Christopher Manfredi, a founding member of the Research Group on Constitutional Studies and of the Yan P. Lin Centre (which absorbed RGCS), has been reappointed for a second term as Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic).
Charles Taylor, CC, GOQ, FRSC, FBA, McGill BA 1952, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at McGill, former Professor of Political Science at McGill, and the only emeritus member of the Yan P. Lin Centre through its Research Group on Constitutional Studies, has been named a co-recipient of the 2019 Ratzinger Prize. The prize was endowed by former Pope Benedict XVI for scholarship in theology relating to his work.
Elizabeth Anderson, who delivered the 2019 Lin Centre Lecture, has been awarded a prestigious MacArthur Fellowship, widely referred to as the “genius grant.”
The video of her Lin Centre Lecture is available here:
Five recent books by RGCS faculty members have been recognized with prestigious prizes awarded by scholarly associations from around the world.
Reviews of Arash Abizadeh, Hobbes and the Two Faces of Ethics
Ioannis Evrigenis, in Perspectives on Politics
Devin Stauffer, in Political Theory
Two visiting professors and one postdoctoral fellow will join the Research Group on Constitutional Studies this academic year.
Congratulations to these postdoctoral fellows from the Research Group on Constitutional Studies and the Research Group on Global Justice who are moving on to new appointments in 2019-20!Samuel Bagg (RGCS) has been awarded a two-year Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship in Politics at Nuffield College, Oxford University.
RGCS hosts a visiting Fulbright Chair for stays of one semester, extendable to up to one year. The Chair receives a stipend of $US 25,000, and is expected to be in residence at McGill conducting research throughout the term of the award. The Chair will be a Fellow of RGCS during his or her stay, expected to take an active part in the Group's intellectual life, including regular participation and one presentation at the RGCS faculty and fellows workshop. There is no teaching requirement.
The McGill Research Group on Constitutional Studies ( http://www.mcgill.ca/rgcs/
https://www.facebook.com/RGCSMcGill ) is accepting applications for its 2019-20 Student Fellowship.
SEPTEMBER 11, 2018: McGill congratulates its professors recognized by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) for their outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic achievement. (Lin Centre Research Group coordinators Lorenz Lüthi and Hans Beck were among these honoured scholars)
DECEMBER 6, 2018: Award granted to scholars who are “internationally renowned in their field… and who in future are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements which will have a seminal influence on their discipline beyond their immediate field of work.”
MARCH 27, 2019 | The Yan P. Lin Centre at McGill bridges the widening gap between science and the liberal arts.
SEPTEMBER 11, 2018 | McGill congratulates its professors recognized by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) for their outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic achievement.
OCTOBER 31, 2017 | Prof. Laila Parsons was among the exceptional educators celebrated at Convocation.
OCTOBER 27, 2015 | A $3.4 million gift from McGill alumnus and long-time university supporter, Dr. Yan P. Lin, PhD’92, will establish the Yan P. Lin Centre for the Study of Freedom and Global Orders in Ancient and Modern Worlds.