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Trapped: Modern day slavery in Brazil and beyond

Wed, 2005-02-16 15:30
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

Binka Le Breton, human rights activist, environmentalist, author. Her latest book explores the reasons behind the ancient evil of slavery and focuses on the Brazilian Amazon, where debt bondage is still common.

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Global estimates of out-of-school children and implications for policy

Fri, 2005-02-18 10:30 - 12:00
Education Building : 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Speakers: Michael Bruneforth and Albert Motivans, UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Chair: Claudia Mitchell, McGill University. A light lunch will be served after the talk. Co-sponsored by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Please RSVP by February 16.

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Contact: Carole Grossman
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Sally Armstrong joins the Public Conversation - SOLD OUT

Mon, 2005-02-21 18:30
Montréal Arts Interculturel (MAI), 3680 Jeanne-Mance : Montréal Arts Interculturel (MAI), 3680 Jeanne-Mance

Join the McGill Alumni Association for the second in a series of Public Conversations, which gather diverse community members for collective discussion on issues of social interest. Topic: Is the UN vision failing? Humanitarian aid and international solidarity: The practice and ethics of global justice. Guest: McGill graduate Sally Armstrong, activist, author of "Veiled Threat" and winner of the Amnesty International Media Award.

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Contact: Sophia Johnson
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An evening at the symphony

Sat, 2005-04-02 18:45
Dress Circle Lobby, Epcor Centre for Performing Arts, Calgary : Dress Circle Lobby, Epcor Centre for Performing Arts, Calgary

Please join us for the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra's presentation of "Power and Passion," a concert featuring some of the most beloved orchestral pieces of all time. Private reception prior to the concert, with guests Don McLean, Dean, Faculty of Music, McGill, and the concert's guest conductor, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, one of the most exciting young musicians in Canada.

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Contact: Jeremy Clark
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Religion, rights and symbol

Wed, 2005-02-09 18:00
Bronfman Building : 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

First event in the Human Rights and Religion Series. Guest speaker: Julius H. Grey, human rights lawyer. Followed by a panel discussion with the McGill Chaplaincy: Prof. Daniel Cere, Imam Salam Elmenyawi, Rabbi Samuel Jackman, Mr. Manjit Singh, Rev. Gwenda Wells.

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Contact: Josee Di Sano
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The three-way dialogue

Thu, 2005-02-10 18:00
Leacock Building : 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

Second event in the Human Rights and Religion Series. Guest speaker: Dr Uner Turgay, Institute of Islamic Studies. Followed by a screening of the film "Deperate Hours." "At a time when millions were murdered before the eyes of an indifferent world, there were some men, and at times, some governments, who chose to act - not for praise, not for glory, but in the name of simple human decency... This film documents this moment in time, when groups of Muslims, Jews and Christians all worked together to save lives."

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Contact: Josee Di Sano
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Friday Lecture and Seminar Series (FLASS) - CanMED and ghe genetics residents and staff

Fri, 2005-02-11 10:15
Montreal Children's Hospital, 2300 Tupper, Rm C417 : Montreal Children's Hospital, 2300 Tupper, Rm C417

Saleem Razack, MD

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Contact: Fran Langton
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Combined McGill Neurology Conference & McGill Genetics Rounds: Case presentations

Fri, 2005-02-18 09:00
Montreal Neurological Institute : 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4

"The mucopolysaccharidoses revised: Clinical evolution and molecular definition." Presenter: An Jansen, MD. Discussants: Eva Andermann, MD, PhD, Frederick Andermann, MD, Gabriel Leonard, PhD, Serge Melançon, MD. Objectives: 1) To present the clinical evoluation of two brothers with San Filippo syndrome type D. 2) To review the clinical features and molecular findings in the mucopolysaccharidoses.

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Contact: Fran Langton
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Friday Lecture and Seminar Series (FLASS) - Retinitis pigmentosa

Fri, 2005-02-18 10:15
Montreal Children's Hospital, 2300 Tupper, Rm C417 : Montreal Children's Hospital, 2300 Tupper, Rm C417

Dr Robert Koenekoop

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Contact: Fran Langton
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France pub night

Wed, 2005-03-02 19:30
Le Bowler, 13 rue d'Artois (Metro St Philippe du Roule), Paris : Le Bowler, 13 rue d'Artois (Metro St Philippe du Roule), Paris

Come join other McGill alumni on the first Wednesday of the month at Le Bowler. Meet new and interesting people, catch up with McGill friends you haven't seen in a while and have a few drinks!

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Contact: Louis-Pierre Guillaume
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