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Capitalism, Building Bridges and Neoliberalism

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021

13:00 - 13:45
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Session 5, LECTURE HALL, Wednesday June 2, 2021

Session 5

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Capitalism, Building Bridges and Neoliberalism

 

Capitalism, Building Bridges and Neoliberalism

 

Chair/Moderator: Anne Venton

1:00-1:15 PM Keynote Presentation Peter Venton on Resetting Capitalism and Democracy in America’s Fading Empire”

Mr. Venton was the Bursar, University of St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto, Toronto (2001-2009). He is also the former Vice President: Administration and Finance, Wilfrid Laurier University, (1979-1984). Formerly he was an economist and senior policy advisor in the Ontario Government's Ministry of Finance.

This Keynote Presentation is co-sponsored by the Department of Political Science at the University of Western Ontario.

This Keynote Presentation is pre-recorded. It is available for viewing by all Congress attendees any time between May 27-June 20 2021. As well, CPRA members can view portions of it at this time, and engage in live unrecorded discussion.

 

1:15-1:30 PM Keynote Presentation Joanna R. Quinn on “Making People Care about ‘the Other’: Building Bridges Between Communities”

Dr. Quinn is Director of the Centre for Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction and a professor of Political Science at The University of Western Ontario, where she is cross-appointed to the Faculty of Law and affiliate-appointed to the Department of Gender Sexuality and Women’s Studies.  She is Past President of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada. Her latest book is Thin Sympathy: A Strategy to Thicken Transitional Justice (University of Pennsylvania Press), 2021. Dr. Quinn is interested in how Canadians can think about beginning to reconcile with Indigenous Peoples.

This Keynote Presentation is co-sponsored by the Centre for Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction at the University of Western Ontario.

This Keynote Presentation is pre-recorded. It is available for viewing by all Congress attendees any time between May 27-June 20, 2021. As well, CPRA members can view portions of it at this time, and engage in live unrecorded discussion. 

 

 

1:30-1:45 PM Dan Bousfield on 'Neoliberalism, Race and Ignorance in an Era of COVID-19'”

Dr. Bousfield is an Assistant Professor at the University of Western Ontario and experts on social movements, protest and critical political economy, with an emphasis on gender, psychoanalysis, technology, and resistance.

1:45-1:59 PM Simu-Live Q & A in Networking Lounge Break-out Room

 

 

Speakers:
  • Peter Venton, Treasurer, Canadian Peace Research Association
  • Joanna R. Quinn, Director of the Centre for Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction and a professor of Political Science at The University of Western Ontario