Social Sciences Building, 120 University

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The Subject of Global Justice:

Scholars of Kant are often puzzled by his defense of patriotism and cosmopolitanism. Some interpretations argue that these are compatible because the domestic pursuit of justice and civic education are conducive to a cosmopolitan spirit. This interpretation, however, demotes cosmopolitanism to a dependent position in Kant’s system and minimizes his principle of complementarity. I offer a new interpretation of Kant’s notion of hospitality that connects the domestic, international, and cosmopolitan realms and resolves the tension in cosmopolitan patriotism. I complement Kant with W.

English
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Monday, 29 February 2016 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
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Rethinking the Causes of Genocide

Scott Straus will discuss his new book, Making and Unmaking Nations: War, Leadership, and Genocide in Modern Africa in which he examines why genocide happens in some countries but not others. The talk will offer an appraisal of the state of the literature in genocide studies, new conceptual and theoretical approaches to genocide, and the prevention of mass atrocities. The talk will also reference case studies from the book, including the wars in Rwanda, Sudan, Côte d’Ivoire, and Mali.

English
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Monday, 22 February 2016 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
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Track Two Diplomacy: In Theory and Practice

Track Two Diplomacy consists of informal dialogues among actors such as academics, religious leaders, retired senior officials, and NGO officials that can bring new ideas and new relationships to the official process of diplomacy. Sadly, those involved in official diplomacy often have little understanding of and appreciation for the complex and nuanced role that Track Two can play, or for its limitations.

English
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Thursday, 11 February 2016 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
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Seeing Gender in Private Security

The increasing reliance on private military and security companies in contemporary conflict and peacekeeping raises a host of new issues for feminist scholars and activists. In recent years, a new set of critical gender scholarship has emerged that examines gender as a central aspect of security privatization. In parallel, the private security industry has begun to pay more attention to gender and women in an attempt to improve its legitimacy.

English
Date: 
Thursday, 4 February 2016 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
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Seeing Gender in Private Security

The increasing reliance on private military and security companies in contemporary conflict and peacekeeping raises a host of new issues for feminist scholars and activists. In recent years, a new set of critical gender scholarship has emerged that examines gender as a central aspect of security privatization. In parallel, the private security industry has begun to pay more attention to gender and women in an attempt to improve its legitimacy.

English
Date: 
Thursday, 4 February 2016 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
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The Feminist Cafés

English

ROUNDTABLE

Panelists

Jennifer Blair
Associate Professor, English
Dominique Bourque
Associate Professor, IFGS/Français
Shoshana Magnet
Associate Professor, IFGS/Criminology
Mythili Rajiva
Associate Professor, IFGS
Corrie Scott
Assistant Professor, IFGS

Sub-title: 
Pedagogy in FEM courses:  a roundtable on what works
Date: 
Tuesday, 9 February 2016 - 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
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Les Cafés Féministes

French

TABLE RONDE

Panélistes

Jennifer Blair
Professeure agrégée, English

Dominique Bourque
Professeure agrégée, IÉFG/Français

Shoshana Magnet
Professeure agrégée, IÉFG/Criminologie

Mythili Rajiva
Professeure agrégée, IÉFG

Corrie Scott
Professeure adjointe, IÉFG

Sub-title: 
La pédagogie des cours FEM : table ronde sur les trucs qui fonctionnent
Date: 
Tuesday 9 February 2016 à 11 h 30 to à 13 h 30
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Tasso Adamopoulos, York University

French

Presentation par Tasso Adamopoulos

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York University
Date: 
Friday 22 April 2016 à 14 h 30 to à 16 h 00
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Tasso Adamopoulos, York University

English

Abstract

Sub-title: 
Misallocation, Selection and Productivity: A Quantitative Analysis with Panel Data from China
Date: 
Friday, 22 April 2016 - 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
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Leadership and Expectations: 2015 Federal Elections

English

"Leadership and Expectations: Explaining the 2015 Federal Election" with Peter Loewen (University of Toronto) and Daniel Rubenson (Ryerson University) - Question period will be bilingual

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Event by the Canadian Politics Study and Research Laboratory and the School of Political Studies
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Monday, 1 February 2016 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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