In 2000, Rory Stewart, a British diplomat, took a leave and spent two years walking across Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and Nepal. He described his 6,000-mile journey in "The Places in Between," named one of the New York Times' Ten Best Books of 2006. In 2003, he became coalition Deputy Governor of Maysan and Dhi Qar provinces in Southern Iraq and wrote about the experience in his second book, "The Prince of the Marshes: And Other Occupational Hazards of a Year in Iraq." He has also written for the New York Times, the London Review of Books, the Guardian, the Financial Times and Granta. In 2004, he was awarded an OBE and became a Fellow at Harvard's Carr Center. He now lives in Kabul, where he runs the Turquoise Mountain Foundation.
"Personal Security and Freedom: How entrenched are the values and principles of our democracy?" Guest: the Honourable Warren Allmand, former Solicitor General of Canada. Moderator: May Chiu, community organizer at Project Genesis in Montreal. This event is coordinated in partnership with the Concordia University Alumni Association and the University of the Streets Café.
Dr. Yehuda Ben-Shahar, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, College of Medicine, University of Iowa
Molecular genetic and physiological analyses of neural circuits underlying innate behavior in Drosophila
Dr. Greg Suh, Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology
Can homeostatic circuits learn and remember? Novel insights into glutamatergic transmission and synaptic plasticity from the hypothalamus
Dr. Jaideep S. Bains, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary
Brown Student Services Building, 2nd floor, 3600 McTavish Street (closed weekends and Labour Day).
Brown Student Services Building, Room 2007, 3600 McTavish Street (closed weekends and Labour Day).
University and Faculty orientation for all new undergraduate students. Refer to "Welcome to McGill" book or website (below) for details.
biology, chemistry, physics and math, including MATH 122 and MATH 123 for newly admitted Management students. See website (below) for more details.
The case will address the constitutionality of the terrorist financing provisions of the Canadian Criminal Code. The pleaders: Jean-Michel Boudreau & Tara Dibenedetto for the Appellant; Joshua Krane & François Beaudry for the Respondent. The judges: the Honourable Justice Allan Hilton of the Quebec Court of Appeal; the Honourable Justice Carol Cohen of the Quebec Superior Court; the Honourable Justice Michèle Pauzé of the Court of Quebec.