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Transitions and Global Modernities Seminar: Yanni Kotsonis, "The Quiet Revolution in Global Taxation"

12 Jan 2018 12:00
13:30

 

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 

Yanni Kotsonis

to give a presentation entitled

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Lorenz Luthi (McGill University): “The Meaning of the Tet Offensive” (Library Lecture) Public lecture given on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive in Vietnam

31 Jan 2018 17:30
19:00

The Vietnam War divides American society until today. Fifty years after the iconic Tet Offensive that changed the 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 it?

Transitions and Global Modernities Seminar: Jeff Byrne, "Global Subversion, National Salvation: The Rise and Fall of Revolutionary Anti-imperialism"

9 Feb 2018 14:30
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

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Global Justice Seminar: Serena Parekh, "The Refugee Regime and Global Structural Injustice"

16 Feb 2018 14:30
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

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2018 Annual Conference - Who Pays for Canada? Taxes & Fairness

21 Feb 2018 18:00
to
23 Feb 2018 19:00

For our 2018 conference, the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada turns its focus to a topic that has plenty of history in Canada: tax fairness.

It’s no surprise that taxes are in the headlines today: tensions around tax fairness have always provoked political engagement and lively protest. Such tensions account for some of our nation’s best and worst moments of social solidarity and mutual hostility.

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