Canada Seminar

2022 Mar 28

Canada Seminar (Zoom)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

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"Making 'A Waterfront for the World': Racial Capitalism, Indigeneity, and the Marketing of Zibi in Canada’s Capital"

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Speaker:

Heather Dorries, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Planning and the Centre for Indigenous Studies, University of Toronto.

Contact:

Helen Clayton
Canada@wcfia.harvard.edu

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2022 Feb 28

Canada Seminar (Zoom)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

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“'We Don’t Have Those American Problems': Anti-Blackness, Exclusion, and the History of Canadian Rap Music"

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Speaker:

Francesca D’Amico-Cuthbert, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Jackman Humanities Institute, University of Toronto.

Contact:

Helen Clayton
Canada@wcfia.harvard.edu

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2021 Nov 15

Canada Seminar (Zoom)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

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"Digital Platforms, Innovation and Opportunity: What Future for Canada’s Cities?"

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Speaker:

Shauna Brail, Associate Professor, Institute for Management & Innovation, University of Toronto Mississauga.

Contact:

Helen Clayton
Canada@wcfia.harvard.edu

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2021 Nov 01

Canada Seminar (Zoom)

12:00pm to 2:00pm

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"Free Expression and the Regulation of Online Content in the Canadian Context"

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Speaker:

Michael Geist, law professor; Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law, University of Ottawa.

Contact:

Helen Clayton
Canada@wcfia.harvard.edu

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2021 Sep 13

Canada Seminar (via Zoom)

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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"City, State: Constitutionalism and the Megacity"

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Speaker:

Ran Hirschl, Professor of Government; Earl E. Sheffield Regents Professor of Law, School of Law, The University of Texas at Austin.

Contact:

Helen Clayton
Canada@wcfia.harvard.edu

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2021 Apr 12

Canada Seminar (via Zoom)

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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"Struggles for Justice in the Great White North"

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Speakers:

"The Sacralization of Racism in the Anglosphere"

Eric Kaufmann, Professor of Politics, Birckbeck, University of London.

"Plantation U: Labour, Race, State and the Struggle against Command Capitalism"

Tamari Kitossa, Associate Professor of Sociology, Brock University.

"The Great White North: Race and Reckoning in Canada"

Debra Thompson, Associate Professor of Political Science; Canada Research Chair in Racial Inequality in Democratic Societies, McGill University.

"Dimensions of Whiteness: A self-reflexive exploration"

Anna Triandafyllidou, Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration, Ryerson University.

Contact:

Helen Clayton
Canada@wcfia.harvard.edu

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2021 Apr 27

Canada Program Event: Animals, Capital, and the Law (via Zoom)

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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“Provisioning People and Other Animals Since the 18th Century”

"Provisioning People and Other Animals Since the 18th Century"

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Speaker:

Anya ZilbersteinAssociate Professor of History, Department of History, Concordia University.

Discussant:

John Clegg, Collegiate Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Chicago.

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2021 Mar 30

Canada Program Event: Animals, Capital, and the Law (via Zoom)

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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“Co-Workers or Living Factories? Biotechnology and the Concept of Animal Labour”

“Co-Workers or Living Factories? Biotechnology and the Concept of Animal Labour”

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Speaker:

Kenneth Fish, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Winnipeg.

Discussant:

Will Kymlicka, Canada Research Chair in Philosophy, Queen’s University.

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2021 Mar 22

Canada Seminar (via Zoom)

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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"Rethinking Citizenship in the Anthropocene"

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Speakers:

"Anticolonial Critiques of the Anthropocene"

Jaskiran Dhillon, Associate Professor of Global Studies and Anthropology, The New School.

"Indigenous Pathways to Alternative Relational Futures"

Michelle Daigle, Assistant Professor, Centre for Indigenous Studies; Department of Geography & Planning, University of Toronto.

"Indigenous Plant Kinship in the Canadian Oil Sands"

Janelle Baker, Assistant Professor in Anthropology, Athabasca University.

