The Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series welcomes Dr. Nomi Claire Lazar to Robson Hall on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 at 12: 00 – 1:00 p.m. The title of her lecture is “Bad Timing: Some Arrhythmias of ‘Climate Emergency’.”
Dr. Lazar is a Professor of Politics in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa. She writes about crises from a number of angles: emergency powers, constitutions, political legitimacy, rhetoric, temporality, climate emergency, conspiracy theories and apocalyptic and utopian politics. Her research is supported by grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the British Academy, where she co-leads the Global Convening Program “The Times of a Just Transition“.
Together with Dr. Jocelyn Stacey, Dr. Lazar co-edited the Manitoba Law Journal‘s recently published Volume 46 Issue 1, Canada’s Emergencies Act: Beyond the Rouleau Report. Read her full bio on her website.