Events

Sep
22
2016

Female Suicide Bombers and the Promise of Emancipation

Thursday, September 22, 2016, 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Research and Academic Centre (RCW), Room 002, Brantford Campus
Dr. W. Andy Knight and Dr. Tanya Narozhna examined over 300 cases of female suicide bombings in various conflicts. They argue that the form of violence and the identity of a perpetrator matter a great deal.
Sep
23
2016

FLEdGE Digital Storytelling Workshop

Friday, September 23, 2016, 8:00AM - Sunday, September 25, 2016, 5:00PM
Balsillie School
Participants of this workshop will create and share 2 to 3 minute-long videos that pair personal stories with visuals.
Sep
23
2016

The Politics of Financial Ideas: Grafting Islamic Finance

Friday, September 23, 2016, 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Room 1-42
This seminar examines how and in what ways emergent and alternative ideas on finance, specifically Islamic bonds, challenge prevailing orthodoxies through four different processes of diffusion.
Sep
26
2016

The First 1,000 Days: A Crucial Time for Mothers and Children – and the World

Monday, September 26, 2016, 7:00PM - 9:00PM
CIGI Auditorium
Through compelling stories of new mothers and babies in Uganda, India, Guatemala, and Chicago, award-winning journalist and anti-hunger advocate Roger Thurow explores the promise of - and confounding challenges to - a transformative worldwide initiative to end early childhood malnutrition.
Sep
29
2016

Ontario Coalition Institute 2016

Thursday, September 29, 2016, 5:00PM - Sunday, October 2, 2016, 12:15PM
Room 1-42
This workshop, hosted by the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research, will help "new" global health researchers analyze relevant global health principles, enhance mentorship and strengthen regional inter-university collaboration.
Sep
30
2016

How to Write a Successful Scholarship Proposal

Friday, September 30, 2016, 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Speakers: Jordana garbati, laurier writing centre
Room 1-31
Jordana Garbati, Laurier Writing Centre, will demonstrate successful strategies to use when writing scholarship proposals.
Sep
30
2016

Global Health Research in Canada and Beyond

Friday, September 30, 2016, 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Room 1-42
Dr. Steven Hoffman, the Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health will be speaking on the importance of the growth and enrichment of global health research within Canada, and extending beyond its borders to the global community.