York University recognizes the deep pain and frustration that members of the Black community feel as we continue to witness and experience the consequences of systemic racism that have permeated society for too long. We also know it is not enough to simply condemn anti-Black racism. We have a shared responsibility to uphold and promote the values of respect, equity, diversity and inclusion across our campuses and in the wider world.
Dahdaleh Institute Member of Faculty Idil Boran, a professor in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies at York University, with her Synergies of Planetary Health Research Initiative team, submitted a statement to the United Nations’ call for messages to mark the International Day of Biodiversity.
Richard Saunders has been awarded funding from the Social Science Humanities Research Council of Canada to support his new project exploring innovations in resource nationalism policymaking in Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
The “York Left Consortium: Reflections on Capitalism’s Half-Life” blog, curated by York faculty Robert Latham and Raju Das, serves as an accessible location for written interventions of various sorts relating to COVID-19 and its aftermath.