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Season One

Why Knowledge Matters

Episode 25

Season 1

COMMUNITY DIALOGUE

A world-renown scholar in Peace and Conflict Studies, Emeritus Professor Vern Neufeld Redekop is the former President of the Canadian Institute for Conflict Resolution (CICR).

Vern Neufeld Redekop

Episode 22

Season 1

THE PURPOSE OF EDUCATION THROUGH THE LENS OF DIALECTICAL CONTRADICTION

Episode 21

Season 1

AN ACCIDENTAL THEODICY

Arvind Sharma is undoubtedly one of the World's greatest thinkers, especially in the fields of comparative religion, Hinduism, Indian philosophy and ethics, and the role of women in religion.

Arvind Sharma

Episode 20

Season 1

JUDAISM

Rabbi Reuben Joshua Poupko is the Rabbi of Beth Israel Beth Aaron Congregation, an Orthodox synagogue in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Reuben Joshua Poupko

Episode 19

Season 1

GOAL SETTING

Richard Koestner is one of the world's leading researcher in human motivation for 40 years and professor of Psychology at McGill University.

Richard Koestner

Episode 18

Season 1

MAHATMA GANDHI

Arvind Sharma is undoubtedly one of the greatest thinkers of our times and in the fields of comparative religion, Hinduism, Indian philosophy and ethics, and the role of women in religion. Pursuing a life-long interest in comparative religion, Dr. Sharma gained an M.T.S. in 1974 and then a Ph.D. in Sanskrit and Indian Studies from Harvard University in 1978.

Arvind Sharma

Episode 17

Season 1

FINDING YOURSELF

Joachim Ostermann earned his PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Munich and then became a postdoctoral fellow at the Sloan Kettering Institute in New York City. After several years as an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at Vanderbilt University and research-management positions in highly innovative biotechnology companies, he entered the Order of Friars Minor, the Franciscans.

Joachim Ostermann

Episode 15

Season 1

CATHOLICISM & SCIENCE

Joachim Ostermann earned his PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Munich and then became a postdoctoral fellow at the Sloan Kettering Institute in New York City. After several years as an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at Vanderbilt University and research-management positions in highly innovative biotechnology companies, he entered the Order of Friars Minor, the Franciscans.

Joachim Ostermann

Episode 16

Season 1

THE EMERGING AREA OF EDUCATION & SECURITY

Dr. Ratna Ghosh is Distinguished James McGill Professor and Sir. W.C. Macdonald Professor of Education at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She has been leading a research team at the Faculty of Education in McGill University named Preventing Extremism through Educational research (PEER).

Ratna Ghosh

Episode 14

Season 1

PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION

Liz Jackson is Professor of International Education at the Education University of Hong Kong. She is also the former Director of the Comparative Education Research Centre and Past President of the Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia.

Liz Jackson