The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity and the Renewal of Civilization by Thomas Homer-Dixon

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Tour Appearances

The Australian tour for The Upside of Down took place in August-September 2007. Information can be found below.

The book tour in the United Kingdom took place in June 2007. The book tours in Canada and the U.S. were completed in early 2007.

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Australian Tour Appearances

2007

MELBOURNE
Saturday, August 25 @ 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Melbourne Writers' Festival, CUB Malthouse, 113 Sturt St, Southbank 3006
03 9685 1111, info@mwf.com.au, click here
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MELBOURNE
Sunday, August 26 @ 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Melbourne Writers' Festival, Storey Hall, cnr Swanston and LaTrobe Streets
03 9685 1111, info@mwf.com.au, click here
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SYDNEY
Monday, August 27 @ 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
'The Upside of Down' lecture, Sydney Ideas, the University of Sydney's international public lecture series.
The Seymour Theatre Centre, The University of Sydney
(02) 9351 7940, click here
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GOLD COAST
Tuesday, August 28 @ 10.00 a.m.
Big Book Club event at Griffith University, Macrossan Building N16 0.06, Nathan Campus
click here
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BRISBANE
Tuesday, August 28 @ 3.00 p.m.
Big Book Club event at Queensland University Art Gallery, Building 11, University Drive
click here
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BRISBANE
Tuesday, August 28, @ 6.30 p.m.
Big Book Club event at Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary Street, West End
(07) 3846 3422, email, click here
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BRISBANE
Wednesday, August 29 @ 8:30 a.m.
Keynote address: "Breakdown or Breakthrough," Leadership Symposium, Parliament House, Brisbane, Queensland, 4000
(07) 5533 3813, click here

ADELAIDE
Thursday, August 30 @ 10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Big Book Club event at Burnside Library
(08) 8348 2311, click here
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ADELAIDE
Thursday, August 30 @ 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Big Book Club event in Bragg Lecture Theatre, Adelaide University
08 8348 2311
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U.K. Tour Appearances

2007

HAY-ON-WYE
Sunday, June 3 @ 7:00 p.m.
Hay Festival, The Drill Hall,
25 Lion Street, Hay-on-Wye, HR3 5AD
0870 990 1299, email form, or click here
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LONDON
Tuesday, June 5 @ 10:00 a.m.
Foreign Office discussion

LONDON
Wednesday, June 6 @ T.B.A.
Waterstone's Economist Bookshop,
London School of Economics (LSE),
Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE
The Economists' Bookshop is located on LSE campus in St Clements opposite Student Services.
Austin Williams: Austin.Williams@emap.com
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Canadian Tour Appearances

2006

VANCOUVER
Monday, November 6 @ 7:30 p.m.
"Talk of the Town" Series
University of British Columbia, Robson Square
(604) 822-5675, info.talkofthetown@ubc.ca, or click here
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VICTORIA
Sunday, November 12 @ 7:30 p.m.
Open Space Gallery
Munro Books: (250) 382-2464
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CALGARY
Monday, November 13 @ 7:00 p.m.
McNally Robinson Bookstore
(403) 538-1797
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EDMONTON
Tuesday, November 14 @ 7:00 p.m.
Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (Building 23 - ETLC), Room E2-002;
University of Alberta
Andy Knight: knight@ualberta.ca
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WINNIPEG
Wednesday, November 15 @ 7:30 p.m.
McNally Robinson Bookstore
(204) 475-0483
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LONDON
Monday, November 20 @ 7:00 pm.
University of Western Ontario, Conron Hall
(519) 661-3520
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WATERLOO
Tuesday, November 21 @ 7:30 p.m.
Knox Presbyterian Church
WordsWorth Books: (519) 884-2665
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HAMILTON/ BURLINGTON
Wednesday, November 22 @ 7:00 p.m.
Art Gallery of Hamilton
905-527-6610 ext 232, or click here
sponsored by A Different Drummer
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TORONTO
Thursday, November 23 @ 7:30 p.m.
Innis Town Hall, University of Toronto
Pages Books and Magazines:
(416) 598-1447
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ORANGEVILLE
Friday, December 1 @ 12:00 p.m.
Orangeville Public Library, Auditorium
SOLD OUT
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OTTAWA
Tuesday, December 5 @ 7:00 p.m.
First Unitarian Church
(613) 725-1066
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OAKVILLE
Wednesday, December 6 @ 12:00 p.m.
Oakville Public Library
SOLD OUT
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TORONTO
Friday, December 8 @ 12:30 p.m.
University of Toronto, St. George Campus
The Wallberg Building, Room 116
RESERVE NOW AS SPACE IS LIMITED
(416) 978-5527
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U.S. Tour Appearances

2006

NEW YORK
Wednesday, November 1 @ 5:30 p.m.
Pace University
Larry Bridwell: lbridwell@pace.edu
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WASHINGTON, D.C.
Thursday, November 2 @ 3:00 p.m.
The InfoShop / The World Bank, Room J1-050 (auditorium left of the lobby before security)
Patty Springer: pspringer@worldbank.org,
(202) 473-9510
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WASHINGTON, D.C.
Friday, November 3 @ 10:00 a.m.
The Wilson Center
(202) 691-4178, or Karin Bencala: (202) 691-4185
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SEATTLE
Wednesday, November 8th @ 7:30 p.m.
Town Hall Event in conjunction with
University of Washington
(206) 652-4255, or you can register online
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SAN FRANCISCO
Thursday, November 9th @ 6:00 p.m.
World Affairs Council of Northern California
registration@wacsf.org, 415-293-4600,
or you can register online
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BOSTON
Monday, November 27 @ 11:45 a.m.
International Security Professional Interest Council/Kennedy School, Harvard University, JFK School of Government, Littauer Building, Room L-382 - Lunch provided
jason_blackstock@ksg08.harvard.edu
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BOSTON
Monday, November 27 @ 5:30 p.m.
The Fletcher School, Tufts University,
Cabot Intercultural Center, 206 (classroom)
Mieke Wansem, mieke.wansem@tufts.edu, or Celia Mokalled, celia.mokalled@tufts.edu, 617-627-3079
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BOSTON
Tuesday, November 28 @ 4:30 p.m.
Society for Law and Global Policy /
Harvard Law School, Harkness Commons,
South Dining Room
jason_blackstock@ksg08.harvard.edu
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CHICAGO
Wednesday, November 29 @ 3:00 p.m.
University of Illinois at Chicago, Great Cities Institute, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, Large Conference Room, CUPPA Hall
Denita Johnson, djohnson@uic.edu
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2007

NEW YORK
Thursday, January 25 @ 7:00 p.m.
American Museum of Natural History
Central Reservations Department,
212-769-5200 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)
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Booking and Tour Information

In Canada, contact Scott Sellers of Random House of Canada by phone (416) 957-1564 or by email at: .

In the United States, contact Jill Danzig of Danzig Communications by phone (212) 579-5215 or by email at: .

In the U.K., contact James Doyle of Souvenir Press by phone at 020 7580 9307 or by email at: .

In Australia, contact Kirsty Wilson of Text Publishing by phone +61 (0) 3 8610 4510 or by email at: .




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