2017 is a busy year for OSFAS, inspired by Canada’s 150th anniversary – our sesquicentennial.
Our third 2017 meeting will take place at the Auditorium of the Ottawa Public Library Main Branch, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 10.
The eminent Cambridge Ancient Historian and TV presenter, Dr. Paul Cartledge, who is arguably the world‘s foremost authority on ancient Sparta (- The Spartans have made him an honorary citizen!) – will speak on:
DEMOCRACY ANCIENT AND MODERN: A GREEK ALTERNATIVE TO HOLDING ELECTIONS.
Our fourth and final meeting of 2017 will take place at the Auditorium of the Ottawa Public Library Main Branch, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8.
Dr. Brian McKillop, Professor Emeritus of History at Carleton University, formerly Distinguished Research Professor and Chancellor’s Professor and Chair of the history department (2005–2009) of Carleton University, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (2001), will speak on:
HOME TRUTHS IN CANADA:
Insights into Time, Place and Identity from Susanna Moodie, Thomas Chandler Haliburton, Wallace Stegner, and Margaret Laurence.