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Dr. Rebecca Tiessen: Ethical Considerations for International Volunteers and Interns

Posted by GHO Admin on January 8, 2019 in Events

Date: Wed. Jan 23, 2019
Time: 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Location: Room 1014, Kenneth Rowe Management Bldg. 6100 University Ave. Halifax, NS.

Rebecca Tiessen is University Chair in Teaching and Professor in the School of International Development and Global Studies at the University of Ottawa. Her research explores gender equality and development, foreign aid and the role and impact of international aid workers in partner countries. Her recent books include Learning and Volunteering Abroad for Development (Routledge, 2018), Insights on International Volunteering: Perspectives from the Global South (co-edited with Kate Grantham and Benjamin Lough, Voluntaris, 2018), and Obligations and Omissions: Canada’s Ambiguous Actions on Gender Equality (co-edited with Stephen Baranyi, McGill-Queen`s, 2017).

This is a free public lecture presented in partnership with Dalhousie University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, International Development Studies and the Global Health Office.

Snow Date: Thurs. Jan 24, 2019. @ 3 – 4:30 PM, Weldon Law Bldg. Room 207