Faculty of Arts

19Jan201815:00
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16:30

The Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship presents:

Analytic Activism: How activist organizations refine tactics and develop strategies to build power in the digital age

David Karpf (George washington University)

You can learn more about Professor Karpf by clicking here

Classified as: External, faculty, staff, students
23Jan201817:30
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19:30

Join Peter Sabor, (Director, Burney Centre) and Stewart Cooke (Associate Director, Burney Centre) for a half century overview of the Burney Centre's achievements, and an exploration of new challenges including making the Burney writings available for the first time, in addition to a current editorial project: a complete edition of the letters of the musicologist and man of letters, Dr. Charles Burney, Frances Burney's father. The talk will draw on material acquired by Rare Books & Special Collections.

Classified as: ROAAr event, Library event, ROAAr – Rare Books, Osler, Art, Archives, Friends of the Library
31Jan201817:30
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19:00

Fifty years after the Vietnam war, historians are able to reflect on its larger meaning for Vietnamese and global history. What motivated the Vietnamese communists to start the offensive?  How did it affect the country? And how did the world react to it? Professor Lorenz Lüthi from the Department of History and Classical Studies explores this seminal event.

To RSVP, please click here.

​Light reception to follow.

Classified as: ROAAr event, ROAAr – Rare Books, Osler, Art, Archives, Library event, Friends of the Library
2Feb201814:30
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16:00

Lecture given by Dr. David B. Woolner, author of The Last 100 Days: FDR at War and at Peace, Senior Fellow and Hyde Park Resident Historian at the The Roosevelt Institute, Senior Fellow Center for Civic Engagement at Bard College, and Professor of History at Marist College. 

Classified as: Department of History
29Jan2018
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7Feb2018

AFTER YOUR BA, WHAT NEXT?

Come to Work Your BA events to explore, learn about options and different paths, and gain ideas, information, inspiration, motivation and advice! Organized by McGill's Career Planning Service (CaPS) and the Arts Undergraduate Society (AUS).

Classified as: WYBA, networking, panels, workshop, Careers, work your ba
8Feb201818:00
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20:00

 

Media@McGill presents Increasing Diversity in Local Tech and Media Organizations: Strategies from the Field.

In response to a reported lack of data on diversity in the Canadian tech sector, Media@McGill invites local representatives from the areas of media, technology, gaming and publicity to address concrete actions taken towards making the workplace, as well as media representations, more inclusive. The panel is followed by a Q&A with the public and a small reception.

9Feb201814:30
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16:00

 

The Research Group on Transitions and Global Modernities
of the Yan P. Lin Centre for the Study of Freedom and Global Orders in the Ancient and Modern Worlds

is pleased to welcome 

Jeff Byrne

to give a presentation entitled

Global Subversion, National Salvation:

Classified as: Yan P Lin Centre for the Study of Freedom and Global Orders in the Ancient and Modern Worlds, Research Group on Transitions and Global Modernities
9Feb201815:00
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17:30

The Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship presents:

Measuring Immigration Policies and their Effects

Marc Helbling (University of Bamberg)

You can learn more about Professor Helbling by clicking here

14Feb201816:00
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18:00

Lecture given by Hélène Cazes, Professor at the University of Victoria (Department of French) and the Director of the Program of Medieval Studies

Classified as: Friends of the Library, Library event, ROAAr event, ROAAr – Rare Books, Osler, Art, Archives
16Feb201814:30
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16:00

 

The Research Group on Global Justice
of the Yan P. Lin Centre for the Study of Freedom and Global Orders in the Ancient and Modern Worlds

is pleased to welcome 

Serena Parekh

to give a presentation entitled

The Refugee Regime and Global Structural Injustice

 

 

Classified as: Yan P Lin Centre for the Study of Freedom and Global Orders in the Ancient and Modern Worlds, Research Group on Global Justice
16Feb201815:00
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17:30

The Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship presents:

Affluence and congruence

Noam Lupu (Vanderbilt University)

You can learn more about Professor Lupu by clicking here

2Mar201815:00
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17:30

The Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship presents:

Who’s There? Election Observer Identity and the Local Credibility of Elections

Sarah Bush (Temple University)

You can learn more about Professor Temple by clicking here

10Jan2018
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23Mar2018

Since its earliest days, vaccination has been attended by hesitation, resistance and controversy. Why did an innovation that promised to rid the world of the terrible scourge of smallpox inspire such enduring fear? When Jenner spearheaded the promotion of vaccination at the turn of the nineteenth century, he predicted the end of a disease that had taken 60 million lives in the eighteenth century alone. He was right, but it took until 1980 before the World Health Organization could proclaim “smallpox zero”.

Classified as: Library exhibition, Friends of the Library
29Mar201816:30
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18:00

The Yan P. Lin Centre Annual Lecture

will be given by

Timur Kuran

Professor of Economics and Political Science, and Gorter Family Professor of Islamic Studies at Duke University

"Clashes with and within Islam: Roles of Intolerant Communities"

Free and open to the public. Register at lincentre [at] mcgill.ca

 

Classified as: Yan P Lin Centre for the Study of Freedom and Global Orders in the Ancient and Modern Worlds, Annual Lecture

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