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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.

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).

Culture, Identity & Autonomy

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

How Malaysians defied the odds and ousted corruption!

Analysis of Malaysia's 14th general election by Dr. Netina Tan and Cassandra Preece.

May 17, 2018

Professor Netina Tan warns against new anti-fake news laws in Asia

Political Science Professor, Dr. Tan, shows how false information can sway elections and how social media can make the situation worse.

May 07, 2018

Professor O’Brien presents work to southern trade union meeting.

On April 4, 2018 Professor Robert O’Brien travelled to Buenos Aires Argentina to present the results of a co-authored report on alternative trade union policies to the Southern Initiative on Globalization and Trade Union Rights (SIGTUR).

Apr 26, 2018

IGHC Research Seminar Series

Thursday, May 10, 1:00-2:30pm, L.R. Wilson Hall 1003, McMaster University, Race, Refugees and the Current Crisis, Dr. Eric Tang

Apr 10, 2018

Why did it take so long for Canada to kill the Philippines helicopter sale?

Dr. Netina Tan and Globalization Program MA student Marvin Mercado discuss "Canada’s need to ‘walk the talk’ on human rights".

Feb 28, 2018

IGHC Distinguished Speakers Series

Mon., March 19th, 1:30pm-3:00pm, L.R. Wilson Hall 1003, McMaster University, John Clarke, Austerity and After? Policies, Politics, and Ideologies

Feb 27, 2018

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 have the opportunity to complete courses from the Social Sciences, Humanities, Health Sciences and Science 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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