Annual TRU conference goes online this week

Philosophy, History and Politics Undergraduate Conference open to the public

Thompson Rivers University’s annual Philosophy, History and Politics Undergraduate Conference will be held digitally this year, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The conference, to be held on Friday and Saturday, is organized by students and faculty and features student research. Session are 75 minutes long. Students provide 10- to 15-minute presentations on their respective research topics and field questions.

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Topics this year include: feminism, philosophers and religion, animal slave culture, the psychosomatic racial divide, minorities in modern Canada, ethics and the environment and God’s omniscience.

The conference runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.

The full schedule can be found online at Registration is required to attend a session digitally and can be done so online.

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