NEWS

  • November 22, 2021

    November 22, 2021

    Refer a friend to Semester in Dialogue and get a $25 gift certificate to Uber Eats.

  • November 04, 2021

    November 04, 2021

    Meet our new Dialogue Associates! Dialogue Associates are active practitioners, educators and researchers who have demonstrated exceptional leadership in the fields of dialogue and engagement as well as strong alignment with the Centre’s values.

  • November 02, 2021

    November 02, 2021

    Citizen engagement is an opportunity to co-create solutions to many of today’s pressing issues. So, how do we–as organizations, governments and social movements–create meaningful citizen engagement? At SFU’s Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, we’re all about advancing innovations in dialogue, and we’ve got a library of resources to help you out.

  • October 26, 2021

    October 26, 2021

    SFU Philosophy has partnered with the Centre’s Strengthening Canadian Democracy Initiative (the Initiative) to host the Canadian High School Ethics Bowl on November 27, 2021.

  • October 21, 2021

    October 21, 2021

    In a little over a week, SFU’s Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue will join thousands of delegates from around the world for the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, UK. It will be the 26th time the UN has convened the Conference of Parties (COP26) to address the climate emergency. Dialogue at COP26 will be integral to moving climate action towards net zero carbon emissions and keeping global temperature increase below 1.5°C.

  • October 12, 2021

    October 12, 2021

    Throughout this past year, the Centre for Dialogue has been focused on building a more inclusive, democratic and resilient society. To share some of the work we’ve done this past year, we put together an impact report.

  • September 29, 2021

    September 29, 2021

    From the unceded, traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish) and səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, on which the SFU Vancouver campus and the SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre building are located, we respectfully acknowledge the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

  • September 27, 2021

    September 27, 2021

    What wicked problem inspires you to take action? The Semester in Dialogue: Navigating Complexity will allow students to explore what makes problems complex/wicked and offer you ideas to help navigate an increasingly complex future. Apply by November 1, 2021

  • September 20, 2021

    September 20, 2021

    On September 14th the Simon Fraser University Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue hosted a youth leader forum to discuss issues that have been identified to be pressing for youth. Youth leaders from the four major parties showed up to have a dialogue about issues that they each care about.

  • September 13, 2021

    September 13, 2021

    The SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue has won the National Research Project of the Year Award at the International Association of Public Participation North America Conference for the Beyond Inclusion guide.

  • September 09, 2021

    September 09, 2021

    How do the people who have dedicated themselves to doing the necessary work of improving Canada’s approach to criminal justice maintain hope?

  • June 15, 2021

    June 15, 2021

    Mental health, class discrimination, systemic racism, polarized politics, reconciliation, these are the problems that we are facing in the 21st century, just to name a few. They can feel overwhelmingly big, scary, adversarial, and filled with risk. More and more, units at the SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue are asked to advise groups and individuals on how to work through big issues.

  • June 14, 2021

    June 14, 2021

    The future might seem uncertain, but one thing is certain, youth are engaged and have something to say about it. Youth-led activism has been a driving force this past year putting to rest any ideas about a “disengaged generation”. If you ask youth what their visions for the future look like, they have ideas.

  • May 05, 2021

    May 05, 2021

    Clean Energy Canada is leading the country’s transition to clean energy through deliberately convening stakeholders to connect on a human level, through conversation and dialogue.

  • May 05, 2021

    May 05, 2021

    Who hasn’t forgotten to unmute themselves when they started to speak only to hear someone say “Uh, are you on mute…?”, cupping their hand to their ear. Personally, I’ve literally evolved to exaggerating my facial expressions and laughing silently, so as not to add to the volume level. #ZoomBodyLanguage