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OGRA Conference 2018 OGRA Conference Theme – The Challenge of Change Under the banner of The Challenge of Change delegates will have an opportunity to hear from thought provoking speakers on the challenges in the ever changing political and municipal landscape. Delegates can also participate in interactive workshops to learn how to navigate these changes to build stronger and more prosperous communities across Ontario. Housing – 2018 OGRA Annual Conference Housing is now open – click here to book a room. Details are now…Find out more »
Step Up to Succession with Farm Management Canada! Is your family farm is a state of transition? Are you looking to start the succession conversation? Yes?! Then Farm Management Canada’s Bridging the Gap Workshop is for you! The Bridging the Gap Workshop welcomes farm families to work with renowned farm family coach Elaine Froese and farm management consultant Cedric MacLeod to address some the elephants in the room that are preventing or hindering succession planning back on the farm.Find out more »
CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS & PAPERS Surviving and Thriving: Gender, Justice, Power, and Place Making Rural Women’s Studies Association Triennial Conference Hosted by Ohio University, Athens, Ohio May 17-19, 2018 The theme, “Surviving and Thriving: Gender, Justice, Power, and Place Making,” emphasizes the role of gender in rural community formation and survival. It allows for exploration of the ways that gendered identity (as women, men, or bi- and trans-) and raced identity (within separatist communities, segregated neighborhoods, or integrated spaces) affected…Find out more »
What will you take away from the ICF Global Summit? The annual ICF Summit is unlike any municipal, urban planning or economic development conference you attend. You will take away value that translates into direct benefit to the citizens, businesses and institutions you serve: Economic development leads. Identify site location and investment opportunities, as well as “soft landing” targets for local business, at our economic development matchmaking session. Ideas you can put to use. Meet officials from cities, counties and metro…Find out more »
PREMIERE CONFERENCE ON ENERGY • MINERALS • WATER • THE EARTH Why RFG 2018? The rapid growth of developing economies and the fundamental needs of many disadvantaged people across the globe are resulting in an increased demand for many resources and changes in the delivery of existing ones. The need for focused environmental priorities and new technologies will add additional requirements and constraints. The International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS), the Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences (CFES), the Canadian…Find out more »
Metrics of sustainability: Critical studies of sites, practices, and performances of accountability in environmental governance
Applications are currently being accepted for the Summer Institute on Critical Studies of Environmental Governance to be held at the University of Toronto July 12-16, 2018. We welcome applications from advanced doctoral students (i.e., advanced to candidacy, completed data collection, and actively writing) and junior scholars who received a Ph.D. after May 2015, working in the social sciences, law, humanities, and other relevant disciplines. The Institute will reimburse travel expenses up to $1200 (USD) and cover food and lodging for…Find out more »
Since the inception of the discipline, sociologists have been concerned with power, violence and justice. Current social, economic and political challenges enhance their relevance. As capitalist globalization expands and deepens, corporate power increases along with global, national and local inequalities. New geo-political power configurations and confrontations are emerging, with violence being used as a tool to oppress and also to resist oppression. Colonial histories and contemporary land appropriations reflect the structures and cultural processes that perpetuate violence against indigenous and…Find out more »
Growing public skepticism about the value of science and expert knowledge has been a defining characteristic of the early 21st century. Political discourse and populist movements have increasingly questioned the objectivity of scientists and criticized the perceived liberal bias of academic elites. Privately funded research think tanks, internet websites, and other alternative sources of information have contributed to an increasingly diverse ecosystem of authority and knowledge. As the distinction between ‘facts’ and ‘values’ has become increasingly blurred, the evidence-base that…Find out more »
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