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FULL - Gwynne Dyer - author visit

Date:September 15, 2022
Special Event   Special Event
Adults   Adults

Registration is now full for this event!

Join us on Thursday, September 15th at 7:00 p.m. in the Parrott Art Gallery on the third floor of Belleville Public Library for a presentation by internationally-acclaimed author and historian Gwynne Dyer, entitled 'War and Climate: The Long and the Short of It', brought to you by the Belleville Public Library Board.

Dyer will discuss and answer questions about the big problems facing our world, such as war, particularly the current war in Ukraine, and climate change. 

The presentation will feature insight from his newly released book, “The Shortest History of War: From hunter-gatherers to nuclear superpowers”.   Dyer is also working on a new book on climate change and planetary engineering, to be released in 2023.   

Advanced registration is required for this free presentation.  Donations to the Parrott Art Gallery are appreciated and will support the maintenance and development of the Gallery’s permanent collection.  Tax receipts are available for all donations of $10 or more.

World-renowned author and historian Gwynne Dyer has written many successful books, and writes an internationally syndicated newspaper column which is published in over 175 papers in 45 countries. His insight into international affairs, military history and current events is informed by decades of work in these fields.  He has a Ph.D. in Military and Middle Eastern History from the University of London.  He currently lives in the United Kingdom.

To register, call (613) 968-6731 x2037 or email