Political Science

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 […]

International scholars to lead 'Politics of the Possible' workshop

  York University's Department of Political Science will host a community participant and graduate student centred workshop entitled "The Politics of the Possible: Community Engagement in Momentous Times" on May 2 and 3. The event is envisioned as a space for progressive activists, community organizers and academics to share knowledge, build relationships and mobilize to […]

Karl Marx photo illustration

International conference brings top Marx scholars to York University

An international conference focused on Karl Marx’s Capital on its 150th anniversary will be held at York University this spring. The conference, "Marx’s Capital after 150 Years Years: Critique and Alternative to Capitalism," will take place from May 24 to 26 at the Keele campus. York University will host to the world’s top scholars, including […]

Daughters of the Vote at House of Commons, photo 2017-03-30

York students attend historic Daughters of the Vote initiative at House of Commons

Nine York University students were among the 338 young women to attend Equal Voice Canada’s historic Daughters of the Vote initiative in the House of Commons on International Women’s Day (March 8). The young women were representatives for each of Canada’s federal ridings, and made Canadian history by taking their seats in the House with […]

Prof. John Saul and Social Movement Book

Prof. Emeritus John Saul publishes new book exploring southern African liberation in North America

  A new book by Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) Professor Emeritus John Saul examines the North American campaign for southern African liberation. The book, titled On Building a Social Movement: The North American Campaign for Southern African Liberation Revisited, explore the topic by first evoking both the region-wide battle for liberation […]

Prof. Gabrielle Slowey

Prof. Gabrielle Slowey named inaugural Fulbright Chair in Arctic Studies at Dartmouth College

  Political Science Professor Gabrielle Slowey has been awarded the inaugural Fulbright Chair in Arctic Studies for 2016-2017 at Dartmouth College. Gabrielle Slowey She will take up the position in the Dickey Centre for Arctic Studies in January 2017 for the duration of the winter academic term. The Institute of Arctic Studies at Dartmouth has […]