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Gwynne Dyer to lecture on China, India as emerging superpowers

November 24, 2006

Source: Ryerson University

Award-winning journalist and lecturer Gwynne Dyer will explore the emerging powers of China and India on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 4:30 p.m., School of Image Arts, 122 Bond St., Room IMA 307.

In his presentation, Dyer will examine the impact China and India's growing strength will have on the United States's role as a superpower, the possibility of a new Cold War between the U.S. and the Asia-Pacific and the role Canada may or may not play in this.

Dyer has worked as a freelance journalist, columnist, broadcaster and lecturer on international affairs for more than 20 years. 150 newspapers in 35 countries have published his columns and he has received nominations and awards for his television and radio series on war, peacekeeping and his experiences in Eastern Europe. One of his recent books, Ignorant Armies: Sliding into War in Iraq, was the best non-fiction bestseller in Canada in 2003.

Dyer's lecture is the first talk of the inaugural Dean's Lecture Series and is being hosted by Ryerson University's School of Journalism. Over the next two years, various schools and departments within the Faculty of Communication and Design will host other lectures as part of this series.

WHAT: Gwynne Dyer's lecture, Back to the Great Game
(And Will Canada be a Player or the Puck?)
WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 29
4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
WHERE: School of Image Arts
122 Bond St., Room IMA 307


Suelan Toye
Public Affairs
Ryerson University
Office: 416-979-5000 x 7161



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