Science for Peace’s Wednesday lecture series, Jan-Apr 2018

A weekly series of free public lectures
Wednesday evenings, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, 10 January to 4 April 2018
Room 140, University College, 15 Kings College Circle, U. of Toronto.
Everyone is welcome. Bring a friend.

New for 2018: Livestreaming

We plan to livestream all of this term’s lectures on Facebook. To attend on your laptop or smartphone, click on the link below: You will be connected to the #MybeBeeTV Live Broadcast. The live show will begin shortly after 7:00 p.m. EST each Wednesday.

You don’t need a Facebook account to watch the live videocast, but if you do have an account, you can post your questions in the comments section of the broadcast page. A question period will follow after the lecture.

Full Lecture Schedule

10 January 2018
Tom Rand on “Waking the Frog: Solutions to Our Climate Paralysis”
Senior Advisor, Cleantech; Managing Partner, ArcTern Ventures
17 January 2018
Prabhat Jha on “How to Avoid Cancer, Heart Disease, Pandemics and to Live Forever: Premature Mortality in the 21st century”
Professor of Global Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health
24 January 2018
John Daniele on “The Geopolitics of Cyber Security”
Forensic Cyber Security Analyst
31 January 2018
Thomas Ponniah on “Building a Cosmopolitan Imagination: The Global Great Books Project”
Professor Liberal Arts, George Brown, Lecturer, Harvard U.
07 February 2018
Paul Kushner on “Canadian Snow and Sea Ice”
Professor of Physics, University of Toronto
14 February 2018
Timothy Donais on “Is Peacekeeping Still for Chumps? Canada’s Tentative Re-engagement with UN Peace Operations”
Assoc. Professor of Global Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University
28 February 2018
Bruce Lampard on “MSF: A Medical Humanitarian Organization”
Past Canadian president of Médecins Sans Frontières
07 March 2018
Joy Kennedy on “Paying for the Big Shift: Tobin Taxes and more.”
Ecumenical Climate Activist, World Council of Churches Working Group
14 March 2018
Wilson Prichard on “International Taxation”
Associate Professor of Political Science, U. of Toronto
21 March 2018
Maja Catic on “The Politics of Genocide Recognition: Between the Imperative to Remember and the Need to Forget”
Department of Defence Studies, Canadian Forces College
28 March 2018
Elizabeth Renzetti on “Faux Real: How Fake News Undermines Democracy and What We Can Do About It”
Columnist, The Globe and Mail
04 April 2018
Satya Robinson and Jon Love on “Drawdown: 100 solutions to Global Warming”
Climate Change Activists in California and Ontario