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Public Policy, Governance & Citizenship

The roles of various state- and non-state actors in relation to global public goods (e.g., knowledge production, security, health and human rights).

Sustainability, Justice & Global Interdependence

Global perspectives on environmental, economic, political, social and cultural sustainability, justice, and interdependence.

Immigration, Refugees & Diaspora

Dynamics, politics, and experiences of human migration and their intersection with globalization processes.

Culture, Identity & Autonomy

Artistic and socio-cultural expressions and contestations of meaning, identity and agency in the context of globalization.

Why did it take so long for Canada to kill the Philippines helicopter sale?

Dr. Netina Tan and Globalization Program MA student Marvin Mercado discuss "Canada’s need to ‘walk the talk’ on human rights".

Feb 28, 2018

IGHC Distinguished Speakers Series

Mon., March 19th, 1:30pm-3:00pm, L.R. Wilson Hall 1003, McMaster University, John Clarke, Austerity and After? Policies, Politics, and Ideologies

Feb 27, 2018

IGHC Research Seminar Series

Thur., March 8th, 12:30pm-2:00pm, L.R. Wilson Hall 3001, McMaster University, The Diaspora Imperative, Dr. Janet Bauer, IGHC Fulbright Global Scholar

Feb 07, 2018

MDGs cupcakes for the Global Social Policy class

One of our MA students baked these amazing MDGs cupcakes for the Global Social Policy class yesterday, when the UN's Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) was discussed. Thank you for your kind sharing!

Feb 07, 2018

IGHC Research Seminar Series

Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., L.R. Wilson Hall 1003, McMaster University,Toxic-free Future: Health and Environmental Justice for Chemical Safety, Dr. Olga Speranskaya, the Goldman Environmental Prize Winner (2009), CoChair of IPEN

Feb 02, 2018

IGHC Newsletter Winter 2018

The Winter 2018 issue of the IGHC Newsletter highlighting: research news, academic program news, and upcoming IGHC Research Seminar Series.

Jan 25, 2018

M.A. Master of Arts in Globalization

M.A. in Globalization is an interdisciplinary program that examines the complex political, social, economic, cultural, discursive and theoretical developments related to processes of globalization and how these come to bear upon our lives, our communities, and the environment in which we live. Research areas include: contemporary culture; diasporic, transnational and multicultural communities; global governance; international trade and finance; and social, environmental and labour issues.

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Minor Interdisciplinary Minor in Globalization Studies

The minor in Globalization Studies provides students with the opportunity to explore the complex idea of globalization from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Students will complete courses from both the Humanities and Social Sciences faculties that cover a wide variety of themes related to globalization, and will be able to tailor their course selection according to their interests.

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