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Globetrotting or Global Citizenship: Perils and Potential of International Service Learning

Wed., Nov. 26, 2014 3:00 p.m.

Location: CL 127, Classroom Building, University of Regina

The Faculty of Arts, the Department of Politics & International Studies, and UR International are pleased to present:

Globetrotting or Global Citizenship: Perils and Potential of International Service Learning
A talk by Dr. Rebecca Tiessen, University of Ottawa
Wednesday, November 26 at 3 p.m. in CL 127

Rebecca Tiessen is Associate Professor in the School of International Development and Global Studies at the University of Ottawa. Her research focuses on the role of Canada and Canadians in the world. Since 2005 she has been examining the impact of learning/volunteer abroad programs on Canadian youth and host communities in the Global South. She is author of several book chapters and journal articles based on this research and her recent edited collection (with Robert Huish): Globetrotting or Global Citizenship? The Perils and Potential of International Experiential Learning was released in June 2014.

All are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Department of Politics & International Studies at 306-585-5679.