‘Goodbye, Mr Sykes! Adieu, M. Picot!’ How the ISIS ‘caliphate’ frightens the Middle East – and us
At a time of unprecedented turmoil in the Middle East, CJPME is pleased to announce a lecture in Victoria, Sunday, Sept. 20 by veteran foreign correspondent and author Robert Fisk. Fisk’s lecture will be entitled “‘Goodbye, Mr Sykes! Adieu, M. Picot!’ How the ISIS ‘caliphate’ frightens the Middle East – and us.” Join us, as Fisk talks about how the Syrian civil war – especially the rise of the so-called “Islamic State” – has destabilized the existing order in the Middle East.
Fisk's address will be followed by a Q&A period.
This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Political Science, and the Department of History at the University of Victoria.
Students: $10 Advance / $15 At the door
Non-students: $15 Advance / $20 At the door
- September 20, 2015 at 7pm – 9pm
David Lam Auditorium, Room A144, MacLaurin Building, University of Victoria
3800 Finnerty Rd
Victoria, BC V8P 5C2
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