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Summary: Scholarly and Research Activity

February 2015

Academic Presentations

Christopher Gore.  “Electricity, dams and technology choice: A window into political change in Africa.” Invited presentation at the Royal Society Workshop “Realising the Transition: Addressing the challenges of low carbon energy and development in Africa.” Society, London, UK:  sponsored by Durham and Sussex Universities, 03 February 2015.

Sorpong Peou.  “Mass Atrocities under Khmer Rouge Regime: Lessons for R2P.”  Presented at the conference The Responsibility to Protect at 10: Progress, Challenges and Opportunities in the Asia-Pacific sponsored by the United Nations and supported by The Asia-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, The Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, The International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect, and The Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace.  Phnom Penh: 26-27 February 2015.

Tracey Raney participated in the invitation-only workshop “Critical Conversation: Women in Public Service Leadership” held at Carleton University (Ottawa) on 24 February 2015.  The event was sponsored by the Centre for Women and Politics and Public Leadership, the Gender Equality Measurement Initiative, and the Centre for Research on Women and Work at Carleton University, and is part of the Global Women’s Leadership Initiative launched by Hillary Clinton to see women assume at least 50% of political leadership positions around the world by 2050.

Daniel Rubenson.  “Trust and Property Rights.” Invited presentation to the Center for New Institutional Social Sciences. St. Louis: Washington University, 13 February 2015.

Daniel Rubenson.  “The effects of secure land rights on economic behaviour and prosocial attitudes.” Invited presentation at the Département de science politique, Université Laval, 05 February 2015.

Publications - Published

Patrice Dutil.  “How Will Sir John A. be Remembered in his Third Century?Inside Policy (February 2015): 22-23.

Patrice Dutil.  “The Institutionalization of Foreign Affairs (1909-2013).” In Readings in Canadian Foreign Policy: Classic Debates and New Ideas, 3rd ed., ed. Duane Bratt and Christopher Kukucha, 239-58. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Patrice Dutil.  "Foreword" in David Siegel. Leaders in the Shadows: The Leadership Qualities of Municipal Chief Administrative Officers. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

Bryan Evans.  “The rise of Europe’s new Left.”  OpenCanada.org.  Canadian International Council / Conseil International du Canada, 23 February 2015.

Sunil Johal and Noah Zon.  “Policymaking for the Sharing Economy: Beyond Whack-A-Mole.”  Toronto: Mowat Centre, February 2015.