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The Speculative Logic of Capitalism: Or, Hyman Minsky as a Critical Social Theorist

Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, L.R. Wilson Hall 1003, McMaster University Prof. Martijn Konings, Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Sydney, Australia

Nov 07, 2018

Municipal Election Season

Students and graduates make their mark

Nov 05, 2018

Khaled Al-Kassimi Recognized for Teaching Excellence

PhD candidate becomes the first two-time winner of the Keith Leppmann Award

Nov 01, 2018

Research in Progress Seminar (RIPS)

Nick Bibby, November 1 - The Party's Over: Devolution and the Demise of UK-Wide Political Parties

Oct 31, 2018

Graduation – Student Checklist

To ensure a smooth and enjoyable convocation ceremony for you and your guests, please make certain you complete the following tasks by the appropriate deadlines. If you intend to graduate but will not be attending your ceremony, there are still tasks that must be completed to finalize your graduation.

Oct 29, 2018

How does new media spread support for LGBT+ rights?

Political Scientist, Dr. Michelle Dion examines the role of internet access and support for same-sex marriage.

Oct 29, 2018

UN Report highlights dangers of Climate Change

Professor Robert O’Brien analyses the political impact of the latest UN Climate Change Report.

Oct 26, 2018

New Research Findings Defy Expectations

Political Science PhD student, Oldrich Bubak’s recent comparative study of public opinion comes to some intriguing conclusions.

Oct 25, 2018

New research highlights barriers to Indigenous research sovereignty

Funding agencies & universities often have rules the conflict with Indigenous research priorities

Oct 24, 2018

Apply for the McCall MacBain International Fellowship

Valued at up to $23,500 per fellowship for up to 10 McMaster students, the McCall MacBain International Fellowship will offer you the chance to learn a new language, study, and gain work experience in a country of your interest.

Oct 22, 2018

A "Woman Who Rocks"

Dr. Karen Bird Recognized for her Professional and Community Contributions

Oct 17, 2018

Research in Progress Seminar (RIPS)

Dr. Randolph B. Persaud, October 15 - Agile Racism as Daily Plebiscite: Notes from Trump’s America*

Oct 11, 2018

McMaster's Faculty of Social Sciences is turning 50

Join us for a day of discovery as we celebrate 50 years of Social Sciences at McMaster! Saturday, October 20, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Oct 09, 2018

Research in Progress Seminar (RIPS)

Dr. David MacDonald, October 3 - Settler Justice in a Prairie Town: A Selective Discourse Analysis in the Aftermath of the Killing of Colten Boushie

Oct 02, 2018

Where's Ontario Headed under Doug Ford?

Large audience for the Department's panel on the new provincial government

Sep 27, 2018

IGHC Research Seminar Series

Wednesday, October 3rd, 12:30-1:30pm, L.R. Wilson Hall 1003, McMaster University, Are Globalization, Democratization, And Our Current Global Liberal Order Ending? Prof. Tony Porter

Sep 25, 2018

Fall Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) information sessions

Come out to learn more about the Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA). The USRA provides you with an opportunity to receive funds of $3,500 to cover part-time, research-based activity over the Fall/Winter Terms.

Sep 24, 2018

Ontario under Doug Ford – What Happened, and Where are We Going?

Tuesday, September 25, 11:00 am – 12:30 p.m., Wilson Community Room (LRW 1003)

Sep 24, 2018

Evolution Against Empire

Congratulations to Dr. Inder Marwah on being awarded a SSHRC Insight Development Grant for his project "Evolution Against Empire."

Sep 21, 2018

Political Perspectives: Fall 2018

The McMaster University Department of Political Science Newsletter.

Sep 18, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Alina Sajed on being awarded a SSHRC Insight Development Grant

Dr. Sajed is awarded a SSHRC Insight Development Grant for her project ‘Third Worldism re-visited: anti-colonial connectivity and the politics of national liberation.’

Sep 18, 2018