The Institute for the Study of International Development congratulates Dr Kate Bersch for the publication of her new book. "When Democracies Deliver: Governance Refrom in Latin America". Dr Bersch was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for the academic years 2016-2017 and 2017-2018, and much of the research and writing of this volume was made possible by her ISID fellowship.
The Human Resources Office in the Faculty of Arts is pleased to announce the latest updates to Administrative and Support Staff positions within the Faculty. Join us in wishing your colleagues well in their new roles.
Giants in their respective fields, this year’s Hon Docs have blazed trails in everything from poetry and theoretical physics to jazz guitar and human rights.
The Honorary Doctorates in Arts include:
Michael Harris B.A. (Sir George Williams University), M.A. (Concordia University)
Michael Harris has made a lifetime commitment to the Canadian literary scene, having a profound impact on the development of poetry in Canada.
The Institute for the Study of International Development is pleased to learn of the publication by Georgetown University Press of "Refugees' Roles in Resolving Displacement and Building Peace: Beyond Beneficiaries", edited by ISID's Megan Bradley along with James Milner and Blair Peruniak.
Indigenous Studies is once again running our summer field course, INDG 450, from July 8th until August 5th. This course focuses on Rotinonhsonni land-based pedagogies, Ohén:ton Karihwátehkwen (words before all else) as well as stories to engage in various topics of Indigenous Studies. Land-based practices, guest speakers, trips around the city and in community, will be used to engage student in the learning process.
The Institute for the Study of International Development's regular newsletter, LATITUDE, is now available for download. Read up on our people, our research, our events and our programs!
Printed copies are available at the Institute in Peterson Hall.
ISID Professor of Practice, Dr Eliane Ubalijoro, is profiled in Forbes magazine.
Read the full article online: https://www.forbes.com/sites/christinero/2019/03/07/5-lessons-for-a-non-...
The Human Resources Office in the Faculty of Arts is pleased to announce the latest updates to Administrative and Support Staff positions within the Faculty. Join us in wishing your colleagues well as they continue their important work in the Faculty.
Thanks to the generosity of the Rathlyn Foundation, the Indigenous Studies Program and McGill Institute for the Study of Canada have been able to award three scholarships to graduate students. Ben Geboe who is pursuing his PhD in Social Work won the Rathlyn Doctoral Fellowship. Ben is an enrolled member of the Yankton Sioux Tribe of South Dakota and grew up on the Rosebud S
The QS World University Ranking has five subjects at McGill ranked in the top 20 worldwide, including Linguistics which made a big jump from 38 to 17 and cracked the top 20.
We are honoured to announce that Skawennati will serve as our Indigenous Knowledge Holder for 2019. Kahnawake-born artist Skawennati makes work that addresses history, the future, and change from her perspective both as an urban Mohawk and a cyber punk avatar. She is co-director of Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace at Concordia University. Skawennati's work imagining Indigenous futures and ensuring the existence of Indigenous people in cyberspace.
ISID's Global Governance Lab releases a new policy brief by Francesco Amodio and Andreas Menzel, "Working in Export Manufacturing: A Blessing or a Curse". Read about it here!
We thank our many collaborators in the Canadian federal government as well as PGSS, CaPS, and University Advancement for helping make McGill’s Annual Federal Careers and Networking Trip to Ottawa a smashing success.
Nominations are now called from the full-time administrative and support staff of the University, from within Group 1, for One representative on Senate for a three-year term commencing September 1, 2019.
The Call for Nominations together with the Nomination Form are attached. It may be photocopied as required, but nominations on other than official forms will not be accepted.
H. Noel Fieldhouse Award for Distinguished Teaching
The H. Noel Fieldhouse Award for Distinguished Teaching is designed to recognize outstanding teaching in the Faculty of Arts, and is awarded each June at Convocation. All full-time academic staff in the Faculty of Arts are eligible for this award. Any student, alumnus, or member of the academic staff may submit a nomination.
Components of a Nomination: