Conference program

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Day One (March 18)

 

8:30-9:00

Arrival and Registration

 

9:00-9:15

Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Introduction of Conference Theme

  • Dean Antonia Maioni, Faculty of Arts
  • Sonia Laszlo (Director of the Institute for the Study of International Development, McGill University)
  • Erik Kuhonta (Associate Director of the Institute for the Study of International Development, McGill University)

 

9:15-11:00

Panel 1: Corruption

  • Susan Rose-Ackerman (Yale). Corruption and Development: Cross-Border Law Enforcement and Domestic Institutional Reform
  • Paul Heywood (University of Nottingham). Managing, not solving: on the challenges of combating contemporary corruption
  • Sarah Muir (CUNY). Corruption as a Key Category of Civil Society
  • Panel Chair: Manuel Balán (McGill)

 

11:00-11:15

Health Break

 

11:15-12:15

Academic Keynote Address

  • Prof. Pranab Bardhan (Berkeley). A Global Agenda for Labor in the Face of Inequality and Populism

 

12:15-1:30:  Lunch break

 

1:30 – 3:15

Panel 2: Environment

  • Michael Brown (McGill).  UN Mediation of Natural Resource Conflicts: Reflections of a UN Mediator About Policy Implementation in Challenging Local Governance Settings
  • Arun Agrawal (U Michigan). Social Protection and Climate Resilience.
  • Kathryn Hochstetler (LSE). Green vs. Green: Community Responses to Electricity Installations in Brazil and South Africa
  • Louis Hotte (U Ottawa).  Foreign Conflicts and OECD Fish Catches
  • Panel Chair:Timothy Hodges (McGill)

 

3:15-3:30: Health Break

 

3:30-5:15

Panel 3: International Organizations

  • Rachel Kiddell-Monroe (ISID and MSF).  Multicentric governance: involving communities in governing humanitarian action
  • Nitsan Chorev (Brown U). Bargaining in the Shadow of Power: The Conditions of Possibility for Developmental Foreign Aid
  • Alex Mutebi (African Development Bank)
  • Panel Chair: Jennifer Welsh (McGill University)

 

5:15- 5:30:  Closing Remarks by the Right Honourable Joe Clark

 

5:30-6:30:  Reception

 


Day Two (March 19)

 

8:30-9:00

Arrival and Registration

 

9:00-9:15

Welcome and Opening Remarks:

  • Introduction by Erik Kuhonta (Associate Director of the Institute for the Study of International Development, McGill University)

 

9:15-11:00

Panel 4: Democracy

  • Rachel Beatty-Riedl (Northwestern). Democratic Breakdown in Sub-Saharan Africa: Pathways of Autocratization
  • Sanjay Ruparelia (Ryerson).  Transitions to and regressions from democracy: reflections on India and China
  • Poulami Roychowdhury (McGill University).  Claiming Rights while Despising the State: How Perceptions of State Failure Condition Democratic Practice
  • Panel Chair: Robert Greenhill (Global Canada)

 

11:00-11:15: Coffee Break

 

11:15-12:15

Policy Keynote Address

  • Jim Brumby (World Bank).  The Age of Governance.

 

12:15-1:30: Lunch Break

 

1:30-3:15

Panel 5: Migration and Refugees

  • Dean Yang (U Michigan). Migration Policies for Development
  • Lamis Abdelaaty (U Syracuse). Explaining State Responses to Refugees
  • Martina Tazzioli (U Swansea). Refugees, data and debit cards. Rethinking control, freedom and autonomy in the Greek migration laboratory
  • Panel Chair: Diana Allan (McGill)

 

3:15-3:30 : Day Two Closing Remarks:  Professor Sonia Laszlo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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