JACKSON, Tenn. – Sept. 24, 2007– Ann Livingstone of the Pearson Peacekeeping Centre in Ottawa, Canada, will speak at Union University Oct. 1.
Her lecture will address the topic “Emerging Trends in Peace Operations” at 7 p.m. in room D-3 in the Penick Academic Complex.
Livingstone is vice president for research and education at the Pearson Peacekeeping Centre and a former Union University political science professor. According to its Web site, the Pearson Peacekeeping Centre “is a Canadian organization whose mission is to make peace operations more effective through research, training, education and capacity building.”
She recently returned from a United Nations delegation to Jordan and will be coming to Union directly from another U.N. delegation to Turkey.
The lecture is sponsored by Union’s Institute for International and Intercultural Studies and the political science department. It is free and open to the public.