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Congratulations to Professor Wendy Thomson for being newly appointed as Vice-Chancellor at the University of London

The University of London is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Wendy Thomson CBE as its next Vice-Chancellor with effect from July 2019.

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Published: 14 Nov 2018

Scaling Up Energy Efficiency in Emerging Markets: Global Experiences, Challenges, and Opportunities

ISID has released a new policy brief on energy efficiency in emerging markets, by ISID Professor of Practice Jamal Saghir and Khaled Agha.  Read about it here!

Published: 8 Nov 2018

ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐊᕐᓇᐃᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᓂᕕ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᒐᑦ - Inuit Women in The Arts

On September 25th, as part of Indigenous Awareness Weeks 2018, the Indigenous Studies Program hosted four incredible Inuit women in involved in the arts: Heather Igloliorte (ᓯᕈ ᐃᒡᓗᓕᐅᖅᑎ), Niap Saunders (ᓂᐊᑉ ᓴᓐᑐᔅ), Nina Segalowitz (ᓂᓇ ᓯᒐᓗᕕᑦᔅ), and Beatrice Deer (ᐱᐊᑐᐊᔅ ᑎᐅ). After presentations by each of the panelists, a warm and earnest discussion was had with the audience....

Published: 30 Oct 2018

Release of "Unpacking Participatory Democracy: from theory to practice and from practice to theory. A report on two workshops"

Ms Aruna Roy, noted Indian social activist, was invited to be Professor of Practice in Global Governance in residence at the Institute for the Study of International Development in Fall 2016. One of her tasks was to teach a 500-level seminar course....

Published: 29 Oct 2018

Indigenous support inside and outside classrooms

McGill’s School of Social Work held a panel on the indigenous student experience at McGill on October 13, featuring speakers from Indigenous Access McGill (IAM) and indigenous students.

The event is part of the celebration for the School’s 100th anniversary.

For full details, click here.

Published: 23 Oct 2018

Original Meaning Isn't Everything

This weekend, Christa Scholtz (Chair, Indigenous Studies Program & Associate Professor of Political Science) wrote a letter to the editor of the Montreal Gazette:

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Published: 22 Oct 2018

Cindy Blackstock receives Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award

Congratulations to Dr. Cindy Blackstock for receiving the Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award.

 

Robson Hall at the University of Manitoba saw the Mahatma Gandhi Centre of Canada present the Peace Award to Dr. Cindy Blackstock, an advocate for First Nations children across Canada through her years of work.  

For complete details, see here.

Published: 18 Oct 2018

Eidlin, Barry. 2017. “Election 2016: Labor, Politics, and the Imperative of Organization.” Labor Studies Journal 42(3):226– 32.

“Election 2016: Labor, Politics, and the Imperative of Organization”

Published: 18 Oct 2018

The Effect of the Italian Support System for Refugees and Asylum Seekers on the Local Economy

ISID has published a new policy brief on "The Effect of the Italian Support System for Refugees and Asylum Seekers on the Local Economy", by Claire Paoli, Angelo Martelli and ISID's Francesco Amodio.  Read about it here!

Published: 16 Oct 2018

Thanks to Prof. Marion Bogo, our first SW100 Event

In partnership with the CIUSSS Centre-Ouest de L'ile de Montreal, our first SW100 event attracted 160 participants interested in best practices in field education.

Thanks to Prof. Marion Bogo for an incredible field education training day on September 28, 2018

Published: 11 Oct 2018

Professors Julia Krane and Shari Brotman celebrate Shari’s induction into the Quarter Century Club for 25 years of work at McGill.

Congratulations to Professsor Shari Brotman.

Every year McGill recognizes employees who have provided 15, 20, 25, 30, 40 and 50 years of continuous service to the University with a special pin celebrating this achievement. Members who have been at the University for 25 years are invited to a ceremony where they are inducted into the Quarter Century Club by the Principal and Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance)....

Published: 11 Oct 2018

Visiting Professors in the School of Religious Studies

The School of Religious Studies is welcoming to McGill, and to the Birks Building, several visiting professors and scholars during the 2018-19 academic year. We are grateful for their willingness to join us, and for their contributions to the life of the unit’s teaching and research activities.

 

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Published: 28 Sep 2018

Shortlist announced for prestigious Cundill History Prize

After much anticipation, a shortlist of eight impressive titles was announced this week for the prestigious Cundill History Prize, an international history-writing prize administered by the Faculty of Arts at McGill University. With $75,000 USD awarded to the winner and $10,000 USD to two finalists, the prize evidences McGill’s commitment to supporting leading scholarship produced around the globe....

Published: 27 Sep 2018

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