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Leticia Morales, Daniel Weinstock and Jurgen de Wispelaere are on the panel “Governing Controversies in Health: Should Judges Decide?” at the International Political Science Association’s 23rd World Congress in Montreal, from July 19- 24.

Leticia Morales (convenor), Daniel Weinstock (chair) and Jurgen de Wispelaere (presenter) are on a panel entitled “Governing Controversies in Health: Should Judges Decide?” as part of the International Political Science Association’s 23rd World Congress. The conference takes place in Montreal from July 19- 24. Jurgen will speak on “Contesting Health Controversies: A Republican Perspective on Health, Politics and Law.” Leticia will present on “Governing Health Controversies through the Judiciary.”

Published: 21Jul2014

José Mendoza will represent the Maternal and Child Health Equity team at the 12th Annual European Network for Social Policy Analysis conference in Norway, from September 4-6.

José Mendoza will represent the Maternal and Child Health Equity team at the 12th Annual European Network for Social Policy Analysis (ESPAnet) conference in Norway from September 4-6. He will present Mohammad Hajizadeh’s work on “Paid maternal leave and childhood vaccination uptake: A multilevel analysis in 20 low-and-middle-income countries.”

Published: 21Jul2014

Antonia Maioni co-hosted CIFAR’s Knowledge Circle entitled “Managing the future of global migration: What is at stake?” in Montreal on June 18th.

Antonia Maioni co-hosted CIFAR’s Knowledge Circle entitled “Managing the future of global migration:  What is at stake?” in Montreal on June 18th.  More information, including biographies of guest speakers Gérard Bouchard and Jane Jenson here: http://knowledgecircle.cifar.ca/global-migration/

Published: 18Jun2014

Frank Elgar and Philippa Bird are in Sweden from June 11-13 for the Sixth International Network for Research on Inequalities in Child Health (INRICH) Annual Workshop.

Frank Elgar and Philippa Bird are in Sweden from June 11-13 for the Sixth International Network for Research on Inequalities in Child Health (INRICH) Annual Workshop at the Center for Health Equity Studies (CHESS), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm University.

 

For more information on INRICH, visit http://www.centrelearoback.ca/inrich/

 

Published: 12Jun2014

Douglas Barthold will be presenting his work on the effects of prescription drug insurance cost sharing on preventive care utilization at the CHESG conference, May 26-27, and at the CEA conference, May 29-June 1.

Douglas Barthold will be presenting his work on the effects of prescription drug insurance cost sharing on preventive care utilization at Canadian Health Economist Study Group (CHESG) conference in Victoria, May 26-27, and at the Canadian Economics Association (CEA) conference in Vancouver, May 29-June 1.

Published: 29Apr2014

Jurgen De Wispelaere and Leticia Morales are presenting at the 2014 Midwest Political Science Association Conference (MPSA), in Chicago, April 3-6, 2014.

Jurgen De Wispelaere and Leticia Morales are presenting at the 2014 Midwest Political Science Association Conference (MPSA), in Chicago, April 3-6, 2014.

 

Dr. Morales’ paper “Factual Disagreements about Health: (Re)considering the Legitimacy of the Courts” will be presented at the Legal Institutions Panel: Outreach and Reform.

 

Dr. De Wispelaere’s paper “Contesting Health Controversies: A Republican Perspective on Health, Politics, and Law” will be presented at the Want, Needs and Rights Panel.

 

Published: 1Apr2014

Daniel Weinstock and Jurgen De Wispelaere will be travelling to the University of Sheffield, UK for a conference on The Nature and Value of Childhood, May 16-17, 2014.

Daniel Weinstock’s talk is entitled 'On the complementarity of the ages of life: Why we wouldn't want adulthood without childhood, or childhood without adulthood'

Jurgen De Wispelaere will speak on 'Political rights for Rugrats: Children in the democratic state.'

For more information see www.appliedphil.org/details/event/5785961/SAP-sponsored-event-The-Nature-and-Value-of-Childhood.html

Published: 14Mar2014

The IHSP is now recruiting students for its Fall 2014 Student Programs! Deadlines are approaching, get your application started now!

The Institute for Health and Social Policy is now recruiting students for its Fall 2014 Student Programs.  Open to both graduate and undergraduate students, the IHSP Internship program is a 14 week on-campus work experience opportunity that includes training in translating research into policy. The Research Fellowship Program is a year-long opportunity for outstanding graduate students whose current or proposed dissertation topics are interdisciplinary and connected to understanding how social conditions impact population health and welfare.  Awards are offered for both programs.

Published: 5Mar2014

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