Sociology of Multuculturalism: Empirical Data vs. Philosophical Debate Luncheon was held at IDI GTA Toronto downtown Office. Luncheon details and pictures can be seen below;
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Sociology of Multiculturalism:
Empirical Data vs. Philosophical Debate
March 13th 2014, 11:45am
481 University Ave., Suite 711,
Toronto, ON M5G 2E9
R.F. Harney Professor of Ethnic, Immigration and
Pluralism Studies at the Munk School of Global
Affairs, University of Toronto
Prof. Jeff Reitz B.S. Columbia University (1965); Ph.D. Columbia University (1972); Chair, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto (1980-85); Director, Collaborative Graduate Program in Ethnic and Pluralism Studies (1999-); Honourable Mention, Thomas and Znaniecki Award, American Sociological Association, 2000; William Lyon Mackenzie King Professor of Canadian Studies, Harvard University (2000-2001); Connaught Senior Research Fellowship (2001-2002); Fellow, Royal Society of Canada (2001).
Jeff continues to examine the social, economic and political experiences of immigrant and ethnic populations, and has a number of projects underway in Canada. His current comparative research examines the experience of Muslim immigration in France, Quebec and Canada, based on extensive quantitative data and new qualitative interviews. This project is supported by a Marie Curie International Fellowship from the European Commission, and a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. During 2012-2014 he is affiliated with L’école des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris.
12:30pm: Speech and Q&A