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Past Speakers

Winter 2013

THE OWL OF MINERVA ONLY FLIES AT DUSK, BUT WHERE IS IT GOING?
Lea Ypi, London School of Economics
Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 2:30pm to 4:00pm, Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Rm B313  (Poster)

MAJORITIES AND MINARETS: RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AND PUBLIC SPACE
David Miller, University of Oxford
Friday, March 22, 2013, 2:30pm to 4:00pm, Robert Sutherland Hall (SPS) Rm 448  (Poster)

GENDER DIVERSITY ON ONTARIO'S COURTS: UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS REFORM
Erin Crandall, Skelton-Clark Post Doctoral Fellow, Queen's University
Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 2:30pm to 4:00pm, Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Rm B313

ISRAEL, IRAN, AND THE ARAB SPRING--A COMING STORM?
Yoram Peri, University of Maryland
Thursday, March 7, 2013, 7:00pm to 8:30pm, Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Rm B201

FOUNDATIONS OF INTERCULTURAL GOVERNANCE, THE CONCEPT AND ITS CONCEPTIONS
Richard Zapata-Barrero, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 2:30pm to 4:00pm, Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Rm B313  (Poster)

THE CONSTITUTION AND DEMOCRACY
Lori Turnbull, Dalhousie University
Thursday, February 14, 2013, 11:30am to 1:00pm, Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Rm B313  (Poster)

THE SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE QUESTION
Michael Keating, University of Aberdeen
Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 2:30pm to 4:00pm, Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Rm B313  (Poster)

THE 'MIRAGE' OF SOCIAL JUSTICE: HAYEK AGAINST (AND FOR) RAWLS
Andrew Lister, Queen's University
Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 2:30pm to 4:00pm, Robert Sutherland Hall (SPS), Rm 448  (Poster)

Fall 2012

MINORITY PROTECTION IN CHINA: ACHIEVEMENT AND CHALLENGES
ShaoQing Zhou, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 2:30pm to 4:00pm, Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Rm B313  (Poster)

RESPONSIBILITY AND HISTORIC INJUSTICE
Catherine Lu, McGill University
Thursday, November 29, 2012, 2:30pm to 4:00pm, Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Rm B313   ( Poster

DEMOCRATIZATION IN THE ARAB WORLD: WHAT ROLE FOR THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY
Marie-Joëlle Zahar, Universite de Montreal
Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 2:30pm to 4:00pm, Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Rm B313  (Poster)

CITIZENSHIP AND THE POLITICS OF INCLUSION/EXCLUSION: THE CASE OF CANADA (jointly sponsored with Gender Studies)
Yasmeen Abu-Laban, University of Alberta
Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 2:30pm to 4:00pm, Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Rm B313  (Poster)

SLEEPING WITH AL-QAEDA
Ambassador Bob FowlerFormer Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations
Thursday, October 11, 2012, 7:00pm to 8:15pm, Stirling Hall, Rm. 301A  (Poster)

THE EU, RUSSIA, AND THE EASTERN PARTNERSHIP
Nicu Popescu, European Council of Foreign Relations
Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 12:30pm to 2:00pm, Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 448  (Poster)

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Winter 2012

J.A. CORRY LECTURE IN POLITICAL STUDIES: THE STRANGE DEATH OF AMERICAN CAPITALISM
Prof. Paul Pierson, John Gross Professor of Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley
Tuesday, March 20th, 2012, 4:30pm to 6:30pm, Walter Light Hall, Room 205 

(NEO)LIBERALIZING HUNGARY: GENDER, TRANSNATIONAL BUSINESS AND THE ASSEMBLAGE OF WELFARE
Csilla Kalocsal, Visiting Scholar, Centre for Women's Studies in Education, OISE, University of Toronto
Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 2:30pm to 4:00pm, Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room B313  (Poster

GENDER, PSYCHOLOGICAL ORIENTATIONS TO POLITICS, AND DEMOCRATIC CITIZENSHIP
Melanee Thomas, Skelton-Clark Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Political Studies, Queen's University 
Wednesday, March 7th, 2012, 230 - 4 pm, Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Rm. B313  ( Poster )

SELECTIVE SOLIDARITY: THE EXCLUSION OF IMMIGRANTS FROM WELFARE STATE BENEFITS
Edward Koning, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Political Studies, Queen's University 
Tuesday, March 6th, 2012, 3 pm to 4:30 pm, Ellis Hall, Rm. 324  ( Poster )

THE EVOLUTION OF PARTY DISCIPLINE IN THE CANADIAN HOUSE AND SENATE SINCE CONFEDERATION
Jean-Francois Godbout, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Universite de Montreal 
Wednesday, February 29th, 2012, 230 - 4 pm, Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Rm. B313  ( Poster )

THE FOURTH STAGE OF THE ARAB-ISRAEL CONFLICT
Alan Dowty, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Senior Associate for Middle East Studies, Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame
Wednesday, February 8, 2012, 12:30 – 2:00 pm, Robert Sutherland Hall (SPS), Rm. 448  (Poster)

