Past Events

13 May 2014 - 5:00pm

Nos paysages urbains, en constante évolution, sont de plus en plus marqués par des manifestations artistiques à caractère récurrent ou même permanent. Toutefois l’art visuel de rue, hors normes, souvent provocateur, résiste aux conventions. Comment une démarche artistique fugace à vocation sociale, politique ou culturelle peut-elle laisser une empreinte dans la réalité urbaine? Le caractère spontané et éphémère de l’art visuel de rue peut-il survivre au-delà du spectacle?

08 May 2014 - 7:00pm

The Royal Society of Canada Atlantic Chapter, in partnership with Dalhousie University and Saint Mary's University, is pleased to invite you to its latest Open Academy Event,"The Challenges of Globalization: From the Commission on Reasonable Accommodation to the Quebec Charter of Values and Beyond: An Insider's Look".

12 April 2014 - 9:30am

Once again this year Co-Chairs  Michael Sayer, FRSC, and Pierre du Prey, FRSC, are organizing the Eastern Ontario Regional Seminar. This interdisciplinary symposium will feature four speakers from throughout the region, and is open to Fellows as well as the general public. This year’s speakers are: Gauvin Bailey, FRSC, (Queen’s University), Praveen Jain, FRSC, (Queen’s University), Carlos Prado, FRSC, (Queen’s University) and David Lillicrap, FRSC, (Queen’s University).

09 April 2014 - 5:30am

The Royal Society of Canada Atlantic Chapter, in partnership with Dalhousie University, is pleased to invite you to a free public lecture by 2012 Fellow John Cullen.

22 March 2014 - 12:30pm

Three of Canada’s leading scholars will gather to share and exchange ideas for action and participation with members of the public on how to move toward reconciliation of relations between Canadian citizens and the diverse Indigenous peoples on the lands we all live in together.  Through a 2-hour sharing circle conversation, we will explore together how to act on the responsibilities we bear as individual persons and as peoples in moving forward to reconciliation in the largest sense of the w

17 March 2014

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12 March 2014

Due to the inclement weather Dr. Catherine Potvin’s Romanowski Lecture has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

07 March 2014

The Royal Society of Canada has reinvigorated the WISET programme with the support of NSERC and CIHR. Dr. Jessica Roda, Anthropologist/Ethnomusicologist from UQAM will travel to Japan in March 2014. Her trip will include visits with and lectures at Ochanomizu University Senior High School, the National Museum of Ethnology, the National Women’s Education Center for Japan and the Asia/Pacific Cultural Center for UNESCO.