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Summary: Scholarly and Research Activity

August 2018

Academic Presentations

Patrice Dutil. Round Table Panellist.  “IT (Big data) in public policy development and citizen service delivery.” 70th Annual Conference of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC). Quebec City, QC: 21 August 2018.

Carolyn Johns and Duncan MacLellan. “Public Administration in the Cross-hairs of Evidence-based Policy and Authentic Engagement: School Closures in Ontario." Presented in the session Living on Evidence and Results at the 70th Annual Conference of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC). Quebec City, QC: 21 August 2018.

Hudson Moura. “Drone’s Aesthetic: Capturing the smooth and silent Human Flow in documentary.” Presented at the XXV Visible Evidence International Conference. Bloomington, IN: University of Indiana Bloomington, 08-10 August 2018.

Daniel Rubenson [with Chris Dawes (New York University)]. “For Club or Country: A Half Million Person Group Identity Experiment.” Presented at Forza Football. Gothenburg, Sweden: 24 August 2018.

Daniel Rubenson [with Devra Coren Moehler (Facebook) and Winter Mason (Facebook)]. “Educating Voters on Facebook.” Presented on the panel Quantifying the Impact of Political Information on Political Engagement at Democracy and its Discontents: the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. Boston, MA: 30 August 2018.

Myer Siemiatycki was asked to present an expert witness affidavit for the legal challenge to Bill 5, reducing the size of Toronto City Council. The affidavit emphasizes the Bill's particularly adverse impact on groups striving for equitable electoral representation. Toronto: 22 August 2018.

Neil Thomlinson. “Public Administration and the Public Good.”  Invited presentation to the GPDES (Gestão Pública para o Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social) program.  Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil: UFRJ (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro), 07 August 2018.

Meghan Joy and Ronald K. Vogel.  “Beyond Neoliberalism: A Policy Agenda for a Progressive City.” Presented in the session Beyond Neoliberalism: A Policy Agenda for a Progressive City in Division 30: Urban and Local Politics, at Democracy and its Discontents: the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. Boston, MA: 30 August 2018.

Conference Participation

Patrice Dutil. Moderator. “The meaning of the state: Being a civil servant today and tomorrow?” Roundtable at 70th Annual Conference of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC). Quebec City, QC: 20 August 2018.

Hudson Moura. Convener of the panel “Conceptualizing Documentary Cinematography” at the XXV Visible Evidence International Conference. Bloomington, IN: University of Indiana Bloomington, 08-10 August 2018.

Hudson Moura. Moderator of the session “Human Flow Screening and Panel Discussion” at the World Cities World Class University Symposium (WC2 2018): Migration, the City and the University.  Toronto: Ryerson University, 13 August 2018.

Ronald K. Vogel. Chair of the session Beyond Neoliberalism: A Policy Agenda for a Progressive City in Division 30: Urban and Local Politics, at Democracy and its Discontents: the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. Boston, MA: 30 August 2018.

Ronald K. Vogel.  Discussant in the session Cities as Sites of Resistance in Division 30: Urban and Local Politics, at Democracy and its Discontents: the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. Boston, MA: 31 August 2018.

Publications - Published

Laura Stephenson, Michael McGregor, and Aaron Moore. “Sins of the Brother: Partisanship and Accountability in Toronto 2014.” In Accountability and Responsiveness at the Local Level: Views from Canada, eds. Sandra Breux and Jérôme Couture, 23-48. Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, 2018. [Reported as forthcoming in the September 2017 DIGEST]

Cheryl N. Collier and Tracey Raney. “Understanding Sexism and Sexual Harassment in Politics: A Comparison of Westminster Parliaments in Australia, the United Kingdom, and Canada.” Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society 25:3 (Fall 2018): 432–455. [Reported as forthcoming in the May 2017 DIGEST]

Mitu Sengupta.  “Post-Development.” In Routledge Encyclopedia of Development Ethics, ed. Jay Drydyk and Lori Kelleher, 35-40. New York: Routledge, 2019. [Reported as forthcoming in the May 2017 DIGEST]

Publications - Accepted for Publication

Mitu Sengupta.  “Sport and Development in India: A Comparative Study of the 2010 Commonwealth Games and the 1982 Asian Games.” In Sport and Environmental Sustainability, ed. Simon Darnell.  New York: Routledge, forthcoming.