Lauren Sneyd, PhD candidate in Geography and IDS, will be defending her thesis on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 9:00 am in the HUTT Building in Rm 234. Thesis title: Zoning In on Food Riots, Wild Food and Food Security in Urban Cameroon. See poster for details.
"Who Wants to Be a Farmer?" by Ben White, 21 October @ 7pm @ Guelph Public Library. Everyone welcome! If you plan to attend the talk, please register at http://tinyurl.com/o8h7qqe
Lunch Seminars on Gender in the Canadian Punjabi Community welcomes Margaret Walton-Roberts, from The Balsillie School of International Affairs, on Wednesday Oct. 22nd, 2014, 12:30-2pm in 621 MacKinnon. Her talk is entitled "Female Professional Migration from Punjab and the Limits of Autonomy". To register, visit http://goo.gl/Myk2BO
The next IDS Speaker Series welcomes Dr. Candace Johnson to give her talk titled "Reproducing the Nation: Maternal Subjects in Cuba" - Oct. 24th 2014 @ 3:30PM in THRN 1307. All welcome.
Upcoming Hopper Lecture: Anil Gupta, a professor in the Centre for Management in Agriculture at the Indian Institute of Management, presents "Empathetic Innovations for Inclusive Development: Can We Learn from Grassroots Innovators?" on Oct. 28th, 5:30pm, in OVC Pathobiology AHL, Room 1800. This lecture is open to the public, admission is free.
Kelsey Rideout, IDS alumnus, released a cinepoem called Rain, a poetic response to the violence taking shape in palestine and the middle east. The piece was filmed by another IDS alumnus and top 20 under 20, Abid Virani.
Dr. Adam Sneyd, Dept. of Political Science, wrote an article on the closure of Ottawa's North-South Institute - Canada's leading development think tank.
Matthew Little (IDS-Population Medicine PHD candidate) and Erin MacIver-Must (IDS-Geography PHD candidate) have been awarded prestigious Vanier scholarships worth $50,000 a year for three years. Congratulations Matthew and Erin!