The Department of Anthropology and the Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID) at McGill University invites applications for a jointly appointed Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Critical Development, with a disciplinary focus in Anthropology, effective August 1, 2015. We are seeking candidates with conceptually informed ethnographic projects whose work is centrally concerned with the critical exploration of development, broadly defined. The successful candidate will bring anthropological insights to timely issues concerning development in ways tha
ISID Associate Director Professor Sonia Laszlo has published an opinion piece in the Toronto Star where she states that a more creative and coordinated approach is needed if we are to contain a global pandemic. Read about it now: Medicine and military alone will not save world from Ebola
RGCS Lecture: Donald Horowitz, "Federalism for Severely Divided Societies: Possibilities and Pathologies"
The Department of Political Sciences invites applications for one tenure track position in International Relations and one tenure track position in Comparative Political Behaviour. Any applicants's record of performance must provide evidence of outstanding research potential and the ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Full details and application procedures can be found at the following link: http://www.mcgill.ca/politicalscience/employment
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We are pleased to announce the next offering of our highly successful executive education certificate program, International Development: Bridging The Worlds Of Theory, Policy And Practice.
ISID is pleased to announce the arrival August 1st of its second joint appointment, Professor Megan Bradley.
The Institute for the Study of International Development is pleased to release two policy papers concering aboriginal peoples in an international perspective. The first, by Katie Saulnier, is entitled "Aboriginal Self-Determination: A Comparative Study of New Zealand, Australia and the United States". The second, by Ben Geboe, is entitled "An Overview of Community Development Initiatitves Engaging Indigenous People in Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America". Both of these policy papers, produced by
Professor Philip Oxhorn has been appointed as a member of the Governing Council of the Society of International Developent, based in Rome. Full information can be found on the Society for International Development's webpage.
The full proceedings of ISID's conference, "Whose Truth? What Kind of Reconciliation? The Importance of Truth and Reconciliation Commissions for Promoting Democratic Good Governance", are now available to be viewed online. The goal of this conference, held March 13-14 2014, was to explore the factors that condition the success of truth and reconciliation commissions in creating social cohesion as a foundation for democratic good governance by examining diverse national experiences.