Monday, March 9th, 2015 After the Paris Attacks: Responses in Canada, Europe and around the Globe

Monday, March 9, 20158:45AM - 5:00PMThe Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility,


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A one-day conference hosted by the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and Munk School of Global Affairs exploring the aftermath of the violent attacks on journalists at Charlie Hebdo and shoppers in a Jewish supermarket in Paris in January. How did the world react? How should the world have reacted? And where do we go from here? Join us as academics from across disciplines, together with journalists and political observers, weigh in with their thoughts, ideas and suggested pathways to a saner and safer future.


Themes and Timing:

Consul General Jean-François Casabonne Masonnave, Consul General of France in Toronto
Shachi Kurl, Senior Vice President, Angus Reid Institute

9:00-9:55 am
Europe: Immediate Responses and Potential Effects
Professor Randall Hansen, Chair, Director of the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, and Canada Research Chair in Immigration and Governance;
Professor Mohammad Fadel, Associate Professor of Law & Canada Research Chair for the Law and Economics of Islamic Law;
Professor Jeffrey Reitz, Director of Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies

10:00-10:55 am
Religion, Culture and Social Pluralism
Dr. Mark Toulouse, Chair, Principal of Emmanuel College;
Professor Ruth Marshall, Departments for the Study of Religion and Political Science;
Professor Ayelet Shachar, Professor of Law and Political Science & Canada Research Chair in Citizenship and Multiculturalism;
Professor Simone Chambers, Director of the Centre for Ethics

11:00-11:55 am
Geopolitical Effects and the Long View
Louise Frechette, Chair, current Chair of the Board for CARE Canada, former Deputy-Secretary General of the UN;
Professor Arthur Ripstein, Professor of Law & Philosophy;
Professor Jutta Brunnee, Professor of Law & Metcalf Chair in Environmental Law;
Professor Ron Pruessen, Director for International Partnerships and Research, and former Chair for the Department of History

12:00-1:20 pm
Break and Social Media Corner

1:30-2:25 pm
From Headlines to Analysis: the Media
Roundtable with Journalists
Brian Stewart, Chair, former Senior Correspondent at the CBC;
Doug Saunders, Globe and Mail;
Natasha Fatah, CBC Radio

2:30-4:25 pm
Canada: Security and Society (Two Parts)
a. Someone to Watch Over Me (CSIS Power; Freedom of Speech)
Sukanya Pillay, Chair, Executive Director and General Counsel of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association & Education Trust;
Professor Kent Roach, Professor of Law & Prichard Wilson Chair in Law and Public Policy;
Professor David Schneiderman, Professor of Law and Political Science;
Professor Wesley Wark, International Relations Program

b. Someone to Watch Over Them (Oversight; Information-Sharing)
Hugh Segal, Chair, Master of Massey College and former Chief of Staff to PM Brian Mulroney;
Professor Lisa Austin, Associate Professor of Law, Centre for Innovation and Policy;
Professor Ron Deibert, Director of the Citizen Lab;
Professor Ron Levi, Director of the Master of Global Affairs Program, George Ignatieff Chair of Peace and Conflict Studies

4:30-4:50 pm
The World (and Canada) after the Paris Attacks
Conference Report
Professor Stephen J. Toope, Director, Munk School of Global Affairs

4:50-5:00 pm
Closing Remarks
Professor Edward Iacobucci, Dean, Faculty of Law


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