Thompson Rivers University

Public invited to keynote talks on Arctic Sovereignty and Forest Policy

April 27, 2009

This weekend Thompson Rivers University plays host to the British Columbia Political Science Association’s Annual ConferenceThe public and media are invited to attend Friday and Saturday’s keynote addresses.

Michael Byers, Canada Research Chair in International Law and Politics, UBC will speak on “Who Owns the Arctic?” on Friday, May 1 from 1pm to 2:15pm in the International Building, IB 1015. Dr. Byers’ work focuses on the interaction of international law and politics, particularly with respect to human rights, international organizations, the use of military force, the Arctic, and Canada-United States relations.