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SIS summer job talk

Tue, 2008-03-04 12:15 - 13:15
McLennan Library Building : 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

A casual roundtable discussion where some MLIS IIs share their experiences looking for and securing a good summer job in the field, in Montreal and elsewhere. MLIS Is, come out and learn from your fellow SISsies, and MLIS IIs, come share your knowledge and experience with regard to the all-important summer job hunt. Bring your lunch and there will be refreshments on offer.

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Contact: Nikki Tummon
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Skit Nite 2008 - An Evening at the Lawscars

Wed, 2008-03-12 19:00
Club Soda, 1225 St. Laurent Boulevard : Club Soda, 1225 St. Laurent Boulevard

Tickets ($20) on sale in the Atrium. General rehearsal in the Moot Court on March 9. Don't miss out on this evening of fun, music, skits and lots of laughter.

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Contact: Guy (LSA)
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Should Canada stay? Human security in Afghanistan

Thu, 2008-03-06 15:00
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Mr. Ashraf Haidari, Counselor for Political, Security and Development Affairs at the Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington, DC. Lecture will be followed by a Q&A. Presented by the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism and the McGill Human Rights Working Group. Part of the "Afghanistan in Focus: A Week of Images and Discussion on Canada's Role" event.

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Contact: Joydeep Sengupta
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Office Phone: 514-867-5539
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The changing face of the economy in the Gulf

Mon, 2008-03-03 17:00 - 19:00
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Confirmed speakers: Walied Soliman (Ogilvy Renault), Rose Sager (Bahrain Trade Representative in New York) and Mohammad Nsour (DCL candidate). The themes discussed will be the different incentives Gulf countries are putting in place to attract foreign investments, and increasing investments by both private and public Gulf firms in the North American markets. Ultimately, we aim to present a better picture of the long-term prospects of investment in the Gulf and in Gulf-based companies. A presentation of the Arab Law Students Association (ALSA) in participation with Ogilvy Renault.

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Documentary film - "Let Them Stay: Voices of U.S. War [Refugee] Resisters in Canada"

Wed, 2008-03-12 16:00
Education Building : 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Features one-to-one interviews with former soldiers, now refugees in Canada, documenting their life-changing experiences in Iraq and the realities of warfare. It also shows a Canadian coalition of labour, faith and peace groups working to have the resisters accepted in Canada. A discussion will follow. Everyone is welcome.

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The cultural limits of legal tolerance

Mon, 2008-04-07 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

A talk about the Charter and freedom of religion. Speaker: Benjamin L. Berger, assistant professor, Faculty of Law, University of Victoria.

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Contact: Prof. Robert Leckey
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Islam and human rights - a talk with Shirin Ebadi

Fri, 2008-03-07 14:00 - 15:30
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Shirin Ebadi is an Iranian lawyer, human rights activist and founder of the Children's Rights Support Association in Iran. Her significant and pioneering efforts for democracy and human rights, especially women's and children's rights, led to her being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2003.

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Contact: Dr. Nandini Ramanujam
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Stories from Afghanistan: Revisiting Canada's role

Tue, 2008-03-04 18:00
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Speakers: Benoit Turcotte (International Criminal Defence Attorneys Association; private practice lawyer in Montreal); Nafay Choudhury (law student; intern, Women's and Children's Legal Research Foundation, Kabul); Alex Dobrota (law student; reporter for the Globe and Mail in Kandahar). Part of the "Afghanistan in Focus: A Week of Images and Discussion on Canada's Role" event. In collaboration with the Human Rights Working Group.

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Contact: Dr. Nandini Ramanujam
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Photo exhibit - Reconstructing Trust?

Mon, 2008-03-03 (All day) - Fri, 2008-03-07 (All day)
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Photos by Alex Dobrota, law student and journalist with the Globe & Mail in Kandahar. Part of the "Afghanistan in Focus: A Week of Images and Discussion on Canada's Role" event. In collaboration with the Human Rights Working Group.

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Contact: Dr. Nandini Ramanujam
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Photo exhibit - Delivering Hope in Eastern Congo

Mon, 2008-03-10 (All day) - Thu, 2008-03-20 (All day)
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The violent conflicts that have consumed the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for nearly a decade have killed an estimated four million people, although some experts say the figure is far higher. Misrule, dictatorship, corruption and conflict have left DRC among the poorest countries in the world, yet it has not received the attention it deserves, either from the media or the public. Eastern Congo is one of the most expensive and complicated regions in the world to which to deliver aid. In DRC, the World Food Programme focuses particularly on internally displaced persons and returnees. Eddie Gerald took these photographs in May 2007, in North Kivu, documenting some of the experiences of displaced Congolese in the eastern regions.

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Contact: Dr. Nandini Ramanujam
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