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LA&PS announces four inaugural postdoctoral fellowships, one of whom will work in LASO

LA&PS announces four inaugural postdoctoral fellowships, one of whom will work in LASO

From yFile, 31 March 2021 The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) has announced the recipients of four inaugural postdoctoral fellowships. Fellows receive a funded, one-year postdoctoral research position to conduct their proposed research project under the guidance of a faculty supervisor. Fellows will receive $50,000 over the next academic year. Teddy Atim is […]

LASO Prof. Annie Bunting "Honoured & humbled to receive this award" from The Women's Forum of Sierra Leone

LASO Prof. Annie Bunting "Honoured & humbled to receive this award" from The Women's Forum of Sierra Leone

Law & Society Assistant Professor Annie Bunting said in a tweet that she was "honoured & humbled to receive this award in the mail from the Women’s Forum Sierra Leone on behalf of the @CSiWproject & its partners". The CSiW Project is the Conjugal Slavery in War partnership. It is funded by SSHRC and driven by […]

Full-time academic positions in Social Science

Full-time academic positions in Social Science

YUFA JOBS Health and Society (HESO) - Full-Time Professorial Stream - Assistant Professor - Gender, Social Justice and Health (PDF). Posting End Date: February 28, 2020. Law and Society (LASO) - Full-Time Professorial Stream - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor -Socio-Legal Studies, Indigeneity, and Social Justice (PDF). Posting End Date: February 29, 2020. Urban Studies (URST) - Full-Time […]

Law & Society program founder Jane Banfield leaves an enduring legacy

Law & Society program founder Jane Banfield leaves an enduring legacy

When the first class of five students graduated from York University’s Law & Society program in 1976, Professor Jane Banfield wore a proud smile. True to York’s motto – Tentanda Via – the program was the first of its kind in North America and one of the University’s first interdisciplinary programs. Jane Banfield The late […]

Law & Society program founder Jane Banfield leaves an enduring legacy

Law & Society program founder Jane Banfield leaves an enduring legacy

When the first class of five students graduated from York University’s Law & Society program in 1976, Professor Jane Banfield wore a proud smile. True to York’s motto – Tentanda Via – the program was the first of its kind in North America and one of the University’s first interdisciplinary programs. Jane Banfield The late […]

Prof. Lunny's hate crime book says legal, policy deliberation is microcosm for larger debate

Prof. Lunny's hate crime book says legal, policy deliberation is microcosm for larger debate

  Hate crime laws in Canada are distressing, highly charged and complicated. Under the hate propaganda sections of the Criminal Code of Canada (Sections 318 to 320), it is illegal to advocate genocide and publicly incite hatred directed against “any section of the public distinguished by colour, race, religion, ethnic origin or sexual orientation, gender […]