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Watch now: Women, Social Media and Religious Authority in North America (2021 Eakin Lecture)

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: 24 Mar 2021

Watch now: Resistance in the Time of a Pandemic (2021 Mallory Lecture)

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: 23 Mar 2021

Watch now: Building Back Green

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

Featuring:

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: 16 Mar 2021

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

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

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