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 term

September 14, 2016
Sam Lanfranco Professor Emeritus and Senior Scholar (Economics), York U
Digital Disruption and the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
September 21, 2016
Alex Belyakov The Roots Collaborative, Founding Member
Sustainability: Are We Missing the Point?
YouTube video: 2016-09-21 Alex Belyakov lecture
September 28, 2016
Mitu Sengupta Associate Professor of Political Science, Ryerson University
Are the UN SDGs Worth the Cost and Effort?
October 5, 2016
Mark Winfield Professor of Environmental Studies, York University
The Prospects for an Effective National Climate Change Strategy in Canada
October 12, 2016
Martin Klein Professor Emeritus of History, University of Toronto
What is Terror, Who are the Terrorists, and Why do they Use Terror?
YouTube video: 2016-10-12 Martin Klein lecture
October 19, 2016
Genevieve Vaughan Semiotician and author based in Rome and Texas
Women and the Gift Economy: The Alternative Paradigm
YouTube video: 2016-10-19 Genevieve Vaughan lecture
October 26, 2016
Gail Russel Course Instructor, Canadian Studies program, U of T.
IQ Policy and Development in Nunavut
YouTube video: 2016-10-26 Gail Russel lecture
November 2, 2016
Alison Kemper Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship & Strategy, Ryerson U.
The Overvaluation Trap
YouTube video: 2016-11-02 Alison Kemper lecture
November 9, 2016
Richard Sandbrook Prof. Emeritus of Political Science, U of Toronto
Towards This Generation’s New Left: Impediments and Possibilities
YouTube video: 2016-11-09 Richard Sandbrook lecture
November 16, 2016
Gandhian Village Movement in India: Women and Nonviolence
Lyn Adamson nonviolence trainer and activist and Lee Ann McKenna trainer, facilitator, mediator, and author
YouTube video: 2016-11-16 Adamson/McKenna lecture
November 23, 2016
Stephen Bocking Professor of Environmental History, Trent University
Cold Science: The Cold War and Environmental Science in the Canadian Arctic
YouTube video: 2016-11-23 Stephen Bocking lecture
November 30, 2016
Mustafa Koc Professor of Sociology, Ryerson University
Turkey’s Struggle for Democracy
YouTube video: 2016-11-30 Mustafa Koc lecture

Winter term

January 11, 2017
Joseph Carens Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto
The Ethics of Immigration
YouTube video: 2017-01-11 Joseph Carens lecture
January 18, 2017
Fergus Watt Executive Director, World Federalist Movement of Canada
Building a World Community: Principles, Strategy, Advocacy
YouTube video: 2017-01-18 Fergus Watt lecture
January 25, 2017
Sandy Smith Professor of Forestry, University of Toronto
Invasive species in our Forests
YouTube video: 2017-01-25 Sandy Smith lecture
February 1, 2017
John McLaughlin Professor of Public Health, Dalla Lana School, University of Toronto
Scientific Realism and Other Forces that Influence Research on Environment and Health
YouTube video: 2017-02-01 John McLaughlin lecture
February 8, 2017
Olivia Ward Journalist and Filmmaker
Truth, Lies and Democracy: Journalism after Trump
YouTube video: 2017-02-08 Olivia Ward lecture
February 15, 2017
Blake Poland Associate Professor of Public Health, Dalla Lana School, University of Toronto
Social Movements as Agents of Change
YouTube video: 2017-02-15 Blake Poland lecture
March 1, 2017
Miloud Chennoufi Department of Defence Studies, Canadian Forces College
Tragedy in Syria: Is There a Solution?
YouTube video: 2017-03-01 Milloud Chennoufi lecture
March 8, 2017
Emmay Mah, coordinator, People’s Climate Movement; director, Enviromentum, a project of Tides Canada
A Different Shade of Green: The New Face of the Climate Movement
YouTube video: 2017-03-08 Emmay Mah lecture
March 15, 2017
Judith Teichman Professor of Political Science and International Development, University of Toronto
The U.S. Election and the Implications for Mexico
YouTube video: 2017-03-15 Judith Teichman lecture
March 22, 2017
Ernie Regehr Senior Fellow, The Simons Foundation Vancouver
Disarming Conflict: How Wars End
YouTube video: 2017-02-22 Ernie Regehr lecture
March 29, 2017
Paul Kingston Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto
Syria: Past, Present, Future
April 5, 2017
Vanessa 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