the Canadian government on the future of peacekeeping and the future of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). His publications include books, edited volumes, and articles on peacekeeping, European security, and Canadian defence policy.

Date/Time:     Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 7:00 pm 
Location:         Online via Zoom (registrants will be emailed login details)
Cost:                 Free
RSVP:               Register here by September 21