MEDIA ADVISORY: The Syria Crisis: What Now?

Posted on Wednesday, September 11, 2013

The University of Ottawa invites members of the media to a public lecture on Syria looking at the following questions: Are we reaching a new inflection point in the conflict? What strategic options are available to the U.S. and its allies? What prospects are there for a peaceful resolution? Is there any role for Canada?

What:                  The Syria Crisis: What Now?
When:                 Friday, September 13, from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where:                Social Sciences Building, 120 University, Room 4004 (Map)

This event will feature a panel of experts: 

  • Margaret Bloodworth, Senior Fellow at Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) and former national security adviser to Prime Minister Stephen Harper
  • Robert Fowler, Senior Fellow at GSPIA and former foreign policy advisor to prime ministers Trudeau, Mulroney and Chrétien
  • Roland Paris, Director of CIPS and Associate Professor at GSPIA
  • David Petrasek, Associate Professor at GSPIA and former special adviser to the Secretary-General, Amnesty International


Néomie Duval
International Media Relations Officer
University of Ottawa
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 2981
Cell: 613-863-7221

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