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Lectures by Hooker Visiting Professor John Clarke, The Open University

As part of McMaster's Socrates Project, and the Hooker Distinguished Lecturers series, Professor Emeritus John Clarke of the Open University, United Kingdom will be giving a series five talks on a range of topics including austerity, populism, policy translation, citizenship and 'the public in public services.'

Feb 21, 2018

John Clarke is a key contributor to the study of contemporary social policy, known for bringing cultural analysis to bear on policy scholarship. His interests centre on what the 'social' in social policy means and how its meanings are constructed and contested. His visit to McMaster as a Distinguished Hooker Visiting Professor is hosted by the School of Social Work and the Institute for Globalization and the Human Condition with support from the Departments of Sociology, Political Science, and English and Cultural Studies. 

Professor Clarke’s public lectures are part of McMaster’s Socrates Project.

 

Click on the titles below for details and to register.

Austerity and After? Policies, Politics and Ideologies Monday March 19, 1.30 – 3pm in L.R. Wilson Hall Room 1003, McMaster University

Angry Publics and New Politics: making sense of populism, nationalism, authoritarianism and more Tuesday March 20, 12 – 2pm in L.R. Wilson Hall Room 1003, McMaster University

Making Policy Move: the problems and possibilities of policy-in-translation Wednesday March 21, 1.30 – 3pm, One James North Room 204

Contesting Citizenship: people, places, politics Thursday March 22, 2.30 – 3.30pm in Hamilton Hall Room 302, McMaster University

Remaking the public in public services: contested identities, institutions and relationships Thursday March 22, 4.30 – 6.30pm, One James North 206