Ref. No. 7
||Sept. 14, 2001
||Distinguished political scientist to speak on Canadian social policy at Memorial's Henrietta Harvey lecture
Note to editors:
Dr. Keith Banting will be visiting Memorial's St. John's campus from Sept.
24-28 as the Henrietta Harvey Distinguished Lecturer. Dr. Banting will
present a public lecture on Sept. 26th at 7:30 p.m. at the Donald Cook
Recital Hall in the School of Music, located on Memorial's St. John's
campus. His lecture is titled Disembedding Liberalism? The Social Policy
Trajectory in Canada.
Dr. Banting is the Stauffer-Dunning professor of policy studies and
director of the School of Policy Studies at Queen's University, Kingston.
He is a political scientist and leading researcher on Canadian and
comparative social policy, constitutional issues and federal-provincial
relations. His current research focuses on social citizenship in the
welfare state and the role of the nonprofit sector in Canada.
He is the author of numerous papers, two books, Poverty, Politic and
Policy: Britain in the 1960s and The Welfare State and Canadian Federalism,
and has edited several publications. Internationally, he has spoken at
Harvard University, the Frei Universitšt in Berlin, and Hokusei Gakuen
University in Japan. In Canada, he has made presentations at McMaster
University, the University of British Columbia, the University of Toronto,
the Centre for the Study of Living Standards, and the Institute for
Research on Public Policy. He has also spoken at the federal government's
Deputy Ministers' Luncheon and has given testimony to a committee of the
Senate of Canada.
For more information, contact: Dr. Peter Boswell, Department of Political
Science, Memorial University, at 737-8179 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or
Deborah Inkpen, information officer (research), Memorial University, at
737-4073 or e-mail: email@example.com.