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REF NO.: 301

SUBJECT: The David Alexander Lecture to examine responsible government

DATE: April 19,2005

Dr. Phillip Buckner, professor emeritus at the University of New Brunswick, will deliver the David Alexander Lecture titled The Transition to Responsible Government - British North America - Some Afterthoughts. The lecture is part of the Newfoundland Historical Society Symposium on Responsible Government running from April 21-23, 2005. Dr. Buckner is currently visiting professor of Commonwealth Studies at the University of London. He is also founding editor of the influential journal Acadiensis: The Journal of the Atlantic Region. The lecture will take place on Thursday, April 21, starting at 8 p.m. in Hampton Hall at the Marine Institute. Members of the public are invited to attend. A reception will follow the lecture.

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For more information, please contact Dr. James Hiller, Department of History, at 737-8435 or jhiller@mun.ca, or Terry Bishop Stirling, Department of History, at 737-7653 or tstirlin@mun.ca.

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