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Science for Peace weekly lecture series, 2016-2017

Science for Peace Presents

Our weekly series of free public lectures Wednesday evenings, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, fall 2016 and winter 2017 University College, 15 Kings College Circle, U. of Toronto. Everyone is welcome. Bring a friend.

Fall termSeptember 14, 2016Sam Lanfranco Professor Emeritus and Senior Scholar (Economics), York UDigital Disruption and the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)September 21, 2016Alex Belyakov The Roots Collaborative, Founding MemberSustainability: Are We Missing the Point?YouTube video: 2016-09-21 Alex Belyakov lectureSeptember 28, 2016Mitu Sengupta Associate Professor of Political Science, Ryerson UniversityAre the UN SDGs Worth the Cost and Effort?October 5, 2016Mark Winfield Professor of Environmental Studies, York UniversityThe Prospects for an Effective National Climate Change Strategy in CanadaOctober 12, 2016Martin Klein Professor Emeritus of History, University of TorontoWhat is Terror, Who are the Terrorists, and Why do they Use Terror?YouTube video: 2016-10-12 Martin Klein lectureOctober 19, 2016Genevieve Vaughan Semiotician and author based in Rome and TexasWomen and the Gift Economy: The Alternative ParadigmYouTube video: 2016-10-19 Genevieve Vaughan lectureOctober 26, 2016Gail Russel Course Instructor, Canadian Studies program, U of T.IQ Policy and Development in NunavutYouTube video: 2016-10-26 Gail Russel lectureNovember 2, 2016Alison Kemper Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship & Strategy, Ryerson U.The Overvaluation TrapYouTube video: 2016-11-02 Alison Kemper lectureNovember 9, 2016Richard Sandbrook Prof. Emeritus of Political Science, U of TorontoTowards This Generation’s New Left: Impediments and PossibilitiesYouTube video: 2016-11-09 Richard Sandbrook lectureNovember 16, 2016Gandhian Village Movement in India: Women and NonviolenceLyn Adamson nonviolence trainer and activist and Lee Ann McKenna trainer, facilitator, mediator, and authorYouTube video: 2016-11-16 Adamson/McKenna lectureNovember 23, 2016Stephen Bocking Professor of Environmental History, Trent UniversityCold Science: The Cold War and Environmental Science in the Canadian ArcticYouTube video: 2016-11-23 Stephen Bocking lectureNovember 30, 2016Mustafa Koc Professor of Sociology, Ryerson UniversityTurkey’s Struggle for DemocracyYouTube video: 2016-11-30 Mustafa Koc lecture

Winter termJanuary 11, 2017Joseph Carens Professor of Political Science, University of TorontoThe Ethics of ImmigrationYouTube video: 2017-01-11 Joseph Carens lectureJanuary 18, 2017Fergus Watt Executive Director, World Federalist Movement of CanadaBuilding a World Community: Principles, Strategy, AdvocacyYouTube video: 2017-01-18 Fergus Watt lectureJanuary 25, 2017Sandy Smith Professor of Forestry, University of TorontoInvasive species in our Forests YouTube video: 2017-01-25 Sandy Smith lectureFebruary 1, 2017John McLaughlin Professor of Public Health, Dalla Lana School, University of TorontoScientific Realism and Other Forces that Influence Research on Environment and HealthYouTube video: 2017-02-01 John McLaughlin lectureFebruary 8, 2017Olivia Ward Journalist and FilmmakerTruth, Lies and Democracy: Journalism after TrumpYouTube video: 2017-02-08 Olivia Ward lectureFebruary 15, 2017Blake Poland Associate Professor of Public Health, Dalla Lana School, University of TorontoSocial Movements as Agents of ChangeYouTube video: 2017-02-15 Blake Poland lectureMarch 1, 2017Miloud Chennoufi Department of Defence Studies, Canadian Forces CollegeTragedy in Syria: Is There a Solution?YouTube video: 2017-03-01 Milloud Chennoufi lectureMarch 8, 2017Emmay Mah, coordinator, People’s Climate Movement; director, Enviromentum, a project of Tides CanadaA Different Shade of Green: The New Face of the Climate MovementYouTube video: 2017-03-08 Emmay Mah lectureMarch 15, 2017Judith Teichman Professor of Political Science and International Development, University of TorontoThe U.S. Election and the Implications for MexicoYouTube video: 2017-03-15 Judith Teichman lectureMarch 22, 2017Ernie Regehr Senior Fellow, The Simons Foundation VancouverDisarming Conflict: How Wars EndYouTube video: 2017-02-22 Ernie Regehr lectureMarch 29, 2017Paul Kingston Professor of Political Science, University of TorontoSyria: Past, Present, FutureApril 5, 2017Vanessa Oliver and the research team “Transformation Action Graffiti” Department of Youth Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford.Community Healing Art Mural: Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Student Collaboration YouTube video: 2017-04-05 TAG lecture


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