Conferences and Events
The Department of Economics, Justice and Policy Studies presents events and conferences throughout the year to showcase the work of our faculty and students.
Here's what we're doing in 2017-2018
Alberta Intercollegiate Model UN (AIMUN)
March 2 - 4 , 2018
Theme: Global Migration
Keynote speaker: Asha Siad
Featuring: "19 Days" by filmmaker Asha Siad
The Department of Economics, Justice, and Policy Studies (EJPS) at Mount Royal University and the MRU Model UN Student Club are pleased to host the 22nd Annual Alberta Intercollegiate Model United Nations (AIMUN) March 2-4, 2018 in the Lincoln Park Room (J301) at MRU. The conference will convene post-secondary students from across the province to represent country delegations in a simulated UN General Assembly to discuss this year’s theme of Global Migration.
For information contact Kari Roberts.
Sponsored by Mount Royal Faculty of Arts and
Mount Royal Department of Economics, Justice and Policy Studies.
Is There Room for Academic Freedom in Today's University?
February 8, 2018
Academic freedom is endangered in today's universities with its use of contingent faculty, its obsession with "branding", and it's embrace as students as customers. Can academic freedom survive, and how?
Sponsored by Mount Royal Faculty of Arts and Society for Academic Freedom and Scholarship
Freedom of Expression and Making the Campus a Safe Space: Where Should the Line be Drawn?
February 9, 2018
Safety used to refer to being free from physical harm, it now includes the notion that ideas believed to be derogatory constitute violence. Others see this as a threat to freedom of expression. This panel will explore the arguments in favour and against making the campus a safe space.
Join Dr. D. Scharie Tavcer as she launches her latest book, "Canadian Women and the Criminal Justice System".
January 11, 2018 @ 11:00 A.M.
Maggots and Murder: How forensic entomology solves murders
Dr. Gail Anderson explains how bugs are used in murder investigations. For CRJS 4002 as part of Janne Holmgren's class.
Dr. Gail Anderson,PhD
Wrongful Conviction Day
Join the Faculty of Arts as Mount Royal recognizes
ADMISSION IS FREE
For information contact Janne Holmgren
Thursday, October 6, 2016
|The Developing World the Global Financial Crisis |
The work of John Serieux, PhD focuses on economic policy and how reforms in this area can support faster and more equitable growth in developing countries. This event is sponsored by the Faculty of Arts, Department of Economics, Justice and Policy Studies.
Students, faculty, staff, and the public are invited
to hear Dr. Serieux.
April 8, 2016
1:30 - 2:30
Room EA 2057
Mount Royal University
4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB
For more information contact: Anupam Das
|International Humanitarian Law Conference |
On March 7, 2016, the Canadian Red Cross and the Department of Economics, Justice, and Policy Studies at Mount Royal hosted a conference focusing on International Humanitarian Law and the challenges and controversies in an age of security. They were led by three speakers: Catherine Gribbin, Senior Legal Advisor for the Canadian Red Cross; Chris Harland, Legal Advisor for the ICRC; and Dr. Kelly Sundberg, Associate Professor at Mount Royal.
|Somar speaker series |
Mount Royal University and the Mount Royal Alberta Global Forum are presenting a series of forums addressing issues of current interest to Canadians, Albertans, and Calgarians. The series is place for community leaders, citizens and students to discuss and debate issues that affect Alberta.