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Hinda Mandell of the Department of Communications at the Rochester Institute of Technology speaks on the subject of public scandal and private moments in American politics. Free and open to the public.
Pour la première fois au Québec, un grand rendez-vous réunira les gestionnaires, les intervenants et les chercheurs afin d’aborder différents enjeux associés à la dépendance : cannabis, jeux de hasard, opioïdes, réduction des méfaits, cyberdépendance, prise de risques chez les jeunes, etc.
A book launch and symposium exploring the question of human inaction on climate change. Featuring panelists Scott Marratto, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Michigan Tech University; Sarah McLay, PhD candidate in Philosophy, University of Oregon, MA Concordia; Michael Peterson, PhD candidate in Philosophy, DePaul University, MA Concordia; and respondents Matthias Fritsch and David Morris, professors in the Department of Philosophy at Concordia.
In this talk, Dr. Monique Rooney examines "only connect," an important concept in E.M. Forster's novel Howards End. Rooney’s talk repurposes ‘only connect’ as ‘only mediate’ in order to think about bourgeois conduct underpinning middlebrow narrative, interpersonal mediation and the role of intermedia in Kenneth Lonergan’s film and television work, looking at the television miniseries Howards End (2017) and the film Margaret (2011). This event is co-presented by the Departments of English at Concordia and McGill.
Jurist-in-residence Morton Minc invites you to a discussion with the Honorable Justice of the Superior Court of Quebec, Sophie Bourque. Justice Bourque will use Leonard Cohen’s lyric as a lens through which to explore fast-moving legislation. Topics include: • Impartiality of the judiciary in the #MeToo era • Legalization of cannabis Free but registration is required.
“Are Human rights African rights? The transformative power of the ‘local’” Océane Jasor, Concordia University Discussant: Kimberley Manning, Concordia University
Yves Gingras, Canada Research Chair in the History and Sociology of Science (Université du Québec à Montréal) in conversation with Greg Nielsen, Professor, Sociology and Anthropology and Co-Director of the Concordia Centre for Broadcasting Studies.
On the occasion of the institute's 30th anniversary, Robert Kuttner, co-editor of The American Prospect will present his lecture "Another Polanyi Moment: Must we repeat the 1920s?" After World War II, the nations of the West, having learned from a bitter history, managed to harness capitalism in a broad collective interest and reclaimed democracy. When financial elites threw off that harness in the neoliberal era, the political repercussions were all too familiar. Can we save democracy and a decent economy when the two projects are linked? This event is presented by Karl Polanyi Institute of Political Economy in collaboration with the School of Community and Public Affairs. Free and open to the public.
This series aims to examine our scientific approaches so we can imagine how we can better meet the challenges posed in an age of pluralism. This talk in the series, "A gendered science?" features Cassidy R. Sugimoto of Indiana University with discussant Shelley Reuter, Associate Professor, Sociology and Anthropology. Free and open to the public.
This series aims to examine our scientific approaches so we can imagine how we can better meet the challenges posed in an age of pluralism. This talk in the series, "Religious and nonreligious worldviews mobilize around what it means to be human" features Lori Beaman, Canada Research Chair in Religious Diversity and Social Change at the University of Ottawa with discussant Jesse Arseneault, Assistant Professor, Department of English. Free and open to the public.
This series aims to examine our scientific approaches so we can imagine how we can better meet the challenges posed in an age of pluralism. This talk in the series, "Making Immigration Political without Politicizing Immigration?" features Catherine Xhardez of Sciences Po Paris and Université Saint-Louis, Brussels and discussant Chedly Belkhodja, Principal, School of Community and Public Affairs. Free and open to the public.
This year’s conference will feature presentations from an impressive lineup of researchers, industry representatives, prevention specialists, and treatment specialists, who will discuss effective and innovative approaches to gambling and present strategies for healthy approaches and positive growth.
This talk,"Reconciliation is not a goal to be achieved but a way of living together" features Paulette Regan, former Director of Research for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada with discussant Daniel Salée, Department of Political Science and the School of Community and Public Affairs. Part of the series, "Science in the Age of Pluralism," which aims to examine our scientific approaches so we can imagine how we can better meet the challenges posed in an age of pluralism. Free and open to the public.
The conference aims to develop knowledge about all aspects of gambling and to stimulate discussion and further research — bringing together top scholars to present and discuss the latest trends and findings on gambling and commercial gaming. Topics cover a broad variety of disciplines including economics, public policy, mathematics, social sciences, psychology and treatment.
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