Gwynne Dyer is an historian and independent journalist, has published several books and has had his articles widely syndicated for many years.
Fabio López Lázaro is an associate professor at the University of Hawaii. Since 2013 he has been the Editor-in-chief of the Journal of World History and Director of the University’s Centre for Research in World History. Prof. López Lázaro’s research investigates archival evidence for the medieval and early modern maritime, commercial, and imperial connections between the Mediterranean, northern Europe, and the world. The focus of his most recent book and articles has been the analysis of how the close relationships between seventeenth-century capitalists, empire-builders, and maritime predators (“pirates” and “privateers”) were instrumental to the creation of the world’s network of modern states and corporations.
Mark Leier is an award winning Labour Historian at Simon Fraser University. His research interests include: the history of anarchism, labour, and contemporary issues. He has written on the IWW, labour bureaucracy, a labour spy, and the anarchist Michael Bakunin to study popular movements and ideas on the left.
Roxanna Panchasi is an award-winning associate professor of History at Simon Fraser University. Her areas of interest cover a wide range of cultural objects and moments from the French past. Her early research included subjects as diverse as the emergent science of handwriting analysis in nineteenth-century France and the “uncanny” rehabilitation of wounded soldiers during and after World War I. She teaches a range of subjects at the undergraduate and graduate levels including courses on modern Europe, modern France, and historical methods. She also regularly teaches in the Honours program in History.
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|8:00 – 8:45am||Registration & Package Pick up||Exhibitor Hall and Registration Desks|
|8:45 – 9:00am||Opening Statements & Introduction of Executive||Main Auditorium|
|9:00 – 10:30||Mark Leier, Roxanne Panchasi, Fabio Lopez-Lazaro, Gwynne Dyer Keynotes & Panel||Main Auditorium|
|10:45 – 12:00||Q&A with Keynotes
|12:00-1:15||Book signing & LUNCH
AGM in staff cafeteria
|Cafeteria, Staff Cafeteria (AGM) and Exhibitor Hall|
|2:30 – 2:45pm||Closing and Prize Draw||Main Auditorium|