MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2019
8:45am - 3:00pm
Please join us for a conversation on future defence and security challenges facing Canada.
The policy lab will bring together stakeholders from different sectors, including academia and civil society.
Through discussions focused on the complexities of the changing security environment that result from rapid advancements in technology, we will develop possible policy responses by the Canadian government; and highlight related ethical, regulatory, political, and military implications.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2019
8:30am - 5:00pm
Join us as we explore the role that International Humanitarian Law (IHL) plays in dealing with contemporary challenges to the protection of civilians in the situation of armed conflict. The conference will bring together experts from the field of IHL including academics, practitioners and representatives from the Red Cross / Red Crescent Movement.
With opening address by David Crane, founding prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone.
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Join us for a free reception celebrating the upcoming Grebel Gallery exhibit, The Cultural Life of Drones: KW Drone Dialogues by Sara Matthews. What does it mean to think of drones as culture? If culture is the range of social practices through which we come to know and engage with the world, then drone cultures might be the myriad ways in ...
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