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Surveillance society under scrutiny at Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies first annual lecture

York University’s undergraduate program in Criminology and graduate program in Socio-Legal Studies have collaborated to present their first annual lecture featuring surveillance expert and Queen’s University Professor David Lyon.

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York researchers launch Syrian refugee archive for scholarly use

A team of researchers at York University has developed a web-based archive on Syrian refugee settlement. It is the first web archive at York that is publicly accessible and permanently protected within the library system.

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Alumni in the News

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Grads create first-ever scholarship in Tamil studies

A York alumni couple has established the first-ever graduate award in Tamil studies in memory of a pioneer and leader of the Tamil community in Canada.

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Nicholas Goberdhan

Nicholas Goberdhan is an interdisciplinary PhD researcher, multimedia creative and a rebel. Born and raised in a classified, “Neighbourhood Improvement Area” within Toronto, he brings years of community research and activism to the AIM Lab.

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‘Writing provides a voice to my feelings, and adds value to my struggles.’

In this week’s Writing Journeys, researcher and feminist writer Kalpana Jha provides insight into how writing can be a process of discovery and analysis.

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