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11:00 - 17:30 12 July 2013

William Lyon Mackenzie King: Unsung Hero?


Lecture Theater 103, First floor | UCL – Institute of the Americas (link Map)
51 Gordon Square | London | WC1H 0PN | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: FREE
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Dr Hector Mackenzie, Senior Historian, Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade

The annual conference of the BACS History and Politics Group will take place on Friday 12 July at the UCL Institute of the Americas - refreshments and lunch are included.

Coffee/registration begins at 10.30am

The conference starts at 11.00am with a brief welcome followed by a keynote lecture on how historians have viewed Mackenzie King’s career to be given by Dr Hector Mackenzie, Senior Historian at the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Ottawa. Other papers will discuss Mackenzie King’s private life, his Scottish ancestry, his trip to Asia in 1908-1909, his immigration policy and various aspects of his foreign and defence policies.

The UCL Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA) wishes to thank the Foundation for Canadian Studies and the London Canadian Studies Association for their generous financial support.


Oscar Martinez
+44 (0)20 3108 9721 | ucl-ia@ucl.ac.uk


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