Public Discussion: Democracy and Its Futures

March 22, 2019 | 1:45 - 6 pm Ceremonial Hall, First Peoples House, University of Victoria - Registration required here Scholars from Europe, Canada and the United States of America engage in a comparative and critical dialogue oriented to reciprocal elucidation, mutual understanding and democratic ways forward along the following questions: What...
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From illegal to irregular: Changing the public image of refugees

Blog Contribution by Jennifer Lorentz, Departments of Political Science and Slavic Studies, University of Victoria (undergraduate student ) Illegal to irregular: how the Canadian government has attempted to change the discourse of the immigrant image in the media through tone Media and the Canadian Government The media has undoubtedly played a...
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Public Debates in Turbulent Times: Livestream Event, March 19

Tuesday, March 19th | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM PST Live: Sunset Labs | 401 Herald Street | Victoria BC | map Digital Ticket This event addresses the issues of public debate and the role of academia with a focus on the discussions on democracy and its futures. Experts from academia and various civil society communities come together and discuss the...
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Futures of Democracy and the role of academia

New blog contribution: Moving away from jargon and excessive theoretical baggage - Graduate students in Victoria, Canada, debate the approach to readings on “democracy from below” by Ryan Beaton, March 2, 2019 While the preparations for a gathering of a s cholarly discussion on the Futures of Democracy in Victoria BC take place, a pre-seminar...
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The Crises of Democracy

Online Discussion Friday, March 15 th , 2019/ 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PT (7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. GMT) **Please note your timezone** Register here Join two distinguished scholars of democracy in a trans-Atlantic dialog to discuss current challenges and opportunities in democracies around the world. Conversation will focus in particular on...
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Negotiating identities and histories

Negotiating identities and histories through monuments and memorial landscapes Blog contribution by Julianna Nielsen, undergraduate student in the departments of history and political science at the University of Victoria, Canada. Border walls and fences—as physical and discursive boundaries between ‘here’ and ‘there,’ ‘us’ and ‘them’—construct...
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Borders, Security, and Migration

Webinar, March 13 9:30-11:00am, PT Register here Borders have become a hotly contested issue in public debate. For some they suggest security, for others they denote practices of exclusion and human rights violations. Against the background of President Trump’s insistence on the wall on the US-Mexico border, the webinar will debate how in a...
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WEBINAR: Brexit, borders and the vision for Europe

Brexit, borders and the vision for Europe An online dialogue - 0.5 hours presentations and 1 hour Q&A - 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Pacific Time, Wednesday, January 16, 2018 Register here Cross-border mobility is one of the elemental four freedoms on which the project of European integration rests. What does Brexit mean for the project of the single...
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Canada’s border and Migration policies in comparative perspective

Blog contribution by Franziska Fischer, PhD student at the Department of Political Science at the University of Victoria On Tuesday, November 13 th , 2108 the Jean Monnet Network at UVic brought together a network of scholars, lawyers and practitioners in order to discuss Canada’s border and migration policies in comparative perspective. The...
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EUCAnet Blog is life!

The EUCAnet Blog is life! We would like to encourage junior and senior scholars working in the field of European Studies in Canada to submit their contributions and share with the wider public their thoughts in current topic from the transatlantic perspective. This Blog, as part of the EUCAnet project, will provide some insight into the ongoing...
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