AFRICA(S) & THE BRICS: MORE DEVELOPMENTAL OR FRAGILE STATES/ECONOMIES/REGIMES/REGIONS? 
Tim Shaw, Professor, Carleton University; Visiting Professor, Aalborg University
Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 2:30 - 4:00 pm, Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Rm. B313   (Poster

Fall 2011

POLICY-MAKING FOR THE LONG-TERM: WHEN DO DEMOCRATIC GOVERNMENTS INVEST IN THE FUTURE? 
Alan Jacobs, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, The University of British Columbia
Thursday, December 1, 2011, 12 pm to 1:15 pm, Robert Sutherland Hall (SPS), Rm. 202  (Poster

PUBLIC OPINION, FRAMING AND STRATEGY FOR INDIGENOUS JUSTICE: WHAT IS THE ROLE OF HUMAN RIGHTS?  
Fiona Macdonald, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Manitoba
Thursday, November 24, 2011, 11 am to 1230 pm, Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Rm. B313  (Poster

A NEW AND IMPROVED NORMATIVE THEORY FOR ACCOMMODATING MINORITY NATIONALISM 
Alex Schwartz, Banting Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Political Studies, Queen’s University
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, 2:30 - 4:00 pm, Mackintosh-Corry, Rm. B-313  (Poster

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Winter 2011

J.A. CORRY LECTURE IN POLITICAL STUDIES: THE FEDERALIZATION OF IRAQ AND THE BREAK-UP OF SUDAN 
Prof. Brendan O'Leary, Lauder Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania 
Wednesday, April 6 2011, 2:30 to 4 pm, Kingston Hall, Room 201

ETHNICITY AND DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE FIVE YEARS ON: MAKING DISTINCTIONS AND MAKING CONNECTIONS
Bruce Berman, Director and Principal Investigator of the Ethnicity and Democratic Governance program
Department of Political Studies, Queen’s University
Thursday, March 31, 2011, 1:30 to 3:30 pm, Mackintosh-Corry, D-214
This talk is co-sponsored by the Ethnicity and Democratic Governance Project.
Ethnicity and Democratic Governance - Making Distinctions and Making Connections Poster (PDF*, 240KB)

ROGUE NATION? RETHINKING UNILATERALISM IN AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY 
Dru Lauzon, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Political Studies, Queen’s University
Wed., March 30, 2011, 2:30 - 4:00 pm, Mackintosh-Corry, Rm. B-313 
Rethinking Unilaterialism in American Foreign Policy Poster (PDF*, 196KB)

GOVERNING UNDER THE HUMAN RIGHTS ACT: THE LIMITATIONS OF WISHFUL THINKING 
Janet Hiebert, Department of Political Studies, Queen’s University
Wednesday, March 23, 2011, 2:30 - 4:00 pm, Mackintosh-Corry, Rm. B-313 
The Limitations of Wishful Thinking Poster (PDF*, 191KB)

ETHNIC DIVERSITY AND SOLIDARITY: IMMIGRANTS, ABORIGINALS AND SUPPORT FOR REDISTRIBUTION IN CANADA
Keith Banting, Department of Political Studies & School of Policy Studies, Queen’s University
Wednesday, March 9, 2011, 2:30 - 4:00 pm, Mackintosh-Corry, Rm. B-313 
Immigrants, Aboriginals and Support for Redistribution in Canada Poster (PDF*, 195KB)

A RESTRAINED VIEW OF APOLOGIES FOR HISTORICAL INJUSTICE
Jeff Spinner-Halev, Kenan Eminent Professor of Political Ethics
Department of Political Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Thursday, March 3, 2011, 2:30 - 4:00 pm, Mackintosh-Corry, Rm. B-313

TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE IN UGANDA
Joanna R. Quinn, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
Director of The Centre for Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction & of The Africa Institute, The University of Western Ontario
Thursday, February 17, 2011, 2:30 - 4:00 pm, Mackintosh-Corry, Rm. B-313

THE GENDERED RELATIONS OF DISCIPLINARY NEOLIBERALISM IN AN ERA OF GLOBAL CRISIS
Adrienne Roberts, SSHRC Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Political Studies, Queen’s University
Wednesday, February 9, 2011, 2:30 - 4:00 pm, Mackintosh-Corry, Rm. B-313

Fall 2010

OUR PERILOUS IMBALANCE: GLOBALIZATION’S DANGEROUS INEQUITIES AND WHAT CANADA SHOULD DO ABOUT THEM
Stephen Clarkson, Professor, University of Toronto
Wednesday, November 24th, 2:00 - 3:30 pm, Dunning Hall, Rm. 11

SOCIAL EXCLUSION AND REORIENTATION OF PUBLIC POLICY MAKING IN CHINA: HOW FAR WE ARE FROM ONE HARMONIOUS SOCIETY?
Lihua Yang, Shandong University, Jinan, China
Monday, November 22nd, 1:00 - 2:30 pm Mackintosh-Corry E202

CULTURAL RIGHTS AND WOMEN’S RIGHTS IN ETHIOPIA
Lahra Smith Assistant Professor, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University & 2010 Visiting Fulbright Research Chair in Ethnicity and Multicultural Citizenship, Queen’s University
Monday, November 15th, 1:00 - 2:30 pm, Mackintosh-Corry B313

