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Summary: Scholarly and Research Activity

March 2016

Academic Presentations

Papers

Bryan Evans.  “Resisting the Expansion of Low Waged Work: A Comparative Survey of Living Wage Movements in Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States and New Zealand.” Presented at the 2016 Alternate Routes Conference: Sub/Urbanizing Austerity: Impacts and Alternatives.  Toronto:  York University, 18 March 2016.

Ted Richmond.  “Evaluation Challenges for Community Organizations.”  Presented in the workshop Evaluation in the Settlement Sector at the18th National Metropolis Conference, Getting Results: Migration, Opportunities and Good Governance.  Toronto: 05 March 2016.   Challenges and Opportunities, Metropolis Conference, Toronto March 05, 2016.

Ted Richmond.  “Settling on Austerity: ‘Cloudy Days’ ISAs, Immigrant Communities, and Neoliberal Restructuring” (with Sophia Lowe and John Shields).  Alternate Routes Conference Sub / Urbanizing Austerity.  Toronto: York University, 18 March 2016.

Daniel Rubenson.  “Leadership and Expectations: Explaining the 2015 Federal Election." Invited presentation.  St. John's, NL: Department of Political Science, Memorial University, 23 March 2016.

Sophia Lowe, Ted Richmond, and John Shields. “Settling on Austerity: ISAs, Immigrant Communities, and Neoliberal Restructuring.”  Presented at Sub/Urbanizing Austerity: Impacts and Alternatives.  Toronto: York University, 18 March 2016.

John Shields.  Roundtable Facilitator and Presenter, “Immigrant Employment and Entrepreneurship Table.”  RBC Immigrant, Diversity and Inclusion Project Breakfast & Workshop.  Toronto: Ryerson University, 11 March 2016.

John Shields. “Policy Matters: Policy Change and the Downgrading of the Immigrant Family.”  Presented in the session “Integration Trajectories of Canadian Immigrant Families” at the 18th National Metropolis Conference, Getting Results: Migration, Opportunities and Good Governance.  Toronto: 02-05 March 2016.

Myer Siemiatycki. We Polish Jews:  The Troubled Identities & Legacy of Poet Julian Tuwim, 1894-1953.”  Presented at Limmud Toronto 2016.  Toronto: 06 March 2016.

Myer Siemiatycki and Sean Marshall. “Immigrant Voting & Voice in Toronto Municipal Elections.”  Presented (by Myer Siemiatycki) in the session “Immigrant Inclusion in the Polity: Public Perceptions versus Immigrant Experience” at the 18th National Metropolis Conference, Getting Results: Migration, Opportunities and Good Governance.  Toronto: 05 March 2016.

Myer Siemiatycki. “Changing Governance in Changing Times.”  An invited plenary panel presentation at the at the 2016 Cities of Migration Conference. Toronto: 02 March 2016.

Meghan Joy and Ronald Vogel. "A Policy Agenda for the Progressive City.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Urban Affairs Association.  San Diego, CA: 18 March 2016.

Posters

Ann Kim, Luin Goldring, Luann Good Gingrich, Amrita Hari, Philip Kelly, John Shields, and Valerie Preston. “Agency Data on Migration – A pilot project.”  Poster presented at the 18th National Metropolis Conference, Getting Results: Migration, Opportunities and Good Governance.  Toronto, 2-5 March 2016.

Appointments

Bryan Evans has been appointed to the Board of the Canadian Association of Programs in Public Administration (CAPPA) for a two-year term commencing 17 May 2016.

Conference Participation

Ted Richmond.  Commentator in the workshop "Economic Integration of New Canadians from Mainland China" at the18th National Metropolis Conference, Getting Results: Migration, Opportunities and Good Governance.  Toronto: 04 March 2016

John Shields.  Session Chair, “Evaluation in the Settlement Sector: Challenges and Opportunities,” at the 18th National Metropolis Conference, Getting Results: Migration, Opportunities and Good Governance.  Toronto: 02-05 March 2016.

Ronald Vogel. Moderator.  "Tackling Climate Change." Annual Meeting of the Urban Affairs Association. San Diego, CA: 17 March 2016.

Ronald Vogel. Moderator.  "Actioning the Progressive City." Annual Meeting of the Urban Affairs Association. San Diego, CA: 18 March 2016.

 

Publications - Published

Patrice Dutil.  "Foreword" in Peter Elsen, ed. Funding Policies and the Non-Profit Sector in Western Canada: Evolving Relationships in a Changing Environment. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016.

Bryan Evans and Adam Wellstead (Michigan Tech).  “The Policy Role of Non-Government Actors: In From The Cold?”  Canadian Government Executive 22:2 (02 February 2016): 10-11.

Pamela Palmater.  “Trudeau’s empty budget promises on the nation-to-nation relationship.”  Policy Options, 23 March 2016.

Publications - Under Contract

David Malet and Miriam J. Anderson, ed.  Transnational Actors in War and Peace: Militants, Activists, and Corporations in World Politics.  Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.