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

Apr
4
Thu
2019
Anote's Ark | Film Viewing
Apr 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Anote's Ark | Film Viewing @ Boardroom, DIGHR Offices

77min | Dir. Matthieu Rytz | 2018

The urgency of climate change, at its current pace, is made clear in this documentary as the island nation of Kiribati disappears beneath rising sea levels.

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

Apr
11
Thu
2019
The Shape of Water: Women in the Developing World Offer Solutions | Film Viewing
Apr 11 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Shape of Water: Women in the Developing World Offer Solutions | Film Viewing @ Boardroom, DIGHR Offices

70min | Dir. Kum-Kum Bhavnani | 2006

This documentary tells the stories of women in Brazil, Senegal, Israel/Palestine and India working towards justice.

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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.

Apr
18
Thu
2019
The Bleeding Edge | Film Viewing
Apr 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Bleeding Edge | Film Viewing @ Boardroom, DIGHR Offices

99min | Dir. Kirby Dick | 2018

If you can’t get enough of Big Pharma, this Netflix documentary will take you into the similarly terrifying world of the medical device industry.

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