2015: Bob Rae presents "What Happened to Politics?"


Long-time Canadian political figure Bob Rae has been named the  H.T. Reid Lecture Series recipient for 2015. Rae will present What Happened to Politics? on Friday, November 13 at Acadia University’s Festival Theatre in Wolfville. What Happened to Politics? is also the title of Rae’s book, recently published by Simon & Schuster Canada.  

Rae is a former MP for Toronto Centre and was Interim Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada from 2011-13.

This event is free to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; the lecture begins at 7 p.m.

Following the presentation, Rae will autograph copies of his book, which are available for purchase courtesy of The Box of Delights Bookshop, Wolfville.

About the H.T. Reid Lecture
Acadia University's H.T. Reid Lecture series, a collaboration of the Department of History and Classics and the Department of Politics, was established in 1958 in order to give an opportunity to an “eminent scholar or person of affairs” to publicly address the University community on issues of politics and history. The awarding committee  is excited to explore contemporary social, economic, and political issues at global, national, regional and local levels. Nova Scotia’s rich and contested history (including Mi’kmaq /settler relations, the Acadian Expulsion, and the African Nova Scotian experience) offers an important context in which H.T. Reid Lecture awardees are able to explore historical and contemporary
political issues.


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