Featured Events

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Are crises becoming the new normal? Economic and financial crises have prompted austerity measures that have had disastrous impacts on the enjoyment of human rights including health, education, water and housing, with the rights of the most marginalized consistently hit the hardest.

Thursday, March 30, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Join documentary photographer Daniella Zalcman who will discuss Signs of Your Identity, a series of composite portraits she created to document the legacy of Canada’s Indian residential schools.

Monday, April 3, 2017 12:10 PM - 1:10 PM

Blockchain technology is all the rage right now, sometimes it seems for all the wrong reasons. Putting aside the cryptocurrency hype, what are real-world benefits for greater transparency, auditing, and corruption-fighting in the major systems of the world?

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Sheryl Lightfoot, Canada Research Chair in Global Indigenous Rights and Politics, Associate Professor of Political Science and First Nations and Indigenous Studies, University of British Columbia

Audra Simpson, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - Saturday, April 8, 2017

The conference, demonstration, and workshop will raise questions about the economic, social, and cultural significance of weaving, but also broader issues about craft as cognition, cognitive change over time, innovation in craft and the role of “traditional” crafts in the modern era.

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