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Visionary Conversations, hosted by President and Vice-Chancellor, David Barnard

Visionary Conversations, hosted by President and Vice-Chancellor, David Barnard

Visionary Conversations to start fourth season

September 3, 2014 — 

The fourth season of the award-winning Visionary Conversations begins this fall with another set of thought-provoking discussions. Hosted by President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard, Visionary Conversations features leading experts from the University of Manitoba and beyond. Past conversations between U of M faculty, researchers, alumni, and community members focused on topics such as racism, aging populations, children’s health, and the right to die.

For the 2014/2015 season, Visionary Conversations continues with lively debate and six new topics. The season will include:

Topic: Free Expression – Who Pays the Price?
Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 (Homecoming Week)
Topic: Giving the Red Light the Green Light – Would Legalizing Prostitution Change Canada?
Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Topic: A Culture of Conflict – What Have We Learned About War?
Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Topic: Popular Science – Has Innovation Caught Up With Imagination?
Date: Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Topic: Are You Happy Now? The Pursuit of Happiness in the Modern Age
Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Topic: Universities Today – Where Do Century-Old Institutions Fit in Modern Society?
Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015

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