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Facilitating Mobility, Fostering Diversity: The Challenges of Contemporary Migration Policies in a Free-Trade Context

Tue, 2015-02-17 08:30 - 18:00
Thomson House : Ballroom, 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2
Price: Free

Mobility for employment reasons has been liberalized in the WTO/GATS, but also in free trade and economic partnership agreements, while bilateral migration agreements have so far rather been used to regulate flanking measures, lik

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Desautels team wins Montreal Regional Risk Management Challenge

Fri, 2015-01-30 17:02

Desautels BCom students Hasan Nizami, Ishani Majumdar, Fiona Xu and Sunaina Roy Chaudhuri (coached by Professor Sebastien Betermier) won the Montreal regional PRMIA Risk Management Challenge on January 22. The team will proceed to the International PRMIA Risk Management Challenge to be held in Minneaopolis, Minnesota on March 6th, 2015.


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Faculty of Law and CHRLP end collaboration with Penny & Gordon Echenberg Family Foundation

Fri, 2015-01-30 16:10

The Faculty of Law of McGill University, its Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) as well as Gordon Echenberg and the Penny and Gordon Echenberg Family Foundation are ending their work together, following a meaningful collaboration that began in 2006. 

Over the past nine years, this collaboration has resulted in three Global Conferences, one Regional Conference in Rwanda, two published books, a DVD on genocide largely based on its 2007 conference, numerous working papers and a global community of young human rights specialists.

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Young Leaders Forum 2015 cancelled

Fri, 2015-01-30 16:10

The Faculty of Law of McGill University, its Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) as well as Gordon Echenberg and the Penny and Gordon Echenberg Family Foundation are sad to announce that the Young Leaders Forum 2015 has been cancelled. 

We would like to thank each of the more than 1,300 individuals who sent us an application – the Centre reviewed every one and we were inspired by the work that is being done in human rights around the world. We apologize for the inconvenience caused to individual applicants and thank you for your interest in this initiative. 

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Legendary tenor Ben Heppner to join the Schulich voice faculty

Fri, 2015-01-30 15:54

The Schulich School of Music  thrilled to announce the appointment of legendary Canadian tenor Ben Heppner to the voice faculty of the Schulich School of Music for the academic year 2015-16. One of Canada’s greatest artists, Mr. Heppner has received acclaim on the world’s most prestigious opera stages, including the Metropolitan Opera, Covent Garden, La Scala, and the Vienna State Opera. Mr. Heppner will teach over a dozen voice students and contribute immensely to the rich and dynamic life of the Voice Area at the School.

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Fabrice Marandola named the director of Le Vivier

Fri, 2015-01-30 15:51

Professor Fabrice Marandola is interviewed by Le Devoir in a special section dedicated to the grand opening of Le Vivier at his new address, the 'Gesù-Centre de création' in Montreal. Le Vivier comprises 34 music ensembles and organisations dedicated to new music. Fabrice Marandola has been the President of the Board of Directors since last fall.

Read the full article here.


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PhD candidate Feyza Guliz Sahinyazan wins 2nd place in INFORMS Student Paper Competition

Fri, 2015-01-30 15:45

Desautels PhD candidate Feyza Guliz Sahinyazan won 2nd place in the Doing Good with Good OR -  INFORMS Student Paper Competition for her paper entitled, “Optimizing Mobile Blood Collection: Application in Turkey.”

The competition is held each year to identify and honour outstanding projects in the field of operations research and the management sciences conducted by a student or student group that have a significant societal impact.


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Lucian Award Breakfast

Fri, 2015-05-22 (All day)

Residents will be having breakfast with Dr Jeffrey Robbins, the 2014 Lucian Award Winner.

May 22nd, 2015 at the Sofitel Renoir Restaurant. All other details TBD.


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