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    CPSA Students Caucus Meeting

    2019 Annual Conference - June 4, 2019
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    Workshop: The Official Languages Act at 50
    Le 50e anniversaire de la Loi sur les langues officielles

    2019 Annual Conference - June 4, 2019
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    Reception: Department of Political Science
    University of British Columbia

    2019 Annual Conference - June 4, 2019
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    Canadian Political Science Association
    2019 Annual Conference Programme


    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
    In the Ruins of Neoliberalism:
    Our Predicaments:
    the Rise of Anti-democratic
    Politics in the West

    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

Special Events

R18 - Populism and Political Science: Implications for the Discipline

Date: Jun 6 | Time: 12:00pm to 01:30pm | Location: SWING 305

Chair/Président/Présidente : Steven Rathgeb Smith (American Political Science Association)

The rise of populist movements across the world, including Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the U.S. presidential election, the unexpected approval of Brexit, the newly elected government of Quebec, the election of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil, and resurgent far right movements in Europe, have brought to the fore pressing questions about the role of political science and how it relates to politics and policymaking. In many places, the future of academic freedom is unresolved, and uncertainty exists about the continued relationship between political scientists and government. Should, and how should, these developments affect political science research agendas and our teaching in the classroom? Political scientists must consider how best to address questions of democracy, populism, and economic distribution that have become a driving force in politics. How can the discipline engage policymakers and the public on these issues? This panel will address these questions, along with what these recent developments mean for political science, both in terms of the unique challenges that they introduce for political science research and their implications for future research agendas and pedagogy.

Willem Maas (York University)
Alain Noël (University of Montreal)
Mireille Paquet (Concordia University)

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