University of Ottawa event calendar – February 26 - 29, 2024

Students walking past Tabaret Hall
Bonnie Findley
Here are highlights of the events taking place at the University of Ottawa from February 26 to 29, 2024:

EDI, Racism and Society in Today’s Context
WHEN: Monday, February 26 from 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: Virtual.
To mark Black History Month, the Faculty of Arts is pleased to welcome César Ndéma-Moussa, president, North-South Development Roots and Culture Canada, and Eastern Ontario regional director of equity, diversity and inclusivity for Child Welfare. (In English and French)

Parents, schools & children's rights
WHEN: Tuesday, February 27 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 
Parents play an integral role in public education systems. However, recent discourse around parents and their rights in schools has brought to light the complex nature of the relationships between parents, schools, and the rights of the children in those schools. (In English)

Food for Thought: Citizen and Community Science: The What, the Who and the How
WHEN: Tuesday, February 27 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. 
WHERE:Social Sciences Building, Room FSS5028; in-person and virtual.
A panel discussion with the ISSP's 2024 Fulbright Canada-US Research Chair in Science & Society. The discussion will focus on the definition of citizen science and will explore the values associated with promoting the active involvement of the public in scientific research. (In English)

The War in Ukraine & The OSCE: Changing Orders in Pan-European Security
WHEN: Tuesday, February 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
WHERE:Fauteux Hall, Room FTX570; in-person.
From the Helsinki Final Act to the breakdown of consensus and relevance: The OSCE as a realist ending to a liberal internationalist construct. What are the implications and lessons?

Why is it Necessary to Review the Bank of Canada Act?
WHEN: Tuesday, February 27 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
WHERE:Social Sciences Building, Room 4004; in-person.
This conference will present in more depth how the Bank of Canada Act could be revised for adapting monetary policy to this new context while preserving its independence. (In English and French)

Reclaiming What Is Ours: Elite Continuity and Revanchism
WHEN: Wednesday, February 28 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Social Sciences Building, Room 4004; in-person.
What explains the revanchism of territorial reduced states? This question has renewed salience amid Russia’s expanded war against Ukraine in 2022. In this talk, we discuss revanchism as a foreign policy preference that involves reclaiming territory once controlled. (In English)

Opening Greener Futures: Contemporary Challenges of Urban Sustainability
WHEN: Wednesday, February 28 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Social Sciences Building, Room 4004; in-person.
This panel aims to open discussions on the environmental, social and cultural challenges of urbanization by bringing together diverse perspectives ranging from different backgrounds. (In French with bilingual question period)

Barriers to inclusive housing for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Canada
WHEN: Thursday, February 29 at 12 p.m.
WHERE: Virtual.
This presentation discusses the future of Canadian IDD housing policy and questions the durability of the social inclusion policy orientation in this sector.

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