Dr. Larry Zipursky, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, Los Angeles
Dr. Jean-François Côté, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal
Informal lunch and discussion with Canada's ambassador to Israel, Jon Allen. Because of limited space, this event is limited to ICAMES faculty and graduate research fellows.
The Hon. Bill Graham, PC, OC, federal MP, former foreign minister & defence minister of Canada, joins three McGill professors, Catherine Lu (Political Science), Payam Akhavan and René Provost (Law), for this panel discussion. This event is co-sponsored by the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism and the Human Rights Working Group.
Book launch - 'A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide and the Question of Turkish Responsibility,' by Taner Akçam
Public lecture by Taner Akçam, author of "A Shameful Act." Hosted by the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism and the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies of Concordia University, and is presented by the Zoryan Institute and the Armenian Student Association of Montreal.
Showcase of research activities of undergraduate and graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, residents and fellows. Deadline for submitting abstracts is March 15, 2007. Top four presenters will receive prizes.
David Armstrong, King's College, London. Every society has its creation story and the dominant one today is that of Darwinian evolution which, through the fossil record, identifies Man's origins tens of thousands of years ago. Alternative stories, however, are possible and this lecture uses textual records in the field of medicine to locate Man's corporal birth (and death) in the mid-19th century and the development of his (and her) subjectivity to late in the 20th century.
David Armstrong, King's College, London
Meredith Weiss, East-West Center Washington, Washington DC. Co-sponsored by Southeast Asia Lecture Series. Meredith Weiss is author of "Protest and Possibilities: Civil Society and Coalitions for Political Change in Malaysia" (Stanford University Press, 2006) and co-editor of "Social Movements in Malaysia: From Moral Communities to NGOs" (RoutledgeCurzon, 2003).
Gilles Paquet, Professor Emeritus, École de Gestion, and Senior Research Fellow, Centre d'études en gouvernance, University of Ottawa University. The "Theory and the Emergence of Law" seminar series is a collaborative effort between the Faculties of Law of McGill and Université de Montréal, designed to facilitate dialogue between graduate students and colleagues, and to foster transdisciplinary research.