Harney Lecture Series in Ethnicity

Sponsored by the R.F. Harney Program in Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies and the Munk School of Global Affairs, the Harney Lecture Series brings prominent scholars and practitioners from around the world to enhance the research community at the University of Toronto.

All events (unless otherwise stated) will be held at the Munk School of Global Affairs Trinity Site (1 Devonshire Place)
Open to the public, no pre-registration required (Seats are allocated on a first-come first-served basis. Please come early to secure your seat).

Please contact ethnic.studies@utoronto.ca for all questions regarding the lectures.
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2014-2015 Harney Lecture Series

November 6, 2014, 1:00PM-3:00PM
Cybelle Fox (Assistant Professor, Sociology, University of California Berkley)
Three Worlds of Relief
Munk School of Global Affairs, Room 108N

Cybelle Fox Event Poster


December 1. 2014, 2:00PM-4:00PM
Monique Scheer (Professor of Empirische Kulturwissenschaft (Historical and Cultural Anthropology) at the University of Tübingen)
Hopes, Fears, and the Impact of the New Centers of Islamic Theology at German Universities
Munk School of Global Affairs, Room 208N

Monique Scheer Event Poster


January 29, 2015, 12:00-2:00pm

John Borrows (Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at the University of Victoria Law School)
Living Legal Traditions: Indigenous Law in Practice
Campbell Conference Facility
Munk School of Global Affairs

John Borrows (2)

John-Borrows Event Poster

(This event will also serve as the keynote lecture for the 8th Annual Ethnic and Pluralism Studies Graduate Research Conference)


New Date!
March 2, 2015 4:00-6:00PM
Nicole Constable (Professor, Director, Asian Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh)
Born Out of Place: Migrant Mothers and the Politics of International Labor
Munk School of Global Affairs (Trinity Site, 1 Devonshire Place) Room 208N

Nicole Constable Event Page


March 26, 2015 10:00am-12:00pm
Asha Kaushal (SSHRC post-doctoral fellow, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto)
The Immigration Footprint
Munk School of Global Affairs (Trinity Site, 1 Devonshire Place) Room 208N

Asha Kaushal Event Poster

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