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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.

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).

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

IGHC Fall 2017 Newsletter

The Fall 2017 issue of the IGHC Newsletter highlighting: research news, academic program news, upcoming IGHC, opportunities for students, and general Institute updates

Oct 05, 2017

Patricia Moser: “Leadership, Women & the United Nations”

Wed., Sept. 27, 3pm, HSC-1A4, McMaster University, The Academic Women’s Success and Mentorship (AWSM) lecture series, co-sponsored by the Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition (IGHC) and Science Career and Cooperative Education (SCCE)

Sep 18, 2017

Conference registration now open

Confronting Global Capital. Strengthening Labour Internationalism and Transnationalism in Canada Today. October 12-14, 2017

Sep 08, 2017

M.A. Master of Arts in Globalization Studies

Globalization Studies 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 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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