Throughout the year, The Faculty of Public Affairs holds a variety of lectures and events. These lectures present well-known or accomplished academics and professionals to the campus community and beyond to stimulate discussion and raise the profile of higher learning, Carleton University, and the Faculty of Public Affairs.
Visions for Canada 2042
March 2-4, 2017
Imagining a Future Canada:
An Interdisciplinary Conference
In celebration of Carleton’s 75th Anniversary, the Faculty of Public Affairs will look ahead to when Carleton turns 100.
February and March
A Celebration of Our Research
FPA Research Month is an annual celebration of FPA’s groundbreaking research that brings together Carleton scholars with academic researchers from across Canada to discuss the significant achievements of the past year.
Fall and Winter Term
Next: Undergraduate Showcase and 180HRE
FPA Connects is about building connections between FPA students and their university, local, national, and international communities.
Previously: Thomas Homer-Dixon – Leap to Where? Elements of a Canadian climate policy that could be both feasible and enough.
The Bell Lecture
March 28, 2017
Rosemary Barton – Why Journalism Matters (now more than ever before)
The Dick, Ruth, and Judy Bell Lecture is an annual lecture that honours the contributions of individuals to the political and public life of Canada.
The Graham Lecture
Previously: Paul Chartrand – Aboriginal-Canada Relations: From RCAP to 2016
FPA Currents is an annual lecture with a theme that lies at the intersection of politics, policy, journalism and current affairs.
Author Meets Readers
Monthly, September through April
Next: Understanding Spatial Media
Join an informal discussion on new books published by members of the Carleton University Faculty of Public Affairs.
Bagels and Banter
Monthly, September through March
A monthly opportunity to discuss shared research and teaching and learning topics with faculty members in a relaxed setting. Learn about new topics, teaching methods and potential research collaborations.