Science for Peace weekly lecture series, 2017-2018

Science for Peace Presents

Our weekly series of free public lectures Wednesday evenings, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, 13 September to 4 April 2018 Room 140, University College, 15 Kings College Circle, U. of Toronto.

Fall termSept. 13, 2017Earl Turcotte, Former Canadian and UN disarmament diplomat“Nuclear disarmament: Universalizing the treaty”www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kIKr7o6sEISept. 20, 2017Ralph Martin, Professor, University of Guelph, specializing in organic and sustainable agriculture“Climate change and food security”www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2c1YH_C2HQSept. 27, 2017Jill Carr-Harris, Director, International Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence & Peace“Gandhi’s influence on contemporary nonviolent leaders”www.youtube.com/watch?v=haiI_a8GUsMOct. 4, 2017Doug Saunders, Globe and Mail international affairs columnist“Maximum Canada: Why 35 million Canadians are not enough”www.youtube.com/watch?v=gN2f6lyHF3MOct. 11, 2017Lloyd Helferty, Engineering technologist“Climate smart food: How consumer choice can fix the climate and ensure a sustainable future”www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZI_SNdJ8CQOct.18, 2017John Hannigan, University of Toronto Sociology; Anna Zalik, York University Faculty of Environmental Studies“The deep sea frontier: What are the security risks?”Oct. 25, 2017Vincent Eagan, Sergeant, York Regional Police“Police use of force”Nov. 1, 2017Aisha Ahmad, Assistant Professor of Political Science, U. of Toronto“Jihad and Co: Black markets and Islamist power”www.youtube.com/watch?v=yi9rJR4_JCANov. 15, 2017Amy Bilton, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, U. of Toronto“Water security”www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwDA_IKVgi8Nov. 22, 2017Karen Hamilton, General Secretary of the Canadian Council of Churches“Unity in diversity”www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvxgUIcXZrcNov. 29, 2017Melissa Williams, Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto“The crisis of democracy: five paradoxes”www.youtube.com/watch?v=nRSYUuZpU3ADec. 6, 2017Arne Kislenko, Associate Professor of History, Ryerson University and Adjunct Professor, International Relations Program, Munk School for International Studies“Espionage”www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-_vbmFFf-8

Winter term10 January 2018Tom Rand on “Waking the Frog: Solutions to Our Climate Paralysis”Senior Advisor, Cleantech; Managing Partner, ArcTern Ventureswww.youtube.com/watch?v=fdAW4JNNAyk17 January 2018Prabhat Jha on “How to Avoid Cancer, Heart Disease, Pandemics and to Live Forever: Premature Mortality in the 21st century”Professor of Global Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Healthwww.youtube.com/watch?v=-JcPm_bXISU24 January 2018John Daniele on “The Geopolitics of Cyber Security”Forensic Cyber Security Analystwww.youtube.com/watch?v=r37JBZSultg31 January 2018Thomas Ponniah on “Building a Cosmopolitan Imagination: The Global Great Books Project”Professor Liberal Arts, George Brown, Lecturer, Harvard U.www.youtube.com/watch?v=BDUgjpKvbDM07 February 2018Paul Kushner on “Canadian Snow and Sea Ice”Professor of Physics, University of Torontowww.youtube.com/watch?v=hZMyZLTqU-Y14 February 2018Timothy Donais on “Is Peacekeeping Still for Chumps? Canada’s Tentative Re-engagement with UN Peace Operations”Assoc. Professor of Global Studies, Wilfrid Laurier Universitywww.youtube.com/watch?v=ffRziMPBmu028 February 2018Bruce Lampard on “MSF: A Medical Humanitarian Organization”Past Canadian president of Médecins Sans Frontièreswww.youtube.com/watch?v=f4yhSabTNDQ07 March 2018Joy Kennedy on “Paying for the Big Shift: Tobin Taxes and more.”Ecumenical Climate Activist, World Council of Churches Working Groupwww.youtube.com/watch?v=FlqkrPhV1fo14 March 2018Wilson Prichard on “International Taxation”Associate Professor of Political Science, U. of Torontowww.youtube.com/watch?v=pqkH6oflAEY21 March 2018Maja Catic on “The Politics of Genocide Recognition: Between the Imperative to Remember and the Need to Forget”Department of Defence Studies, Canadian Forces Collegewww.youtube.com/watch?v=tvlMZOBjt2828 March 2018Elizabeth Renzetti on “Faux Real: How Fake News Undermines Democracy and What We Can Do About It”Columnist, The Globe and Mailwww.youtube.com/watch?v=n70MWdTd5tw04 April 2018David Burman and Liz Couture on “Drawdown: 100 solutions to Global Warming”youtube.com/watch?v=YkEOWszfmdQ

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