In the lead-up to the Scottish referendum on separation on Sept. 18, the University of Ottawa hosts a researcher on Sept. 15 who will talk about the potential break-up of Britain.
The bad news: summer's over. The good news: fall means think tanks are holding events galore to keep your brain busy. Catch Immigration Minister Chris Alexander at a roundtable luncheon hosted by the C.D. Howe Institute in Toronto on Sept. 12.
This year's focus of World Water Week, which runs from Aug. 31 to Sept. 5, is water and energy.
On Wednesday Turkey holds its annual commemoration and solidarity ceremony at the Fallen Diplomats Memorial, unveiled two years ago.
Thousands of activists and scholars will be gathering in Ottawa from August 20 to 24 for the Peoples Social Forum.
Next Monday Capital Pride and the Swedish Embassy present an acclaimed Swedish mini-series about coping with AIDS in 1980s Stockholm.