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"Making a Difference: Research for Social Justice"

Saturday, October 28, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum of Ontario Archeology
1600 Attawandaron Rd.
London, ON

The Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars is hosting "Canada 150" events across Canada (Halifax, Montreal, London, Winnipeg and Vancouver).

London's event will be held at the Museum of Ontario Archeology on the theme of "Making A Difference: Research for Social Justice". 

The event will involve a number of professors from Western, all of whom are members of the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars.  The themes covered in the Western event will be: Canada's TRC and reconciliation; poverty; environmental issues; the refugee experience; and violence against women with families.

List of Speakers:

"Reconciliation at 150": Joanna Quinn in conversation with Cheryl Suzack on Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission
“Renewable Inequity”: conceptual animations on gender equity and clean energy by Bipasha Baruah, Canada Research Chair
"The Environment in Southwestern Ontario - Current Concerns": Q&A of Isaac Luginaah, Canada Research Chair, by Valerie Oosterveld
"The Family Camera: Photography, Canada, Community": Thy Phu, Kelly Wood and Sarah Bassnett
"Mobilizing Knowledge for Wicked Problems: Research for Policy & Practice in Family Violence": Q&A of Nadine Wathen by Valerie Oosterveld

Professor Valerie Oosterveld

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