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Friday, September 28, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

Join us on Friday, September 28 we will launch the new Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute and learn about the interdisciplinary, scientific approach to develop solutions to fundamental problems that have the potential to change the landscape of cybersecurity.

Thursday, September 27, 2018 — 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
students working on laptops

Social networks are used to model, gain insight on, and predict important phenomena. What are the strengths and limitations of these models? How can they be used to provide solutions to concrete problems?

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 — 4:00 PM EDT
group of office workers at large desk

In the simple models that economists routinely use to think about the labour market there is no such thing as a “good job”: everyone is paid what they are worth, regardless of whom they work for. In this lecture, Professor Card will review this evidence and discuss the importance of firms’ pay and hiring policies for understanding wage inequality, the gender pay gap, the career profile of wages, and many other phenomena.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
illustration of computer code

The Department of Sociology and Legal Studies is pleased to co-host Adam Molnar from Deakin University, Australia. In addition to his CrySP Privacy Series talk, Professor Molnar is giving this two-hour hands-on methods workshop that is open to all - faculty, students, and staff.

Saturday, September 22, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
painting detail of Indigenous dancer

Every year in the fall, the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre at St. Paul's University College hosts a Pow Wow. Everyone is welcome.

Friday, September 21, 2018 — 9:30 AM EDT
Dominic Barton

President and Vice-Chancellor Feridun Hamdullahpur invites you to a special President's Lecture featuring our new Chancellor. Mr. Barton will share his insights and reflections on the global economy and on the University of Waterloo's position and opportunities as a leader in global innovation.

Thursday, September 20, 2018 — 7:00 PM EDT
Image of Karl Marx on old banknote

In recognition of Karl Marx's 200th birthday, WCGS is honoured to welcome distinguished Professor Gareth Stedman Jones for the Grimm Lecture 2018. He is Professor of the History of Ideas at Queen Mary, University of London and author of Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion (2016). 

Thursday, September 20, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
close-up on map of Syria and area

At the Balsillie School of International Affairs, Lorne Dawson will provide a snapshot of the results of three years of research involving interviews with Westerners who have traveled to Syria and Iraq to support various jihadist groups, and the family members and friends of such fighters.

Monday, September 17, 2018 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
Historical drawing of harbour in Asia

Join Political Science professor Eric Helleiner at the Balsillie School of International Affairs as he explores some ways in which the historical foundations of International Political Economy might be 'globalized' to complement and reinforce efforts to strengthen contemporary global conversations in the field.

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