TEDxTerryTalks 2015: Details and applications – quick links
And we’re back! This year’s TEDxTerry Talks will be held on November 7th, 2015. That’s a Saturday of good talks, good folks, and good food.…Read article
Cited Podcast Episode #1: ‘Superpredators’ Revisited
Jeff Coats was 14 years old when he kidnapped David Grenier. 20 years later, Jeff and David reflect on the crime and how it transformed their…Read article
Go to the Sacred Headwaters with Wade Davis
In a rugged knot of mountains in northern British Columbia lies a spectacular valley known to the First Nations as the Sacred Headwaters. There, three of…Read article
Should democracy be more compassionate? Richard Boyd looks to Rousseau for answers.
There is a sense that the modern democratic society is, or at least tries to be, a caring place. Our own Canadian democracy has a public…Read article
Former MSF Prez Bashes Myths of Humanitarian Aid
International governments and private donors responded to the 2004 Southeast Asian tsunami by giving an unprecedented amount of humanitarian aid. NGOs collected $5.7b, and national governments…Read article
What Do a Floating House and the Threat of Nuclear War Have in Common?
Blog post by Jane Young State disaster preparedness. That’s what Michael Guggenheim, senior lecturer in the Department of Sociology at Goldsmith, discussed with The Terry Project…Read article
The Terry Project on CiTR #55: After the Disaster
On this episode of The Terry Project we look at humanity in the face of disaster. First–we meet Christine Lang, a survivor of the 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake;…Read article
The Terry Project on CiTR #54: Christmas and the Psychology of Human Kindness
On the latest episode of the Terry Project on CiTR–we look at four experiments about Christmas and human kindness. What impact can a Christmas tree have on us…Read article
What are Universities Good For? A good job, or a good life?
“The university is being transformed into an organization that fits smoothly into the capitalistic, technological structure of society as a whole. There used to be a…Read article
Generation Squeeze not Generation Screwed
Blog post by Hailey Froese Many, if not most, of current university students and recent graduates face daunting prospects outside of the university bubble. Unemployment, high…Read article