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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 Director of Policy to Prime Minister Stephen Harper
Former Chief Electoral Officer of Canada
Dr. Lawrence LeDuc,
Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto
Journalist and Host of CBC News Network
Former Parliamentary Budget Officer of Canada
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.
As part of the Theology in the City conference, the Department of Theological Studies invites you to poetry, storytelling and family-friendly activities. Free and open to everyone but registration is required.
As part of the Social Justice Speaker Series organized by the Social Justice Centre, Amr Addas (Lecturer at the Finance Department at the John Molson School of Business) will discuss the development of sustainable investing since its first steps in the early 1980s to this day.
Four Indigenous scholars and spokespersons will speak of their spirituality through the lens of resilience and vibrancy of Indigenous art, culture, thought and political expression.
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.
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. Free and open to everyone.
This two-day workshop features seven speakers and seven commentators on the intersection of virtue ethics and political philosophy, and notably on the issue of the relationship between the personal good and the common good.
Micro-phenomenology is a new scientific discipline enabling us to discover ordinary inaccessible dimensions of our lived experience and describe them accurately and reliably. The development of this "psychological microscope" opens vast fields of investigation in the educational, technological, clinical and therapeutic, as well as artistic and contemplative domains.
This workshop is designed to inform analysis and practice in relation to people who have experienced interpersonal and state violence. This approach has been helpful for counsellors, social workers, human service professionals, activists, researchers, legal and medical professionals and anyone supporting people who have been targeted by violence. Aimed towards anyone interested in helping others recover from violence, racism, prejudice and adversity through the reaffirmation of human dignity and creating positive social responses to those who have been harmed.
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