The Changing Nature of Development: Implications for Traditional Donors. Guest lecture by Sajjad Rahman
Dr. Rahman obtained a Ph.D. in Economics from the Carleton University, Ottawa, in 1985. He specialized in international trade and finance. His thesis was on the demand for money in Asian developing economies and he was awarded a Ford Foundation International Dissertation Fellowship to undertake this work. He has a number of publications primarily on Asian development.
The McGill University Department of English presents “Settler Common Sense” A lecture by Mark Rifkin
Associate Professor of English and Women’s and Gender Studies
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
SCHEDULE OF PRESENTATIONS:
Time: Panel title:
Reading how we read: Strategies for interpreting textual structure
2:30-2:50 Jonathan Armoza. Plotting in Reverse: “Plotto: The Master Book of All Plots” and “Bartleby, the Scrivener."
2:50-3:10 Mitchell Brown. Tragedy in Justice: Consequences and Potentialities.
ISID is pleased to release the February 2014 issue of its newsletter Latitude, produced under the direction of Associate Director Sonia Laszlo. Please feel free to distribute widely!
In this issue of Latitude:
Whose Truth? What Kind of Reconciliation? The Importance of Truth and Reconciliation Commissions for Promoting Democratic Good Governance
An international conference hosted by the Institute for the Study of International Development
Purpose: Explore the factors that condition the success of truth and reconciliation commissions in contributing to creating social cohesion as a foundation for democratic good governance by examining diverse national experiences.
Eli MacLaren - Analyzing Canadian Authorship: What works?
Sandeep Banarjee - Working with Landscapes: Samuel Bourne and the Colonial Himalaya
Monica Popescu - Literary Work / Ideological Work: Ngugi wa Thiong'o and Literary Reception during the Cold War
Derek Nystrom - Work and the Classical Hollywood Cinema of Precarity: Our Daily Bread
Roundtable: Katie Zien, Emily Kopley, David Hensley, Jamie Fumo
Following the death of Nelson Mandela on December 5, 2013, ISID Founding Director Philip Oxhorn published an opinion piece in the Montreal Gazette and took part in a discussion on Mandela's legacy broadcast by CITY TV. See related links for more information
Mining, Economic Development and Indigenous Peoples: Getting the Governance Equation Right . Publication of the Report on ISID's Summer Forum
The publication of Mining, Economic Development and Indigenous Peoples: Getting the Governance Equation Right marks the public launching of the new flagship Program in Global Governance of McGill University’s Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID).
The McGill Bookstore along with McGill’s History and Jewish Studies departments welcome Professor Gil Troy for a lecture and book signing of his new book, Moynihan’s Moment: America’s Fight Against Zionism as Racism. The talk and book focus on the United Nations 1975 Resolution, pronouncing Zionism as a form of racism and racial discrimination, and Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s passionate response against the resolution, declaring it an Anti-Semitic international law.