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Dr. Mariana Larison is a researcher at the National Council of Scientific Research of Argentina (CONICET), where she is currently working on the phenomenology of the institution. She is the author of numerous works on the philosophical thought of Maurice Merleau-Ponty. This presentation will be delivered in English, but the question and answer period may take place in French or Spanish, with English translation.
Drawing upon over a decade field work, Prof. Kistruck will share both his empirically-based insights, as well as personal thoughts and critical reflections on the issues of global poverty and entrepreneurship.
Now recruiting for Concordia University’s 2019 iGEM team!! The international Genetically Engineered Machines competition (iGEM) is a prestigious worldwide competition where multidisciplinary teams use synthetic biology and engineering to create applied solutions to real-world needs to solve manufacturing, environmental, therapeutic, diagnostic, food and nutrition issues, and to make their findings relevant within their communities.
Dr. Hille Paakkunainen is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Syracuse University. She works in metaethics, epistemology, and philosophy of action.
As part of the 19-20 Winter Speaker Series, the Department of Sociology and Anthropology presents Rebecca Tarlau of PennState College of Education. In Occupying Schools, Occupying Land, Tarlau explores how MST activists have pressured municipalities, states and the federal government to implement their educational program in public schools and universities, affecting hundreds of thousands of students. Free and open to everyone.
This symposium brings scholars from Concordia University together with students and faculty from the Institute for Theatre, Film, and Media Studies at Goethe University (Frankfurt, Germany) to explore the complexities of our media and cultural histories.
Dr. Cristina Bicchieri is the S.J. Patterson Harvie Professor of Social Thought and Comparative Ethics, is Professor of Philosophy and Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, and is Professor of Legal Studies at the Wharton School. Her intellectual affinities lie at the border between philosophy, game theory, and psychology. This is a co-presentation with the Social Justice Centre.
As part of the 19-20 Winter Speaker series, the Department of Sociology and Anthropology presents Audrey Laurin-Lamothe. In this presentation, Lamothe will identify Quebec’s economic elite in light of the changes related to the financialization of firms and characterize this economic elite with regards to its attributes, including compensation in the case of senior management and the positions it holds in the network of relations between firms and Quebec organizations (governmental organizations, universities, business organizations, consulting firms, foundations). Free and open to everyone.
Lisbon Addictions 2019, the third European Conference on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies, is a multidisciplinary conference that provides a forum for networking across the addictions.
While understanding the deeper causes of problem gambling is certainly important, the Responsibility in Gaming Conference will focus on what stakeholders can and should do to create an effective and workable responsible gaming policy.
Ashbel Smith Professor, University of Texas at Dallas
Former Parliamentary Budget Officer of Canada
Former Director of Policy to Prime Minister Stephen Harper
Dr. Lawrence LeDuc,
Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto
Dr. Owen Ware is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Toronto. His areas of specialization include Kant and 19th Century Philosophy, with a focus on German Idealism.
Neo-Aristotelian virtue ethics is one of the most theoretically well-developed approaches to virtue currently on offer. This lecture explores challenges presented by genome editing to the dominant conception of neo-Aristotelian ethical naturalism and its conception of human goods and virtues. Dr. Nancy E. Snow is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing at the University of Oklahoma.
As part of the Winter Speaker series, the Department of Sociology and Anthropology presents Fred Evans. In this talk, Evans argues that in an age where diversity is increasingly accepted as a value as well as a fact, ethico-political cosmopolitanism should propose a notion of global unity that is composed of rather than imposed on difference. Free and open to everyone.
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