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    Canadian Political Science Association
    2019 Annual Conference Programme

    ALL SIDES OF THINGS:
    SPEAKING TRUTH TO PEOPLE

    Hosted at the University of British Columbia
    Tuesday, June 4 to Thursday, June 6, 2019
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    Presidential Address:
    François Rocher, CPSA President

    Life and Death of an Issue:
    Canadian Political Science and
    Quebec Politics

    Location: CIRS 1250
    Tuesday, June 4, 2019 | 05:00pm to 06:00pm
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    Keynote: UBCIC Grand
    Chief Stewart Phillip

    Asserting Indigenous
    Title and Rights in 2019

    Location: CIRS 1250
    June 04, 2019 | 10:30am to 12:00pm
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    Keynote Speaker: Wendy Brown
    Max Weber's Provocations,
    Our Predicaments:
    The Politics of
    Knowledge and Power

    Location: CIRS 1250
    Wednesday, June 5, 2019 | 02:00pm to 03:30pm
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    Keynote Speaker: Roland Paris
    Canada Alone?
    Surviving in a Meaner World

    Location: CIRS 1250
    Thursday, June 6, 2019 | 10:30am to 12:00pm
Welcome to the 2019 CPSA Annual Conference Programme

This year's theme is All Sides of Things: Speaking Truth to People. At a time when those who enjoy positions of power and influence seem increasingly bent on distorting reality to suit their purpose and on presenting untruths as incontrovertible facts, the Programme Committee wishes to encourage participants to ponder the social responsibility political scientists have to speak plainly and to contribute to public debates armed with solid evidence (rather than ideological proclivities). The theme refers as well to the notion of public participation and to making our research results accessible to the largest possible number of people. Finally, All Sides of Things: Speaking Truth to People conveys as a corollary the twin ideas of diversity and inclusion, not only as objects of research, but also as a way of doing research (diversity of methodologies, approaches, theoretical and conceptual frameworks). In what way can we change or adapt our intellectual practices to reflect the variety of analytical visions that are available? Panels and papers addressing these and related issues are particularly welcome.


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Information in PDF Programme is subject to change. Please stay tuned to this online Conference Programme for the most up to date information.

Special Sessions

Presidential Address

François Rocher: Life and Death of an Issue: Canadian Political Science and Quebec Politics
June 4, 2019 | 05:00pm to 06:00pm | Location: CIRS 1250

Keynote: UBCIC Grand Chief Stewart Phillip

Asserting Indigenous Title and Rights in 2019
June 4 2019 | 10:30am to 12:00pm | : Location: CIRS 1250

Keynote: Wendy Brown

Max Weber's Provocations, Our Predicaments: The Politics of Knowledge and Power
June 05, 2019 | 2:00pm - 03:30pm | Location: CIRS 1250

Keynote: Roland Paris

Canada Alone? Surviving in a Meaner World
June 6, 2019 | 10:30am to 12:00pm | Location: CIRS 1250

Featured Talk: Climate Change Mitigation

Carbon Pricing in the Canadian Federation - Joint UBC/ CPSA/ ESAC Session
June 4, 2019 | 08:30am to 10:00am | Location: The NEST 2601

Roundtable: The Problematic of Reconciliation

June 4, 2019 | 08:45am to 10:15am | Location: CIRS 1250

Roundtable: Reconciliation as if Women Mattered

Colonialism, Patriarchy, Privilege and Indigenous Liberation
June 04, 2019 | 12:00pm - 01:30pm | Location: CIRS 1250

Roundtable: That Little Land Theft Matter

Reconciliation and Title
June 4, 2019 | 01:30pm to 03:00pm | Location: CIRS 1250

Should the CJPS/RCSP Become an Open Access Journal?

June 5 2019 | 10:30am to 12:00pm | : Location: SW 121

Populism and Political Science

Implications for the Discipline
June 6 2019 | 1:30pm to 3:00pm | : Location: SW 305

Special Events

CPSA President’s Dinner

Date: June 5, 2019 | Time: 06:00pm to 12:00am | Location: Sheraton Wall Centre, 1088 Burrard Street, Vancouver

Reception: Department of Political Science, University of British Columbia

June 04, 2018 | 06:00pm to 07:30pm | Location: Sage Bistro, Peter Wall Centre

CPSA Women’s Caucus BBQ Social

June 04, 2018 | 07:15pm to 11:59pm | Location: St John’s College, UBC 2111 Lower Mall