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Potluck with Tamara Lorincz

Tamara Lorincz

Thursday, October 26, 6 PM
2510 Hidden Valley Drive

Tamara Lorincz will be visiting from Canada and is eager to meet with peace activists in Little Rock and hear about our activities including Arkansas Peace Week. She has a lot to share about her activism against war and the political issues involved here and in the Middle East. (See her awards below.)

Come for an interesting evening and maybe some new ideas!

Bring a Dish to Share
All are welcome!

Canadian peace activist to visit Clinton Library for Ph.D. research

Her research interests are the military’s impacts on the environment and climate change, the intersection of security and peace, gender and international relations, Canadian defense and foreign policy, feminist foreign policy, disarmament, resistance to NATO, and military sexual violence.

Tamara Lorincz is a Ph.D. candidate in Global Governance at the Balsillie School for International Affairs (Wilfrid Laurier University). Tamara graduated with an MA in International Politics Security Studies from the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom in 2015. She was awarded the Rotary International World Peace Fellowship and was a senior researcher for the International Peace Bureau in Switzerland. Tamara is a member of the Canadian Pugwash Group, the Canadian Voice of Women for Peace and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. She is currently on the international board of Global Network Against Nuclear Power and Weapons in Space. Tamara was a co-founding member of the Vancouver Island Peace and Disarmament Network (now World Beyond War-Victoria). Tamara has an LLB/JD and MBA specializing in environmental law and management from Dalhousie University. She is the former Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Environmental Network and co-founder of the East Coast Environmental Law Association. For several years she was on the national board of Ecojustice Canada and the Nova Scotia Minister’s Round Table on Environment and Sustainable Prosperity.

Awards:

Ontario Graduate Scholarship 2018-2019, 2019-2020
Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Scholarship 2018, 2019
Balsillie Doctoral Fellowship, 2017-2020
Laurier Graduate Fellowship, 2017-2018
Rotary International World Peace Fellowship, 2013-2014

Select Publications:

Lorincz, Tamara. 2022. “Canada and NATO escalating conflict with Russia,” The Hamilton Spectator. January 30.
Lorincz, Tamara. 2019. ““Canada needs to join global movement to ban nuclear weapons.” Waterloo Record, Hamilton

Education:

Master of International Politics and Security Studies, University of Bradford, UK, 2015
Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Law, Dalhousie University, NS, 2003
Bachelor of Commerce, University of Victoria, BC, 1997
Bachelor of Arts, University of Alberta, AB, 1992