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Events and Seminars 2014-2015

 

November 10 Applying to Grad School
November 4 “Planetary Urbanization: Cities, Heartlands and Home” - A Roundtable Discussion
November 3 “Making a Home in the Heartland: Immigration and Global Labour Mobility” - Professor Faranak Miraftab, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
October 9 Heiner Monheim on Public Transit activism in Europe
October 7 Undergraduate Meet & Greet
October 2 "Mountain Biking and the Landscape of Conflict Along the Frontier of Jerusalem" - Senior Lecturer Oded Lowenheim, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

 

Videos of Seminars 2012-13

 

October 29

Consciousness and Civilization: The Inside Story

Professor Robert Cox, Professor Emeritus, York Political Science

York University, Department of Political Science Seminar Series 2012-13.
Professor Cox is introduced by Professor Stephen Gill, Department of Political Science.

November 12

NO WAY OUT: Crime, Punishment and the Capitalization of Power

Professor Jonathan Nitzan, York Political Science

November 19

People, Power and Non-Violent Resistance: Is Gandhi still relevant?

Ramin Jahanbegloo, York-Noor Chair in Islamic Studies

York University, Department of Political Science Seminar Series, 2012-13.
Professor Jahanbegloo is introduced by Professor Ananya Mukherjee-Reed, Chair Department of Political Science.

 

January 7

Excavating Development: Resource extraction, social classes and the new 'Developmental State'

York University, Department of Political Science Seminar Series, 2012-13, January 7, 2013.
  - Thomas Chiasson-LeBel: Ecuador, Sumak Kawsay and class formation
  - Jesse Ovadia: Angola, Nigeria, local content and state-led development in the    Gulf of Guinea
  - Adam Pearce: The Kua, forced removals and the weak foundations of the Botswana Developmental State
  - Alex Caramento: Discussant
Introduction by Professor Richard Saunders. Department of Political Science
Sponsored by Department of Political Science and CERLAC, York University, Toronto

January 14

Alternatives to Privatization: Public Options for Essential Services in the Global South, David McDonald

York University, Department of Political Science Seminar Series, 2012-13, January 14, 2013. Introduction by Professor Richard Saunders. Department of Political Science. York University, Department of Political Science Seminar Series, 2012-13, January 14, 2013. Introduction by Professor Richard Saunders. Department of Political Science

 

January 16

Development, Emancipation and Depolitication of Impoverishment, Firoze Manji

York University, Department of Political Science Seminar Series, 2012-13, January 16, 2013. Sponsored by Canada Research Chair in Comparative Political Economy, Political Science, Faculty of Environmental Studies, African Studies and Geography. Dr. Manji is introduced by Professor Leo Panitch, Canada Research Chair in Comparative Political Economy, Department of Political Science