Events from the 2012-2013 Academic Year

Events from previous years

 

Graduate Student Orientation to CERLAC Informational Meeting Sept 19, 2012

Beginning of the Year Reception / 8th Floor YRT Open House Social Gathering Sept 19, 2012

Design & Popular Culture in Brazil Brazil Seminar Sept 19, 2012

Canada & Empire: The New Canadian Imperialism in Central America Visiting speakers Sept 26, 2012

Foundations of Brazil's Grand Strategy Brazil Seminar Sept 26, 2012

3rd International Graduate Student Research Conference on Latin America & the Caribbean Call for Papers DEADLINE: 30 Sept 2012

Sustainable Growth: Experiences & Challenges for the Brazilian Economy Brazil Seminar Oct 1, 2012

CERLAC Student Engagement Open Forum Oct 16, 2012

Conduct Unbecoming: Sexual-Affective Economies in Post-Soviet Cuba Visiting speaker Oct 23, 2012

Jamaica in the Canadian Experience Colloquium Nov 2, 2012

50 years of Independence: the Future of Jamaica & Trinidad & Tobago Lecture Nov 2, 2012

Assembling Nature & Citizenship in Latin America Visiting speaker Nov 7, 2012

Changing Places: Brazilian Migration to the Rupununi, Guyana Seminar Nov 8, 2012

CERLAC Student Meet & Greet Social Gathering Nov 15, 2012

How to Present a Conference Paper Workshop Nov 15, 2012

Undermining Development? CIDA, NGOs & the Extractive Sector Visiting speaker Nov 21, 2012

Defending Human Rights in Mexico: A View from the Ground Visiting speaker Dec 4, 2012

CERLAC / 8th floor YRT End-of-Year Celebration Social Gathering Dec 5, 2012

CERLAC's General Meeting 2012 General Meeting Dec 7, 2012

Excavating Development: Resource extraction, social classes & the new 'Developmental State' Panel Jan 7, 2013

GRANITO: How to Nail a Dictator Film Screening & Panel Jan 24, 2013

LACS Anniversary Dinner & Dance Social Gathering Jan 31, 2013

The New Middle Class & Politics in Latin America Brazil Seminar Feb 4, 2013

Argentina's Worker-Recuperated Enterprises Seminar Feb 14, 2013

How to Present a Conference Paper Workshop Feb 25, 2013

Grad Research Seminar: Indigenous Women's Resistance to Mining in Guatemala Brown Bag Feb 27, 2013

Home Again - Deported to Jamaica Film screening Feb 27, 2013

Reflections on the Participation of Women in Rainwater Harvesting in Brazil Brazil Seminar Feb 27, 2013

My Village, My Lobster: Commercial Diving & the Miskito Indians of Nicaragua Film screening & talk Feb 28, 2013

CHOCOLATE! with Chocosol Social Enterprise Workshop Mar 7, 2013

Lifestyle & Retirement Migration in Cuenca, Ecuador Visiting Speaker Mar 11, 2013

Environmental Education Public Policies in Brazil Brazil Seminar March 13, 2013

3rd International Graduate Student Research Conference on Latin America & the Caribbean Conference Mar 15 & 16, 2013

Peri-urban Agriculture in Mexico City Brown Bag Seminar Mar 20, 2013

What jobs for development? Visiting Speaker Mar 21, 2013

Dancing to be Queen: Authenticity, Uplift, & Cultural Value in Bahian Samba Junino SeminarMar 25, 2013

Brazilian Aquaculture and Sustainable Development Brazil Seminar March 27, 2013

My Experience with Indigenist Methodologies Brown Bag Seminar April 3, 2013

Rural Livelihoods and the Pulp Industry in Uruguay Brown Bag Seminar May 8, 2013

CERLAC Annual General Meeting 2013 General Meeting May 22, 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Conference website (includes submission guidelines & other details)

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

See Prof. Brown's UOttawa webpage

More info about Prof. Brown's book "Struggling for Effectiveness..."

 

Select readings on the issue:

Poor Mining Companies? Parliamentary Committee Report Calls for CIDA Giveaway to Canadian Corporations - MiningWatch Canada

CIDA funds seen to be subsidizing mining firms - The Globe and Mail

CIDA, NGOs and mining companies: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - iPolitics

CIDA Subsidizes the Corporate Social Responsibility of Multinational Mining Companies - MiningWatch Canada

CSR Funding is the Least of CIDA's Woes - CIPS Blog

CIDA Partnerships - CBC's The Current

Foreign Aid to Mining Firms: CIDA teams up with NGOs to do development work at mine sites - The Dominion

The back story to the CIDA-mining partnerships (Catherine Coumans) - Embassy

Peruvians oppose CIDA's pro-mining initiative - Common Frontiers

CIDA project pairing NGOs with mining companies raises ethical concerns - RCI

 

Founders College is building #50 on this map of York's Keele campus

 

 


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Links:

PBI-Canada

PBI-Mexico

Undermining the Land: The Defence of Community Rights and the Environment in Mexico

Dignas: Voices of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico

CERLAC-supported Blog on Human Rights in Mexico

 

Related readings:

Women Rights Defenders Targeted in Mexico (IPS)

Death Threats Against A Human Rights Defender: Vidulfo Rosales In Mexico (Huffington Post)

Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico Face Threats, Violence (CIP Americas)

Mexico urged to protect human rights defenders and journalists (Amnesty)

 

 


 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 


 

 

 


 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Website for the film

An interview with the producer

 

 


 

 

NOTE: WE ARE ACCEPTING LATE REGISTRANTS FOR THIS WORKSHOP - YOU CAN STILL RSVP IF INTERESTED TO CERLAC@YORKU.CA

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Visit the conference website for full program details

 

 


 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 


 


 

 

DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. CERLAC APOLOGIZES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.

WE HOPE TO RE-SCHEDULE IT FOR FALL 2013.

 

 

 

 
   
   
 

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