Category: Future Event

  • Should Universities Teach ‘Startup Culture’?

    Should Universities Teach ‘Startup Culture’?

    Friday, 24 September 2021 via Zoom Speaker: Chris Evans Lecture Summary: An emerging trend in university offerings is training in entrepreneurship through hands-on experience of what one might call “startup culture”. This is often described as an important learning experience for students. Why are universities devoting scarce resources to doing this? Is it an appropriate […]

  • Dr Norman Bethune: Medical and Political Revolutionary

    Friday, 24 April 2020 Speaker: Ross Lambert Lecture title: Dr Norman Bethune: Medical and Political Revolutionary Lecture Summary Bethune’s story is known by many Canadians but by no means all.  He is, however, known and revered by one billion Chinese.  A significant chapter of his life was the Spanish Civil War where he served as a doctor […]

  • The Last Tsar of Russia

    Friday, 27 March 2020 Speaker: Paul Marland Lecture title: The last Tsar of Russia Lecture Summary At about 1 a.m. on July 17, 1918, in a fortified mansion in the town of Ekaterinburg, in the Ural Mountains, the Romanovs—ex-tsar Nicholas II, ex-tsarina Alexandra, their five children, and their four remaining servants —were awoken by their Bolshevik […]