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Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 9:15am

Department of Political Science — 2018 Honours Symposium
Monday, April 16, 2018 in SS729
1:30–4:30 with Reception to Follow

Please be sure to join for our Annual Honours Symposium.
This Symposium features the thesis work of our Political Science Undergraduate Honours Students.
The event is free and is open to all faculty and students.

 Schedule of events:

1:30–3:00 pm — Panel I

  • Paolo Nicola Gentile, “Kindling the Flames of Discontent: Visual Social Media's Role in Catalyzing Emotions in the Egyptian Revolution” (Supervisor Dr. Roberta Rice)
  • Michelle Braun, “How Social Movements Fail” (Supervisor Dr. Roberta Rice)
  • Stephen Kenney, “Afghanistan: A Secondary Mission” (Supervisor Dr. Terry Terriff)
  • Davina Basse, “Combating Terrorism in a Borderless Europe: Effective Structures or Borderline Naiveté?(Supervisor Dr. Maureen Hiebert)


3:15–4:30 pm — Panel II

  • Jesse Stilwell, “Failure to Launch: Why Canada went from a Leader to a Failure at Digital Government” (Supervisor Dr. Melanee Thomas)
  • Coltyn Herman, “Exploring the Incumbent Advantage in Canadian Municipal Elections: What Role Does Candidate Quality Play?” (Supervisor Dr. Jack Lucas)
  • Kelsey Gordon, “The Discordance Between Art and Truth” (Supervisor Dr. Josh Goldstein)