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October 2020

Wrongful Conviction Day 2020

Join us for a webinar in support of exonerees and to bring attention to the injustices faced by the wrongfully convicted. Guest Speaker: Robert Baltovich, exoneree

Impact of COVID-19 on the Canadian Development Sector: A presentation of research findings

Join a University of Guelph/CAIDP webinar about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Canadian humanitarian organisations. Researchers surveyed 154 Canadian organisations about the challenges and impacts of the pandemic on their operations as well as collected information about these organisations' response strategies. Panelists will discuss the findings and their implications for the future of the Canadian foreign aid sector. Speakers: Andrea Paras, Associate Professor, University of Guelph Jean Lowry, President, CAIDP

Do ‘WE’ have a problem? The future of charity and Canada’s aid sector

How will the WE scandal impact the charity and aid sector? Join us for a panel discussion with a group of renowned Canadian development experts.   Nicolas Moyer President & CEO Cooperation Canada   Simran Singh Director, Global Programs CARE Canada   Rebecca Tiessen Professor

A new India, a new China? The politics of Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping

Since the mid-twentieth century, Asia’s two giants have represented alternative models of political modernity. The dramatic political rise of Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping, two self-avowed strongmen, has seen remarkable changes in the aims, structure and exercise of power in both regimes. This seminar examines striking commonalities and the ramifications of these historic developments.   RSVP here

The U.S. Election in Question

Experts on American politics explore the issues at stake in the US federal election 2020   Panel: Clifford Orwin Professor, University of Toronto   Lori Hausegger Associate Professor, Boise State University   David Macdonald Professor, University of Guelph