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Date: 2017-09-13
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Subject: Workshops on Social Science Research (WSSR) Fall 2017 Registration is Open!


The WSSR Fall 2017 List is Complete!

Our list of fall workshops is up and registration is open.

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Fall 2017 Workshops

(All of our fall term workshops run from 9:00am to 4:30pm)

September 15 - Where are all the Women? Understanding the Relevance of Gender in Canadian Politics with Dr. Joanna Everitt, Professor, University of New Brunswick in Saint John

‎September 15 - The 2017 BC Provincial Election: Managing a Successful Democratic Event with Dr. Keith Archer, Chief Electoral Officer of British Columbia

‎September 22 - Community Identity and Political Behavior with Dr. Mary R. Anderson, Chair/Associate Professor, University of Tampa

September 29 - Policy-Making at the ‘Center’: How Does it Work? with Rachel Curran, Former Director of Policy to Prime Minister Stephen Harper

‎‎October 6 - The Media's Role in Canadian Politics with Carol MacNeil, Journalist and Host, CBC

October 13 - The Politics of Legalizing Marijuana: What's Involved? with Honourable Anne McLellan, Former Deputy Prime Minister and Chair of the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation

‎October 20 - Public Engagement and Democracy with Dr. Don Lenihan, Senior Associate, Policy and Engagement, Canada 2020

‎October 27 - Practicing 21st Century Diplomacy in Developed Democratic Societies: Canada-USA Relations as a Case-Study with Louise Blais, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Former Consul General for Canada

‎October 27 - From Brexit to the British Election: The Future of Political Community in the UK and Europe with Dr. Harold Clarke, Ashbel Smith Professor, University of Texas at Dallas

‎November 17 - Getting What’s Fair: Negotiating on Indigenous Issues in Canada with Honourable Bob Rae, Former Premier of Ontario and Former Liberal Party Leader

December 1 - Polling and Politics: Opinions and Trends after 150 Years with Dr. David Coletto, CEO and a Founding Partner, Abacus Data

‎December 1 - The Role of the National Energy Board: Still Relevant? with Gaétan Caron, Former Chair of the National Energy Board, President of JEMF-X Inc., Consultant in Energy and Regulation

Date TBD - A New Approach to Canadian and Conservative Politics with Honourable Michael Chong, Member of Parliament and Former Cabinet Member


Workshops on Social Justice (Simone de Beauvoir Institute)

October 6-7 - Self-Directed Group Work and Social Action Research: Toward a Meaningful Way to Practice Democracy and Social Justice with Dr. Annie Pullen Sansfaçon, Associate Professor, Université de Montréal

‎November 10-11 - Feminist Teachers, Intersectional Pedagogies, and the Future of Feminism-in-Schools with Ileana Jiménez, Founder, Feminist Teacher


Workshops on Gender Based Analysis

September 22 - Gender Mainstreaming with Dr. Olena Hankivsky, Professor and Director of the Institute for Intersectionality Research and Policy, Simon Fraser University

‎September 29 - Feminist, Intersectional Policy Analysis with Jane Stinson, Principal Investigator and Director of the Feminist Northern Network


Other Training Workshops

October 13-14 - The Construction of Typologies: Index Aggregation and Design with Dr. Lyle Scruggs, Professor, University of Connecticut

November 3 - Writing Strategies for Academics and Practitioners with Dr. Diana Gustafson, Professor, Memorial University


Fall 2017 Events

October 10 (11:45am-1:30pm) - A Lunchtime Talk on “Québec Affirmation and Canadian Relations: Quebec’s Contribution to the Dialogue on the Occasion of Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation” with Honourable Jean-Marc Fournier, Government House Leader and Minister Responsible for Canadian Relations and the Canadian Francophonie

November 3 (11:45am-1:30pm) - A Lunchtime Talk on “Canada@150: How Prepared is the Canadian Economy for the 4th Industrial Revolution” with Honourable Kevin Lynch, Vice-Chair of BMO Financial Group and Former Deputy Minister of Industry, Deputy Minister of Finance and Executive Director at the IMF

And more to come…



Contact Us

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us:
Workshops on Social Science Research (WSSR)
Department of Political Science – Concordia University
1455 de Maisonneuve O. – H1225.30
Montreal, Qc H3G 1M8
Telephone: 514-848-2424 x7854, x5473
Email: WSSR@concordia.ca


Find out more: www.concordia.ca/WSSR


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