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York researchers participate in national consultations on women, peace and security

  Three researchers from York University travelled to Ottawa to participate in national consultations aimed at guiding the development of Canada’s next National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security. The consultations, which took place April 20 and 21, brought together approximately 90 key stakeholders from the government, military and police, civil society and […]

International scholars to lead 'Politics of the Possible' workshop

  York University's Department of Political Science will host a community participant and graduate student centred workshop entitled "The Politics of the Possible: Community Engagement in Momentous Times" on May 2 and 3. The event is envisioned as a space for progressive activists, community organizers and academics to share knowledge, build relationships and mobilize to counter domination […]

International conference brings top Marx scholars to York University

  An international conference focused on Karl Marx’s Capital on its 150th anniversary will be held at York University this spring. The conference, "Marx’s Capital after 150 Years Years: Critique and Alternative to Capitalism," will take place from May 24 to 26 at the Keele campus. York University will host to the world’s top scholars, including Immanuel Wallerstein, senior research […]

Barbara Cameron awarded $197,764 SSHRC Partnership Development Grant for the project "Engendering Public Engagement, Democratizing Public Space"

Political Science Professor Barbara Cameron has been awarded a $197,764 SSHRC Partnership Development Grant for the project "Engendering Public Engagement, Democratizing Public Space" The project is an academic and community collaboration directed at developing and testing methods of inclusive public engagement to be used in a subsequent, larger project of public consultation organized around the […]

The Department of Political Science invites you to a talk by Lecturer Jesse Salah Ovadia: Petro-Developmental States and Local Linkages as Oil-Backed Capitalist Development in the Global South

Lecturer: Jesse Salah Ovadia, Newcastle University, UK Date: Monday 21 March 2016 2:30 - 4:30 pm Location: South 674 Ross Building, York University Oil has traditionally been seen as a curse for Africa; its extraction has brought about all of the negative features of capitalist development (poverty, exclusion, environmental degradation, loss of traditional livelihoods, etc.) […]