Past Events

31 January 2018 - 3:30pm

We are pleased to invite you to the inaugural public event of the newly-established Pacific Chapter of the Royal Society of Canada.

The event will showcase the work of recently-elected Fellows and Members of the College and provide opportunities for interaction. It should be a stimulating and lively gathering.

Details can be found in the poster.

29 November 2017

Tuesday, November 28 | 7:00 PM

Utopia on the Tip of Your Tongue: A Jewish History of Esperanto

A lecture exploring the Jewish history and culture of Esperanto

Museum of Natural History Auditorium, 1747 Summer St. Halifax NS

Wednesday, November 29 | 7:30 PM

23 November 2017

Between 1945 and 1980, the Celebration of Excellence, formally known as the Annual General Meeting, of the RSC was hosted at least once in every province of Canada, at 25 universities from coast to coast. In 2013, the RSC resumed the practice of moving the AGM around the country, beginning with a visit to Banff, Alberta. Following many successful, cross-Canada events, the 2017 COE will take place in friendly Winnipeg, Manitoba.

22 November 2017 - 6:30pm

Preceding the Royal Society of Canada’s Celebration of Excellence is an event hosted at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) by the College of New Scholars and the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies at UBC. This event is being presented in connection with the upcoming Insurgence/Resurgence exhibit at the gallery.

15 November 2017 - 4:00pm

A man is seated alone on a public bench. He speaks to passersby, hoping to maybe start up a conversation with them just for a moment, to get out of his head. He blurts out bits and pieces, a kaleidoscope of his memories; burdens, joys, hurt—a moving and entangled composition of his impressions on and through life. Beside him, a hidden woman: discreet, invisible. Who, in a low voice, screams inaudible fragments about herself.

06 November 2017

As Canada moves to legalize cannabis for recreational purposes, public education is a public health priority requiring increased public investments in prevention programmes, research, and healthcare supports and services across the population. Citizen engagement with these issues to find our way forward together is critical.

28 October 2017

Canada into the Next 150 years: Re-imagining the People’s Constitution

22 April 2017 - 10:00am

10.00am    Ugo Piomelli FRSC
                  Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering – Queen’s University

31 March 2017 - 3:00am

Dr. Bonnie Huskins leads this two day event featuring a Research Seminar and Public Lecture focusing on the significant public interest of the Syrian refugee crisis. Maritime Canada residents draw a connection between present day Syrian refugees and their Loyalist ancestors, who also fled from war and persecution to begin new lives in the region. This event proposes to aid the general public in teasing out these connections. The event features presentations by Dr.

11 January 2017

Dr. Charmaine Nelson is the first and currently only black professor within the discipline of Art History at a Canadian University. She is a world-class expert on Trans Atlantic Slavery Studies and Black Diaspora Studies as it intersects with Art History and Visual Culture. The author/editor of seven books, in this Open Academy event Dr.