Wednesday 7 October 2015

Gary Bass to give lecture on Thursday in Montreal. 2014 Cundill Prize winner

Blood Telegram by Gary J. Bass

MEDIA ADVISORY – No Cameras, please!


Who: The keynote speaker of this lecture is Gary J. Bass, Grand Prize Winner of the 2014 Cundill Prize for his book The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide, published in 2013 by Alfred A. Knopf.  Professor Bass, a professor of politics at Princeton University, will speak about important themes in his winning book about the forgotten/ignored mass tragedy in Bangladesh.
Please be advised that NO CAMERAS will be allowed at this event.  
When:  Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 5:00pm
Where:  Birks Heritage Chapel, 2nd floor 3520 University Street, Montreal
Seating is Limited. Please RSVP / 514-398-8346
What: The Cundill Prize in Historical Literature at McGill is the most important international nonfiction historical literature prize. It was established in 2008 by McGill alumnus F. Peter Cundill, who passed away in January 2011. The prize is administered by McGill University’s Dean of Arts, with the help of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC), and is awarded annually to an individual who has published a book determined to have had a profound literary, social and academic impact in the area of history.
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