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Graeme Smith of the International Crisis Group, and award-winning former foreign correspondent for the Globe and Mail, will be at the Waterloo Region Record Stage at the Kitchener City Hall Rotunda to discuss his new book, The Dogs are Eating Them Now: Our War in Afghanistan as part of the Word on the Street Festival. Mr. Smith will be joined in discussion by James Manicom, CIGI Global Security Research Fellow.
The Word on the Street Festival, sponsored by The Record and CTV, is an annual one-day national book and magazine family festival celebrating literacy and the written arts. The festival is a national celebration of literacy and the written word. Each September, in communities coast to coast, the public is invited to participate in hundreds of author events, presentations and workshops and to browse a marketplace that boasts the best selection of Canadian books and magazines you'll find anywhere. The Word On The Street promotes the importance of literacy with free exhibits, performances and hands-on activities.
This event is co-sponsored by the Centre for International Governance Innovation, the City of Kitchener and Random House of Canada.
James Manicom is a CIGI research fellow, contributing to the development of the global security & politics program. Previously, he held fellowships at the Ocean Policy Research Foundation in Tokyo and the Balsillie School of International Affairs. James’ current research explores Arctic governance, East Asian security, and China's role in ocean governance.