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What Voices are Heard in Canadian Policymaking?

What is the role of NGOs in the policy process?

Mar 20, 2018

Travelling the river of life

Bonnie Freeman's research on the Two Row journey — a symbol of co-operation and friendship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples — began with a seven-day paddle down the Grand River.

Mar 20, 2018

Is an Islamic Reform Necessary?

Guest speaker, March, 22, 7:30 p.m. - Professor AbdolKarim Soroush (Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs Georgetown University)

Mar 20, 2018

Spring and Summer Courses

2018 Spring/Summer enrollment opens on March 19!

Mar 19, 2018

Department of Anthropology - Career Night

What kind of non-academic jobs are there for Anthropology graduates? Come see our guest panel to find out!

Mar 19, 2018

AltAusterity to Host Second Workshop and Public Event

Initial research findings, deeper partnerships, and a panel on 'the role of government today'

Mar 19, 2018

AltAusterity to Host Second Workshop and Public Event

Initial research findings, deeper partnerships, and a panel on 'the role of government today'

Mar 18, 2018

AltAusterity Digest #38 March 8-14, 2018

This week in Austerity News:

Mar 17, 2018

Anthropology PhD ranked second in Three Minute Thesis competition

Kaitlin East (PhD candidate, Department of Anthropology) placed second overall in the School of Graduate Studies Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

Mar 16, 2018

CTE meets #metoo: Violence and victimhood reconsidered in Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Dr. Aryn Martin, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, York University will offer a nuanced perspective on the construction of domestic violence and sexual assault through a consideration of conditioning in certain professions and sports, and a speculation of the extent to which Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy plays a role.

Mar 15, 2018

Understanding American Foreign Policy Through a National Security Council Simulation

American Foreign Policy Students Engaged in a National Security Council Simulation.

Mar 15, 2018

Transnational Think Tank Networks in the EU

How is economic policy driven by epistemic communities in the EU?

Mar 13, 2018

McMaster PhD Dr. Claudia Díaz Ríos recognized with international dissertation award

The award from the Latin American Interest Group (LASIG) of the Comparative & International Education Society recognizes an outstanding thesis in the field of comparative education in Latin America

Mar 12, 2018

Social Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Award

The Honours Social Psychology Program congratulates Rachel Cheung on receiving a Social Sciences Undergraduate Student Summer Undergraduate Research Award!

Mar 12, 2018

Ryan and Leanne Clarke Prizes in Advocacy and Active Citizenship

Social Psychology students’, Jodie Lo and Leteesha Henny have won third place in the Clarke Prize competition held on March 2, 2018. The Clarke Prizes in Advocacy and Active Citizenship were established in 2014 by Ryan Clarke and his wife Leanne to reward distinguished advocacy demonstrated by students who are advocating or wish to advocate for some type of meaningful social and/or political change.

Mar 12, 2018

Social Psychology capstone students annual poster fair

All Social Psychology students, staff and faculty are invited to the 2018 Capstone Poster Fair | Wed. March 21, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to be held in the Great Hall of the University Club of McMaster

Mar 12, 2018

AltAusterity Digest #37 March 1-7, 2018.

This week in Austerity News:

Mar 10, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Lana Wylie on the publication of Other Diplomacies, Other Ties: Cuba and Canada in the Shadow of the U.S.

Other Diplomacies, Other Ties (co-edited with Luis René Fernández Tabío and Cynthia Wright) explores Cuba-Canada relations following the revolution of 1959 and the major geopolitical and economic transformations that have occurred in recent years.

Mar 09, 2018

Call for Proposals - UCASS Academic Staff Survey Data (1970 to 2010)

A call for proposals to the University and College Academic Staff System (UCASS) data base for 1970 to 2010 / Data Pilot Project has been released.

Mar 08, 2018