McGill Institute for the Study of Canada

The long echo of Quebec student politics: the Union Générale des Étudiants du Québec (1964-1969) and its legacy and impact on public life

27Sep201817:00
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Many elements of the 1960s have been analyzed as factors in the transformation of Quebec society: secularization, the independence movement, Social Credit, and terrorism.PGSS Ballroom, 3650 rue...

An exciting time for MISC, as we welcome our new director Daniel Béland

27 Sep 2018

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Daniel Béland as Director. A widely-cited scholar working on public policy from a comparative and...

MISC Interim Director Elsbeth Heaman winner of 2018 Canada Prize

Published: 9Apr2018

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada is happy to announce that the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences has named Tax, Order, and Good Government: A New Political History of...

Books That Matter: Enlightenment Now with Steven Pinker

28Mar201818:00
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If you follow the headlines, the world in the 21st century appears to be sinking into chaos, hatred and irrationality. Yet, as Steven Pinker shows, if you follow the trend lines, you discover that...

2018 Eakin Lecture: "The World Needs More Canada - or does it?" with Michèle Mendelssohn (Oxford University)

9Apr201817:00
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In recent years, The World Needs More Canada has become a beloved slogan. It encapsulates one of the country’s favourite stories about itself: open-minded, immigrant-friendly, tolerant,...

MISC Interim Director Elsbeth Heaman named as finalist for Canada Prize

Published: 12Mar2018

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada is happy to announce that the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences has named Tax, Order, and Good Government: A New Political History of...

"Tax, Order, and Good Government" Shortlisted for Quebec Writers' Federation Prize

Published: 17Oct2017

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada is pleased to announce that the Quebec Writers' Federation has selected Tax, Order, and Good Government as a finalist for the Mavis Gallant Prize for...

Indigeneity and North East India: A Cinematic Vision - a public talk by MISC Visiting Scholar Debashree Dattaray (Jadavpur University)

14Mar201817:00
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In this talk, Professor Debashree Dattaray, MISC Visiting Scholar from Jadavpur University, will discuss the profound paradox that is the North East of India today: a place which simultaneously...

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