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Nigeria’s efforts to help victims of trafficking are failing. We found out why.

Nigeria’s efforts to help victims of trafficking are failing. We found out why.

Author: Uwafiokun Idemudia (Professor of African Studies and International Development Studies)  Contributor: NNenna Okoli (PhD Candidate)  “Most countries have anti-trafficking laws, policies and programmes to prevent human trafficking. There are also international treaties to address the problem. Yet it’s still thriving.  Human trafficking is the recruitment, transportation, harbouring and control of a person using force […]

Twitter starts testing edit button; Canadian Twitter Blue users among first to access

Twitter starts testing edit button; Canadian Twitter Blue users among first to access

Criminology professor Natasha Tusikov comments on the safety and productivity issues regarding Twitter’s new feature trial.  September 01, 2022  Author: Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press. “…The rollout of the long-awaited tool comes as Canada is looking to regulate tech companies and pressure is mounting to tamp down on online harassment.  “But if we're looking for […]

BUSO profs contribute chapters to new publication on Southeast Asia’s Mekong Region

BUSO profs contribute chapters to new publication on Southeast Asia’s Mekong Region

Business & Society (BUSO) Assistant Professor Nga Dao, who is also a Faculty Associate at the York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR), and Research Associate Vanessa Lamb, who is joining BUSO in January 2023 as an Associate Professor, have authored chapters in a long-anticipated edited collection on development and dispossession in the Mekong Region.   More […]

Urban Studies professors recognized with book prize from International Planning History Society (IPHS)

Urban Studies professors recognized with book prize from International Planning History Society (IPHS)

The book titled, Socialist and Post-Socialist Urbanisms: Critical Reflections from a Global Perspective (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2020), was awarded the Third Book Prize, which is given to the best anthology or edited work in planning history written in English and published in 2020 or 2021. The achievement took Young somewhat by surprise. “To think that the […]

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 […]