Gary King, "Big Data Is Not About the Data!"


Faculty Club 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

The Centre on Population Dynamics at McGill University is pleased to present political scientist Gary King, Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor and Director for the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University, who will be giving a talk on “Big Data Is Not About The Data!” between 3:00 and 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2013.  The talk will be given in the Faculty Club Ballroom (3450 McTavish Street).  A reception will follow.  Please RSVP to Geneviève Brunet-Gauthier at genevieve.brunet-gauthier [at] if you plan to attend.

Co-sponsored by the Departments of Sociology, Economics, Political Science, and Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health; the CRC on Social Statistics and Family Change; the CRC in Health Disparities; and the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship.

This lecture has received additional support from the Beatty Memorial Lectures Committee.