uOttawa Media Calendar: January 16 to 25, 2023

Mural from the Inaugural Lecture & Launch of the Indigenous Legal Traditions
Here are highlights of the events taking place at the University of Ottawa, from January 16 to 25, 2023:

January 16 to 20
Wellness Week
For the first time in three years, uOttawa’s annual Wellness Week will be predominantly in person. Wellness Week offers an array of activities to help motivate you and give you an opportunity to live new experiences. This year we are thrilled to kick off the week with Canadian figure skater Elladj Baldé in conversation with Ro Nwosu at the Minto Sports Complex Arena, followed by a live performance by Elladj.

Tuesday, January 17, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Africa in the World
This seminar examines the ‘development ceiling’ that the global context places on Africa in four global scenarios, a Sustainable World, a Divided World, a World at War and a Growth World. 

Tuesday, January 17, 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Join us for a conversation with Ciara Bracken-Roche, Vivek KrishnamurthyDavid Murakami Wood, and Bianca Wylie, moderated by Valerie Steeves, on the circumstances and concerns around the introduction and prolonged use of ArriveCAN. 

Friday, January 20, 5 to 6 p.m.
Inaugural Lecture & Launch of the Indigenous Legal Traditions
The Faculty of Law, Common and Civil Law Sections, the Decolonizing Water Partnership and the uOttawa Public Law Centre invite you to the Inaugural Lecture of Professor Aimée Craft, University Research Chair Nibi miinawaa aki inaakonigewin and the launch of a new mural.

Monday, January 23 from 5 p.m.
Walking the Talk: The Pragmatic Pursuit of Principle
As part of its 15th anniversary celebration, the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) at the University of Ottawa will host a keynote lecture by Canada’s ambassador to the United Nations, Bob Rae.

Wednesday, January 25, 7 to 9 p.m.
Chile's new constitutional project: What will become of social justice?
The Human Rights Research and Education Centre (HRREC) and the Justice and Democracy Platform in the Americas project are pleased to present this hybrid event. Join us for this interesting discussion moderated by HRREC Fellow Pierre Gilles Bélanger with our guest speakers Claudio Herrera and Juan Pablo Glasinovic.

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