Past Events

  • 2017 Feb 07

    Canada Program Special Event

    Registration Closed 12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, 61 Kirkland Street

    Controversies about Muslim Religious Accommodation in Canada: Secularism, Identity, or Rights?

    Paul May, William Lyon Mackenzie King Postdoctoral Fellow, WCFIA Canada Program

    Seating is limited. Please sign up for this event.

    Registration: 

  • 2017 Feb 06

    Canada Seminar

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    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.

  • 2016 Nov 30

    Canada Program Special Event

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    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...

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  • 2016 Nov 29

    Canada Seminar

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    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.

  • 2016 Nov 21

    Canada Program Special Event

    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    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
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  • 2016 Nov 21

    Canada Program Special Event

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    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.

    Free and open...

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  • 2016 Oct 17

    Canada Seminar

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Bowie-Vernon Room (Room K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

    In the Climate Policy Trenches: Lessons from the British Columbia Carbon Tax and other Climate Policies

    Mark Jaccard is a professor in the School of Resource and Environmental Management at Simon Fraser University

    Chaired by: Krishna Pendakur, William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Canada Program, WCFIA

  • 2016 Apr 28

    Lawren Harris and the Idea of North: A Conversation

    6:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    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

    Please Note
    We are no longer distributing tickets for this event. Tickets will not be available at the MFA.

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