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[Montreal Book Launch] Dr. Aziz Choudry, "Learning Activism: The Intellectual Life of Contemporary Social Movements"

Tue, 2016-01-26 18:30 - 22:30

A community lecture/discussion with Aziz Choudry exploring Aziz's recently published book Learning Activism. Event is free, copies of the book will be available at the event.

Source Site: /education

Dr. Aziz Choudry, "Social Movement Learning and the Intellectual Work of Activism" [LAU lecture]

Wed, 2015-12-09 05:00 - 06:00

The Department of Social Sciences at the Lebanese American University (LAU), Beirut, in collaboration with the department of Humanities  and the Institute of Migration Studies inv

Source Site: /education

DISE's Rachel Zellars pens opinion piece: "Place Renaming Risks Continued Erasure of Black Quebeckers"

Mon, 2015-10-19 15:43

DISE PhD student Rachel Zellars, who has spearheaded a recent petition asking the Quebec Toponymy Commission to review 11 place names deemed pejorative, has written an opinion piece for Canadian bilingual independent news outlet Ricochet.

Source Site: /education

"Social change has never been neat," DISE's Dr. Choudry tells University Affairs

Mon, 2015-10-19 11:15

"Social change has never been neat," said Dr. Aziz Choudry, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, in a recent University Affairs article about student activism. "It's not always pretty," argues the article by Diane Peters, "but idealistic students continue to affect change, be it social, economic or environmental." 

Source Site: /education

Dr. Choudry on his new publication, Learning Activism: The Intellectual Life of Contemporary Social Movements

Tue, 2015-09-29 11:50

To mark the publication this week of Learning Activism: The Intellectual Life of Contemporary Social Movements (University of Toronto Press), the author, Aziz Choudry, provides the following background, as well as thoughts on how the book might be used in the undergraduate or graduate classroom. The book launches this Wednesday in Montreal at the Immigrant Workers Centre, 4755 Van Horne Ave., Suite 110, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.

Source Site: /education

Aziz Choudry to speak at Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford

Tue, 2015-02-03 19:00 - 21:00


What can we learn from activist research practice?

Dr. Choudry will speak in Room RCW202 of the Research and Academic Centre West,
150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford ON, N3T 2J4

Contact Information

Contact: Dr. James Cairns
Source Site: /dise

Harvesting water out of thin air

Thu, 2014-05-22 (All day)

Harnessing humidity to quench thirst in the world’s most arid regions

Published on May 13, 2014 | McGill Reporter

by: Neale McDevitt and Chris Chipello

Source Site: /sustainability