Events

The DIGHR is committed to enriching academic and public understanding of global health. Join us for discussions, lectures, film screenings and more.

All events are free, open to the public and do not require registration, unless otherwise noted.

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Series


Journal Club is an open forum for discussion based on selected readings.

Lunch + Learn events include a presentation and discussion over lunchtime. BYOF (Bring Your Own Food)

Projections: the good, the bad and the weird of global health films. Join us as we get an education in the art of moving images by watching films with global health themes. Feel free to bring your lunch and your inner film critic.

Seminars + Lectures are one-time events that include publication launches, panels, symposia and guest lectures.

Teaching + Research Presentations are given by applicants who have been shortlisted for Global Health faculty positions at the Faculty of Health. These presentations are an essential part of the hiring process.

The Calendar below can be filtered by Category to see events in particular series.


Posters


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Calendar

May
2
Thu
2019
Watership Down | Film Viewing
May 2 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Watership Down | Film Viewing @ Boardroom, DIGHR Offices

92min | Dir. Martin Rosen | 1978

This children’s film may be as much religious allegory as environmental didacticism, but we have it on good authority that it will make you cry.

This event is part of Projections: the good, the bad and the weird of global health films. To receive a reminder of this event, click here.

Watch the trailer

May
9
Thu
2019
Mad Max Fury Road | Film Viewing
May 9 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Mad Max Fury Road | Film Viewing @ Boardroom, DIGHR Offices

120min | Dir. George Miller | 2015

A post-apocalyptic environmentalist-Marxist-feminist take on the classic road trip movie. Was it worth damaging the Namib desert to make this film?

This event is part of Projections: the good, the bad and the weird of global health films.To receive a reminder of this event, click here.

Watch the trailer