Vancouver Institute Fall 2006 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 2006 season comprises nine lectures, from September 16 to November 25, omitting October 7 (Thanksgiving) and November 11 (Remembrance Day).

Fall 2006 Lecture Schedule

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

Sep 16 Professor John Camp, Director, American School of Classical Studies, Athens, Greece
Old and New in the Agora of Athens, Birthplace of Democracy
Sep 23
Professor Daron Acemoglu, Department of Economics, MIT
Rethinking the Wealth of Nations
Sep 30
Professor Jack Horner, Regents Professor, Montana State University, and Curator of Paleontology at the Museum of the Rockies
How To Recreate a Living, Breathing Dinosaur
Oct 7 Thanksgiving—NO LECTURE
Oct 14 Dr. Stephen Toope, President, UBC
International Law and Global Citizens
Oct 21
Professor Mario Levi, Turkey
Istanbul: Difference and Coexistence; The Soul of a City
Oct 28
Dr. Helen Mayberg, Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Paths to Recovery: The Role of Brain Imaging in the Development of New Treatments For Depression
Nov 4 Professor Robert Silverman, School of Music, UBC
Why I Play Mozart On a Real Piano: Lecture and Recital in Celebration of Mozart's 250th Anniversary
Nov 11 Remembrance Day—NO LECTURE
Nov 18 Professor Neil Boyd, School of Criminology, Simon Fraser University
Controlling Legal and Illegal Drugs: Challenges for the 21st Century
Nov 25
Professor Rognvaldur Hannesson, Research Director, Centre for Fisheries and Economics, Foundation for Research in Economics and Business Administration, Bergen, Norway
The World's Fisheries: A Source of Trouble or a Source of Wealth?