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The Faculty of Public Affairs brings together diverse academic units that prepare graduates to address regional and global challenges with the aim of building better societies.  Our graduates are leaders in fields such as politics, media and communications, economics, international relations, and law. They are, quite literally, changing the world around them.

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News

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Remembering Mark Valcour

School of Journalism Loses Beloved Audio Engineer   In every academic department, there’s someone who carries the history of the place—who’s always been there. For the School of Journalism and Communication, it was Mark Valcour. He was the school’s audio technician for 30 years,... More

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 in Journalism Feed for all posts filed under Journalism, News Feed for all posts filed under News

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Author Meets Readers: BDSM in Law and Society

Author Meets Readers prompts discussion on the legality and interpretation of BDSM in society. The portrayal of BDSM in society and law was the focus of a lively discussion at the Author Meets Readers event on January 22nd at Irene’s Pub in the Glebe. More than two dozen people listened as author... More

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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Russia’s Silent Majority: Speaking Truth to Power

Professor Piotr Dutkiewicz with Russian President Vladimir Putin The FPA Research Excellence Award Symposium Public discussion on Social Change in Modern Russia After growing up in Poland and spending years in Russia as a PhD student, Professor Piotr Dutkiewicz has a deep understanding of the... More

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 in European and Russian Studies Feed for all posts filed under European and Russian Studies, News Feed for all posts filed under News

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Book Release: Canada in Cities

The Politics and Policy of Federal-Local Governance Edited by Katherine A. H. Graham and Caroline Andrew Published by McGill-Queen’s University Press The federal government and its policies transform Canadian cities in myriad ways. Canada in Cities examines this relationship to better understand... More

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 in Faculty Publications Feed for all posts filed under Faculty Publications, News Feed for all posts filed under News

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FPA Grad Students Study Plight of Refugees

FPA Researchers Work with CARE Canada to Improve Refugee Outcomes When he was a graduate student at Oxford University, Political Science Professor James Milner was introduced to a tenet of research in refugee studies: research on human suffering is only ethically defensible if one of the... More

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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