A discussion with author André Lecours, Professor in the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa, about his new book "Nationalism, Secessionism, and Autonomy" (https://global.oup.com/academic/product/nationalism-secessionism-and-autonomy-9780192846754). This event took place on March 8, 2022.

Watch now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sljSdRJIi7Y

Published on: 28 Mar 2022

A panel featuring Canadian perspectives on the Russian invasion of Ukraine that took place on March 15, 2022.

Watch now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrQcEA6qhf4


Dominique Arel, Chair of Ukrainian Studies and Professor, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa

Daria Glazkova, MA Candidate, Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, University of Toronto

Published on: 24 Mar 2022

The Winter 2022 Eakin Lecture, delivered by Shannon Sampert, on what happens when women are experts in the media and how we can support them. This event took place on March 11, 2022.

Watch now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgyXwcDsOFs

Published on: 23 Mar 2022

The 2022 Mallory Lecture, delivered by Emilie Nicolas, exploring the impact of the French-English duality on social movements that advocate for decolonization, antiracism and social justice in Canada. This event took place on February 15, 2022.

Watch now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsCcIbAKkHQ

Published on: 1 Mar 2022

“Facing Canada's Future”, MISC’s 25th annual conference, reflected on the state of Canada when MISC was created to see how far it has come since that time, and more importantly, to look at the coming years and Canada’s future. The conference addressed national identity, reconciliation, Canada in the world, the impact of COVID-19, technological change, climate change, and more.

Published on: 1 Dec 2021

A talk by history professor Benjamin Hoy about Indigenous history, state power, and how the Canada-US border was built. This event took place on June 3, 2021.

Watch now: https://youtu.be/XMTbz88NZgA

Published on: 10 Jun 2021

A conversation with Cynthia Cranford about how to support flexible home care and secure work in Canada. This event took place on May 12, 2021.

Watch now: https://youtu.be/dkp52JyGXnk

Published on: 9 Jun 2021

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada and the Quebec Studies Program at McGill University are happy to announce that La ville paralysée, a video project by Athina Khalid, has been awarded the William Weintraub Prize for 2021.

The William Weintraub Prize was established in 2018 by Joanna Riesman and Diana Riesman in memory of William and Magda Weintraub. William Weintraub was a McGill graduate and renowned Montreal journalist, author and filmmaker.

Published on: 7 Jun 2021

A panel exploring how Canada's healthcare system really works, and why its perception in the US is so polarized. This event took place on April 6, 2021.

Watch now: https://youtu.be/B1lr0YEIdsg


Gregory Marchildon is a professor of comparative healthcare at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. He specializes in Canada's healthcare system and has written extensively on comparative policy.

Published on: 7 Jun 2021

A lecture from anthropologist and ethnomusicologist Dr. Jessica Roda about how ultra-Orthodox women use social media as a transformative counterpublic space. This was the 2021 Eakin Lecture and took place on March 18, 2021.

Watch now: https://youtu.be/KEkEgSGinEM

Published on: 24 Mar 2021

A lecture from human rights activist and artist Ellen Gabriel about the efforts of Indigenous communities to stop the theft and dispossession of their land, both historically and today. This was the 2021 Mallory Lecture and took place on March 10, 2021.

Watch now: https://youtu.be/k4zvsRzqfXc

Published on: 23 Mar 2021

A panel discussion about how to build a post-pandemic economic recovery that will help tackle climate change which took place on February 25, 2021.

Watch now: https://youtu.be/I2crzOzozFI


Sylvain Coulombe, Associate Vice-Principal, Innovation and Partnerships in the Office of the Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation) and Professor & Gerald Hatch Faculty Fellow in the Department of Chemical Engineering

Published on: 16 Mar 2021

A lecture from Dr. Debra Thompson about what defines the boundaries of Blackness and belonging in Canada, which took place on February 18, 2021.

Watch now: https://youtu.be/gqt-4soVnSs

Published on: 23 Feb 2021

A lecture about western alienation, Canadian federalism, regional conflict, and more that took place on Friday, February 12, 2021.

Watch now: https://youtu.be/JgKPEkRmAoA

Why, in the evolution of the Canadian federal state, does there seem to be so much regional conflict and so little unity?

Published on: 19 Feb 2021

The 2020 Mallory Lecture from Min. David Lametti, "From Lectures to Lawmaking," is now available to watch online!

Watch now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghlGkz-rits

The 2020 Mallory Lecture, co-presented by MISC and the McGill Faculty of Law.

Published on: 10 Feb 2021


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