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Summary: Scholarly and Research Activity

August 2016

Academic Presentations

Ron Vogel.  “Geographies of Urban Politics” in panel “What is Urban Politics? Sub-disciplinary and Cross-disciplinary Perspectives” of short course City Politics in an Increasingly Urban World: Mainstreaming the Local in the Study of Policy and Politics.  Philadelphia, PA: Annual conference of the American Political Science Association: 31 August 2016.

Appointments

Myer Siemiatycki has been appointed to the Selection Committee for the annual City Manager's Award for Toronto Public Service Excellence. The awards (three) will be presented to City of Toronto divisions, program areas, service providers and/or project offices that have achieved a high and measurable standard of excellence. Two awards are presented for Divisional and Cross-corporate projects. The third is presented for a divisional initiative that contributes to the City's goal of removing barriers for equity seeking groups and/or contributes to the City's human rights, access, equity and diversity goals. 

Conference Participation

Ron Vogel was co-convenor of the short course City Politics in an Increasingly Urban World: Mainstreaming the Local in the Study of Policy and Politics at the annual conference of the American Political Science Association in Philadelphia, PA on 31 August 2016.