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.
Geoffrey Hale: University of Lethbridge
How Diplomats and Politicians Negotiate Canada - United States Relations
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.
Kristi Andersen: Syracuse University & Peter A. Ferguson: Western University
American Election: A Panel Discussion
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
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!
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.