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February 2019

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Lunch and Learn: Indigenizing Curriculum

Presented by the Hub for Teaching and Learning Excellence This lunch and learn session will feature Dr. Kim Anderson, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Relationships and Associate Professor in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition. Dr. Anderson will facilitate a safe space to discuss the benefits and challenges with incorporating Indigeneity into Canadian postsecondary curriculum.
headshot of fayyaz baqir and a picture of his new book titled poverty alleviation and poverty of aid pakistan.

International (Dis)order and New Forms of Engagement

Guelph Institute of Development Studies speaker series presents: Fayyaz Baqir is a development practitioner from Pakistan with more than three decades of experience in managing grant programs to enhance local development. At present, he is a visiting professor at the University of Ottawa. He has written extensively about innovative participatory development practices and social entrepreneurship. In this talk, he will introduce his latest book Poverty Alleviation and Poverty of Aid: Pakistan.
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Power to the People? Salafism in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings

Francesco Cavatorta, professor of political science at Laval University, looks at the complexity of Salafi reactions to the Arab uprisings. Some Salafis chose to participate in democratic politics, while others refrained. Still others promoted violence to achieve their objectives. What explains the different choices that Salafis made, and what impact do those choices have today?

CSAHS Three Minute Thesis Competition

Your work, Your research, your passion, in 180 seconds of brilliance. It's time for the Three-Minute Thesis competition. Refine your thesis, distill your research down to 180 seconds, showcase your work, network and grow.

Truscott Lecture in Justice: What Does the Future of Justice Look Like?

What does the future of justice look like? Senator Kim Pate speaks of the future of Canada's legal and penal system. Public lecture with a reception to follow The lecture series is part of the Truscott Initiative launched at U of G in 2009 to commemorate the struggles of Guelph resident Steven Truscott and his family.