Is a Cold War with China Inevitable? – Paul Evans

March 15, 2017 @ 05:00pm

Please join us on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 to welcome our guest speaker Paul Evans.  He will address our Society on Is a Cold War with China Inevitable?  

Paul Evans is a professor of Asian and trans-Pacific international relations at the University of British Columbia.  He has held academic appointments and directed centres, institutes and programs at York, Harvard and UBC and served for three years as Co-CEO of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.  He was a co-founder of the Council for Security Cooperation in Asia Pacific.  His recent writings have focused on East Asian security institutions, the emergence of global China, and Canada China relations.  His book Engaging China: Myth, Aspiration and Strategy in Canadian Policy from Trudeau to Harper was published by the University of Toronto Press in 2014 and he is the co-author with Wendy Dobson of the report The Future of Canada’s Relationship with China published by the Institute for Research on Public Policy in November, 2015.  He represents Canada on the ASEAN Regional Forum’s Experts and Eminent Person’s Group.

Date/Time:         Wednesday, March 15, 2017; Wine & Cheese starts at 5:00 pm, Program from 5:50 – 7:00 pm

Location:             Bar Three, The Vancouver Club, 915 Hastings Street West, Vancouver, B.C.

Cost:                      $25 each for a Member of the Society, $35 each for a non-Member

$40 for a Member accompanied by either a spouse, partner or an immediate family member

(The ticket cost includes one beverage ticket per attendee for 1 glass of wine or beer, or for 2 soft drinks.  Additional drinks can be purchased from the bar)

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