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Department of Anthropology

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Culture, Identity & Autonomy

Artistic and socio-cultural expressions and contestations of meaning, identity and agency in the context of globalization.

Public Policy, Governance & Citizenship

The roles of various state- and non-state actors in relation to global public goods (e.g., knowledge production, security, health and human rights).

Immigration, Refugees & Diaspora

Dynamics, politics, and experiences of human migration and their intersection with globalization processes.

Sustainability, Justice & Global Interdependence

Global perspectives on environmental, economic, political, social and cultural sustainability, justice, and interdependence.

We're Still Accepting Applications for September 2018 Entry

MA in Globalization at McMaster University is a unique interdisciplinary program at one of the top universities in Canada. It's a 12-month program that requires students to complete 6 one-semester courses and a major research paper. The application deadline for September 2018 entry is extended to Monday, February 12th, 2018.

Jan 15, 2018

IGHC Research Seminar Series

Thu., Feb.1, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., L.R. Wilson Hall 1003, McMaster University Reworking Resilience - Panel Discussion

Jan 09, 2018

IGHC Research Seminar Series

Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., L.R. Wilson Hall 3001, McMaster University The Right to Have Rights and Juridical Sleights: Towards a Constructively Cynical Appraisal of Statelessness, Dr. John McGuire

Jan 09, 2018

Scholarship Available for ASEAN students

The Canadian government/DFATD is now giving scholarship to students from 10 ASEAN states to conduct short term research or study in Canada.

Nov 21, 2017

IGHC Working Paper Series 17/1 "Reworking Resilience"

IGHC Working Paper Series circulates papers by members of the Institute as well as other faculty members and invited graduate students at McMaster University working on the theme of globalization.

Nov 13, 2017

Application to MA in Globalization will open on November 13

MA in Globalization at McMaster University is a unique interdisciplinary program at one of the top universities in Canada. It's a 12-month program that requires students to complete 6 one-semester courses and a major research paper.

Oct 31, 2017

M.A. Master of Arts in Globalization

M.A. in Globalization is an interdisciplinary program that examines the complex political, social, economic, cultural, discursive and theoretical developments related to processes of globalization and how these come to bear upon our lives, our communities, and the environment in which we live. Research areas include: contemporary culture; diasporic, transnational and multicultural communities; global governance; international trade and finance; and social, environmental and labour issues.

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Minor Interdisciplinary Minor in Globalization Studies

The minor in Globalization Studies provides students with the opportunity to explore the complex idea of globalization from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Students will complete courses from both the Humanities and Social Sciences faculties that cover a wide variety of themes related to globalization, and will be able to tailor their course selection according to their interests.

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