Sent on behalf of the Canadian Foreign Policy Institute.
Noam Chomsky to speak on Canada’s growing conflict with China.
For immediate release
Monday, January 31, 2020 (Montreal) – On February 4 world renowned intellectual Noam Chomsky will speak on “Canada at a Crossroads on China “Work Together or Perish Together”. Professor Chomsky will address why Canada should distance itself from US policies that further militarize the Pacific and needlessly provoke China at a time when the world needs to come together to deal with the pandemic, climate catastrophe and global justice.
“The Canadian government should not be following US policy on China,” noted Bianca Mugyenyi, Director Canadian Foreign Policy Institute.
Canadian media are invited to ask questions following the talk with Professor Chomsky.
Hosted by Bianca Mugyenyi, director of the Canadian Foreign Policy Institute, and John Price, emeritus professor and Associate of the Centre for Global Studies at the University of Victoria.
One of the most cited scholars alive, Noam Chomsky is considered a founder of modern linguistics and has published over 100 books, including his recent “Requiem for the American Dream.” Chomsky taught linguistics at MIT from 1955 to 2017 and is currently a laureate professor of linguistics at the University of Arizona.
Canada-China Focus is sponsored by the Canadian Foreign Policy Institute and the Centre for Global Studies, University of Victoria.
Bianca Mugyenyi, director, Canadian Foreign Policy Institute