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Sensory integration and modulation in the developing zebrafish

Thu, 2007-09-27 12:00
Stewart Biology Building : 1205 avenue du Docteur-Penfield Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1B1

Mabel Chong, Biology, McGill

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Contact: Luisa Sabaz
Office Phone: 514-398-5740
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Workshops on International Security & Political Economy (POLI 778)

Fri, 2007-09-28 15:30 - 17:30
Leacock Building : 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

With Professor Stephen Saideman. Special guest speaker: Daniel Drezner, Tufts University, on "Tragedy of the Global Institutional Commons."

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Contact: Julia Ivonoffski
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Building capacity in global health research for development

Sat, 2007-11-03 (All day)
Marriot Hotel, Ottawa : Marriot Hotel, Ottawa

As part of the 14th Canadian Conference on International Health, "Global Change and Health: Who are the vulnerable?" this is a series of workshops designed for: undergraduate and graduate students interested in global health research; new global health researchers and educators; global health researchers playing a mentorship or champion role; professionals or researchers who are considering pursuing global health research projects.

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Brainy Boomers Lecture Series: Memory and aging

Thu, 2007-10-11 18:30 - 20:30
Jewish General Hospital : 3755 Cote St. Catherine Road Montreal Quebec Canada , H3T 1E2

Lorraine Mazzella, MD, CCFP

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Contact: McGill Centre for Studies in Aging
Office Phone: 514-766-1009
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Brainy Boomers Lecture Series: Nutrition for a healthy brain

Thu, 2007-10-18 18:30 - 20:30
Jewish General Hospital : 3755 Cote St. Catherine Road Montreal Quebec Canada , H3T 1E2

Risa Sigal, PDt, BSc

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Contact: McGill Centre for Studies in Aging
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Brainy Boomers Lecture Series: Brain gym

Thu, 2007-10-25 18:30 - 20:30
Jewish General Hospital : 3755 Cote St. Catherine Road Montreal Quebec Canada , H3T 1E2

Nora Kelner, PhD, and Lennie Babins, PhD

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Contact: Alzheimer Society of Montreal
Office Phone: 514-369-0800
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Workshop on the NSERC On-line System

Thu, 2007-10-04 14:00 - 15:00
James Administration Building : 845 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2t5

This workshop will be presented by Mary Margaret Klempa (Grants Officer). It will also provide an opportunity for participants to ask any questions they may have about the NSERC application process. RSVP required to Maria Capizzi (see below).

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Contact: Mary-Margaret Klempa
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Office Phone: (514) 398-7359
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Reception and panel discussion - Washington, DC

Tue, 2007-10-23 18:00
Haworth Showroom Terrell Building, 575 - 7th Street NW, Washington DC : Haworth Showroom Terrell Building, 575 - 7th Street NW, Washington DC

The McGill Alumni Association of Washington, DC cordially invites you to a reception and panel discussion: "Through the looking glass: U.S. politics in foreign media." Panelists: Suzanne Goldenberg, BA'84, "The Guardian," Adam Sharon, BA'00, Congressional press secretary, and Richard Latendresse, BA'85, TVA network. Moderator: Dr. Chris Manfredi, Dean, Faculty of Arts, McGill University.

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Contact: Event Registrar
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21st Annual Chicago All-Canadian Universities Alumni Cocktail Reception

Sat, 2007-10-27 17:00
The Consul General of Canada, 20 East Cedar, Chicago : The Consul General of Canada, 20 East Cedar, Chicago

You and a guest are invited to the 21st Annual Chicago All-Canadian Universities Alumni Cocktail Reception at the residence of the Consul General of Canada, the Honourable Georges Rioux. RSVP needed.

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Contact: Event Registrar
Office Phone: 519-824-4120 ext. 56437
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Thick instrumentalism and comparative constitutionalism: The case of gay rights

Mon, 2008-02-04 16:30 - 17:30
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Speaker: Robert Leckey. Organized by Légale McGill Outlaw and open to all. Note new date. The paper examines the subset of comparative constitutional legal scholarship treating gay rights (chiefly decriminalization of sodomy and recognition of same-sex relationships). It contends that the literature is unsatisfactory in several respects. It manifests a thin methodology which assumes that constitutional law takes place in courts and concerns Supreme Courts' interpretation of written texts, and that it is changed by litigation. The tendency to focus repeatedly on the same "success stories" – Canada, South Africa – leaves unexamined instances where reforms have failed. Yet such failures likely have lessons for those concerned with understanding how to effect change. Furthermore, the literature's assumption that achieving marriage is the objective sideswipes other aspirations for family justice, ones concerned with alternative family arrangements. Straight comparisons of the progress of same-sex marriage litigat

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