* Free Public Lectures *
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Please see the Vancouver Institute home page.
Saturday evenings, 8:15 p.m. (doors open 7:30 p.m.), except where otherwise noted.
The Fall 2012 season comprises eight lectures, from September 29 to December 1, omitting October 8th (Thanksgiving) and November 10th (Remembrance).
(Please click on the lecture date for further detail.)
Mr. Jeffrey Simpson, Columnist and Political Commentator,
The Globe and Mail|
Chronic Condition: Dragging Canadian Health Care Into the 21st Century
|Oct 6||Thanksgiving—NO LECTURE|
Dr. John McArthur, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institute,
Former CEO Millennium Promise and
Deputy Director, UN Millennium Project|
Millennium Development Goals: Lessons for the Next Generation
Dal Grauer Memorial Lecture|
Mr. Matthew Horne, et al.
B.C.’s Energy Policy: A Solution or a Problem?
Ms. Chantal Hébert, O.C., National Affairs writer,
The Toronto Star|
French Kiss: The Quebec Factor in Federal Politics
Professor Sarah Otto, Department of Zoology,
The Evolution and Loss of Biological Diversity
|Nov 10||Remembrance—NO LECTURE|
Professor Nicholas Rawlins, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Oxford University and
Professor of Psychology|
Pain, the Brain and Decisions
Professor Jerry Wasserman, Head, Theatre and Film Department,
Being at Home With Elvis: Canadian Theatre and American Power
Professor Thomas Flanagan, Department of Political Science,
University of Calgary|
Harper’s Team: Behind the Scenes in the Conservative Rise to Power