University of Toronto Department of Political Science
The Department of Political Science Presents:
Sovereignty as Stigma: Opting Out of an Ever Closer Union
Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Adler-Nissen, University of Copenhagen
Chair: Prof. Emanuel Adler, University of Toronto
Date: Thursday, March 22, 2012
Register online at: http://webapp.mcis.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventid=11714
Dr Rebecca Adler-Nissen is Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen and Visiting Scholar at the Centre for International Peace and Security Studies at McGill University in the spring of 2012. Her main interests are International Relations theory, sovereignty, diplomacy, European integration (especially the euro, economic cooperation and the common European asylum, migration and security policies). She directs a research project on European integration and postcolonialism (Routledge, 2012, forthcoming) and is editor of Bourdieu in International Relations: Rethinking Key Concepts (Routledge, 2012, forthcoming) and co-editor of Sovereignty Games: Instrumentalizing State Sovereignty in Europe and beyond (Palgrave, 2008). Moreover, she has published several articles on European integration, sovereignty and the transformation of diplomacy. She is former Head of Section in the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2010-2011) and has a diplome from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris and has been Visiting Researcher at the European University Institute.
The Department of Political Science Presents the Senior Thesis Information Session
Senior thesis programs have become the norm at top undergraduate programs in North America. Going into its 8th year, our Senior Thesis Program provides a wonderful opportunity to develop your academic skills to another level and to work closely with a faculty member on your own research project. If you are considering graduate work or if you are interested in getting into an in-depth research project, please attend this session and find out if the Senior Thesis Program is right for you.
When? Wednesday, March 21, 2012 3 pm – 4 pm
This will be followed by project presentations of current Senior Thesis students from 4 pm—6 pm.
There will also be another presentation on Thursday, March 22, 2012, 4 pm—6 pm
Where? Sidney Smith Hall, Room 3130
100 St. George St. Toronto, ON M5S 3G3
Please note that the best accessible access is via the covered ramp on the west side of the building. Powered doors allow full access to the patio on both sides of the building. There are accessible washrooms on floors B, 1, and 2. If you require an accommodation due to a disability please contact Carolyn Ursabia by March 16, 2012. We will work with you to make appropriate arrangements.
*This event is by invitation only*
Thursday, March 22 from 4 to 5:30pm in SS3037
This event is to honour and congratulate our PhD students who were awarded a scholarship this academic year or who continue to hold an award won in a previous year. The awards we are including are all of those applied for through the Political Science Graduate Office. Please check the list below to see who our 2011-12 award holders are.
We are also taking this opportunity to thank individuals who have donated generously to the department allowing us to create many of our departmental dissertation and entrance awards*.
OUR 2011-12 AWARD HOLDERS
CSUS and F. Ross Johnson Distinguished Speaker Series
Date: Thursday, March 22, 2012
Time: 5 pm – 7 pm
Location: 108N, North House
Michael Martinez, Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at the University of Florida
Stella Kyriakakis. Please visit the event page: http://www.munk.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventid=11773
Michael Martinez is Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at the University of Florida. He earned his PhD at the University of Michigan, and has had visiting appointments at Texas A&M, the University of British Columbia, and the University of Calgary (as a Fulbright Scholar). His research on ambivalence in public opinion, voter turnout, partisanship, and ideology in the United States and Canada has appeared in many scholarly journals, including: “Journal of Politics” “American Journal of Political Science,” “Canadian Journal of Political Science,” “Political Behavior,” “Political Psychology,” “Public Opinion Quarterly,” and “American Politics Research.” He teaches graduate seminars and undergraduate courses in political behaviour, research methods, and American politics.
Department of Political Science, University of Toronto