The Walrus Talks Boundaries

How divisions shape our lives, what lies between borders, and what membership means now.

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Sept 23 / 19

6:30 PM (Doors Open)
7:00 PM - The Walrus Talks

Canadian Museum of History
100 Laurier Street
Canada’s National Capital Region

Join us for a catered reception following the event to continue the conversation.




The Walrus Talks is a national series of events produced by The Walrus. Each event offers thoughtful, inspiring thinking from scholars, writers, performers, scientists, artists, business leaders, and more!


Keith Banting: Advisor, Boundaries, Membership & Belonging, CIFAR; and Stauffer Dunning Fellow and Professor Emeritus, Queen’s University

Samra Habib: writer, photographer, and activist

Adrian Owen: Koerner Fellow and Co-Director, Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness, CIFAR; and Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience and Imaging, University of Western Ontario

Paige Raibmon: Fellow, Successful Societies, CIFAR; and Professor, Department of History, University of British Columbia

Prerna Singh: Fellow, Successful Societies, CIFAR; Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies, Brown University

Mary Soderstrom: writer


To learn more about The Walrus Talks series, read the FAQs here or email If you require special accommodation in order to fully participate in this event, please contact or (416) 971-5004, ext. 247.

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