Geography

Two professors earn prestigious CFI research awards

  Two professors from the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) are among a cohort of researchers across Canada to receive funding through the Canadian Foundation for Innovation's (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) to pursue ground-breaking research. The federal government has invested more than $52 million in 220 new infrastructure projects across […]

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Researchers discuss activism, academia in Southeast Asia

  How do activism and academia shape one another? Researchers from York U and other universities reflected on this question in a special section of the July 2017 issue of Critical Asian Studies. Their experiences navigating their roles as academics conducting socially engaged research in Southeast Asia offer insights into the emotional and intellectual challenges […]

Ursula Huws

Global Labour Speaker Series brings Ursula Huws to discuss platform capitalism

  The Global Labour Research Centre (York University), the Socialist Project, and the Centre for Social Justice will host a talk on “Understanding the 'Gig Economy': the Political Economy of Platform Capitalism” on Oct. 17 from 12:30 to 2pm. The event features Ursula Huws, professor of labour and globalisation, at the University of Hertfordshire. She will discuss […]

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Open Your Mind: A Q&A with Andrew Medeiros, Arctic ecology researcher and geography professor

  Appearing at regular intervals in YFile, “Open Your Mind” is a series of articles offering insight into the different ways York University professors, researchers and graduate students champion fresh ways of thinking in their research and teaching practices. Their approaches, grounded in a desire to seek the unexpected, are charting new courses for future […]