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Attention: Undergraduate Students

Don't miss out on enrolling in Spring Summer courses! Seats are still available. Please contact the Department if you experience any issues when adding a class.

Mar 23, 2018

Gueorgui Kambourov (University of Toronto) | Barriers to Entry and Regional Economic Growth in China

Wed, March 28, 12:30pm - 2:00pm KTH-334 Host: Gajendran Raveendranathan

Mar 22, 2018

Are you an Undergraduate student interested in summer work?

The Department of Political Science is seeking to employ an undergraduate work study student this summer.

Mar 22, 2018

A unique model for responding to racism in Hamilton

(Photo: New Anti-Racism Lead, Princewill Ogban) McMaster partners with the City of Hamilton and the Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion to open the Hamilton Anti-Racism Resource Centre

Mar 21, 2018

MCPI Beyond Income Event

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | 4:00 – 6:30 PM | Celebration Hall, in Kenneth Taylor Hall, Room B116, McMaster University

Mar 21, 2018

Anthropology colloquium series: Fear of ontological wolves

Join us for the last Anthropology colloquium of the term, presented by Craig N. Cipolla (Royal Ontario Museum) When: Thursday, March 29th Where: Kenneth Taylor Hall, B104 Time: 3:30-5:00pm

Mar 21, 2018

What Voices are Heard in Canadian Policymaking?

What is the role of NGOs in the policy process?

Mar 20, 2018

Travelling the river of life

Bonnie Freeman's research on the Two Row journey — a symbol of co-operation and friendship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples — began with a seven-day paddle down the Grand River.

Mar 20, 2018

Is an Islamic Reform Necessary?

Guest speaker, March, 22, 7:30 p.m. - Professor AbdolKarim Soroush (Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs Georgetown University)

Mar 20, 2018

Spring and Summer Courses

2018 Spring/Summer enrollment opens on March 19!

Mar 19, 2018

Department of Anthropology - Career Night

What kind of non-academic jobs are there for Anthropology graduates? Come see our guest panel to find out! Thursday, March 22nd.

Mar 19, 2018

AltAusterity to Host Second Workshop and Public Event

Initial research findings, deeper partnerships, and a panel on 'the role of government today'

Mar 19, 2018

AltAusterity to Host Second Workshop and Public Event

Initial research findings, deeper partnerships, and a panel on 'the role of government today'

Mar 18, 2018

AltAusterity Digest #38 March 8-14, 2018

This week in Austerity News:

Mar 17, 2018

Anthropology PhD ranked second in Three Minute Thesis competition

Kaitlin East (PhD candidate, Department of Anthropology) placed second overall in the School of Graduate Studies Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

Mar 16, 2018

CTE meets #metoo: Violence and victimhood reconsidered in Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Dr. Aryn Martin, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, York University will offer a nuanced perspective on the construction of domestic violence and sexual assault through a consideration of conditioning in certain professions and sports, and a speculation of the extent to which Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy plays a role.

Mar 15, 2018

Understanding American Foreign Policy Through a National Security Council Simulation

American Foreign Policy Students Engaged in a National Security Council Simulation.

Mar 15, 2018

Transnational Think Tank Networks in the EU

How is economic policy driven by epistemic communities in the EU?

Mar 13, 2018