The challenge of development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Conflict resolution, democratic governance and education
This conference promises to be unique in several respects. The participants are not only from various disciplines, but also include both academics and people from policymaking circles. It is a first effort to address the multiple dimensions of the challenges facing the region, both in the short and long term. Ultimately, the goal is to help Canada re-engage itself with Africa.
The Dept of Russian & Slavic Studies has organized a special tour of Russia this spring designed for a student budget. This is a great opportunity to see some of the country's most famous sites and two of its beautiful cities. Deadline to sign up: March 1!
Multi-media panel presentation with local interns and interns returning after a year in Durban, South Africa, and Bhopal, India.
Jeanne Rizzo, RN, executive director, Breast Cancer Fund, San Francisco. Presented in English with simultaneous French translation. Co-sponsored by Breast Cancer Action Montreal. PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE AND LOCATION (wheelchair accessible; underground parking).
Nancy Tuana, professor of philosophy and director, Rock Ethics Institute, Penn State University. Co-sponsored by History and Philosophy of Science, with support from the Beatty Memorial Lectures Fund. Free admission; all welcome.
Quebec-Vermont Number Theory Seminar: Paul Pollack, Dartmouth
McGill Applied Mathematics Seminar: Svetlana Komarova, Dentistry, McGill
Eugene Kritchevski, McGill
CRM-ISM-GERAD Statistics Seminar: Raphael Gottardo, University of British Columbia
Flashlight tours of the museum's secret spots and unusual exhibits. All ages, everyone welcome. No reservations required.