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LASO Professor Annie Bunting receives Ronald Pipkin Service Award

LASO Professor Annie Bunting receives Ronald Pipkin Service Award

This year, the Law and Society Association (LSA) honoured 21 scholars, including York University Professor Annie Bunting, as part of its 2022 Annual Awards. Bunting is a professor in the Law & Society program at York University’s Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, researching and teaching in the areas of gender justice and international human […]

Prof. Mohamed Sesay wins Lee Ann Fujii Book Award 2021

Prof. Mohamed Sesay wins Lee Ann Fujii Book Award 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Mohamed Sesay, winner of the International Studies Association’s Lee Ann Fujii Book Award for 2021 for his new book Domination Through Law: The Internationalization of Legal Norms in Postcolonial Africa.  From the International Studies Association’s press release:   “This year’s winner, Mohamed Sesay’s book Domination through Law: The Internationalization of Legal Norms in […]

URST prof Jeffrey Squire received LA&PS Black Scholars Research Fund (BSRF) grant

URST prof Jeffrey Squire received LA&PS Black Scholars Research Fund (BSRF) grant

This year's Black History Month Celebration at York coincided with the announcement of the LA&PS Black Scholars Research Fund (BSRF) grant. "The Black Scholars Research Fund was launched in 2020 as part of our collective response to the deep inequities faced by Black scholars and was aimed particularly at more junior colleagues," emphasized Ravi de Costa, LA&PS Associate Dean, […]

Remembering Lisa Drummond

Remembering Lisa Drummond

The Department of Social Science mourns the loss of Associate Professor Lisa Drummond (now Welch) who passed away on Jan. 19, 2021 after a long illness. After living and working in Hanoi, Vietnam in the early 1990s, Lisa completed a degree in human geography at the Australia National University and held a postdoctoral fellowship at the National University […]

News Catchup with CRIM professor Natasha Tusikov

News Catchup with CRIM professor Natasha Tusikov

Criminology professor and Foundations Co-ordinator Dr. Natasha Tusikov’s research and commentary is in high demand. Her prodigious output of late includes an appearance on The National news program, in an article with Global News, and authoring and co-authoring a series of articles with CIGI – The Centre for International Governance Innovation – an international think […]

LASO/SLST Prof. Amelie Barras co-edits new book Producing Islam(s) in Canada: On Knowledge, Positionality, and Politics

LASO/SLST Prof. Amelie Barras co-edits new book Producing Islam(s) in Canada: On Knowledge, Positionality, and Politics

LASO/SLST Prof. Amelie Barras co-edits new book Producing Islam(s) in Canada: On Knowledge, Positionality, and Politics  The Department of Social Science is pleased to announce that Dr. Barras has co-edited a new book “Producing Islam(s) in Canada: On Knowledge, Positionality, and Politics” that provides critical analysis by leading researchers of Islam in Canada.   Dr. Amelie […]

BUSO prof. Nga Dao examines the informal financial sector in rural Vietnam in new YCAR brief

BUSO prof. Nga Dao examines the informal financial sector in rural Vietnam in new YCAR brief

In the York Centre for Asian Research’s latest Asia Research Brief, Asia Research Brief #47 | Money pool (Hụi/Họ) in the Mekong Delta: An Old Way of Doing Finance in Rural Vietnam (PDF), Dr. Nga Dao examines the informal financial sector in rural Vietnam.  ROSCA, or money pools (called Hụi, Họ, Phường or Biêu, depending […]

Looking for Project Coordinator: Overcoming Epidemics in Transnational Black Communities Research Cluster

Looking for Project Coordinator: Overcoming Epidemics in Transnational Black Communities Research Cluster

With the African Studies program of LA&PS as the intellectual hub and The Tubman Institute as host, the Overcoming Epidemics in Transnational Black Communities Research Cluster aims to explore and interrogate the intersection between structural and social injustices that drive vulnerability and black communities’ experiences in mitigation, response, and recovery from severe epidemics –broadly defined as persistent and […]

HESO prof Megan Davies named a 2021 History of Medicine Grant awardee

HESO prof Megan Davies named a 2021 History of Medicine Grant awardee

Congratulations to Megan Davies on being named a 2021 History of Medicine Grant awardee from AMS Healthcare for her “Deinstitutionalization in the Netherlands: A Memory Project”.  Deinstitutionalization in the Netherlands: A Memory Project will involve collaborative work with former patients, family members and community advocates of the late shift from institutional to community provision in […]

SOSC Health & Society prof Megan J. Davies featured in Toronto Star about her art installation COVID in the House of Old

SOSC Health & Society prof Megan J. Davies featured in Toronto Star about her art installation COVID in the House of Old

Created by professor Davies, in collaboration with Hiroki Tanaka and Kohen Hammond, this exhibit is about long-term care and the people whose lives were impacted by COVID in long-term care. It is also one of the first public commemorations of lives affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Seven painted wooden chairs are each adorned with personal […]