Then & Now: Decades of public engagement in international development

Event Details

International development professionals & students are invited on February 12 to participate in an interactive event about historical and contemporary perspectives on Canada’s public engagement efforts in international development.

What: As part of International Development Week, Aga Khan Foundation Canada is convening Ted Cogan (University of Guelph), Sonya De Laat (McMaster University) & Nassisse Solomon (Western University), who are leading researchers on Canada’s public engagement efforts over time, from public opinion to documentary photography to crisis response for a discussion hosted by Dr. David Webster (Bishop’s University), co-editor of the book “A Samaritan State Revisited: Historical Perspectives on Canadian Foreign Aid.”

When: Friday, February 12, 2021 from 1PM to 2PM ET (10AM-11AM PT)

Why: Enhance your historical knowledge and its influence on contemporary and future approaches to public engagement with unique research and lively conversations with professionals from across the sector.

Contest: Participants will also be entered into a draw to win a copy of “A Samaritan State Revisited,” published by University of Calgary Press in 2019 and co-edited by David Webster and the late Greg Donaghy (1961-2020), former Head of the Historical Section at Global Affairs Canada.

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