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Doing Work When The World Is On Fire: Academic Research During Covid-19

Doing Work When The World Is On Fire: Academic Research During Covid-19

Artwork: "Wings of Desire" on silk paneling by Dr. Nergis Canefe Doing Work When The World Is On Fire: Academic Research During Covid-19 There is no doubt that Covid-19 has changed the way we do almost everything, including academic work and in particular research. While we continue to live under various lockdowns and restrictions, how can […]

Beyond the Socialist Impasse: Remembering Leo Panitch

Beyond the Socialist Impasse: Remembering Leo Panitch

Beyond the Socialist Impasse: Remembering Leo Panitch June 5th 12-6PM EST, Online On June 5th Left Forum and the Socialist Register are commemorating the life and spirit of Leo Panitch. The Left Forum is sponsoring a series of online panels which underline three major foundations of Panitch’s corpus of research, teaching, and activism: (1) Re-imagining Socialist Parties and Practice; […]

Gerald Bareebe discusses the present and future of Uganda 50 years after its coup

Gerald Bareebe discusses the present and future of Uganda 50 years after its coup

York University Assistant Professor Gerald Bareebe participated in a panel discussion on The Agenda.  Bareebe discussed the present and future of Uganda as it approaches its 50th anniversary since Idi Amin seized power. Bareebe noted many Ugandans expected the country’s Jan 2021 election to be troublesome. He noted safety, security and voter fraud were particular areas of concern.  According […]

Killam Prize Awarded to Distinguished Research Professor Stephen Gill

Killam Prize Awarded to Distinguished Research Professor Stephen Gill

It is with tremendous pleasure to share the news that Distinguished Research Professor Stephen Gill has been awarded the prestigious and world-renowned Killam Prize given in recognition of his scholarly excellence and impactful research in global affairs and international relations. Congratulations, Professor Gill, on this well-deserved honour! Your recent work on global and planetary health […]

Research on resource nationalism in Southern Africa receives funding

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 […]

New blog features work of York faculty and students on COVID-19 virus and its aftermath

New blog features work of York faculty and students on COVID-19 virus and its aftermath

"The Marxist Studies in a Global and Asian Perspective (MSGAP) blog titled "York Left Consortium: Reflections on Capitalism’s Half-Life" serves as an accessible location for written interventions of various sorts relating to COVID-19 and its aftermath on the part of leftist faculty and grad students at York, as well as guest contributors." More...

Robert Cox Memorial Panel March 2019

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

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 […]

Raising the Volume: A Teaching and Learning Space for the Department of Politics Community

Raising the Volume: A Teaching and Learning Space for the Department of Politics Community

If you are a current student or course director in the Department of Politics community and would like access to Raising the Volume, please send a request to subscribe by emailing: Karen Murray: murrayk@yorku.ca If you are already a subscriber, enter here. Raising the Volume is a one-year pilot project designed for, by and with […]