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Friday, February 21, 2014

CASCA: Conferences, Calls for Papers, Events/Colloques, Appels à communication, Évènements

Conferences and calls for papers/Colloques et Appels à communication:

Les colloques et appels à communication suivants viennent d'être ajoutés à
notre page web:

The following conference announcements and calls for papers have just been
added to our web page:

-CFP "Energy, Environment, Culture"

-Université féministe d'été - Université Laval - mai 2014

-Call for abstracts: Mining and Political Transformations in Africa

-La revue Diversité urbaine - appel de textes/Diversité urbaine - call for

See them and others on our website:

Consultez-les ou voyez toute la liste en visitant notre site web:


Panel Presentation: Conflict in South Sudan
February 26, 2014
University of Ottawa

Conflict in South Sudan: Issues, Actors and Options for Canada

Presented by CIPS, the Fragile States Research Network (FSRN), and the
Centre, University of Ottawa

Room 12102 (12th Floor)

55 Laurier Street East

University of Ottawa, Ottawa


Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Free. In English. Registration is required.

To register, please visit:

Summer school "Sexuality and Morality"
Lisbon, 21-26 April, 2014

Intensive Course on Sexuality and Morality
Intensive Course

Sexuality and Morality: Intercultural Perspectives and Mediations

Lisbon, Lisbon University Institute

Third edition: 13-18 January, 2014

Fourth edition: 21-26 April, 2014

The course "Sexuality and Morality: Intercultural Perspectives and
Mediations" will be held at the Lisbon University Institute (ISCTE-IUL),
in Lisbon, Portugal, from the 13th to the 18th of January 2014, and from
the 21st to the 26th of April 2014.

Around 20 participants will be accepted.

Scholarships are available from the Grundtvig Program funded by The European
Commission (see below). Please note that the deadline for applying for these
scholarships is the 17th of September 2013.

Objectives and Rationale

From the very beginnings of anthropology the entanglements of sexuality
and morality have captured the imagination of scholars, challenging their
normative assumptions and calling into question their descriptive and
interpretative tools. What can be said of these entanglements at the
beginning of the 21st century, after decades of research on the matter?
Are there still unbroken taboos in the social sciences? How are we to
understand sexuality and morality, and how can these issues be
investigated? How are relations between sexuality and morality being
(re)defined? What is the role of religion, politics, and commerce in
(re)shaping these relations?
How can anthropology improve our understanding of such complex

Upcoming Public Lecture Series:
Justice in Housing

February 27, 2014
Global Cities Institute,Toronto

Thursday, February 27
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Part of the Justice in Toronto Lecture Series
FitzGerald Building, Room 103, 150 College Street (near Queens Park Subway)


The Justice in Toronto Lecture Series addresses some of the sources of
injustice in Toronto and proposes ways to make the city more just. In each
event, an academic scholar has been paired with a city activist. The
February 27 event will look at Justice in Housing in Toronto.

Featured speakers
Derek Ballantyne, CEO of Community Forward Fund & Principal at DKGI Inc.
David Hulchanski, Professor of Housing and Community Development at the
University of Toronto

This is a free event. Attendees are required to reserve tickets
viaeventbrite. A rush line will be available for non-ticket holders

Sponsored by the Global Cities Institute

Derek Ballantyne divides his time between heading the Community Forward
Fund, a registered investment fund that lends to non-profits and
charities, and his consultancy DKGI Inc. Derek has more than 20 years
experience in social housing, in real estate development and in special
investment funds. He has a longstanding interest in how the needs of
low-income people in Toronto are met.

David Hulchanski is a professor of housing and community development at the
University of Toronto. He was the Director of the Centre for Urban and
Community Studies (later Cities Centre) from 2000 to 2008. His teaching
and research focuses on neighbourhood change, community development,
housing need, and social and economic rights. He currently heads a major
SSHRC Partnership Grant focused on neighbourhood change in six Canadian
cities, with international comparisons.

Thank you/Merci

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