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Canada’s Smartest Person

We are currently casting for CBC’s hit TV show, “Canada’s Smartest Person” - a groundbreaking interactive competition series that challenges preconceived notions about intelligence and inspires a nation-wide conversation about what it means to be “smart”.  The focus of this CBC series will be to … Continue reading

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Concordia University’s Workshops on Social Science Research (WSSR)

For the sixth year, Concordia University’s Workshops on Social Science Research (WSSR) are offering a series of short, intensive educational experiences and networking opportunities that allow participants to develop their critical thinking skills, make new contacts, and succeed as future … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: 2014 Social Media & Society Conference

Call for Submissions: Papers (extended abstracts), Panels and Posters 2014 SOCIAL MEDIA & SOCIETY CONFERENCE (#SMSociety14) September 27-28, 2014, Toronto, Canada Conference website: http://SocialMediaAndSociety.com/ KEYNOTE: Keith N. Hampton, Rutgers University INDUSTRY KEYNOTE: John Weigelt, National Technology Officer, Microsoft Canada IMPORTANT … Continue reading

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Conference: The Many Dimensions of Herbert Marcuse

The Many Dimensions of Herbert Marcuse On October 1st and 2nd, Brandeis University will host a conference to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the publication of One-Dimensional Man, the most famous book of former Brandeis faculty member and Frankfurt School member Herbert Marcuse (1898-1979).  … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: The Social Pathologies of Contemporary Civilization

5th International ConferenceOctober 30 & 31, 2014Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlandswww.socialpathologies.com The SPCC explores the nature of contemporary malaises, diseases, illnesses & psychosomatic syndromes in their relation to cultural pathologies of the social body. These social pathologies are diseases related to … Continue reading

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