Nov 07 2023


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series: Dr. Nomi Claire Lazar “Bad Timing: Some Arrhythmias of ‘Climate Emergency’.”

The Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series welcomes Dr. Nomi Claire Lazar to Robson Hall on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 at 12: 00 – 1:00 p.m. The title of her lecture is “Bad Timing: Some Arrhythmias of ‘Climate Emergency’.”

Dr. Lazar is Professor of Politics in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa. She writes about crises from a number of angles: emergency powers, constitutions, political legitimacy, rhetoric, temporality, climate emergency, conspiracy theories and apocalyptic and utopian politics. Her research is supported by grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the British Academy, where she co-leads the Global Convening Program “The Times of a Just Transition“.

Together with Dr. Jocelyn Stacey, Dr. Lazar co-edited the Manitoba Law Journal‘s recently published Volume 46 Issue 1, Canada’s Emergencies Act: Beyond the Rouleau ReportRead her full bio on her website.

The event is finished.

The library will be closed on Monday, May 20th for Victoria Day