International politics is about to become a lot more clear for students at
Gwynne Dyer, journalist and military annalist, is returning to Kwantlen to deliver a free lecture titled Back to the Great Game.
Dyer will speak about an overblown fear of terrorism since 9/11, how – in reaction to
Seldom is there an event that can fill the conference centres at Kwantlen, but Dyer, who holds a Ph.D. in war studies from the
Students and non-students alike packed the hall at Kwantlen’s
Last year’s lecture was held just around the time Dyer released Future: Tense, his book telling of the coming world order. This year, Dyer has released a new book, With Every Mistake, which looks at the post-9/11 world and how media owners are moulding the agenda of the press.
With a syndicated column appearing regularly in nearly 200 newspapers, published in a dozen languages in more than 40 countries, Dyer is a world renowned personality.
To give an example of the acclaim Dyer has received, an episode from his 1980, seven-part television series, War – made in collaboration with fellow writer/producer Tina Viljoen – was nominated for an Academy Award.
Dyer’s articles on international affairs, dating back to 1997, are available on his website, GwynneDyer.net.
The lecture is being held on Monday, Nov. 21, in the conference centres at the