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REF NO.: 38

SUBJECT: Governor General’s lecture delivered at Memorial University

DATE: Nov. 19

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) Governor General’s lecture will be delivered by Dr. Jacques Lévesque, a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, on Thursday, Nov. 22, at Memorial University’s St. John’s campus.
Dr. Lévesque, a professor in the Department of Political Science at the University du Québec à Montréal, will speak on After The Fall of the USSR: Russia’s Search for a New Place in the World Order 1992-2012 in the Petro-Canada Hall at 7:30 p.m.
Professor Lévesque has been a fellow of the RSC since 1982 and acted as president of the Academy of Social Sciences of the RSC from 1993-96. He has briefed political leaders, acted as special adviser at the United Nations, and in June 2000 he was awarded the title of Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur by the then-president of France, Jacques Chirac.
All are welcome and free parking is available in lot 15B.

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