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January 2019

  • Thursday, January 31st Frank W. Woods Lecture - The Past and Future of Carbon Politics

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    Thursday, January 31, 20195:00PM - 7:00PMThe Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
    1 Devonshire Place
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    Description

    The Past and Future of Carbon Politics

    In every corner of the planet, fossil fuels have a powerful effect on repression, conflict, and the distribution of wealth. If the era of fossil fuels is ending – as the world moves toward cleaner energy – how will this affect global politics? This talk will provide a tour of fossil fuels and politics over the last century, and a glimpse of how the turn toward alternative energies could reshape global politics in unexpected ways.

    Michael L. Ross is a Professor of Political Science and the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He has published widely on energy politics, the political and economic problems of resource-rich countries, civil war, democracy, and gender rights. His most recent book, The Oil Curse: How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations was translated into Arabic, Russian, Portuguese and Japanese, and was named an “Outstanding Academic Title” by Choice magazine.

    Ross has served on advisory boards for the US government, the World Bank, major academic journals, and several non-profit organizations. He has also written articles for Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, Harper’s, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and his research has been featured in The Washington Post, Newsweek, Financial Times, and many other publications.

    Contact

    Jona Malile
    (416) 946-0326


    Speakers

    Michael L. Ross
    University of California, Los Angeles



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February 2019

  • Friday, February 8th Innovating for Sustainable Development (13th Annual PCJ Conference)

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    Friday, February 8, 201910:00AM - 5:00PMThe Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, 1 Devonshire Place
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    Description

    Now in its thirteenth year, the theme of our 2019 conference is Innovating for Sustainable Development. It aims to provide diverse perspectives on the important role of innovation in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Achieving these goals by 2030 will require a massive and sustained investment, and it is unlikely that traditional international development institutions will be able to meet this on their own. However, new technologies and innovative program designs have dramatically lowered the cost of providing some basic health services, improved the speed and efficiency of humanitarian assistance, and increased accountability for citizens around the world. Our conference hopes to explore the unique roles that private sector, government, and NGOs play in this ever-changing landscape.

    Main Sponsor

    Trudeau Centre for Peace, Conflict and Justice

    Co-Sponsors

    Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy


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    Disclaimer: Please note that events posted on this website are considered to be public events – unless otherwise stated – and you are choosing to enter a space where your image and/or voice may be captured as part of event proceedings that may be made public as part of a broadcast, webcast, or publication (online and in print). We make every effort to ensure your personal information is kept and used in compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). If you have any questions please get in touch with our office at munkschool@utoronto.ca or 416-946-8900.



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