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Critique and Transformative Alternatives: Re-imagining Futures Within and Beyond the Global Pandemic
The Canada Association for the Study of International Development welcomed keynote speaker Dr. Jayati Ghosh at Congress 2022, presenting “Critique and Transformative Alternatives: Re-imagining Futures Within and Beyond the Global Pandemic.”
Petrocultures: Reflections on 10 years of research and advocacy for a world in crisis
In this Big Thinking session, Dr. Imre Szeman and Dr. Sheena Wilson, co-founders of the Petrocultures Research Group, discussed the concept of the “petroculture,” and how our understanding of it could help us transition to a decarbonized and more...
Hungary after 2008: A New Regime of World-Economic Integration
To understand recent developments in Hungary more fully, we must consider the global economy in which it acts as a middle power, acting as an important bridge between markets.
We’re not all in this together: What we can learn from the pandemic response, disability, and social stratification
Guest blog by Dr. Michelle Maroto, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Alberta
“We need to bring visibility to this issue” - South Ontario residents talk about the threat nuclear waste dumping proposes to their communities
Congress 2021 blog edition A few years ago, the Ontario government committed to nuclear energy generation, with the promise of a thorough and safe plan for dumping nuclear waste in the province. Today, as waste mounts, so does the tension surrounding...
Seeding security: Community-based approaches to eradicating northern food insecurity
Northern food insecurity is a highly complex issue. For northern communities, high degrees of isolation and poor infrastructure collide with climate change and the legacy of colonialism to challenge the sustainability of northerner’s homes and...
The Discrimination against Black Co-ops
Congress 2021 blog edition The Canadian Association for Studies in Co-operation “Racial Justice and Cooperatives” open event webcast featured a powerful presentation, organised around visual stories, by Jessica Gordon Nembhard, Professor of Community...
Saving the Arctic: A Roundtable on Ocean Governance and Sustainability
Congress 2021 blog edition The “Critical Perspectives on Arctic Oceans Governance, Sustainability, and Justice” open event, hosted by the Canadian Law and Society Association (CLSA), centered on the United Nations’ proclamation of 2021 as the...
One Land Defender on the Front Lines of Climate Justice
Congress 2021 blog edition In one of the most compelling talks at this year’s Congress, Tara Houska, Tribal Attorney and Land Defender from Couchiching First Nation, discussed her incredible career fighting climate destruction at both the political...