Spotlight on upcoming uOttawa events: post-separation violence, Israel-Palestine conflict and health promotion

Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Here are some of the events taking place at the University of Ottawa from April 11 to April 18, 2017.

Tuesday, April 11

International Perspectives on Post-Separation Violence
Tuesday, April 11, 8:00 a.m. to Wednesday, April 12, 4:30 p.m.

Faculty of Social Sciences
Details:

  • This bilingual conference with simultaneous interpretation will address the issues and challenges as well as innovative practices in this field.

Speakers:

  • Researchers and practitioners from Canada, the United States and Europe.

Conference - Daniel Cefai (French only)
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Faculty of Social Sciences
Details:

  • La discussion publique : une expérimentation civique et pragmatiste, dans les années 1920, longtemps avant Habermas !

Fernanda Estevan, University of Sao Paulo
11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Faculty of Social Sciences
Details:

  • Do voters reward politicians for education expenditures?

Preventive practices - health and safety at work
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Faculty of Social Sciences

Wednesday, April 12

A 'Determined Peace-Builder'? Analysing Canada's Role in the Israel-Palestine Conflict
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Human Rights Research and Education Centre
Speakers:

  • Emma SWAN | Ph.D. Candidate, School of International Development and Global Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, uOttawa
  • Philip LEECH | Gordon F. Henderson Post-Doctoral Fellow 2016-2017, Human Rights Research and Education Centre, uOttawa
  • Bill SKIDMORE | Academic Advisor and Instructor, Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Carleton University
  • Yves ENGLER | Activist and Author of several books on Canadian Foreign Policy
Thursday, April 13

Physical activities, poverty and promotion of health
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Faculty of Social Sciences

Autour de Marie-Blanche Tahon (French only)
1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Faculty of Social Sciences

First-Year Teacher Candidates Exhibition
2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Faculty of Education
Details:

  • First-year teacher candidates in the Faculty of Education will be exhibiting their pedagogical developments and artifacts for contemporary inclusive Canadian classrooms.

Joint Colloquium - Can one hear the shape of a drum?
4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Speaker:

  • Vladimir Chernousov (University of Alberta)   
Tuesday, April 18

Brown Bag Series: April 2017
11:50 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Faculty of social Sciences
Details:

  • The New National Planning in the Global South.

Media inquiries

Amélie Ferron-Craig
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Cell: 613-863-7221
aferronc@uOttawa.ca

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