Discussant:

Christina ShiversGraduate Student Affiliate; Graduate Research Fellow, Canada Program. PhD Candidate, Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Contact:

Helen Clayton
hclayton@wcfia.harvard.edu

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2021 Mar 08

Canada Seminar (via Zoom)

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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"Canadian Oil at a Crossroads"

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Speakers:

Angela CarterAssociate Professor, Department of Political Science & Balsillie School of International Affairs, University of Waterloo.

Katie Mazer, William Lyon Mackenzie King Postdoctoral Fellow, Canada Program. Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Labour Studies, McMaster University.

Christina Shivers, Graduate Student Affiliate; Graduate Research Fellow, Canada Program. PhD Candidate, Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Troy Vettese, William Lyon Mackenzie King Postdoctoral Fellow, Canada Program. PhD, Department of History, New York University.

Contact:

Helen Clayton
hclayton@wcfia.harvard.edu

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2021 Feb 24

Canada Program Event: The Ecology of Economic Thought (via Zoom)

9:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

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"The Ecology of Economic Thought"

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"From Svamiji’s Ashram to Whitehall: Instrumentalising the British Government during the 1973 Oil Crisis"

Speaker:

Thomas TurnbullPost-Doctoral Fellow, MPI Berlin.

Discussants:

Nandita BadamiPhD Candidate, University of California, Irvine.

Fredrik Albritton Jonsson, Associate Professor of British History, Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science, University of Chicago.

"Between the Hand-loom and the Samson Stripper: The Contradictory Worlds of E. F. Schumacher"

Speaker:

Robert LeonardProfessor of Economics, Université du Québec à Montréal.

Discussants:

Paul EriksonAssociate Professor of History and Environmental Studies, Wesleyan University.

Marco Paulo Vianna Franco, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Konrad Lorenz Institute.

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2021 Feb 23

Canada Program Event: Animals, Capital, and the Law

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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“Ag-Gag in Canada and the Constitutional Right to See”

"Ag-Gag in Canada and the Constitutional Right to See"

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Speaker:

Jodi Lazare, Assistant Professor of Law, Dalhousie University.

Discussant:

Maneesha Deckha, Lansdowne Chair in Law, University of Victoria.

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2021 Feb 17

Canada Program Event: The Ecology of Economic Thought (via Zoom)

9:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

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"The Ecology of Economic Thought"

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"Struggling to Remake the Market: The Feed-in-Tariff and the Neo-Liberal Roots of German Climate Politics"

Speaker:

Stephen MilderAssistant Professor of History, Groningen University.

Discussants:

Adam ToozeKathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of History, Department of History, Columbia University.

Viktor PressfeldtPhD Candidate, National Graduate School of History, Lund University.

"Market Governance, Obstruction, and Denial: Neoliberal Environmental Thought and Policy in Sweden, 1988–2015"

Speaker:

Kristoffer Ekberg, Postdoctoral Fellow, Chalmers University of Technology.

Viktor PressfeldtPhD Candidate, National Graduate School of History, Lund University.

Discussants:

Stephen Milder, Assistant Professor of History, Groningen University.

Stephen Gross, Associate Professor of History and European Studies, New York University.

‘'Challenging Economic Times: Temporality in Critiques of Economized Nature, 1985–1995"

Speaker:

Julia NordbladAssistant Professor, Department of History of Science and Ideas, Uppsala University.

Discussants:

David SchorrSenior Lecturer in Law, Tel Aviv University.

Antoine Missemer, Researcher, CIRED Paris.

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2021 Feb 08

Canada Program Special Event (via Zoom)

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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"Lessons from the COVID-19 Response in Canada: A Conversation"

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Speakers:

The Hon. Harjit S. Sajjan, Canadian Minister of National Defence.

Juliette Kayyem, Belfer Senior Lecturer in International Security; Faculty Director, Homeland Security Project, Harvard Kennedy School.

Contact:

Dan Harsha
daniel_harsha@hks.harvard.edu

Cosponsored by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School.

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