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Scholars’ Hub @ Home | Populism, legality and the politics of diversity in Canada

Scholars’ Hub @ Home | Populism, legality and the politics of diversity in Canada

Emily Laxer, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Glendon College  Populism has become a key buzzword in world politics recently. From the U.S.’s Donald Trump, to the U.K.’s Brexit, to India’s Narendra Modi, right-wing populist movements are transforming politics in several political systems. Among the troubling elements of this populist surge is its association with nativist […]

Dean’s Leadership Dialogues | The Leader’s Compass: Vision and Values

Dean’s Leadership Dialogues | The Leader’s Compass: Vision and Values

The Dean’s Leadership Dialogues feature our School’s most accomplished alumni and business leaders from around the world in a thoughtful and engaging fireside chat with Schulich Dean Detlev Zwick. The Leadership Dialogues provide a dynamic and interactive platform for members of the Schulich community and the public to engage with inspirational thought leaders and business […]

Scholars’ Hub @ Home | Do clear skies mean clean air? Pandemic lockdowns and their influence on air quality

Scholars’ Hub @ Home | Do clear skies mean clean air? Pandemic lockdowns and their influence on air quality

The dramatic impact of pandemic lockdowns on personal behaviours and economies has led to changes in air quality; this provides a unique opportunity to learn about the causes of poor air quality. This talk will describe some of the overall changes observed globally during lockdowns as well as the impacts on highly polluted Indian cities. […]

Mid-Career Conversations | Becoming a social innovator

Mid-Career Conversations | Becoming a social innovator

Mid-Career Conversations were created with alumni like you in mind — alumni who have several years experience and are now considering (or have already made) an important transition. Each event will focus on a specific mid-career transition and feature a fellow alumni speaker sharing their own personal story and experiences. There will be the opportunity […]

Scholars’ Hub @ Home | Managing for severe supply disruptions: Top research-based tips

Scholars’ Hub @ Home | Managing for severe supply disruptions: Top research-based tips

COVID-19 has exposed the frailty of global supply chains. This session provides insights into what supply disruptions are, how they should be described, what triggers them, and how organizations should manage supply disruptions. M. Johnny Rungtusanatham, Ph.D., is Canada Research Chair in Supply Chain Management (Tier 1) and Professor of Operations Management & Information Systems […]

York Circle @ Home | Cycles of inequality and exploitation in nation-building

York Circle @ Home | Cycles of inequality and exploitation in nation-building

Hosted by Dr. Rebecca Pillai Riddell, Academic Chair of The York Circle, this virtual lecture series will showcase York’s leading faculty members engaging in lively panel discussions and Q&A sessions on key themes related to this year’s topic: “Oh Canada! The True North Strong and Free?” The series will be held over four sessions throughout […]

GRADitude | Virtual Networking for Career Growth

GRADitude | Virtual Networking for Career Growth

Hosted by alumna, Joanne Huy (BES ’15) Alumni panelists will discuss how young alumni and students can network and build relationships virtually to support their career goals. Panelists will share their experiences and offer guidance to attendees. Questions for the panelists may be submitted in advance of the event on the registration form, as well […]

GRADitude | Young Alumni Speed Networking, hosted by Javheria Ibrahim (BA ’20)

GRADitude | Young Alumni Speed Networking, hosted by Javheria Ibrahim (BA ’20)

Are you looking to grow your professional network or practice your networking skills? Join this virtual speed networking session hosted by young alumni ambassador Javheria Ibrahim (BA ’20) where you will have the chance to meet fellow York alumni from all over the world. Attendees will participate in networking sessions in Zoom breakout rooms while […]

Scholars’ Hub @ Home | Reactions to COVID-19 news overload and its impact on work

Scholars’ Hub @ Home | Reactions to COVID-19 news overload and its impact on work

Do you enjoy hearing about the latest thought-provoking research? The Scholars’ Hub @ Home speaker series features discussions on a broad range of topics, with engaging lectures from some of York’s best minds. The Scholars’ Hub events are done in partnership with Vaughan Public Libraries, Markham Public Library, and Aurora Public Library. The Scholars’ Hub […]

Mid-Career Conversations | Becoming an executive

Mid-Career Conversations | Becoming an executive

A new virtual event series, Mid-Career Conversations were created for alumni who have several years of experience and are now considering (or have already made) an important transition. Each event will focus on a specific mid-career transition and feature a fellow alumni speaker sharing their own personal story and experiences. There will be the opportunity […]