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November 25, 2021

Queen's In The News Thursday, November 25, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Amarnath Amarasingam
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Religion
globalnews.ca: Canadian woman released from camp for ISIS detainees in Syria arrested at airport
Dr. Amarasingam says the repatriation of Canadian detainees was long overdue.
Stephanie Chouinard
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for the Study of Democracy and Diversity
Globe and Mail: A more independent Canadian foreign policy requires embracing bilingualism
Dr. Chouinard co-writes an op-ed about how our future as a country depends on the ability of francophones to feel that all of Canada is their home.
Lang, Eugene
  • School of Policy Studies
The Conversation: The throne speech: Inflation crowds out the agenda — and could for years to come
In his op-ed, Prof. Lang discusses the impact of inflation on the priorities outlined in the Speech from the Throne.
Julien Lefort-Favreau
  • Arts and Science
  • French Studies
CBC/Radio-Canada - Toronto: Sell your books on Amazon or perish: the Quebec exception that proves the rule
Dr. Lefort-Favreau says the strength of the book market in Quebec against Amazon rests on the presence of a network of independent bookstores.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
National Post: The 'penny has dropped': Liberal government throne speech signals new direction on China, analysts say
Kingston This Week: The 'penny has dropped': Liberal government throne speech signals new direction on China, analysts say
Dr. Leuprecht comments on the Throne Speech signaling an intent to deepen Indo-Pacific partnerships.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
ctvnews.ca: How climate change played a role in the B.C. floods
Prof. Struzik says mitigation efforts have grossly underestimated what needs to be done to protect infrastructure such as bridges, railways, and roads, with climate change in mind.
Lisa Tauskela
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Civil Engineering
CBC Radio (Ottawa): Queen's researchers simulate mudslides
Master's student Lisa Tauskela talks about her research that looks into the formation and impact of mudslides.
Thomas, Tandy
  • Smith School of Business
Yahoo! Canada: Depth of Black Friday discounts depends on resiliency of retailers' supply chains
Dr. Thomas says Black Friday is no longer a day, it’s an entire shopping season. The perception of scarcity has also pushed the timeline even earlier this year.
Weldemichael, Awet
  • Arts and Science
  • History
NPR: Examining Ethiopia's civil war which has roots that are centuries old
Dr. Weldemichael says the Tigrayan-led coalition government was oppressive. But the narrative that they tried to change the ethnic makeup of Western Tigray is exaggerated.

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