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McLaughlin's Lunch Talk Series

McLaughlin's Lunch Talk Series

Listen to interesting speakers on a variety of topics and eat a free lunch! Students who attend 6 lunch talks over the year will receive a Certificate of Participation, while those who attend 10 talks or more will receive a Certificate of Active. Talks take place in the Senior Common Room.

McLaughlin College's Annual Fellows Get Together and Year-End Student Event - April 21st

McLaughlin College's Annual Fellows Get Together and Year-End Student Event - April 21st

Our online program will feature a number of special events and activities including a special thank you to our McLaughlin College Council for all their hard work over the past year, a McLaughlin College Quiz, and an opportunity to hear from some of our past Masters/Heads of College during their years in the Office of […]

People Forced to Flee: History, Change and Challenge - April 6th

People Forced to Flee: History, Change and Challenge - April 6th

People Forced to Flee: History, Change and Challenge is produced by UNHCR, the United Nations agency charged with safeguarding the rights and well-being of refugees, other forcibly displaced people and stateless persons around the globe. The book: Traces the history of asylum from ancient period to modern times Describes how the 1951 Convention relating to […]

Canada and the UN Global Compact for Safe, Regular and Orderly Migration - April 7, 2022

Canada and the UN Global Compact for Safe, Regular and Orderly Migration - April 7, 2022

Invitation/Poster (PDF) Canada is a “champion” country for the 2018 United Nations Global Compact for Safe, Regular and Orderly Migration (GCM). In addition to advocating for the implementation of the GCM and for building positive migration narratives, the GCM champion countries are expected to generate guidance and promising practices, and to demonstrate support for the […]

Peace and Security in Indo-Pacific Asia: IR Perspectives in Context - March 22, 2022

Peace and Security in Indo-Pacific Asia: IR Perspectives in Context - March 22, 2022

Peace and Security in Indo-Pacific Asia is for the informed, the interested, and the engaged. Sorpong Peou brings together the skills of the pedagogue with the knowledge of the scholar.  Peou’s excellent book provides both the lay reader and the specialist with six important theoretical frameworks which should provide the basis for better appreciation of […]

UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Commemoration - March 21, 2022

UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Commemoration - March 21, 2022

The 2022 edition of the International Day focuses on the theme “VOICES FOR ACTION AGAINST RACISM”. This edition aims, in particular, at: highlighting the importance of strengthening meaningful and safe public participation and representation in all areas of decision-making to prevent and combat racial discrimination; reaffirming the importance of full respect for the rights to […]

"Reflections on relating and situating key terms: Indigenization and decolonization" March 30, 2022

"Reflections on relating and situating key terms: Indigenization and decolonization" March 30, 2022

Invitation/Poster (PDF) Through the shared reflections and experiences of our presenter, this presentation will build awareness and foster understanding to support effective and positive application of key terms within institutional and mainstream settings. Discussion will focus on the key terms of Indigenization and decolonization, and reflect on how they may situate and relate to enable Indigenous resurgence […]

The Use and Abuse Of Refugees and Other Forced Migrants as Weapons of War - March 3, 2022

The Use and Abuse Of Refugees and Other Forced Migrants as Weapons of War - March 3, 2022

Invitation/Poster (PDF) It is axiomatic that protracted armed conflict and war mass produce refugees and internally displaced persons. The reasons for this are patently obvious but what is less so is whether this is an unintended and secondary consequence of the armed conflict or warfare, where opposing forces are engaged in fierce fighting and civilians […]