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Watch now: Race and Reckoning in Canada

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: 23 Feb 2021

Watch now: The Resilience of Western Alienation in a Transformative Era

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: 19 Feb 2021

Watch now: Minister David Lametti, "From Lectures to Lawmaking"

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: 10 Feb 2021

Watch now: Rediscovering Louis St-Laurent

The video from MISC's panel discussion, "Rediscovering Louis St-Laurent," is now available to watch online!

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

A discussion about the influence of a politician whose astute policies and bold resolve moved Canada into the modern era, which took place on January 28, 2021.

Featuring MISC Director Daniel Béland in conversation with:

Published: 9 Feb 2021

International Day of the Girl 👧👧🏾👧🏻👧🏿👧🏼👧🏽

Celebrate with us International Day of the Girl  👧👧🏾👧🏻👧🏿👧🏼👧🏽

To celebrate the #DayOfTheGirl we are officially launching the Girlfesto Virtual Exhibition. The Girlfesto, a manifesto made by girls and for girls, was drafted at the Circles Within Circles c

Published: 11 Oct 2020

MISC Annual Conference postponed to October 2021

After careful consideration, we have decided to postpone MISC’s Annual Conference for one year to October 28 and 29, 2021. While we will continue to organize online programming throughout the upcoming Fall and Winter semesters, we feel that it is best if the Annual Conference remain a space in which students, speakers, and audience members have the opportunity to convene and fully participate in these conversations.

Published: 5 Jun 2020

Four MISC Research Fellows named

MISC is very glad to welcome four McGill faculty members for the next two years as MISC Research Fellows:

Professor Jill Hanley

Professor Erin Hurley (see also at CRIM)

Published: 15 May 2020

MISC mourns Professor Jarrett Rudy (1970-2020)

Jarrett Rudy (1970-2020)

 

Published: 14 Apr 2020

Daniel Béland appointed Full Professor of Political Science and Director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada

Daniel Béland appointed Full Professor of Political Science and Director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada

Published: 27 Sep 2018

Daniel Béland nommé professeur titulaire de science politique et directeur de l'Institut d'études canadiennes de McGill

Daniel Béland nommé professeur titulaire de science politique et directeur de l'Institut d'études canadiennes de McGill

Published: 27 Sep 2018

Prof. Elsbeth Heaman receives the Sir John A. Macdonald Prize for her book Tax, Order, and Good Government

Prof. Heaman has won the Governor General's History Award for Scholarly Research: The Sir John A. Macdonald Prize for her book Tax, Order, and Good Government: A New Political History of Canada, 1867-1917 (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017). Using extensive archival research from private papers, commissions, the press, and the government, Prof.

Published: 5 Sep 2018

MISC Interim Director Elsbeth Heaman winner of 2018 Canada Prize

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 Canada, 1867-1917  as the winner for the English category of the 2018 Canada Prize, "awarded to books that ma

Published: 9 Apr 2018

MISC Interim Director Elsbeth Heaman named as finalist for Canada Prize

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 Canada, 1867-1917  as

Published: 12 Mar 2018

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

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 Non-Fiction.

Published: 17 Oct 2017

Now published: Tax, Order, and Good Government: A New Political History of Canada, 1867-1917

Modern states have everywhere been born of tax revolts, and Canada was no exception. 

"This book shows that the history of taxation is not only important - it can also be provocative, infuriating, and exciting. Tax, Order, and Good Government is an essential read for all historians of Canada." — Eric Sager, University of Victoria

Published: 19 May 2017

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