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Sep 09

Dealing with Losers: The Political Economy of Policy Transitions

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
CIGI Campus Auditorium
Michael Trebilcock
Michael Trebilcock received the Donner Prize for the best book on public policy published by a Canadian in 2014. This lecture addresses some of the major themes and case studies in the book. ...
Sep 14

IP, Trademark & Copyright Workshop

Monday, September 14, 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
CIGI's Aaron Shull will participate in the "IP, Trademark & Copyright Workshop," presented by CIGI, the City of Waterloo, Start Up Canada and Waterloo Region Small Business Centre.
Sep 15

Climate Change and Rule of Law: Could domestic public interest litigation contribute to enforcing international commitments?

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Osgoode Hall
Roger Cox
The International Law Research Program at CIGI is proud to present a special lecture featuring leading Dutch lawyer Roger Cox. Mr. Cox, lawyer for the Urgenda Foundation, designed and was the lead ...
Sep 19

Doors Open Waterloo Region

Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
CIGI Campus
Doors Open Waterloo Region is a free heritage and architecture tour of special, occasionally "secret" places in the region, held on the third Saturday in September every year. This year ...
Sep 25

Investor State Arbitration between Developed Democracies: A Policy under Challenge

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 8:30am - 7:00pm
The Westin Ottawa Hotel
Leading experts from a number of developed democracies will review the experience of Investor State Arbitration, providing a unique opportunity to compare and discuss the experience of a wide ...
Sep 29

CIGI Cinema Series: "Citizenfour"

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
CIGI Campus Auditorium
Citizenfour is a real life thriller, unfolding by the minute, giving audiences unprecedented access to filmmaker Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald’s encounters with Edward Snowden in ...
Oct 01

LatCrit 2015: Twentieth Anniversary Conference: Critical Constitutionalism

Thursday, October 1, 2015 (All day) - Saturday, October 3, 2015 (All day)
CIGI Post-Doctoral Fellow Patrícia Galvão Ferreira will participate in "LatCrit 2015: Twentieth Anniversary Conference," presented by Latina and Latino Critical Legal Theory, Inc.
Oct 05

Tackling Grand Challenges in Global Health and Development

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
University of Waterloo
Peter Singer
The world’s challenges and targets for their solutions have recently been captured in the Sustainable Development Goals which are intended to guide global action from 2015-2030. Now, the focus is ...
Oct 07

The Illegal: A Meditation on Refugee Issues

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
CIGI Campus Auditorium
Lawrence Hill
Lawrence Hill speaks about his newest novel The Illegal, including the writing process and his inspiration for the writing about the life of an elite marathoner who has fled violence in his ...
Nov 02

Canada Among Nations Book Launch: Toronto

Monday, November 2, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, University of Toronto
CIGI celebrates the publication of "Canada Among Nations" with a launch event at the University of Toronto.

private events

Aug 28

Euro 50 & China Finance 40 Forum Meeting

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 9:00am - Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 6:00pm
Zhou Xiaochuan, Benoit Coeuré, Don Kohn, and Jorge Braga de Macedo
CIGI Distinguished Fellow Jorge Braga de Macedo will attend the Euro 50 and China Finance 40 Forum Meeting in Beijing. The meeting will house a roundtable organized by the China Finance 40 Forum, ...
Sep 04

Think 20 Workshop

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 9:00am - Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 12:30pm
The Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey and the Lowy Institute for International Policy are co-hosting the Think20 workshop in Ankara, Turkey.
Sep 10

Toward a Genuine Economic Union

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 9:00am - Friday, September 11, 2015 - 6:00pm
This workshop’s purpose is to inspire reflection on the long-term future of Economic and Monetary Union (EMU). The workshop intends to give an overview of the current state of economic research ...
Sep 14

Turkey, the G20 and the Global Economy

Monday, September 14, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Rideau Club - Lounge
İbrahim Çanakcı
The CIGI Global Policy Forum is an exclusive, invitation-only series of talks offering authoritative analysis on policy-relevant issues affecting Canada and its place in the world. Launched in ...
Sep 16

Visit by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 9:00am - Friday, September 18, 2015 - 5:00pm
A delegation from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) will be visiting Ottawa from September 16-18, 2015. The delegation will meet with officials from both public and private sectors, ...
Sep 17

WTO at 20: Critical Perspectives on an Evolving Legal System

Thursday, September 17, 2015 (All day) - Saturday, September 19, 2015 (All day)
Hôtel Château Laurier
Oonagh Fitzgerald, director of CIGI's International Law Research Program, will attend the University of Laval's international conference, "WTO at 20: Critical Perspectives on an ...
Sep 17

Annual Canada-Korea Forum: Innovation and the New Canada-Korea Relationship

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 12:00am - Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 12:00pm
The Canada-Korea Forum meets annually to discuss the state of relations between Canada and Korea, to challenge the status quo, and to provide insights and forward-looking advice to governments, ...
Sep 22

CIGI-Columbia University Workshop on Sovereign Debt Restructuring

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 8:00am - 6:00pm
The Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)’s Global Economy Program and Columbia University’s Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD) will co-host a conference on Sovereign Debt ...
Sep 23

Committee on International Economic and Policy Reform Annual Report Launch

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 8:00am - 4:00pm
Brookings Institute
CIGI and the Brookings Institution have partnered to support the Committee on International Economics and Policy Reform (CIEPR), a non-partisan, independent group of leading experts, comprised of ...
Sep 27

34th Annual Congress of the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property

Sunday, September 27, 2015 (All day) - Wednesday, September 30, 2015 (All day)
CIGI Research Fellow Bassem Awad will participate at the 34th Annual Congress of the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property.
Oct 07

International Conference on Research Collaborations

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 (All day) - Friday, October 9, 2015 (All day)
University of Rwanda
CIGI Post-Doctoral Fellow Basil Ugochukwu will attend and participate in the International Research Conference hosted by the University of Rwanda's College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS).
Mar 16

International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 9:00am - Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 12:00pm
A major international scholarly event, the theme of ISA 2016 is Exploring Peace. The International Studies Association (ISA) has been the premier organization for connecting scholars and ...
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