Lecture: Is Parliamentary Democracy in Peril?
Monday, February 8, 2010
One of the country's pre-eminent scholars of the Canadian Parliament will give a free public lecture at the University of Guelph. Ned Franks, a professor emeritus in the Department of Political Studies at Queen's University, will discuss "Is Parliamentary Democracy in Peril?"
Franks, who taught at Queen’s for more than 35 years, has written and edited 13 books, including The Parliament of Canada and Dissent and the State. His works explore public administration, governmental accountability, relations between governments and Aboriginal people, and public service.
Sponsored by the Department of Political Science, the Guelph Chapter of the Council of Canadians and the Central Student Association.
War Memorial Hall, University of Guelph
Monday February 8th. Doors open at 7:00, lecture starts at 7:30pm