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Local Government: A Social Ontology of Care

What is ‘local government’, and how can it be understood? Join our guest speaker who takes a theoretical lens to question, study and challenge our underlying assumptions about good or bad local government within different contexts.

Black women’s leadership in resisting and responding to gender-based violence

Join us for a Fireside Chat and meet and greet with the University of Guelph’s Activists-in-Residence To recognize and celebrate the vast contributions of Black women to naming and responding to misogynoir and all forms of gender-based violence, please join the University of Guelph’s 2024 Activists-in-Residence, Nneka MacGregor and Dr. Marsha Hinds Myrie, for a chat about Black women’s leadership in resisting and responding to gender-based violence, locally, globally, and transnationally, and the role of Black men as allies in this work.

Canada’s Constitution: 1982 wasn’t 1789

Join us to hear from The Honourable Justice Malcolm Rowe, Supreme Court of Canada to discuss the evolution of Canada’s constitution.
Social Reproduction and One Health on the Farm: Feeding the World as if People Mattered. Image of a farm.

Social Reproduction and One Health on the Farm: Feeding the World as if People Mattered

Hear from anthropologist, instructor and award-winning science writer Dr. Andrew Flachs, a renowned anthropologist and professor at Purdue University will join the One Health Institute, Guelph Institute of Development Studies and the Canada India Research Centre for Learning and Engagement in an engaging talk that asks big questions around the challenges and complexities of feeding the world.
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Pathways to Success - CJPP and CCJP career night

Thinking about what to do with your degree after graduation?  The Criminal Justice and Public Policy (CJPP) program and Student Society invite you to our career event and meet with professionals currently working in the criminal justice and public policy fields. The speakers, many of whom are U of G graduates, will share information about different job opportunities and career paths, and share advice on how to succeed in a competitive labour market. Students will also have the opportunity to network with speakers in a social setting. 

The Caring North: Fostering Care and Wellbeing in Northern Communities

What do caring communities look like? What are the unique care and wellbeing preferences and needs of northern, Inuit, and First Nations women and girls? And what are northern, Inuit, and First Nations people and organizations doing to create caring communities in the north? Join us for an important discussion about factors that interrupt and build community care and wellbeing. Hear from an impressive panel of scholars, community researchers and organizations:

Indigenous-led Community Supports for Housing and Release from Custody: Challenges & Opportunities

Please join us for the 2nd session of the 2023-24 CJiP series - Lived Experiences of the Justice System In this session, representatives from Atlohsa Family Healing Services will discuss their low-barrier wraparound services for community members with complex needs, including mental wellness, substance use, homelessness, domestic violence, and trauma. Guest Speakers: Terri King and Bethany Williams, Atlohsa Family Healing Services This session is open to CJPP and CCJP students.

The Changing North: Policy and Program Responses to change/ing Communities

How are northern and Indigenous women responding? Join us on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women for this important conversation. Across the north of present-day Canada, resource extraction is contributing to significant changes, many of which disproportionately harm diverse northern and Indigenous women and others frequently left out of public policy conversations. How are they responding?

CSAHS International Students - End of Semester celebration

International students of the College of Social and Applied Human Science! It is the end of the semester and you are invited to mingle with fellow international students, as well as the Deans office staff who are here to support your journey and celebrate your accomplishments. Light refreshments will be provided!
A Year in the Life of Parliament with Dr. Ian Brodie. Image of Ottawa

A Year in the Life of Parliament with Dr. Ian Brodie

Hear from Canadian political scientist and former Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister of Canada Dr. Ian Brodie a renowned Canadian political scientist and professor at the University of Calgary will join the Department of Policical Science to speak to a "Year in the Life of Parliament."

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