Political Studies Student Conference 2020

J. W. Dafoe PSSC 2020 Conference

Manitoba at 150: Impacts on Government, Citizens, and Canada

The 2020 John Wesley Dafoe Political Studies Students’ Conference at the University of Manitoba is
celebrating the bicentennial of the province of Manitoba. The 35th annual iteration of this student-led
event is to focus on the past, present, and future in multiple areas of focus. This event will bring together
academics, government officials, and military officials to share and discuss their research and expertise in
a laid-back university setting. The draft schedule for the Keynote Address and Panels on January 29th and
30th, 2020 is the following:

This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
Keynote Address, The Paul Buteux Lecture
Speaker TBA
7:00PM - 7:45PM: Talk
7:45 - 8:15PM: Q & A
McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Avenue

Thursday, January 30th, 2020

Introductions and Welcomes

9:45AM
Panel One

10:00AM
A “Middling” Province? Explanations of Manitoba’s Political Identity
Panelists 1-3: TBA
Moderator: TBA

Panel Two
11:30AM
Manitoba and the Environment: Awareness of Intersectional Issues
Panelists 1-3: TBA
Moderator: TBA

Panel Three
1:00PM
Treaty One at 150: Acknowledgement and Reconciliation
Panelists 1-3: TBA
Moderator: TBA

Panel Four
2:30 PM
The Military Importance of Manitoba: Changing Dynamics of the Armed Forces
Panelists 1-3: TBA
Moderator: TBA

Closing Remarks
3:45PM

More information to follow.


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