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Addis-The New Africa/ La Nouvelle Afrique

Sun, 2008-03-16 19:00
Club Soda, 1225 St. Laurent, corner St. Catherine : Club Soda, 1225 St. Laurent, corner St. Catherine

Proudly presented by the McGill African Students Society (MASS). The show caters to all audiences and is an ensemble of live music, dance, spoken words, short plays and numerous amounts of African dishes are also made available for the audience to purchase. The theme behind this year's culture show is to focus on present day and future Africa.

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Contact: Bosola Adebesi
Office Phone: 514-975-6381
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Civil society and peace building in the Middle East: A rights-based approach

Wed, 2008-03-12 17:00
Morrice Hall : 3485 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E1

Roundtable discussion with three representatives of the McGill Middle East Program in Civil Society and Peace Building.

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Earth Day at the Museum - Eggs, nests and birds

Sun, 2008-04-20 13:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Discover how eggs, nests and birds work together and hold the key to life. An interactive family discovery workshop for all ages. Two sessions: 13h30 - 14h30 (in English) OR 15h - 16h (en français).

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Contact: Ingrid Birker, Science Outreach
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Public Conversation: The Economics of Environmentalism

Mon, 2008-03-31 18:30
Centre St-Ambroise, Brasserie McAuslan, 5080 Rue St-Ambroise : Centre St-Ambroise, Brasserie McAuslan, 5080 Rue St-Ambroise

"Environmental Stewardship and Economic Viability: Can the Entrepreneurial Spirit Solve Today's Ecological Problems?" This public conversation is organized by the University of the Streets Café (Institute in Management and Community Development, Concordia University) in collaboration with the Concordia University Alumni Association and the McGill Alumni Association.

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Contact: Katie Price
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Office Phone: 514-398-7684
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Come and be inspired: A cocktail rendezvous with Barbara Kay

Wed, 2008-04-02 17:30
Royal Victoria College (RVC) Residence : 3425 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2A8

The one unifying theme that bridges the trajectories of Barbara Kay's personal, intellectual and philosophical evolution, and also explains her success as a writer, is her insatiable curiosity about human nature as it plays out in society: what human behaviours, and the cultural values that drive people, make society stronger and more confident; what make it weaker and self-doubting.

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Contact: Katie Price
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Marlene Jennings: A career in law and politics - Lecture and Area of Practice Dinner

Thu, 2008-03-20 17:00 - 18:30
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Lecture followed by an Area of Practice Dinner ($10) at the McGill Faculty Club from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. To register for the dinner, please contact Alika Hendricks. The Black Law Students Association presents Marlene Jennings, MP, the first black woman from Quebec to have been elected to Parliament. She has been sitting for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce / Lachine since 1997, and is involved in several special committees at the House of Commons, including the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights. Prior to her election, she was Deputy Commissioner for Police Ethics for the Province of Quebec (1990-97). She will discuss her career in law and politics.

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CUC - Presentation

Tue, 2008-03-18 12:30
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

Louise O'Neill, Associate Director, Library Technology Services: "Library Technology in 3D: Digital Discovery and Delivery"

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PhD seminar for Social Work students

Thu, 2008-03-27 12:00 - 14:00
Wilson Hall : 3506 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2A7

This seminar will address the comprehensive exam process.

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Creating the Proavis: Bird origins in the art and science of Gerhard Heilman, 1913-1926

Tue, 2008-03-18 13:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Visiting lecturer: Dr. Christopher J. Ries, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Geological Museum. Between 1912 and 1916, the Danish artist and graphic designer Gerhard Heilmann published a series of articles in the journal of the Danish Ornithological Society. From the outset, his work aroused international interest, and in 1926 it was published in English under the title "The origin of birds," setting the international agenda for research in bird evolution for the next 40 years.

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Yves Fortier: Experiences as Canada's Ambassador to the United Nations

Tue, 2008-03-25 17:00 - 19:00
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The Scarlet Key Society welcomes L. Yves Fortier, CC, OQ, QC, BCL'58, LLD'05. Don't miss the chance to hear a fascinating lecture by this renowned arbitrator, scholar and leader! Join us as he shares insights and experiences from his career on the world stage, including his time as Canada's ambassador to the United Nations. He will be introduced by Joshua Vorstenbosch, President, Scarlet Key Society. The Q&A will be moderated by Dan King, External Events Coordinator of the Society.

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Contact: Andrés J. Drew
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