Political Science

Massey Award recipients Lily Cho and David McNally | 2017-07-18 | Photo-illustration

Prestigious York-Massey honours awarded to York University professors

In June, 2017, York University’s Lily Cho was awarded a York-Massey Fellowship 2017-2018 and Professor David McNally was awarded York-Massey Visiting Scholarships 2017-2018. “The York-Massey Fellowships and Visiting Scholarships represent an important opportunity for York researchers and academics to expand their areas of scholarship and contribution to their various disciplines in a broader context  ̶  […]

FGS Grad Researcher award winners 2017-06-21 | photo

Graduate researchers from English and Politics awarded thesis prizes

  Seven York graduate students celebrated the receipt of their Thesis & Dissertation Prizes with faculty colleagues and program directors at a recent luncheon honouring their research contributions, with two coming from the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS). “This is one of those great opportunities where we get to celebrate the excellent […]

Prof Liisa North Emerita Ecuador U Award 2017-06-14 | photo

Ecuadorian university honours CERLAC Fellow and Prof Emerita Liisa North

  CERLAC Fellow and York Professor Emerita Liisa North was honoured by the Rural Studies Workshop of the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar (UASB) of Ecuador and the Grupo TIERRA at a special ceremony on May 25. The honour was conferred for her scholarship and teaching on rural issues in Ecuador and other Latin American countries […]

Prof Robert Latham at microphone 2017-06-12 | photo

Work of Professor Robert Latham subject of symposium in Beijing

  A symposium in Beijing, running June 12 and 13, will highlight the work of York University political science Professor Robert Latham and his seminal book Digital Formations: IT and New Architectures in the Global Realm, co-edited with Columbia University Professor Saskia Sassen. The “Symposium on Digital Formations and Chinese Experiences: Creation, Appropriation, and Circulation” […]

Marx Capital Conference 2017-06-08 | photo

International conference 'Marx's Capital after 150 Years: Critique and Alternative to Capitalism' attracts 1,000+

  An international conference to mark  the 150th anniversary of the first publication of Marx’s Capital was held May 24 to 26 at York University. Organized by Marx Collegium (York University), under the directorship of Marcello Musto, associate professor of sociology, the conference brought together some of the leading scholars in the fields of sociology, political […]

Prof Leah Vosko photo

Researchers inspire provincial policy change to aid employees in precarious jobs

  Early this week, the Government of Ontario is set to introduce legislation updating Ontario’s Employment Standards and Labour Relations Acts in response to the final report of the Provincial Government’s Changing Workplaces Review (CWR) released on May 23. The most significant review of Ontario’s employment standards and labour relations laws and policies in a […]

Dean Ananya Mukherjee-Reed nominated for top 25 Canadian Immigrants photo

Dean Ananya Mukherjee-Reed in contention for RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards

  Canadian Immigrant magazine has kicked off voting for the ninth annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards, identifying and celebrating the inspiring stories and achievements of Canadian immigrants from all walks of life. Some 630 entries were submitted following the call for nominations. From the hundreds of worthy submissions, the judges determined a short list of […]

Conjugal Slavery in War Project with Prof Rivas 2017-05-03

York researchers participate in national consultations on women, peace and security

  Three researchers from York University travelled to Ottawa to participate in national consultations aimed at guiding the development of Canada’s next National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security. The consultations, which took place April 20 and 21, brought together approximately 90 key stakeholders from the government, military and police, civil society and […]