Video Clips of 2016 Talks from the Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Research Group (MEIS).

Sleep, sex, and fairy tales

Sleep is the new sex - we're worried about it but everyone else is getting more and of better quality. That's the verdict of Dr. Cressida Heyes, Professor of Philosophy and Political Science at the University of Alberta. Dr. Heyes ventured into an area left relatively unexplored - the nature and meaning of sleep.

Canada needs China more than they need us, by Professor Gordon Houlden

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Racism in the Ivory Tower on Sense of Place

Dr. Malinda Smith, March 2, 2016

Internal Trade Regimes in Canada and Australia

Dr. Jatinder Mann, January 12, 2016

Israel and Iran: Understanding the Looming Crisis

Dr. Alan Dowty, March 19, 2013

The Implications of China's Post-Mao Reforms for Economic Development Models

Albert Yee, Colgate University, March 7, 2013


Arts in 60 Seconds

Dr. Yasmeen Abu-Laban, October 24, 2013

UAlberta 2013 SSHRC Research Conversations: The Politics of Immigration and Re-bordering Canadian Citizenship

Dr. Yasmeen Abu-Laban, December 18, 2013

Professor Walden Bello, SUNY-Binghamton speaks at UAlberta

Oct. 24, 2012

2012 UAlberta Trudeau Scholarship recipient Nathan Andrews

September 28, 2012

James Lightbody speaks at Vancouver Urban Forum

June 22, 2012

Janine Brodie - Social Literacy and Social Justice in Times of Crisis

May 30, 2012