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McMaster University Faculty of Social Sciences news and current events.

Austerity in Nova Scotia

A briefing note on recent trends in the Atlantic province.

Sep 12, 2017

Dr. Karen McGarry on Kids TVO show Mystery Files

Dr. Karen McGarry Appears on Mystery Files as an expert of the undead in different cultures The undead episode airs on TVO September 11 at 6 p.m.

Sep 11, 2017

Build leadership skills, enhance your resume and contribute to your community

“This course shaped my leadership philosophy - inclusive, empowering, ethical, purposeful and process-oriented, to create positive relationships.”

Sep 10, 2017

Conference registration now open

Confronting Global Capital. Strengthening Labour Internationalism and Transnationalism in Canada Today. October 12-14, 2017

Sep 08, 2017

AltAusterity Digest #12 August 31-September 6, 2017

This week in Austerity News:

Sep 08, 2017

HEAM seminar — Monday September 18, 3:30 – 5:00pm, CRL B119

Natalie Malak: When Good Fences aren't Enough: The Effect of Neighboring Air Pollution on Infant Health Outcomes

Sep 06, 2017

Patina: The Political Life of Haunted Houses

The Department of Anthropology is pleased to present Dr. Shannon Dawdy from the University of Chicago as a Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 7 p.m.

Sep 06, 2017

Trade Economists in the 21st Century

The Department of Economics is pleased to present Dr. Penny Goldberg of Yale University, Editor of the American Economic Review as a Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

Sep 06, 2017

Social Sciences Media Spotlight | Aug. 14 to 28, 2017

The McMaster Faculty of Social Sciences is known for making a positive impact on the local, national and international stages. Here are some highlights of the many McMaster Soc Sci stories making news.

Sep 05, 2017

Tracing Manjusri: How an Indian Bodhisattva became a Permanent Resident of China

The Department of Religious Studies is pleased to present Dr. Paul Harrison the George Edwin Burnell Chair in Religious Studies at Stanford University as a Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 7 p.m.

Sep 05, 2017

Apply now to experience potential careers

Whether you’re unsure of your career path, have a vague idea, or have planned out the next five years – job shadowing is for you!

Sep 05, 2017

VIDEO: UK Governance - From Overloading to Freeloading

Dr. Richard Woodward (Coventry University) on the narratives and outcomes of UK governance

Sep 05, 2017

First-year student shares Indigenous culture through her passion for performance

“A big part of my culture is performance,” says Semiah Smith. “We were always a creative people – our ceremonies have songs and dances that are embedded in everything we do, the way that we live, and in our world view. To me, being Indigenous and being artistic and creative are very close. It was just a natural path for me.”

Sep 01, 2017

AltAusterity Digest #11: August 24-30, 2017

This week in Austerity News:

Sep 01, 2017

McMaster Sociology Prof. Tina Fetner explains why white supremacist groups are feeling emboldened

President Trump's failure to unequivocally condemn white supremacist activists last weekend undermines norms against racism and anti-Semitism, Prof. Fetner explains.

Aug 31, 2017

How acts of hate inspired a Muslim-Jewish sisterhood based on love

CBC news features Sociology PhD candidate, Sabreena Ghaffar-Siddiqui, the co-founder of The Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom, a group that brings Muslim and Jewish women together in sisterhood.

Aug 31, 2017

RDC News: September 2017

Directions to our new location, a request for proposals, new data sets, and wishing a happy retirement to Byron Spencer.

Aug 29, 2017

RDC News: Longitudinal Administrative Databank (LAD) available

The Longitudinal Administrative Databank is now available for download and can be accessed by researchers with approved projects.

Aug 29, 2017

Indigenous Student Services launches new website

Supporting First Nations, Inuit, and Metis students attending McMaster.

Aug 29, 2017

Irish Austerity in Review

The macroeconomics of growth, decline, and austerity in Ireland

Aug 29, 2017

Political Perspectives: Fall 2017

The McMaster University Department of Political Science Newsletter.

Aug 28, 2017