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Presentations by Yakin Ertürk and Soyata Maïga, UN Special Rapporteurs on Women

Tue, 2008-01-22 11:30
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Yakin Ertürk, UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its causes and its consequences: "Sexual violence in war time: Its causes and its consequences”; Soyata Maïga, Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women, African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights: "The role of the African Commission in defence of Women's Rights."

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Contact: Dr. Nandini Ramanujam
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Latin sight translation contest

Thu, 2008-01-17 13:00
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Sponsored by the Canadian Association of Classicists (CAC).

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Contact: Hans Beck
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Greek sight translation contest

Thu, 2008-01-24 13:00
Leacock Building : 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

Sponsored by the Canadian Association of Classicists (CAC).

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Contact: Hans Beck
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The three-dimensional architecture of gene regulation

Thu, 2008-01-24 14:30 - 15:30
Duff Medical Building : 3775 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4

Josée Dostie, assistant professor, Dept of Biochemistry, McGill

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Contact: Mathieu Blanchette
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2008 Marrett Lecture on Political Violence and Terrorism: "Global media, infoterror, and the culture of war"

Thu, 2008-01-17 15:00 - 17:00
Peel 3475 : 3475 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W7

James Der Derian, Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University. From the "CNN effect" to the "YouTube effect," and as the production of terror becomes inextricable from the consumption of information, global media has become not only the transmitter but the trigger of international crises. James Der Derian is author of "On Diplomacy: A Genealogy of Western Estrangement" and "Antidiplomacy: Spies, Terror, Speed, and War", editor of "International Theory: Critical Investigations" and "The Virilio Reader", and co-editor of "International/Intertextual Relations: Postmodern Readings of World Politics". His articles on international relations have appeared in the "Review of International Studies" and "International Studies Quarterly," among others. His articles on war, technology and the media have appeared in the "New York Times," "Nation," "Washington Quarterly" and "Wired." His most recent book is "Virtuous War: Mapping the Military-Industrial-Media-Entertainment Network". The John and Eil

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Nuit blanche at the Museum

Sat, 2008-03-01 20:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Join us for flashlight tours of the museum's secret spots and special exhibits with tour guides from the Redpath Museum Club. Free, no reservations necessary: 9 PM, 11 PM, 1 AM. Everyone welcome.

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Contact: Ingrid Birker
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Office Phone: 514-398-4086 ext. 4094#
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An afternoon of hockey - Houston, Texas

Sun, 2008-01-20 16:00
Toyota Center, 1510 Polk, Houston, Texas : Toyota Center, 1510 Polk, Houston, Texas

Come join the McGill Alumni Association of Houston for an exciting afternoon of hockey! This is a great opportunity to cheer on the Houston Aeros as they battle the Hamilton Bulldogs (the Montreal Canadiens' AHL farm team).

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Contact: Event Registrar
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Greek sculpture, Roman patrons, modern problems

Tue, 2008-03-11 16:00
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Public guest lecture by Professor Jane Francis, Concordia University. The event is co-sponsored by the Classics Students Association.

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Contact: Michael Fronda
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Structure and chemical biology approaches to disarm bacterial pathogens: The model of bacterial type IV secretion systems

Thu, 2008-01-17 11:00
Duff Medical Building : 3775 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4

Dr Christian Baron, Biology Dept, McMaster University. Chair: Dr Coulton.

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Contact: Lisa Bedard
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Mini Beatty Lecture - Retrovirus evolution

Fri, 2008-01-25 14:00
Duff Medical Building : 3775 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4

John M. Coffin is American Cancer Society Professor and Distinguished Professor, Depts of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Tufts University, Boston. He also serves as advisor on HIV and AIDS to the National Cancer Institute and to the HIV Drug Resistance Program (DRP), which he founded in 1997. He is well known for his work on retrovirus genetics, genome structure and evolution, and is author of nearly 200 publications. Dr. Coffin has also been an editor or editor-in-chief of many international leading journals including "Science," "Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences USA" and the "Journal of Virology"; he is senior editor of "Retroviruses," the definitive text on the subject. In 1999, he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences USA, in recognition of his contributions to the field of retrovirology. See the website (below) for an abstract of his lecture.

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Contact: Shan-Lu Liu
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