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November 2019

Into the Light: Eugenics and Education in Southern Ontario

You are invited to Into the Light: Eugenics and Education in Southern Ontario. The exhibition will be featured at the Guelph Civic Museum from September 14, 2019 to March 1, 2020. Museum Hours of operation are Tuesday – Sunday 10 AM - 5 PM and Fourth Fridays of each month until 9 PM. Admission is $6.00/person, and free on Fourth Fridays from 5 PM - 9 PM.

Shifting Landscapes: Humanitarian Action in the 21st Century

Jessie Thomson holds an honours BA degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Toronto and a Master of Science degree in International Development Studies from the London School of Economics. Jessie spent five years as CARE Canada’s senior director of the Humanitarian Assistance and Emergency Team and now leads the organization’s Partnerships for Global Change unit.

Guelph's Research Shop in an International Context

For 10 years, CESI’s Research Shop has trained graduate student researchers to work with community organizations, supporting them to design and implement research that addresses community-identified priorities. We invite you to join us as we mark this milestone with a symposium exploring practical approaches to community-university collaboration and ground-level impacts of the work done through the Research Shop.

The Rohingya social movement in Canada

Collective action in the Canadian Rohingya community: A contentious politics perspective Join us for a research presentation by PhD candidate Yuriko Cowper-Smith who explores the emergence of the Canadian Rohingya social movement.    

Interactive Workshop: Women and Leadership

Develop strategies to translate ‘women’s emotional labour’ into ‘executive leadership practice’ Join Dr. M. Gloria González-Morales and Dr. Grace Ewles to explore the links between gender, emotional labour, imposter syndrome, stress, and burnout and ways to effectively translate women’s emotional labour into executive leadership practice. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided.

Tea for the Soul: A Mini Mindfulness Retreat

Feeling unfocused? Overwhelmed by everything? Wishing you spent less time planning and more time simply being? Tea for the Soul: A Mini Mindfulness Retreat might just be the support you're looking for! Led by Victoria Fritz, a Registered Social Worker, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Facilitator trainee, future Dr. Fail (via her PhD) and self-proclaimed cat lady, this workshop will take a hands-on look at mindfulness in everyday life.