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Lecture/Seminar FIVE YEARS INTO THE CRISIS: WHAT LIES AHEAD? 2012-11-21 19:00

What does the current global economic crisis mean to Canadians? A panel of experts will examine the origins and consequences of the economic crisis, the Euro debt crisis, new banking regulations and the “end of savings as we know it.” 

This event is part of the Faculty of Social Sciences Panel Series in celebration of UVic’s 50th Anniversary.

Panel Speakers:

Dr. Amy Verdun, professor and chair (Political Science, UVic); associate professor Dr. Paul Schure (Economics, UVic); assistant professor Dr. Basma Majerb (Gustavson School of Business, UVic); deputy director of research Dr. Adriaan Schout (Netherlands Institute for International Relations, Europe); and chartered financial analyst Mr. Tony Cage (director, PSP Investments and Sky Investment Counsel; also with JEA Pension System Solutions).

Related Website http://socialsciences.uvic.ca/
Times 19:00 to 21:00


Sponsor Kelly Forbes
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Lecture/Seminar 50th Anniversary Deans' Lecture Series: Alcohol Supply, Demand and Harm Reduction: What is the Best Cocktail of Policies to Manage our Favourite Drug? 2012-11-21 19:00:00

Alcohol remains Canada's favourite recreational drug and is estimated by the World Health Organization to be the leading cause of preventable illness, injury and disability in the Americas region, ahead of obesity, cigarette smoking and high blood pressure. Tim Stockwell, PhD, Department of Psychology and Director of the Centre for Addictions Research of BC, UVic, discusses new knowledge regarding health risks and possible health benefits from drinking and reviews the evidence for what policies might help us best balance the risks and benefits in our relationship with alcohol.

Visit the Deans' Lecture Series for further details and registration information.

Related Website http://www.uvcs.uvic.ca/lectures/deans/
Location Legacy Art Gallery
Times 19:00:00 to 20:30:00
Pricing Registration required (free)
Sponsor Division of Continuing Studies
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