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:
Join us for a symposium on the life and legacy of Claude Ryan. Speakers include Brian Mulroney, Jean Charest, and Thomas Mulcair, among others.
Scott Lemieux (McGill BA '94 MA '97), Assistant Professor of Political Science, College of St. Rose, and a prominent political commentator at The American Prospect (http://prospect.org/authors/scott-lemieux ), will offer the next Research Group on Constitutional Studies Lecture:
"What Is Judicial Supremacy, and Do the U.S. and Canada Have It?", McGill Faculty Club.
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.
The Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship Speaker Series presents “Negativity in Political Institutions,” a lecture by Stuart Soroka, Associate Professor and William Dawson Scholar in the Department of Political Science at McGill University, past Director of the Canadian Opinion Research Archive, and current co-investigator of the Canadian Election Study. Soroka’s research focuses on the relationships between public opinion, public policy and mass media.
Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship Speaker Series: Elin Naurin, "Do parties keep their election promises?"
John Tomasi, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Political Theory Project at Brown University, will give an RGCS Lecture: "Free Market Fairness." Thomson House Ballroom; reception to follow. The Research Group on Constitutional Studies lecture series features talks on the values, structures, and institutions of a free society; future events may be found at http://www.mcgill.ca/rgcs/events .
RGCS Lecture/ Marrett Lecture: Leif Wenar, Oil, Dictators & Civil Wars: Our Contributions, Our Solutions
Leif Wenar, Chair of Ethics at King's College London will deliver the a Research Group on Constitutional Studies Lecture/ Marrett Lecture: "Oil, Dictators, and Civil Wars: Our Contributions, Our Solutions." Ferrier 456; reception to follow. Cosponsored by the Department of Political Science.