Past Events

26 September 2014 - 12:00pm

The future of post-secondary education is a current debate, nationally and internationally. Our goal is to develop an understanding of the nuances and dynamics in Atlantic Canada, which can contribute to the broader discussion. The focus of this symposium will be the historic and emerging role(s) of the university: preparation for civic life, education, research, job training; past and future impact of the university beyond the campus, regionally, nationally, and internationally.

19 September 2014 - 7:00pm

On the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Alexandra Novosseloff will share her research on borders and walls, gleaned from a two-year journey while preparing her book, Des murs entre les hommes (Walls between Men). A roundtable discussion featuring Halifax experts will follow this talk and expand upon the idea of walls and borders – both physical and conceptual. Do they serve the same function?

25 June 2014 - 6:30pm

The Royal Society of Canada Atlantic Chapter, in partnership with Novel Tech Ethics at Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Rehab Centre, is pleased to invite you to its latest Open Academy Event, Strategies of Hope.

21 June 2014

The Mexican Academy of Sciences and US National Academy of Sciences are jointly sponsoring a symposium, “New Horizons in Science”, to be held in Mexico City in June 21 – 24, 2014.

29 May 2014 - 12:15pm

Is blood toxic or sacred? Does it divide or unite us? How do our ideas about blood, some thousands of years old, continue to influence the way we see each other and ourselves in the Year 2014?

21 May 2014 - 7:30pm

The Royal Society of Canada Atlantic Chapter, in partnership with Memorial University of Newfoundland, is pleased to invite you to a free public lecture by 2012 Fellow Peter Pope.

Professor Peter Pope, FRSC, will discuss Breton Fishers in Northern Newfoundland, during the period from 1504-1904.

Seating is limited.  Arrive early to avoid disappointment.

13 May 2014 - 5:00pm

Nos paysages urbains, en constante évolution, sont de plus en plus marqués par des manifestations artistiques à caractère récurrent ou même permanent. Toutefois l’art visuel de rue, hors normes, souvent provocateur, résiste aux conventions. Comment une démarche artistique fugace à vocation sociale, politique ou culturelle peut-elle laisser une empreinte dans la réalité urbaine? Le caractère spontané et éphémère de l’art visuel de rue peut-il survivre au-delà du spectacle?