Entries by Fazila Mat

Attitude Changes towards Immigrants in the Turbulent Years of the ‘Migrant Crisis’ and Anti-Immigrant Campaign in Hungary

Barna, Ildikó & Koltai, Júlia (2019). Attitude Changes towards Immigrants in the Turbulent Years of the ‘Migrant Crisis’ and Anti-Immigrant Campaign in Hungary, Intersections. East European Journal of Society and Politics. Central European Societies on the Map of Europe 5 (1): 48-70. The paper discusses explanations for attitudes towards immigrants before and after the start […]

Regional Identity, Separatism, and War in Eastern Europe: Donbass and Pridnestrovie

Oleksy, Piotr & Studenna-Skrukwa, Marta (2019). Regional Identity, Separatism, and War in Eastern Europe: Donbass and Pridnestrovie, Kultura i Społeczeństwo, 63/2, pp. 227-252. The authors of this article use the examples of the Donbass and Pridnestrovie regions to examine the relationship between regional identity, separatism, and armed conflict. On the basis of comparative methods of […]

Webinar: The Crises of Democracy: Boaventura de Sousa Santos and James Tully

What are the major problems facing democracies? What are the connections between these problems? What are the democratic ways to resolve these problems ? Boaventura de Sousa Santos and James Tully, two distinguished scholars of democracy, in a transatlantic dialog discussing current challenges and opportunities in democracies around the world. The conversation focuses in particular […]

Prof. Patrick Leblond: The EU, a Fascinating Topic to Study and Learn from by Patrick Leblond

Dr. Patrick Leblond (University of Ottawa) works in the fields of global economic governance and  international/comparative political economy. His regional expertise focuses on Europe and North America. In this video interview, Dr. Leblond explains his fascination with studying the EU. In his view, the process of integrating 28 member states and organizing social, economic and […]

Prof. Christian Leuprecht: Borders, security issues and global migration

Christian Leuprecht, Royal Military College of Canada and Queen’s University, in an interview on global migration elaborates on the question: “what could a sustainable strategy include when coping with mass migration in future?” This video clip was produced during the Borders in Globalization Conference in Ottawa, December 2017.   This video clip was produced during […]

Impermanent Apologies: On the Dynamics of Timing and Public Knowledge in Political Apology

James, Matt, Stanger-Ross, Jordan & the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective (2018). Impermanent apologies: On the dynamics of timing and public knowledge in political apology. Human Rights Review 19: 289-311. Political apologies are commonly imagined as gestures of finality and closure: capstone moments that summate public knowledge. One manifestation of these assumptions is the position […]

Degrees of Freedom in Canada’s Culture of Redress

James, Matt (2014). Degrees of freedom in Canada’s culture of redress. Citizenship Studies, 19(1), 35-52. This article examines some recent Canadian projects of historical narrative revision in light of Canada’s broader redress culture: the recurring norms and assumptions that govern its apportionment of causal and reparative responsibility for historic wrongs. To this end, it studies […]