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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.) […]

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 […]