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.) […]
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 […]
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 […]
New book by Professors Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin: The Making of Global Capitalism argues that 'globalisation' has not diminished the power of states and neither are we witnessing a decline in US power and a return to inter-state rivalry. On the contrary, Panitch and Gindin argue, the unique power and capacities of the US […]
Presentations from Learn about the Global Politics program and Careers in Political Science (Feb 24) are now available for download.