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A Changing Global Order: The View from Washington and Halifax

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The Halifax Club Canada

1682 Hollis Street

Halifax, NS B3J 2R7

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CIC Halifax Branch & CCSD are pleased to invite you to a reception and event with U.S. Consul General Kevin Skillin and Dr. Brian Bow.

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Please join us for a reception and event with United States Consul General Kevin Skillin, in conversation with Dr. Brian Bow, Director of the Centre for the Study of Security and Development, Dalhousie University.

Reflecting his extensive global experience, Consul General Skillin will discuss Canada-U.S. relations, as well as international institutions and issues.

This event presented by the Halifax Branch of the Canadian International Council and Dalhousie's Centre for the Study of Security and Development.

Event Agenda:

5: 00 pm - Reception with light appetizers and cash bar

5: 30 pm - U.S. perspectives on a changing world, Consul General Kevin Skillin in conversation with CCSD Director Dr. Brian Bow.

6:30 pm - Questions and responses

7:00 pm - Annual General Meeting (for CIC Halifax members)

Speaker Biographies:

Kevin Skillin:

Kevin Skillin is the U.S. Consul General in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Prior to his arrival in Atlantic Canada in August 2018, Kevin served as Deputy Director in the Office of Israel and Palestinian Affairs in Washington, where he previously covered economic affairs.

A career Foreign Service Officer since 2000, Kevin served as Economic and Commercial Section Chief at the U.S. Consulate General in Basrah, Iraq from 2013 to 2014 and in the same role at the U.S. Embassy in Montevideo, Uruguay from 2010 to 2013. His other overseas assignments include tours at the U.S. Embassies in Ecuador, Oman, and Honduras. In Washington, Kevin served as a Watch Officer in the State Department Operations Center and later as a Staff Assistant in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs.

Kevin earned a Master’s Degree in Strategic Studies from the Marine Corps War College in Quantico, Virginia in June 2018. He is a 1996 graduate of Princeton University and received a Master’s Degree in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh in 1998. From 1998-99 Kevin was a Fulbright Student in Quito, Ecuador. Kevin speaks Spanish and Arabic. He is married and has three children.

Dr. Brian Bow:

Brian Bow (BA UBC, MA York, PhD Cornell) specializes in international politics, with a focus on diplomacy, policy coordination, and foreign policy-making.

Most of his current research is on North American regional politics and US-Canada relations, but he is more generally interested in diplomatic norms and practices, coercive bargaining, regional security cooperation, and the links between domestic institutions and international policy coordination.

He has been awarded major grants and awards from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Fulbright Foundation, Donner Foundation, PIERAN, Mellon Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, and the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. And he has been a visiting researcher at the Woodrow Wilson Center, American University, Georgetown University, Carleton University, and the Australian National University.

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General admission: $20

CIC Members: Free

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