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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Prize Winners announced at Osgoode Society AGM

McMurtry Fellow Patrick Connor
At the Osgoode Society Annual General Meeting, held today at Osgoode Hall in Toronto, the R. Roy McMurtry Fellowship was presented to Dr. Patrick J. Connor, a recent graduate from the doctoral programme in history at York University. Patrick's area of research is crime, punishment and the pardoning process in Upper Canada. Congratulations Patrick (and please update your linkedin account or sign up for an page!)

Congratulations also to Edward Cavanagh, who was awarded the Peter Oliver Prize, presented annually to the best published work by a student in 2011, in absentia. Ed, currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Ottawa, won the prize for his article A Company with Sovereignty and Subjects of Its Own? The Case of the Hudson's Bay Company, 1670–1763, which appeared in the Canadian Journal of Law and Society, in volume 26 issue 1.

Blake Brown addresses the AGM
The highlight of the meeting was an address by Professor R. Blake Brown of St. Mary's University, Halifax, N.S., on the subject of the history of gun control in Canada. Blake's book on the subject will be the Osgoode Society members' book for 2012.

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