Past Events

28 May 2011

Kwame Anthony Appiah is a world renowned philosopher, cultural theorist, and novelist. A humanist with a vast oeuvre, Dr. Appiah has tackled everything from race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, class, religion, and nationhood, to multiculturalism. Along the way, he has critically examined and questioned the individual, our identities, and the way we interact and connect with each other. Dr.

09 April 2011

A meeting of the Royal Society of Canada's Institutional Members of eastern Ontario.

25 March 2011

For two vital 21st Century challenges -- supporting the earliest stages of human development and shrinking our ecological footprint -- there is a huge gap between what Canadians know and what we, as a society, are doing about it. Dr. Clyde Hertzman, FRSC, of the University of Toronto, will make the case for the significance of these twin challenges and explore the barriers in Canadian society that need to be overcome in order to meet them.

23 March 2011

For two vital 21st Century challenges -- supporting the earliest stages of human development and shrinking our ecological footprint -- there is a huge gap between what Canadians know and what we, as a society, are doing about it. Dr. Clyde Hertzman, FRSC, of the University of Toronto, will make the case for the significance of these twin challenges and explore the barriers in Canadian society that need to be overcome in order to meet them.

26 October 2010

The Honorable Madam Justice Rosalie Abella of the Supreme Court of Canada will visit the University of Lethbridge to deliver a lecture titled, “Culture and Justice: Understanding Identity and Diversity.” Justice Abella’s visit is part of the Governor General Lecture Series organized by the The Royal Society of Canada: The Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada.

30 April 2010

In this presentation Sassen focuses on the aspect of territoriality in her analytic tryptic TAR (territory, authority, rights) in order to explore ways in which normative orders have begun to move from the centripetal in which the nation-state dominates the discourse to a centrifugal model which sees a multiplication of assemblages that begin to compete for that authority.

10 April 2010

A meeting of the Royal Society of Canada's Institutional Members of southwestern Ontario.

31 March 2010

Winnipegger David Matas has tackled some of the world’s most troubling and controversial human rights issues. His commitment to the latest - which investigates organ harvesting in China - earned him a nomination for the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize.Matas is the keynote speaker at a free public forum Human Wrongs: Making Things Right Wednesday afternoon. The audience will have an opportunity to ask Matas questions and get in on the discussion.

21 March 2010

Rural communities in Japan have rich knowledge, skills, and philosophy for sustainable living closely connected to their climate and geography. How can these resources be renewed and passed on to rebuild sustainable communities? Lessons will be reviewed from Japanese experiences.

18 March 2010

When I was a high school student, a Japanese astronaut went into space with Medaka fish. The fish became famous as the “first vertebrate mating in space”. The experiment opened my eyes to the field of “Space Biology”. I became a student of the Department of Biology at Ochanomizu University.

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