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Profile: Monia Mazigh embraces fiction as a political act

Tue, 2017-01-17 10:38

Amid the political anxieties of our time, Monia Mazigh’s latest novel, Hope Has Two Daughters, presents a historical milieu where some of the worst-case scenarios already exist. In 2010 Tunisia, press freedom is non-existent, with all major newspapers toeing the government line; human rights activists and journalists are often jailed; and Muslims are persecuted for openly practising their faith.

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CITY DIARY: Is glamorous ex-Thomas Cook chief Harriet Green angling for a damehood?

Tue, 2017-01-17 10:29

Glamorous ex-Thomas Cook chief Harriet Green, 55, now an executive at technology giant IBM, says gushingly of our Prime Minister: 'May is exciting, a grown-up, the right person at the right time to negotiate with Europe. 
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Douglas Cerebral Imaging Centre Lecture Series- Magnetic resonance imaging of brain plasticity, Dulcie Vousden

Wed, 2017-01-25 11:30 - 12:30
Douglas Hospital : Bowerman room, Dobell Pavilion, 6825, boulevard LaSalle Verdun Quebec Canada , H4H 1R3
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Thomas Nardelli Ph.D Candidate Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics McGill University

Mon, 2017-01-30 12:00 - 13:00
New Residence Hall : 3625 avenue du Parc, Montreal, QC , H2X 3P8

Thomas Nardelli

Ph.D Candidate

Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics

McGill University

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Grand Rounds- Denial of Pregnancy: A clinical case, Dr. Wid Kattan

Fri, 2017-01-27 11:00 - 12:30
Allan Memorial Inst. Hospital : South Seminar room p1.082, 1025 avenue des Pins Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A1
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Edith Hamel, PhD Professor Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery, MNI The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital

Mon, 2017-02-06 12:00 - 13:00
New Residence Hall : 3625 avenue du Parc, Montreal, QC , H2X 3P8

Edith Hamel, PhD

Professor Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery

MNI The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital

McGill University

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Chemical Society Seminar: Georgii Nikonov - Main group compounds for bond activation and catalysis

Tue, 2017-04-11 13:00 - 14:15
Maass Chemistry Building : 801 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B8
Price: Room 10

Main group metal catalysis is of great current interest due to its potential to circumvent the high cost and toxicity of common transition metal catalysts.1 One of the major hurdles in this area is the lack of oxidative additions of rob

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The Stakes of Tax and Intellectual Property: A European Approach

Mon, 2017-01-23 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : Stephen Scott Seminar Room (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
Price: Free ($40 for lawyers seeking CLE accreditation)

CIPP/Lallemand seminar with Nicolas Binctin, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law at the Universities of Poitiers, Paris II, and Paris 12 UPEC.

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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Mon, 2017-01-16 13:58

Many advances in treatment have been made, but a cure is still desperately needed and that’s the focus this month — Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Dr. Serge Gauthier, a world-renowned researcher and the director of the Alzheimer’s disease research unit at the McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging joined senior anchor Jamie Orchard to talk about the illness.

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McGill performance taps the music of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Mon, 2017-01-16 13:57

Martin Luther King, Jr. may be best known for his message, but it's his music that helped make a disciple of McGill University professor and Grammy-nominated musician John Hollenbeck. Hollenbeck, who teaches drums, composition and improvisation with McGill's jazz department, says the baptist preacher and civil rights leader was "a great musician" in the way he used cadence, tone and melody when he spoke.
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