CRISES AS TURNING POINTS: EXPLAINING CHANGE IN US FOREIGN POLICY IN THE MIDDLE EAST
Yakub Halabi, Department of Political Studies, Queen’s University

Wednesday, October 27, 2010, 1:00 - 2:30 pm, Ellis 226

GLOBALIZATION AND THE WEST:  SOME CULTURAL ISSUES
Philippe Nemo, Professor, ESCP Europe
Monday, October 4, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 202
Sponsored by the Department of Political Studies, the Queen\\\'s Centre for International Relations (QCIR), and the Royal Military College (RMC)

SMART WOMEN WHO KNIT:  EXAMINING SOCIAL MEDIA, ONLINE VOTING EXPERIMENTS, POLITICAL INFORMATION AND ELECTORAL COMPLEXITY
Jason Roy, Assistant Professor, Political Science Wilfrid Laurier University
Wednesday, September 29, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room B313

ETHNICITY AND IDENTITY IN THE CONSTITUTIONAL PROCESS:  KENYA IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE
Yash Ghai, Professor Emeritus of Constitutional Law, University of Hong Kong
Monday, September 27, 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
McLaughlin Hall, John Deutsch University Centre (JDUC)
Sponsored by the Department of Political Studies and the Ethnicity and Democratic Governance Project

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Winter 2010

ADVOCACY UNDER AUTHORITARIANISM
Stephen Noakes
Wednesday, April 7, Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room D216

THE U.S. AND RUSSIA:  WHY WE NEED TO BE REALISTIC ABOUT THE 'RESET'
Dr. James M. Goldgeier
Wednesday, March 24, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Dupuis Hall, Auditorium
Jointly sponsored by the Department of Political Studies and the Queen's Centre for International Relations, with support from the Principal's Development Fund

MODELS OF RELIGIOUS GOVERNANCE
Dr. Veit Bader
Wednesday, March 10, Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room D216

HAITI'S AGONY AND CANADA'S RESPONSE
Carlo Dade
Monday, March 8, 4:30 p.m.
Robert Sutherland Hall, Room #448

CITIZENSHIP AS METHOD?  MULTINATIONAL CHALLENGES AND CURRENT TRENDS IN CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION
Dr. Raffaele Iacovino
Wednesday, February 17, 1 - 3 p.m.
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room D216

TOWARDS A THEORY OF TERRITORY
Dr. Margaret Moore
Wednesday, February 3, 1 - 3 p.m.
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room B313

FRAMING THE INBORN AGING PROCESS AND LONGEVITY SCIENCE
Dr. Colin Farrelly
Wednesday, January 27, 1:30 - 3 p.m.
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room B313

SIMILARITIES, CULTURAL, HISTORIC, AND LINGUISTIC BETWEEN EXOTIC QUEBEC AND EXOTIC PUERTO RICO
Dr. Luis Muñiz-Argüelles
Friday, January 8, 3 - 4:30 p.m.
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room B313

Fall 2009

ISLAMIC THEOLOGY, LEGAL MINIMALISM AND MODERNIST ISLAMIC LEGAL REFORM:  POSSIBILITIES FOR A TRANSITION FROM A MODUS VIVENDI TO AN OVERLAPPING CONSENSUS
Dr. Mohammed Fadel
Thursday, November 26, 2:30 - 4 p.m.
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room D216

ARGUING AND BARGAINING IN THE FOG OF NEGOTIATIONS:  ENDOGENOUS LEARNING IN THE WTO
Dr. Robert Wolfe
Tuesday, November 17, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room C310

RE-POSSESSED:  RETHINKING AND REDIRECTING THE THEORY AND POLITICS OF PROPERTY
Dr. Eleanor MacDonald
Wednesday, October 28, 1 - 2 p.m.
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room B313

MAPPING AND MAINSTREAMING INTERSECTIONALITY
Dr. Rita Dhamoon
Wednesday, October 21, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room D207

THE BETTER ANGELS OF OUR NATURE:  PATRIOTISM AND DIRTY HANDS
Dr. Eamonn Callon
Monday, September 28, 2:15 - 3:30 p.m.
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room D207 

ELECTORAL RULES, PARTY EFFECTS, AND ETHNIC REPRESENTATION IN EASTERN EUROPE
Dr. Oleh Protsyk
Thursday, September 17, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room B313

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Winter 2009

INSTITUTIONS WITHOUT CAPACITIES?  POST-LISBON EU AND ITS EXTERNAL RELATIONS
Ivo Slosarcik
April 7

THE LIMITS OF POLITICS AND THE POLITICS OF VIRTUE:  CONSERVATIVE MOBILIZATION IN CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES FROM 1964 TO PRESENT
Dr. Jim Farney
March 5

EXCLUSIONARY SPEECH IN MULTICULTURAL SOCIETIES
Allison Harell
February 4

FROM TWO TO THREE ORDERS OF GOVERNMENT:  MEETING THE CHALLENGE OF INTEGRATING ABORIGINAL PEOPLES INTO CANADA'S FEDERAL SYSTEM
Ian Peach
January 21

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