2017 FPA Currents Lecture Presented by Gregory Ip of the Wall Street Journal

The Faculty of Public Affairs (FPA) celebrates Throwback with the Currents Lecture “How Resurgent Nationalism is Reshaping Economics and the World” presented by Gregory Ip, an award-winning economics journalist at the Wall Street Journal.

 
When:  Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the lecture will begin at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Singhal Family Theatre, Room RB2200, Richcraft Building, Carleton University
Info: Please visit the website for additional event details and registration.

Media are invited to attend the event.

Nationalist movements are resurgent, most notably in Britain’s vote to leave the European Union and the election of Donald Trump in the United States, but also in China, India and Eastern Europe. Blending language, culture and ethnicity, the new nationalism coincides with and reinforces the declining influence of elite opinion, whether academics, scientists or journalists. Ip will discuss the origins of these trends, how durable they are, whether Canada will join them and what it means for economists and journalists.

About Gregory Ip

Ip was the editor of The Charlatan, Carleton’s student newspaper, from 1987 to 1988. He has built his career on the knowledge he gained while pursuing a double major in journalism and economics at Carleton. He is the author of Foolproof: Why Safety Can Be Dangerous and How Danger Makes Us Safe. Ip was named one of FPA’s 75 for the 75th honouring the faculty’s most inspiring alumni.

 

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