Submit your Ottawa-based event to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 613-232-9055 by Friday at 5 p.m.WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17Ireland celebrates St. Patrick's Day. Pubs all across Ottawa will be serving green beer, so raise one for the Irish.
2010 Canada-Europe Annual Law Lecture—The Centre for European Studies at Carleton University presents the 2010 Canada-Europe Lecture with speaker Dr. Stephan Hobe, University of Cologne, who will discuss the evolving nature of the powers of the EU in the area of foreign affairs. 12-2 p.m. Fauteux Hall, Room 135, University of Ottawa, 57 Louis-Pasteur St. RSVP to 613-520-2600 ext. 1087 or email@example.com
CSDS Speaker Series—The Centre for Security and Defence Studies at Carleton University presents ambassador Peter W. Galbraith, former deputy special representative of the UN secretary-general to Afghanistan, who will discuss "Afghanistan: War of Necessity or Quagmire." 2-4 p.m. Senate Room, 6th floor, Robertson Hall, Carleton University, 1125 Col. By Dr. Register to 613-520-2600 ext. 6671 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Tastes and Sounds of Chile—Chef Hector Diaz will create a special gourmet menu highlighting the tastes of his homeland, Chile. The festival runs March 17-20. Mambo Restaurant, 77 Clarence St., www.mambonuevolatino.com
CJSO Monthly Dinner—The Canada-Japan Society of Ottawa presents its monthly dinner with guest speaker Guy Simser, who will discuss "Tanka-Japanese Five Line Poetry." 6 p.m. Kiko Sushi Bar. 349B Preston St. RSVP to email@example.com
THURSDAY, MARCH 18Ambassador's Speakers Series—Carleton University presents a talk on "Spain, Europe and Canada," with Spanish Ambassador Eudaldo Mirapeix. 5-6 p.m. Senate Room, 608 Robertson Hall, Carleton University, 1125 Col. By Dr. RSVP to 613-325-3090 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Partners in Development—The Canada China Friendship Society of Ottawa presents guest speaker Isaac Goodine who will discuss "Partners in Development: China, Canada and the World Bank Group. 7:30 p.m. Free for members; $5 non-members, Videotron Press Room, Gatineau City Hall. www.fccfa.ca/ottawa
FRIDAY, MARCH 19CIPS Lecture—The Centre for International Policy Studies at the University of Ottawa presents talk with Oxford University professor Andrew Hurrell who will discuss "Emerging Powers and Global Order." 11 a.m. Free. Room 4120, Desmarais Bldg., 55 Laurier Ave. E. No registration required.
CES Panel Discussion—The Centre for European Studies at Carleton University presents a panel discussion on "Climate Change in Post Copenhagen World" with guest panelists Matthew Bramley of the Pembina Institute, Simon Carter of IDRC, and others. 1:30-4:30 Room 303, Paterson Hall, Carleton University, 1125 Col. By Drive. www.carleton.ca/ces
Western Muslims and the Public Sphere—Carleton University presents a lecture "Identity and Engagement: Western Muslims and the Public Sphere," with Tariq Ramadan. 3-5 p.m. Free. Bell Canada Theatre, Minto Centre, Carleton University, 1125 Col. By Dr. 613-520-2600 ext. 8705.
SATURDAY, MARCH 20Book launch: The Krajina Chronicle—The Lord Byron Foundation for Balkan Studies invites you to a book launch of The Krajina Chronicle: A Short History of Serbs in Croatia, Slavonia and Dalmatia. 7 p.m. Free. St. Archangel Stefan Serbian Orthodox Church, 3662 Albion Rd. RSVP to email@example.com
SUNDAY, MARCH 21Screening: December Heat—The tale of a soldier and his wife during the Communist coup in 1924. Dir. Asko Kase, Estonia. In Estonian with English subtitles. Presented by the CFI as part of the 10th Baltic Film Festival. Runs until March 22. 7 p.m. Auditorium, Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St. www.cfi-icf.ca
MONDAY, MARCH 222010: Canada Hosts the World—The Economic Club presents a luncheon talk with Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon, who will discuss the upcoming G8 foreign ministers meeting in Gatineau, Que. March 22, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $79. The Sutton Place Hotel, 955 Bay St. www.economicclub.ca
Palestinian Political Dynamics—Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East presents a talk with Dr. Mustafa Barghouti, Palestinian presidential candidate and peace activist, will discuss "Palestinian political dynamics and the realities for the Middle East. 6:30 p.m. $15. Kailash Mital Theatre, Southam Hall, Carleton University, 1125 Col. By Dr. 1-888-222-6608.
Screening: Rudolph's Legacy—The riveting tale of a 19th century Latvian farmer, his family and the love they have for their country. Dir. Janis Streics. Latvia. In Latvian with English subtitles. Presented by the CFI as part of the 10th Baltic Film Festival. Runs until March 22. 7 p.m. Auditorium, Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St. www.cfi-icf.ca
TUESDAY, MARCH 23Pakistan celebrates Pakistan Day. The Pakistan High Commission will host a National Day reception tonight. Crowne Plaza Hotel, 101 Lyon St. For more information or to RSVP, please call Mamoona Amjed, press counsellor. 613-238-7881
CSDS Speaker Series—The Centre for Security and Defence Studies at Carleton University presents a lecture with guest speaker Andrea Charron, NPSIA. She will discuss "The Arctic and Security." 12-1:30 p.m. 2017 Dunton Tower, Carleton University, 1125 Col. By Dr. RSVP to 613-520-2600 ext. 6671 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Water for Life Photo Exhibit—Peter Milliken, speaker of the House of Commons, and Margaret Trudeau, honourary president of Watercan, invite you to a reception to mark the official unveiling of Water for Life: An African Photo Exhibit by Peter Bregg. 5-7 p.m. Room 216-N, Centre Block, Parliament Hill. RSVP to 613-230-5182 or to email@example.com
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24Screening: The Signal—Two low-ranking detectives are suddenly thrown into a high-level case of corruption involving the Mafia. Dir. Ricardo Darin and Martin Hodara. Argentina. In Spanish with English subtitles. Presented by the CFI as part of the Latin American Film Festival 2010. Runs until April 1. 7 p.m. Auditorium, Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St. www.cfi-icf.ca
Screening: The Devil's Miner—A powerful, heart-wrenching doc about two young brothers working in the Bolivian Silver Mines of Cerro Rico, and their personal and religious transformations upon entering the mines. Dir. Kief Davidson and Richard Ladkani. Bolivia. In Spanish with English subtitles. Presented by the CFI as part of the Latin American Film Festival 2010. Runs until April 1. 9 p.m. Auditorium, Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St. www.cfi-icf.ca
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