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October 2018

Wrongful Conviction Day Panel Discussion

Did you know? 21 Innocent Canadians have been exonerated since 1993.  Please join us for a panel discussion in support of exonerees and to bring attention to the injustices faced by the wrongfully convicted. Special guests will be William Mullins-Johnson (exoneree), David Milgaard (exoneree), and Kent Roach (University of Toronto, Faculty of Law). The discussion will be moderated by Carolyn Yule (University of Guelph, Criminal Justice and Public Policy professor). All are welcome to attend.     

Guelph Institute of Development Studies Speaker Series – The Food Security-Peace Nexus

The Food Security-Peace Nexus No peace without food security. No Food Security without peace. A Talk by Rosanne Marchesich Rosanne Marchesich is the head of the Emergency Response and Resilience Unit at the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). She is a UofG alumnus with over 20 years of work experience at the UN. In this talk, she will address the challenge of combining peacebuilding activities and food security assistance in humanitarian relief operations and development projects.

Indigenous Stories: Land Gives Life

Join us for an informal conversation with Shaunna Morgan Siegers, an indigenous conservationist, teacher, and ethnobiologist.  With more than 20 years of research, Indigenous knowledge, and environmental science experience, Shaunna will share from her experiences and answer questions about the intersection of Indigenous cultures and nature. This is part of a series of Mentoring Lab Events sponsored by the Kinross Chair in Environmental Governance.

Lunch and Learn: The Power of Inclusive Research

Learn Inclusive Research Methods and Strategies The Centre for Families, Work and Well-being is hosting a Lunch and Learn on The Power of Inclusive Research. Julianne Acker-Verney will share key findings from her work and highlight research methods that share power with, and give a voice to, diverse women with disabilities. Bring developing research ideas for a practical exercise aimed at illustrating methods and strategies for doing inclusive research.

Ontario Municipal Elections 2018: Fostering Local Democracy

Ontario Municipal Elections 2018: Fostering Local Democracy A roundtable discussion with Mayor Dan Mathieson and Professor Joe Lyons What are the key issues confronting municipalities? Why is it important to vote for your local council? What is the fate of local democracy? 
Agrarian Crisis, Farmer Suicides, and Family Dynamics in India.

Agrarian Crisis, Farmer Suicides, and Family Dynamics in India

Guest Lecture Farmer Suicides and Family Dynamics By Palagummi Sainath Join us for a discussion with Palagummi Sainath, Rural Reporter & Founding Editor of the People's Archives of Rural India.   Register at the event website below

Research in Focus Photo Contest Deadline

Research in Focus photo contest - Deadline extended to October 31, 2018! Help us put your University of Guelph research in focus!