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McMaster University Faculty of Social Sciences news and current events.

$1M gift from Victor Koloshuk to support graduate students in Anthropology

Victor Koloshuk and his family were on campus this week for a celebration in recognition of his recent gift of more than $1-million to McMaster’s Department of Anthropology, which brings the Koloshuk family’s combined giving to $1.6-million.

Apr 19, 2018

Politics, Power, and Policy Alternatives

How might alternative policy proposals be advocated for?

Apr 17, 2018

TA/Marker Position Available for Spring/Summer 2018

The Department of Health, Aging and Society is looking for a teaching assistant for the Spring/Summer 2018 session.

Apr 17, 2018

Sewon Hur (University of Pittsburgh) | Inflation, Debt, and Default

Wed, April 18, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. KTH-334 Host: Pau Pujolas

Apr 17, 2018

Social Psychology Program Welcomes Dr. Luca Berardi

The Honours Social Psychology program is delighted to welcome Dr. Luca Berardi to the program.

Apr 17, 2018

Spring and Summer Courses

2018 Spring/Summer enrollment is open!

Apr 16, 2018

Juan Carlos Conesa (Stony Brook University) | Optimal Austerity

Fri, April 20, 3:00pm - 4:30pm KTH-334 Host: Pau Pujolas

Apr 16, 2018

2018 Spring courses in Labour Studies

Looking for a class that will peak your imagination and satisfy your appetite for social justice? Labour Studies has some great choices this Spring/Summer.

Apr 13, 2018

The GO Train to Farm Country?

Professor Emerti Atif Kubursi acts as an economic analyst for the Land Over Landings study which focuses on the economic potential of 9,600 acres of farmland north of Pickering.

Apr 13, 2018

Economics Professor One of Three Chosen to Speak at McMaster Alumni's Lively Exchange

It's like a TED Talk meets dinner party! Professor Bridget O'Shaughnessy will present "Sinfully Delicious: The Economics of Bad Behaviour."

Apr 13, 2018

AltAusterity Digest #42 April 5-11, 2018

This week in Austerity News:

Apr 13, 2018

North American Basic Income Guarantee Congress to take place in Hamilton, Ontario from May 24-27, 2018

The 17th Annual North American Basic Income Congress (NABIG) will be held May 24-27 at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. School of Labour Studies is a co-host!

Apr 13, 2018

2018 McMaster-Toronto Scrollery

Recently, McMaster hosted the 9th annual Scrollery.

Apr 12, 2018

CPEG-PEUK Joint Workshop

Canadian Public Economics Group and Public Economics United Kingdom Joint Workshop - April 19-20, 2018

Apr 10, 2018

IGHC Research Seminar Series

Thursday, May 10, 1:00-2:30pm, L.R. Wilson Hall 1003, McMaster University, Race, Refugees and the Current Crisis, Dr. Eric Tang

Apr 10, 2018

Local Roads to Austerity

How have urban politics and policies interacted with austerity?

Apr 10, 2018

The Trump Talks: Free Public Lecture Series

Join experts from McMaster University as they discuss “The Trump Effect” in national and international politics, racism and resistance, women’s rights, and globalization. April 4, 11, 18, 25 at 7 p.m.

Apr 09, 2018

McMaster PhD Dr. Claudia Díaz Ríos to be an Assistant Professor in OISE at University of Toronto

Dr. Díaz Ríos will take up her appointment in the Department of Leadership, Adult and Higher Education at OISE in January 2019

Apr 09, 2018

AltAusterity Digest #41 March 29 - April 4, 2018

This week in Austerity News:

Apr 07, 2018

University Scholar Prize awarded to McMaster researchers

Four members of the McMaster community have been named University Scholars including Daniel Machiela, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies.

Apr 06, 2018