PhD candidate (ABD);
kimberley [dot] armstrong [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)
|Rudiak-Gould, Peter||Climate change; environmental discourse; metaculture; historical narratives; science communication||peter [dot] rudiak-gould [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)|
STANDD hosts a speaker series drawing from faculty members and students within the McGill community, and advanced scholars from other universities and countries. Check out our schedule - all are welcome and refreshments are provided.
Check out our schedule to view a variety of anthropological and sociological films in great company. All are welcome.
STANDD publishes working papers and bibliographies on a number of relevant topics. Click on the titles below to download these publications [PDF], or contact STANDD at the address provided.
The Centre for Society, Technology and Development (STANDD) is an interdisciplinary research institution founded in 1990 to foster research on development at McGill University.
STANDD's mandate is to provide a setting for transdisciplinary research and learning at McGill regarding social and technological aspects of development. Its aims include the integration of research, having both scientific and policy significance, on the developing world.
A current focus of centre research is on the implications of property forms of poorer regions of the world. Property rights are central to how social and technological factors influence development, by structuring how people manage their resources and provide for their essential needs. Linking people to the environment, rights in resources secure the basis on which cultural and biological diversity is maintained. Changes in systems of agrarian property are both symptom and cause of environmental decline and poverty.