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Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in General News

Science for Peace: “Big Business and the Re-shaping of North America”

Science for Peace continues their “Vital Discussions of Human Security” weekly lecture schedule this Fall 2014.

Their upcoming lecture is “Big Business and the Re-shaping of North America.”

Event Details…

Guest Lecturer: Dick Roman, Associate Professor Emeritus, Sociology, University of Toronto. Author of Continental Crucible.

When: Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 4:00-6:00pm

Where: Rm SS-2117, Sidney Smith Building, 100 St George St, University of Toronto


This week’s questions:

  1. Who are the CCCE, BRT, and CMHN and how are they changing your world?
  2. How are “Free Trade” treaties domestic policy?
  3. Was NAFTA imposted on Canada and Mexico by the U.S.?


Vital Discussions of Human Security schedule, Fall 2014 term

Most lectures are in University College, Room 140 (UC-140), except for 1 Oct, 22 Oct, and 19 Nov, which are in the Sidney Smith Building, 100 St George St, room 2117 (SS-2117).

22 Oct “Big Business and the Re-shaping of North America” SS-2117

Richard RomanAssociate Professor Emeritus, Sociology, University of Toronto

29 Oct “Alternatives to Fossil Fuels: Is the Bio-Economy the Answer We’ve Been Looking For?” UC-140

Kean Birch, Assistant Professor, Business & Society Program, York University.

5 Nov “Israel: A Nation-State?” UC-140

abraham Weizfeld, Ph.D. UQAM, Toronto-raised Jewish refugee descendent.

12 Nov “The Politics of Decay: Nuclear Nationalism” UC-140

Emily Simmonds, Ph.D. Candidate in Science and Technology, York University

19 Nov “Education for Security Leaders: A Global Survey and Research Agenda” SS-2117

Lt. Col. (ret.) David Last, Associate Professor of Political Science, Royal Military College

26 Nov “Revolution, War and Terrorism: Evidence From the Family Photo Album.” UC-140

Jack Wayne, Ph.D. Founder of Canadian Scholars Press.