The Riley Lectures proudly presents: Dr. Tim Cook

The Riley Lectures in Canadian History is pleased to announce its next speaker, Dr. Tim Cook, on November 1, 2018 at 7pm at The University of Winnipeg.

The Riley Lectures in Canadian History at The University of Winnipeg promotes the study and dissemination of Canadian history. The Riley Lectures exist as a free lectures series, open to the public. Pre-registration is not required.

We are pleased to announce our next speaker, Dr. Tim Cook, Canada’s foremost military historian. Lecture details as follows:

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, 3rd Floor of Centennial Hall, University of Winnipeg


If you'd like a chance to meet the author, enjoy food and drink, get free underground parking in the RecPlex Parkade and reserved seating at the lecture, please join us before the lecture! Limited tickets are available for $100 / person. (If you are on a smartphone, please scroll to the bottom of this page for this ticket option)

Time: 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Location: Leatherdale Hall, University of Winnipeg

If you would like to purchase a ticket to the Meet & Greet, please click on the button to the right of this information which will take you to our purchase page. We look forward to seeing you there!!

Dr. Tim Cook is the Great War historian at the Canadian War Museum. His ten books have won numerous awards, including the 2008 J.W. Dafoe Prize for At the Sharp End, the 2009 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction for Shock Troops, and the 2018 J.W. Dafoe prize for Vimy. He is also a two-time winner of the C.P. Stacey prize for most distinguished book in Canadian military history. In 2013, he received the Pierre Berton Award for popularizing Canadian history. He is a member of the Order of Canada. His newest book, The Secret History of Soldiers: How Canadians Survived the Great War, will be available for sale at the lecture.

For more information please contact 204-786-9899 or email

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