August 4th. - Andy Curtis: Andy Spins at 33 &1/3rd. (Meeting to be held in the Sanctuary)
Andy has a turntable and a vinyl L.P. record collection, and wishes to evoke nostalgia for the 50's, 60's & 70's, the music and stories, spinning at 33 1/3 r.p.m.
Bio: Andy Curtis is an RCMC member, born at the Guelph General Hospital, and a graduate of the University of Guelph (1977, College of Biological Science). He worked at the UofG Dairy Research Centre, retiring in 2005.
10am. To be followed by Live Questions
August 18th. -Dr. Alexander Lanoszka: Ukraine (Meeting to be held in the Sanctuary) Presentation:
Dr. Lanoszka will be presenting his views on the historical factors that contributed to the start of the war in Ukraine, the current status of the war, and possible outcomes.
Bio: BA (Windsor), PhD (Princeton) Alexander Lanoszka is an Assistant Professor of International Relations at the University of Waterloo. He studies alliance politics, theories of war, and European security. His first bookAtomic Assurance: The Alliance Politics of Nuclear Proliferation(Cornell University Press, 2018) examines the conditions under which states that receive formal security commitments begin, and sometimes stop, seeking their own nuclear weapons. His second bookMilitary Alliances in the Twenty-First Century (Polity, 2022) offers a holistic overview of how alliances operate from their conception to their eventual demise. He has also co-written policy monographs on Baltic regional security and Taiwan’s defence posture as well as co-edited a volume on NATO's enhanced Forward Presence.
He sits on the editorial board of the journal Contemporary Security Policy and is the Ernest Bevin Associate Fellow in Euro-Atlantic Geopolitics at the UK-based think-tank Council on Geostrategy. He taught at City, University of London prior to coming to Waterloo and held fellowships at the Massachusetts Institute for Technology and Dartmouth College.
10am. To be followed by Live Questions.
Dr. Alexander Lanoszka
Meetings for September Sept.1st. - David Connolly: The Drayton Theatre story. An entertainment powerhouse…
Sept.15th. - John Dickie: Airplanes and Space
Sept. 29th. - Neil Dunsmore: Motivational Speaker: Walk from Fergus to Ottawa
Activities & Events
Elora Race Night - Sept. 2nd. Please sign up at the activities desk
August 11th. and 25th.
RCMC Live Coffee Morning Reservations have been made at the following locations.
9:30 am at The Boathouse Tea Room (116 Gordon St, Guelph)
9:00 am or before the Airpark Cafe (50 Skyway Dr, Guelph) - The AirPark Cafe serves a full breakfast and they open at 7am so you for early risers, you can go anytime after 7am.
There will be an Ad Hoc after coffee walk available at the boathouse. Please join us
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