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January 29th RIPS: Mid-Size Cities in North America and the Crisis of Global Industrial Restructuring

Join us on Thursday January 29, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. in KTH-732

Jan 29, 2015

Book Launch, January 29th

Orchestrating Austerity:Impacts and Resistance

Jan 29, 2015

Calling all Undergraduate Political Science Students

To be need a strong voice.

Jan 07, 2015

December 8 RIPS: The politicization of cultural diversity at the local level: alliances between political parties and immigrant organizations

Join us on Monday December 8, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. in KTH-732 as Juan Carlos Triviño (PhD candidate at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) presents his research on alliances between parties and immigrant organizations in two cities in Catalonia, Spain.

Dec 08, 2014

November 6 RIPS: In Defense of Policy-Making Disagreement

Join us on November 6, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. in KTH-732 as Dr. Éric Montpetit (Professeur, Université de Montréal) presents his research on the role of political disagreement among interest groups, civil servants and other experts in biotechnology policy.

Nov 06, 2014

Are Canadian municipal politics too white and too male?

Karen Bird was recently featured on CBC-Radio's The 180, with regard to the lack of diversity in elected city councils.

Nov 05, 2014

Austerity Research Group (ARG) Workshop

'Manufacturing and Framing Austerity' - October 30th and 31st

Oct 30, 2014

October 23 RIPS: The Disparity of Water Access in Delhi, India

Join us on October 23, 2014 at 2.30pm in KTH-732 as Dr. Heather O'Leary (Postdoctoral Fellow in Water Policy and McMaster Water Network Coordinator) presents her research on justice and water access in Delhi. Refreshments to follow at the Phoenix.

Oct 23, 2014

Dr. Marshall Beier wins prestigious award

Faculty wins OCUFA Teaching Award

Oct 20, 2014

October 7 RIPS: Great Lakes, Great Responsibilities: Can Governance Capacity be Measured?

Panel Chaired by Prof. Carolyn Johns, Ryerson and alumnus of McMaster Political Science

Oct 07, 2014

Women & Diversity - The EXCLerator Project

Dr. Karen Bird and PhD student Samantha Jackson launch report on women's representation among executive and community leadership positions in Hamilton and Halton.

Oct 01, 2014

Sept 24 Scottish Independence: The Quebec Connection

A CIC-sponsored talk: How has the Quebec sovereignty movement influenced Scotland's desire for autonomy?

Sep 24, 2014

Sept 24 RIPS: Beyond the Global Development Crisis w/Dr. Ben Selwyn (Sussex)

Please join us for the first Research in Progress Seminar (RIPS) of the 2014-15 academic year

Sep 24, 2014

Gendered Impact of Austerity

On September 22nd Kate McInturff, Canadian Centre or Policy Alternatives, spoke to an audience of 60 students and faculty on Gender and Austerity

Sep 22, 2014

New Book

Donna Baines and Stephen McBride eds. Orchestrating Austerity: Impacts and Resistance has just been published by Fernwood Publishing.

Sep 01, 2014

PhD Student Philippe Frowd wins 2014 Northedge Prize

Frowd's award winning essay, entitled "State Personhood, Abjection and the United States’ HIV Travel Ban," appears in the June 2014 issue of Millennium.

Jun 30, 2014

Michelle Dion co-chairs conference supporting women in the field of political methodology

Experts from North America and Europe attend two-day Visions in Methodology conference at McMaster University.

May 22, 2014

Graduate student conference on internationalization of public policy

The third McMaster graduate student conference on the internationalization of public policy took place on January 27-28.

Jan 27, 2014

Netina Tan founds Asia Research Group to help Mac become more ‘globally minded’

Since arriving at the University in January 2013, Netina Tan has devoted much of her considerable energy to re-imagining Asia-focused research and education at McMaster.

Jan 01, 2014

Professor Greg Flynn has been awarded an MSU Teaching Award

Upon winning his second MSU Teaching Award, political science Professor Greg Flynn received further affirmation that he was correct in leaving a career in law to teach political science at the university level.

Jan 01, 2014