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Winter Clothing Drive

The McMaster University Faculty of Social Science is pleased to host the 2022 Clothing Drive in Support of the Good Shepherd Centres Hamilton from November 1 – December 15
Nov 08, 2022

Application for Masters in Globalization Opens Nov 15!

Applications for the Masters in Globalization program opens on Nov 15! For more information on admission and program requirements, visit the McMaster Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition website.
Oct 26, 2022

Please join IGHC on March 16 for a lecture by Dr. Cati Coe

Dr. Cati Coe is a Professor of Anthropology at Rutgers University and IGHC Visiting Fulbright Scholar. Dr. Coe's research focuses on transnational migration, specifically intergenerational relations, and the distribution of care labor in transnational families.
Mar 11, 2022

Please join IGHC for a lecture by Dr. Jackie Smith

Dr. Jackie Smith is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Pittsburgh and IGHC Visiting Fulbright Scholar. Dr. Smith’s research focuses on how globalization impacts people and communities, and how social movements for the environment, health, and economic justice are advancing transformative struggles, particularly within urban contexts.
Mar 02, 2022

Application for Masters in Globalization Opens Nov 15!

Applications for the Masters in Globalization program opens on Nov 15! For more information on admission and program requirements, visit the McMaster Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition website.
Nov 04, 2021

Professor Robert O’Brien Awarded Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Public Diplomacy at University of Southern California

Professor Robert O’Brien will conduct climate politics research at the University of Southern California from January to May 2022.
Sep 22, 2021

IGHC Members Receive SSHRC Insight Grants

Doctors Tony Porter, Stephen McBride, Robert O'Brien, and Kee Yong receive SSHRC Insight Grants totaling over $330,000 for their research.
Jul 08, 2021

Applications for Masters in Globalization close on Feb 15!

Applications for the Masters in Globalization program close on Feb 15! For more information on admission and program requirements, visit the McMaster Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition's website.
Feb 03, 2021

Application for Masters in Globalization is now open!

Applications for the Masters in Globalization program are now open! For more information on admission and program requirements, visit the McMaster Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition's website.
Nov 18, 2020

Application for Masters in Globalization Opens Nov 15!

Applications for the Masters in Globalization program opens on Nov 15! For more information on admission and program requirements, visit the McMaster Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition website.
Oct 27, 2020

An addition to the working paper collection addressing urgent responses to COVID-19

A continuation of the collection of working papers has been released by the Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the systemic challenges it has amplified.
Jun 08, 2020

Working paper series on COVID-19: Urgent Responses

In the space of just a few weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus has radically transformed the lives of people around the globe. The papers in this collection speak to the systemic questions the pandemic has raised.
Jun 08, 2020

IGHC calls for special COVID-19 working paper contributions

McMaster’s Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition seeks contributions — 750 to 1000 words — to its refereed Working Paper Series. The deadline for submissions is May 4, 2020.
Apr 16, 2020

Talking with Miriam Toews about her novel, Women Talking

Miriam Toews is a winner of the Governor General’s Award for Fiction, the Libris Award for Fiction Book of the Year, the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, and the Writers Trust Marian Engel/ Timothy Findley Award. Her most recent novel, Women Talking, has been released to wide acclaim.
Jan 29, 2020

Refugee Studies Working Paper Series

New Working Paper Series, titled States of Refuge: Keywords for Critical Refugee Studies, with contributions by authors from McMaster University, Wilfrid Laurier University, Western University, Université de Montréal, University of Waterloo, Sheridan College, York University, and Carleton University.
Jan 09, 2020

Global Anger

A lively discussion explored the global upsurge in populism, nationalism, and protest in a November 11 event at McMaster University sponsored by the Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition.
Nov 14, 2019

A Public Discussion on Populism and Nationalism

What does the global upsurge in populism and nationalism signify globally, nationally, and personally? Please join Tina Fetner, James Ingram, Neil McLaughlin, Tony Porter, and Petra Rethmann for a public discussion on Mon, Nov 11 2:30-4:00 PM in LRW 1003.
Nov 07, 2019

Application for Masters in Globalization Opens Nov 15!

Applications for the Masters in Globalization program opens on Nov 15! For more information on admission and program requirements, visit the McMaster Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition website.
Oct 24, 2019

Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor: Dr. Nandita Sharma

October 7: “The Postcolonial New World Order and the Containment of Decolonization”, 12:30-2 p.m. in L.R. Wilson Hall Room 1003 and October 8: “National Autochthonies and the Marking of Postcolonial National-Natives”, 12:30-2 p.m. in L.R. Wilson Hall Room 1003.
Sep 23, 2019

Digital Democracy Working Paper Series 2019

The Digital Democracy Working Paper Series came out of an Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition/ Faculty of Social Sciences September 2018 workshop.
Sep 19, 2019

What comes after the liberal order? Call for Ideas

The Institute of Globalization and the Human Condition is seeking participants who can bring their disciplinary expertise to an upcoming speakers series.
Aug 09, 2019