uOttawa Media Calendar: November 7-13, 2022

Student sitting against tree reading book on Tabaret lawn
Here are highlights of the events taking place at the University of Ottawa, from November 7 to 13:

Monday November 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Launch of CityStudio Ottawa

The University of Ottawa's Community Engagement and Employability Team and Faculty of Medicine join City of Ottawa in initiative to improve citizen health and well-being in the nation’s capital. More details here.

Tuesday November 8 at 10 a.m.

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon: Where do we stand?

Join us for this online presentation by Antonios Abou Kasm, Ph.D., Attorney at law, Member of the Beirut Bar Association, and Lead Counsel-Legal Representative of Victims before the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. Professor Abou Kasm will talk about the laborious genesis of the Tribunal, its competencies as well as the various challenges it faces.

Tuesday November 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Language rights in Canada: Unseen gaps and future directions

The uOttawa Public Law Centre and the Canadian Francophonie Research Chair on Language Rights will hold a panel on recent developments in language rights in Canada.

Tuesday November 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Challenges and Relevance of the IPPC in Dealing with the Climate Crisis

The science behind global climate policy decisions stems from the assessment work conducted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and its various working groups. Presented by Dr. Jackie Dawson, Canada Research Chair Full Professor in the Department of Geography, Environment, and Geomatics at the University of Ottawa and is the Scientific Director of the Canadian Network of Centers of Excellence, ArcticNet.


Tuesday November 8 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Forum on Water Law and Governance: Book Launch on Canadian Water Agency

The uOttawa Public Law Centre, the Forum on Water Law and Governance, the Centre for Environmental Law and Global Sustainability, and the Centre on Governance invite you to the launch of the edited collection: Canada Water Agency: Multisectorial Issues of Law and Governance.

Thursday November 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Colloquium on French-language education

Comparative perspectives on French-language education in minority contexts in Canada. Today's challenges and tomorrow's issues.

Thursday November 10 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Age of Geopolitical Disorder: the Entropic Pull to a Fragmented World

Presented by the South African High Commissioner to Canada, H.E Mr. Rieaz Shaik with Welcome Note by uOttawa President and Vice-Chancellor Jacques Frémont.


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