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Summary: Scholarly and Research Activities

March 2014

Academic Poster Presentation

Ann Kim, Luin Goldring, Luann Good Gingrich, Amrita Hari, Philip Kelly, John Shields and Valerie Preston.  “The Agency Data on Migration (ADMIG) Agency Survey 2013: The ADMIG Pilot Project.”  Presented at the 16th National Metropolis Conference Partnering for Success: Facilitating Integration and Inclusion.  Gatineau, Quebec, 12-15 March 2014.

Academic Presentations

Tariq Amin-Khan.  “Post-Colonial Perspectives.”  Presented at the workshop Perspectives on Global Governance.  Toronto: Ryerson University, 25 March 2014.

Tuna Baskoy.  “Thorstein B. Veblen's Philosophy of Technology.”  Presented at the 40th Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association.  Boston Park Plaza, Boston, USA, 6-9 March 2014.

Hayden King.  “Indigenous Perspectives.” Presented at the workshop Perspectives on Global Governance.  Toronto: Ryerson University, 25 March 2014.

Daniel Rubenson.  “Policy Deliberation and Voting Behavior: A Campaign Experiment in the Philippines” [with Leonard Wantchekon (Princeton University), Gabriel López-Moctezuma (Princeton University), Thomas Fujiwara (Princeton University) and Cecilia Pe Lero (University of Notre Dame)].  Presented at the Making Electoral Democracy Work  Montréal Voting Experiments Workshop.  Montréal QC, 28-29 March 2014.

Mitu Sengupta.  “Social Constructivist Perspectives.”  Presented at the workshop Perspectives on Global Governance.  Toronto: Ryerson University, 25 March 2014.

Mitu Sengupta. “The MDG Replacements: An Investigation of Reform Proposals.”  Panel WA79:  “Social Protection Floor Initiative.”  Spaces and Places:  Geopolitics in an Era of Globalization [55th annual convention of the International Studies Association].  Toronto, ON: 26 March 2014.

Mitu Sengupta. “Human Rights, Claims of Culture and Duties of Recognition: Sagarika Bhattacharya vs. Norway's Child Protection Services.”  Panel WC41:  “Twenty-five Years of the [UN] Convention on the Rights of the Child Around the World.”  Spaces and Places:  Geopolitics in an Era of Globalization [55th annual convention of the International Studies Association].  Toronto, ON:  26 March 2014.

John Shields.  “Finding a Voice in Settlement Services: Nonprofit and Provincial Policy Officials’ Engagement.”  Presented in the session Uneasy Partnership: Examining the Relationship between SPO-State at the 16th National Metropolis Conference Partnering for Success: Facilitating Integration and Inclusion.  Gatineau, Quebec, 12-15 March 2014.

John Shields.  “Valuing Policy Oriented Research Partnerships.”  Presented in the session Sharing Knowledge in Immigration and Settlement: Research, Policy, and Service Community Perspectives at the 16th National Metropolis Conference Partnering for Success: Facilitating Integration and Inclusion.  Gatineau, Quebec, 12-15 March 2014.

Awards

Janet Lum won the 2014 Knowledge Mobilization & Engagement Award.  The award was celebrated at the Vice President, Research and Innovation and the Yeates School of Graduate Studies SRC Awards Luncheon on 06 March 2014, and at the Ryerson University Awards Night 0n 27 March 2014.  [win was announced in the February DIGEST]

Conferences / Events

Perspectives on Global Governance Workshop. Toronto: Ryerson University, 25 March 2014.

  • Sedef Arat-Koç. Discussant: Tanya Narozhna, “Feminist Perspectives.”
  • Tuna Baskoy. Chair and Discussant: Hayden King, “Indigenous Perspectives.”
  • Carlo Fanelli. Chair: “Liberal Perspectives.”
  • Robert Marshall. Chair: “Neo-Marxist Perspectives.”
  • Colin Mooers. Discussant: Timothy Sinclair, “Neo-Marxist Perspectives.”
  • Sorpong Peou. Chair: “Feminist Perspectives.”
  • Sorpong Peou. Discussant: Andrea Charron / Richard Farthing Nichol, “Liberal Perspectives.”
  • Sorpong Peou. Chair and Discussant: Oliver Richmond, “Postmodernist/Poststructuralist Perspectives.”
  • Myer Siemiatycki. Chair: “Post-Colonial Perspectives.”
  • Neil Thomlinson. Chair: “Social Constructivist Perspectives.”

Spaces and Places: Geopolitics in an Era of Globalization [55th annual convention of the International Studies Association]. Toronto, ON: 27 March 2014.

  • Mitu Sengupta. Chair, Panel TC58: “The Performance of the African Union.”

Publications - Published

Michael Howlett, Seck L. Tan, Andrea Migone, Adam Wellstead and Bryan Evans.  “The distribution of analytical techniques in policy advisory systems: Policy formulation and the tools of policy appraisal.”  Public Policy and Administration, 29:4 (24 March 2014): 271-291.

Bryan Evans, Robert Shepherd, Christopher Stoney and Lori Turnbull.  “Ottawa’s partisanship bill is uninformed and short-sighted,” The Globe and Mail (op-ed), 27 March 2014.

Carlo Fanelli“Neoliberal Urbanism and the Assault Against Public Services and Workers in Toronto, 2006-2011.”  Articulo: Journal of Urban Research Briefings (2014):  http://articulo.revues.org/2380

Eric Omeziri and Christopher Gore.  “Temporary Measures: Canadian Refugee Policy & Environmental Migration.”  Refuge: Canada's Journal on Refugees 29:2 (2014): 43-53.

Hayden King (part of the Kino-nda-niimi Collective), ed.  The Winter We Danced.  Winnipeg: Arbeiter Ring Publishing, 2014.

  • “ ‘Our People Were Glowing’: An Interview with Tanya Kappo” (with Tanya Kappo), 67-70.
  • “Ghosts of Indigenous Activism Past, Present, Future:  #IdleNoMore’s Transformative Potential,” 79-82.
  • “We Natives are Deeply Divided.  There’s Nothing Wrong With That,” 150-151.
  • “#Ottawapiskat” (compilation), 238-40.
  • “The Ogimaa Mikana Project” [with Susan Blight, Connor Pion, Alex McKay, Craig Tough, and Julia Hepburn (The Ogimaa Mikana Collective)], 329-332.

Pamela Palmater.  “Why are We Idle No More,” in The Winter We Danced, ed. the Kino-nda-niimi Collective, 37-39.  Winnipeg: Arbeiter Ring Publishing, 2014.

Mitu Sengupta.  “Race Relations Light Years from Earth.” In One World Many Cultures, 9th ed., ed. Stuart Hirschberg and Terry Hirschberg. New York: Longman, 2015 (published January 2014). [This is a re-release of “Race Relations Lights Years from Earth.” In Signs of Life in the USA: Readings on Popular Culture for Writers, 7th ed, ed. Sonia Maasik and Jack Solomon, 412-16. New York: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2011].

Publications - Accepted for Publication

Thomas Pogge and Mitu Sengupta. “Rethinking the Post-2015 Development Agenda – Eight Ways to End Poverty Now.” Global Justice: Theory, Practice, Rhetoric (forthcoming).

Tracey Raney. “Gender Identity in Deep Space: Representations of Political Leadership in ‘Battlestar Galactica’.” In Power, Identity And Global Society: The Politics of Popular Culture, ed. Tim Nieguth. Montréal-Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press (forthcoming).

Under Contract

Tuna BaskoyRethinking Electronic Government: Examining the Role of ICTs in Public Administration.  Hershey, PA: IGI Global.