Location
7th Floor Graduate Lounge, 155CollegeSt.
Dates
  • October 3, 2013 (all day)

The Global Health Division, Dalla Lana School of Public Health

& The University of Toronto Development Seminar
invite you to a special discussion

Participants and discussion themes
Dr. David Stuckler, Senior Research Leader in Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Oxford University
Honorary Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

The Body Economic: Why Austerity Kills
Drawing from his extensive research publications and recent book of the lecture’s title, David’s talk will examine how economic crises affect population health, from the Great Depression to the current Great Recession.

Response by: Dr. Ronald Labonté, Professor and Canada Research Chair, Globalization and Health Equity, University of Ottawa

 Austerity Lite? Canada’s Neoliberal Capture
In response to the global financial crisis and the Great Recession, empirically discredited tenets of neoliberalism have become adopted as good public governance by most countries of the world – including Canada – with evidence of austerity’s toll beginning to mount.

Thursday, October 3rd, 5-6:30pm.  Refreshments will be served
7th Floor Graduate Lounge, 155 College Street
Sponsored by the Office of the Dean, Dalla Lana School of Public Health
& The University of Toronto Development Seminar