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Media Advisory: Conference debates relevancy of Karl Marx in today's world

TORONTO, Tuesday, May 23, 2017 – Some preeminent scholars believe Karl Marx’s ideas resonate more strongly today than in his own time. They will debate the issues at an upcoming York University conference, Marx’s Capital after 150 Years: Critique and Alternative to Capitalism, May 24 to 26. The conference will bring together renowned sociologists, political […]

Osgoode Hall Law School conference explores “Crimes of the Powerful”

TORONTO, May 17, 2017 – A two-day conference at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School, entitled "Revisiting Crimes of the Powerful: A Global Conversation on Capitalism, Corporations and Crime," will bring together international and multidisciplinary experts on corporate crime to discuss what can be done to stop corporate abuses of power. The conference – which […]

Osgoode Hall Law School appoints two journalists in residence

TORONTO, May 15, 2017 – Osgoode Hall Law School of York University today announced the appointment of two award-winning journalists in its inaugural Journalist in Residence Program that will get underway this fall. Gail J. Cohen, former Editor-in-Chief of Thomson Reuters-owned Canadian Lawyer magazine and its family of publications, and Roxana Olivera, a Canadian investigative […]

Media Advisory: Internal time clocks more important to human health than previously thought

TORONTO, Monday, May 15, 2017 – Out of whack internal biological clocks can have dire effects on human health and have links to cardiovascular disease, cancer, metabolic disorders and mental health. Scientists will present their latest research into biological timekeeping (chronobiology) at the Canadian Society for Chronobiology conference this week at York University. The University’s […]

York University announces new Centre for Sexual Violence Response, Support and Education, and names Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, April 28, 2017 – Last year, the Ontario government’s Bill 132 guided York University’s efforts to improve sexual violence education, awareness, reporting, and supports.  Today’s announcement marks an important step forward as York fulfills commitments outlined in the University’s Sexual Violence Policy released in December 2016 by establishing a stand-alone office […]