Amir Mohammed Haji-Yousefi, Dept of Political Science, Shahid Beheshti University (Tehran)
Plot summary: One night a gun battle is heard in the Joint Security Area, a buffer zone between North and South Korea – the most heavily armed border in the world. Two North Korean soldiers are dead. One South Korean soldier is injured. Tensions are high. War is imminent. The UN investigators must discover the truth of what has happened on the Bridge of No Return... Director: Chan-wook Park. Runtime: 110 min. Language: English/Korean. Snacks and drinks will be served before this free show. Afterwards, someone from the Faculty of Law will share his story of visiting the Joint Security Area and North Korea in summer 2007.
Dr. Andrew Gonzales, Canada Research Chair in Biodiversity, Biology Dept, McGill
An Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein film. In the wake of Argentina's dramatic economic collapse in 2001, Latin America's most prosperous middle class finds itself in a ghost town of abandoned factories and mass unemployment. The Forja auto plant lies dormant until its former employees take action. They're part of a daring new movement of workers who are occupying bankrupt businesses and creating jobs in the ruins of the failed system. Sponsored by the Radical Law Community.
Prof. Michael Nylan, University of California, Berkeley. Presentation of this free public lecture is made possible by a grant from the Beatty Memorial Lectures Committee.
Panel discussion on Canada's claim to Arctic sovereignty based on international law, with panelists Michael Byers (University of British Columbia), Suzanne Lalonde (Université de Montréal) and Armand de Mestral (McGill), who will discuss the impacts and implications of the legal issues surrounding Canada's claims. A presentation by the McGill International Law Society.
Anticancer and immunomodulatory activities of bovine lactoferricin, a milk-derived cationic antimicrobial peptide
Dr. David Hoskin, Dalhousie University. Chair: Dr. Makrigiannis.
10:30-11:30 or 12:00-13:00. Additional sessions on April 2 and April 3. A registration sheet will be available at the front counter of the Student Affairs Office in Dawson Hall as of Monday, February 11.
Separating the Sony sheep from the Grokster goats: Reckoning the future business plans of copyright-dependent technology entrepreneurs
Jane Ginsburg, Morton L. Janklow Professor of Literary and Artistic Property Law, Columbia Law School
Dr. Ken Flegel, Professor of Medicine, MUHC and McGill University