Monday, June 27BE IT RESOLVED THAT
THE 21ST CENTURY WILL BELONG TO CHINA
and lecturer Niall Ferguson
, and the
celebrated Chinese economist David D. Li
it are CNN foreign affairs
commentator and TIME magazine's editor-at-large, Fareed Zakaria
, and former US secretary of State, Henry Kissinger
.The Munk Debates is an initiative of
the Aurea Foundation, a charitable organization founded in 2006 by Peter and
Melanie Munk to "improve the quality and vitality of public debate in Canada."
For further information visit the munk debates website
Tuesday, June 28
CLOSING THE BOOK
The world of letters is being rocked by new technology. The rapid rise
of the e-reader could be the biggest change in books since Gutenberg
invented movable type. Readers, writers, booksellers, and publishers
are all grappling with its implications and asking a fundamental
question: is a book really a book when it exists only as a digital file?
CBC producer Sean Prpick
goes between the covers of the
Wednesday, June 29
HUMAN RIGHTS AND MULTICULTURALISM: AN EVENING WITH IRSHAD MANJI
IDEAS host Paul Kennedy moderates a discussion with Irshad Manji,
the critically acclaimed author of The Trouble With Islam, on the
impact of individual rights on social integration and Canadian society.
How do responsibilities play into the process of integration within a
diverse society? How should we address rights that are in conflict?
Thursday, June 30
104 PALL MALL
Ever since it was
founded in 1836, London's exclusive Reform Club has been a place where
progressive people meet to discuss radical politics. There's also a
considerable Canadian connection. IDEAS host Paul Kennedy takes a
Friday, July 1
INCIDENT AT SEVEN OAKS
On June 19, 1816, near the Red River settlement, twenty-eight armed
settlers marched out from Fort Douglas and exchanged fire with seventy
armed and mounted Métis traders and hunters. Myrna Kostash
exhumes historical memory to reveal multiple meanings of the incident at Seven Oaks.