“Not the Only String in Our Bow: Bureaucrats, Activists and Canadian International Development Policy 1960-1975,” by Dr. Kevin Brushett, Assistant Professor of History and Chair of the Military and Strategic Studies Programme at Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario. Please contact Greg Donaghy if you intend to attend at Greg.Donaghy@international.gc.ca
Learn about Canadian NGOs in Uganda. This is a collaborative initiative of the Uganda Association of Ottawa, CanUgan Disability Support and the Institute of African Studies. Seven Ottawa-based NGOs working in Uganda will share their history, mandates, challenges and perspectives. Their talks will be followed by a roundtable to identify issues of common concern and to explore options for networking. This will be an excellent opportunity to connect with these NGOs, to learn about their issues and to exchange ideas.
Room 2017, Dunton Tower (The Arts Lounge) between 6:45 and 9:30 p.m
“Representing HIV/AIDS-Affected Children in South Africa: Public Health Interventions & Cultural Texts” – Dr Jenny Doubt (Open University)* : talk on March 9, 12:00 to 13:30 in DT 2203) and film “Yesterday” and discussion, March 10, 17:30-19:30, location TBA. More information: Monica Patterson, Child Studies, Carleton University. *Project Manager of Sinovuyo Teens and Postdoctoral Research Officer at Oxford University where she is currently working to develop, implement, and evaluate a culturally-adaptable child-abuse prevention program for HIV/AIDS-affected families living in rural South Africa. The project operates in partnership with the Universities of Oxford and Cape Town, the South African government, NGO Clowns Without Borders South Africa, UNICEF and WHO
Sarah Glassford, “What More is There to Say About Socks? Lessons from Women’s WW1 War Work for the Canadian Red Cross and Women’s Institutes,” Women and The First World War, Annual Meeting of the Ontario’s Women’s Network, Canadian Museum of War.