Events - 2012

Friday, November 23, 2012 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST

Student Colloquium: A discussion of governance and development

Presented by: Professor Paul Collier

Paul Collier is regarded as a leading thinker on the political and economic challenges facing the globe’s poorest countries. He currently directs the Centre for the Study of African Economies at Oxford University, and has
written extensively on the topic of international aid and development.

Thursday, November 15, 2012 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EST

Geoffrey Hale: University of Lethbridge

How Diplomats and Politicians Negotiate Canada - United States Relations

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EST

Susan Delacourt: Toronto Star

Press Gallery Relations with the Prime Minister’s Office and Canadian Politicians

Veteran political reporter Susan Delacourt will discuss the role of journalists covering Ottawa, how media relations with the Prime Minister's Office has changed over time, and whether the media is an effective constraint on the growing power of the Prime Minister in Canada's political system.

Thursday, November 1, 2012 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Kristi Andersen: Syracuse University & Peter A. Ferguson: Western University

American Election: A Panel Discussion

Thursday, October 25, 2012 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Natalie MacNeil: Political Science Alumni, University of Waterloo

From There to Here: How I Built an International Personal Brand and Company since Graduating in 2008

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Come out and enjoy free appetizers while socializing with your Political Science professors outside of class! This is a great chance to meet current and future profs as well as other students in your department.

We hope to see you there!

Meet the prof night poster (PDF)

Thursday, September 20, 2012 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Walter C. Soderlund: Professor Emeritus, University of Windsor

Media Coverage of the Congo Wars and Darfur Compared: Why Did the Media Fail the Congo?

Professor Soderlund will discuss the various factors underlying the gap in media coverage between the conflicts in Darfur and the Congo, and in so doing assess the role of media in creating “a will to intervene” on the part of the international community in what might perceived to be “far off” humanitarian crises.

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