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Book Launch: "Trudeaumania: the Rise to Power of Pierre Elliott Trudeau " by Robert Wright

Fri, 2016-10-28 17:00 - 19:00
Hotel Omni Mont-Royal : Salon Printemps, 1050, Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC , H3A 2R6
Price: Free

To celebrate the publication of his recent book, Trudeaumania: the Rise to Power of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, bestselling author, Professor Robert Wright,  joins MISC Director, Andrew Potter, for a conversation about Canada's most charismat

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Electoral Reform Symposium: Should We Change How We Vote? Evaluating Canada’s Electoral System

Fri, 2016-10-28 10:00 - 15:00
Sir John A. Macdonald Building : 144, Wellington Sreet, Ottawa, ON , K1A
Price: Free

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, in partnership with the Faculty of Law and the School of Public Policy and Governance at th

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Dr. Tim Raybould - "Implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People: Opportunities and Challenges”

Thu, 2016-09-22 17:00 - 19:00
Faculty Club : Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5
Price: Free

On September 22, Dr.

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Trump’s convention speech most negative in 40 years

Sat, 2016-07-23 09:11

Donald Trump’s speech Thursday night at the Republican National Convention was notable for its tone… That is the conclusion of a new analysis by McGill University [Political Science] PhD student Denver McNeney.  Washington Post 

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North Korea Nuclear Test

Wed, 2016-01-06 14:46

"Hours after North Korea trumpeted the apparent "perfect success" of its first hydrogen bomb test, the United Nations Security Council fired back with a promise of new sanctions." (Site: CBC)

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Jeb Bush announce he is running for president

Mon, 2015-06-15 15:08

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Alberta Election 2015

Tue, 2015-05-05 12:10

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Legal Theory Workshop: "Compared to What? Judicial Review and Other Veto Points in Contemporary Democratic Theory"

Fri, 2014-01-31 11:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

A Legal Theory Workshop with McGill alumnus Scott Lemieux, Professor of Political Science at the College of Saint Rose (Albany, New York): "Compared to What? Judicial Review and Other Veto Points in Contemporary Democratic Theory"

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Many democratic and jurisprudential theorists have too often uncritically accepted Alexander Bickel's notion of "the countermajoritarian difficulty" when considering the relationship between judicial review and democracy (this is the case for arguments both for and against judicial review).

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"What Is Judicial Supremacy, and Do the US And Canada Have It?"

Thu, 2014-01-30 16:30 - 18:00
Faculty Club : Dining Room, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

The Research Group on Constitutional Studies Lecture Series presents:

McGill alumnus Scott Lemieux (BA '94 MA '97), College of St. Rose, speaking on "What Is Judicial Supremacy, and Do the US And Canada Have It?"

Reception to follow

 

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RGCS Lecture: Naomi Lamoreaux, "Civil Society and Organizational History"

Thu, 2013-11-14 16:30 - 18:00
Leacock Building : 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7
Price: Free and open to the public

The Research Group on Constitutional Studies Lecture Series presents:
Naomi Lamoreaux
, Stanley B. Resor Professor of Economics and History and Chair of the Department of History at Yale University:
"Civil Society and Organizational History."  

Reception to follow.
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