Globalization and Time, Austerity, Asian Studies, and Transnationalism and HIV/AIDS. The Institute also has a tradition of hosting Fulbright Fellows and of bringing to campus internationally recognized scholars working on various aspects of globalizing processes.
The research interests of IGHC members can be found through the links to each member’s profile page.
There are several research projects and working groups affiliated with the IGHC. Such affiliation takes different forms and last for various periods of time. The current research projects and working groups are:
Established by the Institute's first Associate Director, Rhoda Howard-Hassmann, the IGHC Working Papers Series is instrumental in building and maintaining an active community of scholars at McMaster and elsewhere whose work focuses upon globalization, its impact on economic, social, political and cultural relations, and the response of individuals, groups and societies to these impacts.
The Institute is also home to several journals.
Inside Out Hamilton
In the summer of 2011, a series of large, black-and-white portraits appeared on walls in downtown Hamilton. Taken and posted by students in McMaster’s Globalization Studies program, the photos were of local residents, often marginalized members of a community marked by increasing gentrification.