Opinion: Is Africa the most homophobic continent? By Marc Epprecht, professor of Global Development Studies, Special to CNN
Sexuality (and gender relations) in Africa is bad figure for the past 700 years. However, despite the terrible cost of the awakening of political homophobia and religious fundamentalism in recent years, the speakers (Epprecht and Nyeck) remain optimistic about the positive developments in the battle of law and sexual health in Africa.
Professor Susanne Soederberg is an invited speaker at the International Conference on 'Alternatives Solutions to the Debt Crisis'. Professor Soederberg's presentation 'Debtfarism and the Structural Violence of Financial Inclusion' will be on March 6, 2014.
Karen Dubinsky's co-edited anthology Habáname, la cuidad musical de Carlos Varela (The Musical City of Carlos Varela) was recently published in Havana by Centro Cultural Pablo de la Torriente Brau.
Reclaiming the Public in Public Health Who: David McDonald, Co-Director (Municipal Services Project), Professor (Queen’s University, Canada) What: The Struggle for Health in Europe The International People’s Health University (IPHU) Where: Thessaloniki Medical School, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece When: December 1, 2013, 13.00h
Public Measurements for Public Services: Beyond the Financial Who: David McDonald, Co-Director (Municipal Services Project), Professor (Queen’s University, Canada) What: Second Global Water Operators Partnership Alliance (GWOPA) Conference, coordinated by UN-Habitat Where: Hospital de St Pau, Carrer de Sant Antoni Maria Claret, 167 Barcelona, Spain When: November 27, 2013, 17.00h
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David McDonald is speaking at Cornell University on Thursday October 17, 2013.
Come join us for the book launch of "Sexual Diversity in Africa" (S.N. Nyeck and M. Epprecht) and "Sexulaity and Social Justice in Africa" (Epprecht) on Thursday November 7, 2013 at 7PM at Novel Idea, 156 Princess Street
The application form for DEVS 305: Cuban Culture and Society is now available!
DEVS 305 - Cuban Culture and Society Information Session An information session will be held on Thursday September 19, 2013 in Room 11, Dunning Hall beginning at 5:30PM. Come learn about how you can take a Queen's course in Havana!
Stephanie Rudyk and Sarah Cheng awarded a fellowship through the Pathy Family Foundation Community Leadership Program to develop a mentorship program to help migrant children succeed in the international school system in Shanghai, China.
DEVS 305: Cuban Culture and Society Course 2014 Devs 305, an interdisciplinary course 6.0 unit course which also counts towards degree requirements in the departments of Film and Media Studies, Sociology, Languages, Literatures and Cultures and History, will be taught over Winter and part of Spring term 2014.
Teaching Assistantships available for 2013-2014 academic year.
Book Launch: Sexuality and Social Justice in Africa: Rethinking Homophobia and Forging Resistance Marc Epprecht Based on pioneering research on the history of homosexualities and engagement with current lgbti and HIV/AIDS activism, Marc Epprecht provides a sympathetic overview of the issues at play and a hopeful outlook on the potential of sexual rights for all. Speakers: Marc Epprecht and Taiwo Oloruntoba-Oju In association with IAI
Carolyn Richardson (Artsci’13) is fascinated – no, obsessed – with a region in northwest China that borders Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan. For several years, she’s plunged into research about China’s Xinjiang province, intrigued by its blended Middle Eastern and Chinese culture, and the predominantly Muslim Uyghur population.
Default description.The Department of Global Development Studies at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching The Cultural Politics of Decolonisation in Canada course.
The Department of Global Development Studies at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching Social Movements of the Contemporary Middle East course.
The Department of Global Development Studies at Queen’s University invites applications and topic proposals from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching a 4th year topics course.
Sara Korosi, M.A. Development Studies Queen's '13
DEVS 100 and DEVS 230 online courses, summer 2013, Continuing and Distance Studies.
DEVS 305. Cuban Culture and Society Course Winter and Summer 2014
Summer term 2013 (Aug 19-28) Instructors: Bob Lovelace and Richard Day
Monday, March 25, 6:30pm, KFPL.
DEVS 100S on line, summer term.
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Leslie Doucet Global Development Studies Student Fund
Global Perspectives talk
Prof Taylor discusses the questions of financial inclusion as a development strategy