MEDIA: The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, at the Institute of Politics

February 2, 2018

By Institute of Politics

The University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics (IOP) will celebrate its fifth anniversary with an event on Wednesday Feb. 7 featuring The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada. Details for media interested in covering this event are below.

At the 60-minute long event, the Prime Minister will give remarks and then field questions from Institute of Politics founder and director David Axelrod. The event will be streamed on the IOP website at The event is open to press, but space is limited and pre-registration is required; RSVP information is below.

This event celebrates the Institute of Politics’ fifth anniversary. In the past five years, the non-partisan IOP has welcomed over 1,000 guests to campus as part of its Speaker Series, hosted 98 fellows as part of its resident and visiting Fellows Program, supported over 1,000 fully-funded student internships around the world, and helped over 500 students participate in student-led civic engagement projects.

Guest: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Date: Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018
Location: Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., Chicago 60637
Event time: 4:30p–5:30p CT
Parking: Street parking
Throw: 80 feet
Cable run: 300 feet
Internet: WiFi access
RSVP: Matthew Jaffe, Institute of Politics,

About the University of Chicago Institute of Politics

The nonpartisan Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago is an extracurricular program designed to ignite in young people a passion for politics and public service. For more information please visit & follow us on Twitter @UChiPolitics & Facebook.

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