Vancouver Institute Fall 2002 Program

* Free Public Lectures *

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

General Information

Please see the Vancouver Institute home page.

Lecture Times

Saturday evenings, 8:15 p.m. (doors open 7:30 p.m.), except where otherwise noted.

The Fall 2002 season comprises nine lectures, from September 28 to November 23, omitting October 12 (Thanksgiving).

Fall 2002 Lecture Schedule

(Please click on the lecture date for further detail.)

Sep 28 The Hon. Thomas Berger, O.C., Q.C., Vancouver, B.C.
One Man's Justice: The Law and the Struggle For a Just Society
Oct 5
Professor John Broome, White's Professor of Moral Philosophy, Oxford University
Weighing Lives: The Value of Being Alive
Oct 12 Thanksgiving—No Lecture
Oct 19
Professor Carol Richards, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University
Maximizing Walking Capacity After Stroke
Oct 26
Professor James Guillet, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto
Plastics, Energy and Ecology
Nov 2 Professor Peter Burns, Q.C., Faculty of Law, UBC, Chairman, UN Organization Committee Against Torture
The UN Committee Against Torture: From Pinochet to a Borderless World
Nov 9 Professor Shelley Wachsmann, Department of Biblical Archaeology, Texas A&M University
The Sea of Galilee Boat: An Extraordinary 2000-Year-Old Discovery
Nov 16
Mr. Daniel Snowman, Writer, Lecturer, Broadcaster, London, England
Hitler's Emigres: The Cultural Impact on Britain of Refugees From Nazism
Nov 23 Professor Sian Echard, Department of English, UBC
The Once and Present King: Arthur, Medieval and Modern
Nov 30
Professor Miguel Altieri, College of Natural Resources, University of California, Berkeley
Fatal Harvest: The Ecological Tragedy of Industrial Agriculture