Centre for the Study of Democracy and Diversity

Centre for the Study of Democracy and Diversity
Centre for the Study of Democracy and Diversity

John McGarry receives Innis-Gérin Medal from the Royal Society of Canada

John MCGarry

In November 2014, fellow John McGarry (Political Studies received the Royal Society of Canada’s prestigious Innis-Gérin Medal for his distinguished and sustained contribution to the literature of the social sciences.  

"John McGarry exemplifies Canadian expertise in conflict resolution and peacekeeping and is actively engaged in the critical negotiations currently taking place in Cyprus."

 

 


Innis-Gérin Medal

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For a distinguished and sustained contribution to the literature of the social sciences.

The RSC established a medal in 1966 to honour economic historian Harold A. Innis (1894-1952), FRSC and sociologist Léon Gérin (1863-1951), FRSC, who were Presidents of the RSC from 1946-1947 and 1933-1934 respectively.

The medal is awarded for a distinguished and sustained contribution to the literature of the social sciences including human geography and social psychology. The bronze medal is offered every two years if there is a suitable candidate.

 

 

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