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Political Science associate professor Matt James writes publication for 'The Palgrave Handbook of State-Sponsored History after 1945'

February 8, 2018 Political Science associate professor Matt James writes publication for 'The Palgrave Handbook of State-Sponsored History after 1945' Political Science associate professor Matt James has written a publication titled "Narrative Robustness, Post-Apology Conduct, and Canada’s 1998 and 2008 Residential Schools Apologies,” in The Palgrave Handbook of State-Sponsored History after 1945. Link

Oil, water and wine: Pipeline feud ignites debate

February 7, 2018 Political Science associate professor Jamie Lawson is quoted in CBC News article on escalating AB-BC feud CBC News reached out to Jamie Lawson for comment in its analysis about Alberta and BC's conflict over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, specifically on the political and environmental nature of the topic. CBC

Matt James (Political Science) and Jordan Stranger Ross (History) have co-authored apology piece in Human Rights Review

January 22, 2018 Impermanent Apologies: on the Dynamics of Timing and Public Knowledge in Political Apology Jordan Stranger-Ross (History) and Matt James have authored an article in the Human Rights Review. The pair investigate political apologies and their impermanence. Link

POLI alumni Ry Moran being celebrated at Distinguished Alumni Awards Night also giving talk February 6th

January 12, 2018 POLI alumni Ry Moran being celebrated at Distinguished Alumni Awards Night also giving talk February 6th As part of UVic’s Alumni Week Political Science graduate (BA 2002) Ry Moran, Director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation will be become a recipient of the 2018 Social Sciences Distinguished Alumni award. If you’d like to join the celebration please register by Jan 31.

Matt James publishes article on media, reconciliation, and the Canadian TRC in the Journal of Canadian Studies

January 3, 2018 Changing the Subject: The TRC, Its National Events, and the Displacement of Substantive Reconciliation in Canadian Media Representations Associate professor of Political Science Matt James publishes article on media, reconciliation, and the Canadian TRC in the Journal of Canadian Studies. Link

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