Toronto Events November 23-29

FEATURED EVENT OF THE WEEK:

EVENT: Empower: Youth, Arts And Activism
World AIDS Day launch of an HIV/AIDS activism manual for youth with drag shows, visual art and more. Thursday, November 26. 6:00-9:00 pm. Free. William Doo Auditorium, 5 Willcocks. [email protected]

CONFERENCE: Ivey Global Health Innovation Conference
Tuesday, November 24, 2009. 7:30 am -5:00 pm. The Fairmont Royal York. 100 Front St. W. Toronto. www.ivey.ca/ichil

SEMINAR: Research 2 Receptor Series – BioMass and Green Energy
Tuesday, November 24. 11:30 am – 6:00 pm. University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus. Guelph Ontario. www.research2receptor.com/ridgetown.html

SUMMIT: Cultural Knowledge and the Healthy Society: A Research & Innovation Summit
Public HospiTALK #2: Art & Health – Healthy People: Healthy Communities Tuesday, November 24, 2009. 6:30pm 9:30pm. Ontario College of Art & Design – 100 McCaul Street – Auditorium (Rm 190) – Toronto. http://hospitalk2.eventbrite.com.

LECTURE: Canada’s Artic Future
Lessons from East Asia. Tuesday November 24 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM 208N, North House. http://webapp.mcis.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventId=7919

LECTURE: Obama Watch Roundtable #2: Obama’s Queer Agenda

A series of roundtables, lectures, and workshops that explores the Obama administration’s approach to current policy challenges. Tuesday, November 24. 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM 108N, North House. http://webapp.mcis.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventid=7748

BENEFIT: Thinking Green An Evening with Al Gore at Allstream Centre
Tuesday November 24 3pm – 10pm. Allstream Centre Exhibition Place, 105 Princes’ Blvd. www.allstream.com/agfcorporate

CONFERENCE: Canadian Refugee Health Confererence 2009.
November 24 – November 25. 9:00 am. University of Toronto, Conference Centre. 89 Chestnut Street. www.canadianrefugeehealth.ca

LECTURE: Public Spaces in the Global Age

Global Cities Program Speaker Series. Wednesday November 25. 2:00 pm- 4:00 pm. http://webapp.mcis.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventid=8070

LECTURE: Out of the Ashes of the Financial Crisis:
The IMF, the G20 and the Emerging New Global Economic Governance Regime.
Wednesday November 25. 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM 108N, North House. Munk Centre, University of Toronto. http://webapp.mcis.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventId=8421

LECTURE: “Finance is Sexy” Workshop Series: Presenting Finances to Your Stakeholders
WhenWed, November 25, 6pm 9pm. Health Sciences Building, Room 108 – University of Toronto. 155 College Street, Toronto. http://ysecfis3.eventbrite.com

LECTURE: Maoists, the King, The Nepali Army and India
Down from the Hills and into Politics: the Contemporary Governance Crisis in Nepal. Thursday November 26. 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM 208N, North House, Munk Centre. University of Toronto. http://webapp.mcis.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventid=8391

LECTURE: Under Lock and Key: Sex Education and the Effort to Prevent and Protect
Thursday, November 26, 4:00pm 5:30pm. Lounge, 2nd Floor Wilson Hall Residence. 20 Willcocks. Toronto. For more information, please see the Unpacking Development Events Calendar.

LECTURE: Does the Elephant Dance?
Dilemmas in Contemporary Indian Foreign Policy
. Thursday November 26. 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM, 208N, North House, Munk Centre, University of Toronto. http://webapp.mcis.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventid=8160

LECTURE: An Economist and Africa: Reflections on Fifty Years: Thursday November 26. 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM 208N, North House. http://webapp.mcis.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventid=7868

LECTURE: Being a Writer in Contemporary Ukraine:
The Choice Between Command and Freedom. Thursday November 26. 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM 108N, North House. http://webapp.mcis.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventid=7980

LECTURE: Evaluating the Impact of a Targeted Land Distribution Program: Evidence from Vietnam.
Friday November 27. 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 108N, North House, University of Toronto. http://webapp.mcis.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventid=8304

BANQUET: Hunger Banquet (Oxfam Canada)
Saturday, November 28. Toronto Zen Centre vegetarian dinner. 5:30-7:30 pm. $40 plus food donation. Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil. 416-766-3400.

GAMES FOR GOOD: COTERC Euchre Night
Saturday, November 28, 6pm 11pm. Toronto Zoo Admin Building – 361A Old Finch Avenue – Scarborough. http://cotercnoveuchre.eventbrite.com

UPCOMING EVENTS:

LECTURE: A Pipeline Through Troubled Land: Afghanistan, Canada And The New Great Energy Game Lecture by energy economist John Foster. Monday, November 30. 7:00 pm. Pwyc ($5-$10 sugg). Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil. [email protected]

KEEP POSTED FOR OUR SPECIAL WORLD AIDS DAY EVENT POST WITH EXCITING EVENTS HAPPENING ALL WEEK DECEMBER 1-5, 2009!

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