2011 Events

Results of conference: “Why Don’t (More) Good People Enter Politics?”

Results of conference: “Why Don’t (More) Good People Enter Politics?”

Max Cameron will report on the results of this conference, and use the AKBLG Convention and Annual General Meeting to integrate the perspectives of rural communities into an ongoing public conversation about how we might overcome the cynicism about politics…

Practical Wisdom Series-Term 2 Events

Practical Wisdom Series-Term 2 Events

Patricia Churchland (UCSD), Kenneth Sharpe (Swarthmore), Maxwell Cameron (UBC), Barry Schwartz (Swarthmore), Frans de Waal (Emory). Jan 24–March 8, 2012.

“Why Don’t More Good People Enter Politics?”
Public Salon: Ideas That Move The City

Public Salon: Ideas That Move The City

Sam Sullivan’s Public Salon on November 9th, 7:30-9pm

Practical Wisdom Speaker Series: Video & Podcasts Fall 2011

Practical Wisdom Speaker Series: Video & Podcasts Fall 2011

Between Rules and Practice: Why We Need Practical Wisdom in Politics.

David Olson: The Search for the Beginnings of Wisdom
Jane Jaquette: Machiavelli & Practical Wisdom
Sylvia Berryman “Aristotle’s Ethics & Obedience to Authority”
Parties as Organizations and Parties as Systems, May 19-21, 2011

Parties as Organizations and Parties as Systems, May 19-21, 2011

Deepening our understanding of parties and party systems in Canada

UBC 2011 Election Panel

UBC 2011 Election Panel

Federal Elections 2011: What happened, why and what it means for Canada