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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.) […]

See how one Political Science student transformed his final paper on Arctic politcs (POLS 4101- Slowey) into a research presentation for the competition!

York University’s 3rd annual Undergraduate Research Fair took place Wednesday February 25, 2015 (11am – 1:30pm) in the Scott Library Collaboratory. This multidisciplinary Fair celebrates undergraduate researchers and their work, and allows students to showcase their best research project from 2014 in a friendly environment. Applications were reviewed by a selections committee. Successful applicants prepare a […]

The perspectives of York students on Canadian ties to a rapidly changing Asia have recently been published on the "Emerging Voices on Asia" blog of the National Conversation on Asia

York Political Science students "Emerging Voices on Asia".The perspectives of York students on Canadian ties to a rapidly changing Asia have recently been published on the "Emerging Voices on Asia" blog of the National Conversation on Asia. The blog posts by Jennifer Mendoza, Matt Summers, and Kirubel Abebe offer analysis on the environmental impact of […]