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The John Meisel Lecture Series in Contemporary Political Controversies Inaugural Lecture: "Controversies in the Making: Trump, Race, and Time" by Debra Thompson

The John Meisel Lecture Series in Contemporary Political Controversies Inaugural Lecture:

Controversies in the Making: Trump, Race, and Time

Debra Thompson

Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Oregon

Thursday, November 23, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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PSGSA Conference 2017 - Participation and Polarization

The Political Studies Graduate Student Association (PSGSA) is hosting a one-day graduate student conference centered on the ever-timely theme of Governance in Crisis? The Politics of Participation and Polarization with a special extra half-day focus on Political Participation in Canada at 150 Years​. Our second annual conference will be held on May 12th & 13th, 2017, with support from the Department of Political Studies. Graduate students from across the social sciences will present their papers on panels organized by subject to generate dialogue between the presenters, and between the panelists and the audience [more...].

We are excited to announce our two Keynote speakers:

Professor Edward Koning, University of Guelph
​Friday
, May 12th at 1:15pm
"More Politicization than Polarization: Assessing the Rise of Anti-Migrant Parties in Europe"

Professor Melanee Thomas, University of Calgary
Saturday, May 13th @ 9:15am
​"Gender, Suffrage, and Political Participation: Assessing Canada at 150"

Location

Sir John A. MacDonald Hall
128 Union Street, Queen's University

Kingston, ON

See the Conference Programme

Registration is FREE
REGISTER NOW!

Please direct any inquiries to the conference planning committee: queens.psgsa.conference@gmail.com
Or visit our website: queenspsgsa.wordpress.com

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PSGSA Conference 2016 - Borders and Belonging

The Political Studies Graduate Student Association (PSGSA) is hosting a one-day graduate student conference centered on the ever-timely theme of The Politics of Borders and Belonging at Home and Abroad. This inaugural annual conference will be held on May 6, 2016, with support from the Department of Political Studies. Graduate students from across the social sciences will present their papers on panels organized by subject to generate dialogue between the presenters, and between the panelists and the audience. There will be an external keynote speaker (TBD) who will address the conference theme of “borders and belonging” in both the Canadian and the international context. This is the first graduate student conference hosted by the PSGSA and the intention is for the conference to become an annual event, eventually attracting graduate student scholars from across Canada. [more...]

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