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Summary: Scholarly and Research Activities

July 2014

Academic Presentations

Bryan Evans. “Who gets heard? Lessons from Government and Non-government policy Actors.” Presented at the 23rd World Congress of the International Political Science Association. Montréal: 19-24 July 2014.

John Shields. “Finding a Nonprofit Voice: The Case of Settlement Services in Three Canadian Provinces.” Presented at Civil Society and the Citizen, the 11th Conference of the International Society of Third Sector Research (ISTR).  Muenster, Germany, 22 - 25 July 2014.

Ron Vogel.  Discuss The Metropolitan Revolution by Bruce Katz in Online Global Cities Dialogue panel.  Brookings Institution (sponsored by the Committee for Sydney). Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, AUS, 09 July 2014.

Conference Participation

Bryan Evans.  Discussant: “Why Austerity? Ideational Policy Innovation and the Financial Crisis.” 23rd World Congress of the International Political Science Association.  Montréal: 19-24 July 2014.

Publications - Published

Hayden King.  “Closing the gap between Canada and Kanata.”  Toronto Star (op. ed.), 01 July 2014, A9.  Online version here.

John Shields. “Constructing and ‘Liberating’ Temporariness in the Canadian Nonprofit Sector: Neoliberalism and Nonprofit Service Providers.” In Liberating Temporariness? Migration, Work and Citizenship in an Age of Insecurity, ed. Robert Latham, Valerie Preston and Leah Vosko, 255-281.  Montréal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2014.

Publications - Accepted for Publication

Matthew Schnurr and Christopher Gore.   “Getting to ‘Yes’:  Governing Genetically Modified Crops in Uganda.” Journal of International Development.  DOI: 10.1002/jid.3027