2019 John McMenemy Prize Nominees: Cheryl N. Collier and Tracey Raney

Interview with 2019 John McMenemy Prize Nominees Cheryl N. Collier and Tracey Raney; “Canada’s Member-to-Member Code of Conduct on Sexual Harassment in the House of Commons: Progress or Regress?” Canadian Journal of Political Science 51(4).…


2019 John McMenemy Prize Nominee: Melanee Thomas

Interview with 2019 John McMenemy Prize Nominee Melanee Thomas; “In Crisis or Decline? Selecting Women to Lead Provincial Parties in Government.” Canadian Journal of Political Science 51 (2).…


2019 John McMenemy Prize Nominee: Matt Wilder

Interview with 2019 John McMenemy Prize Nominee Matt Wilder; “Debating Basic Income: Distributive Justice and the Normative-Technical Nexus.” Canadian Journal of Political Science 51 (2).…


Dr Tom Crawford speaks to past winners of the Batchelor Prize

With the nomination period for the 2020 Batchelor Prize coming to a close at the end of the month (31st May 2019), Dr Tom Crawford spoke to the previous winners to find out more about the legacy of the award.


Ricoeur on Truth in Religious Discourse: A Reclamation

Check out Patrick J. Casey’s article ‘Ricoeur on Truth in Religious Discourse: A Reclamation’ in in Horizons’  latest publication, Volume 46, Issue 1 In this paper I take preliminary steps in exploring the philosophical underpinnings of interreligious learning.…


Malthus, 19th Century Socialism and Marx

In his Historical Journal article Gareth Stedman Jones argues that the need to answer Malthus led to the most profound recasting of 19th century radical thought, conjoining science and Enlightenment with a radical, and eventually revolutionary social movement.


The Case of the Catalans Consider’d

The title “The Case of the Catalans Consider’d” was the name used by European chancellors early in the 18th century to refer to the debates and arrangements regarding the political destiny of the Principality of Catalonia in the context of the Peace of Utrecht (1712-1714), the agreement that ended the War of the Spanish Succession.…


Making a difference: Doing leadership research that matters

Most of the research that is currently in ‘leading’ journals ignores the really important issues that confront our world. As an example, consider what is probably the most important problem now facing our species.…


#ustoo: How can we best make a difference?

Jenn and I sat across from each other at a wooden table in a light filled café in central Oklahoma, discussing yet another incidence of sexual assault on a college campus.…


Crisis, unemployment, and mobilisations

Author Laurent Bernhard introduces the recent title Debating Unemployment Policy: Political Communication and the Labour Market in Western Europe. In autumn 2008, the world has experienced a major financial and economic crisis: the Great Recession.…


Blessing of the Oil of Catechumens

Blessing of the Oil of Catechumens. The text of this prayer is, in the words of Anthony Ward, “substantially a new and largely free composition.”[1] Previous renditions of the blessing of the oil of catechumens included rites of exorcism and adulation, but these “ha[ve] been done away with by the new rite.”[2] As with the oil of the sick, this blessing speaks to the import of the oil before it has been blessed.…


A multichannel THz spectrometer for diagnosing terahertz radiation from intense laser-solid interactions

Intense THz radiation sources have attracted increasing research interest due to their applications in coherent and incoherent control of matter, light and electron beams.…