Lee Gathering Room (Room SO20), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
Economics and Neuroscience: Rapidly Adaptive Hedonic Utility Arthur Robson, Canada Research Chair in Economic Theory and Evolution, Simon Fraser University
Arthur Robson holds a Canada Research Chair in Economic Theory and Evolution at Simon Fraser University. His research involves a belief that modern economic behavior is best explained by considering biological, anthropological, and neurological factors. Professor Robson is a Fellow of the Econometric Society of Canada, a Killam Fellow, and a Guggenheim Fellow.
Harvard Law School, Wasserstein 1019 (1585 Massachusetts Ave)
Please join the Harvard Canadian Law Students Association for a conversation with the Honourable Irwin Cotler.
Professor Cotler is the former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and is an international human rights lawyer. He has been characterized as “Counsel for the Oppressed” and as “Freedom’s Counsel" by Canada’s MacLeans Magazine and the Oslo Freedom Forum, respectively. He was Canadian Counsel for Nelson Mandela and main counsel for former Soviet dissident Natan Sharansky. In addition, he was a law professor at McGill University and served as...
Doris and Ted Lee Gathering Room (SO30), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street
Democracy in America (and Canada, and Europe and Everywhere) Revisited
The Honorable Bob Rae Distinguished Senior Fellow at the School of Public Policy and Governance (SPGG), University of Toronto
Bob Rae is a senior partner at Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP, where he works with First Nations across Canada as legal counsel, advisor, and negotiator. He served as Ontario's 21st Premier from 1990 to 1995 and Interim Federal Leader of the Liberal Party in 2011- 2013. He was named Queen's Counsel in 1984, appointed to the Privy Council of Canada in 1998, named an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2000, received the Order of Ontario in 2004 and Companion of the Order of Canada in 2015. In addition to his legal practice, Bob teaches at the University of Toronto as a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the School of Public Policy and Governance (SPPG). He has also written five books, most recently "What's Happened to Politics". He has a regular column in the Globe and Mail and also does ADR work with ADR Chambers.
Adams House, Upper Common Room, 26 Plympton Street, Cambridge
Comparing Inequality in Canada and America
Krishna Pendakur, William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Canada Program, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, and professor of economics, Simon Fraser University
Talk and Reception hosted by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs Canada Program and Canadian Students' Associations of Harvard University Please RSVP on ...
Harvard Graduate School of Design (Room 518), 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge
AFTER THE LAST RIVER Documentary Film Screening followed by a conversation with Director Victoria Lean & Producer Jade Blair
In the shadow of a De Beers mine, the remote community of Attawapiskat lurches from crisis to crisis, as their homeland transforms into a modern frontier. Filmed over five years, this feature length film follows the First Nation’s journey from relative obscurity and into the international spotlight.
Alfond Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts (State Street Corporation Fenway Entrance), Avenue of the Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston
Lawren Harris and the Idea of North: A Conversation
Andrew Hunter, Fredrik S. Eaton Curator, Canadian Art, Art Gallery of Ontario Matthew Teitelbaum, Ann and Graham Gund Director, Museum of Fine Arts Alison Mountz, William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Canada Program, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, and Professor of Geography and Canada Research Chair of Global Migration, Wilfrid Laurier University
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