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Research on resource nationalism in Southern Africa receives funding

"Richard Saunders, an associate professor in the Department of Politics at York University, has been awarded Partnership Development Grant funding from the Social Science Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) to support his new project exploring innovations in resource nationalism policymaking in Southern Africa. The proposed project – led by Saunders and supported by five […]

Robert Cox Memorial Panel March 2019

Thanks to Professors Alex Nunn and Stuart Shields in the UK and the British Academy/Leverhulme Foundation research project “Foundations of International Political Economy”, for their thoughtful work in putting together a video of the Robert Cox Memorial Panel. The panel was hosted at the International Studies Association, March 2019 in Toronto and was a fitting […]

York professor invited to participate in UN panel on Indigenous communities and environment

Sometimes the most meaningful experiences arrive in the most unexpected ways. That was the experience for York University political science Professor Gabrielle Slowey. Late last December, Slowey, who is also the director of the Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies at York University, received a direct message on Twitter from the Alvin Fiddler, who is the […]

York U Professor Leah Vosko recognized with prestigious Impact Award

York University Professor Leah F. Vosko, of the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, is being recognized for excellence in research by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). She is the recipient of the SSHRC’s prestigious Impact Award (Insight Category). The award was announced on Sept. 4. “York is delighted […]

York politics professor delivers presentation at juried workshop on race and bio-medicine beyond the lab

Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) Associate Professor of Politics Karen Bridget Murray was an invited speaker at a juried workshop held on Sept. 26 and 27 at King’s College in London, England. Murray’s talk, “Epigenetics and Politics: Engaging the Colonial Present,” was part of a two-day interdisciplinary workshop aimed at building an […]

Politics Profs suggest turning Doug Ford’s "attack on Toronto" into a movement for democratic renewal

  Dennis Pilon and Greg Albo, Associate Professors, in the Department of Politics, contributed to an editorial in the Toronto Star with an analysis of the Ontario provincial government's move to halve the number of Toronto city councillors using Bill 5, the Better Local Government Act. The authors point out that a move in the 1990s to […]