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UPCOMING EVENTS

September 23, 2014: Vivek Dehejia presents a free public lecture on India at the Crossroads: The Meaning of Modi’s Victory.

September 25, 2014: The Honourable Louise Arbour presents a free public lecture 'From Syria to Crimea, is global governance at a loss?

October 15, 2014: Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond book launch with author, Bia Labate, and Alec Dawson.

October 21, 2014: Rolando Vasquez Miranda presents a free public lecture 'Testimony of the Fight Against Corruption, and Consequences in Societies Complicated by Violence'.

November 14, 2014: Benjamin Selwyn presents a free public lecture 'Beyond the Global Development Crisis: Possibilities of Labour-Centred Development'.

Archived News and Events

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Effective immediately, IS Minor students will no longer be required to complete the language or semester abroad components.  IS Major, Honours and Joint Major students will no longer be required to complete the language component but must still complete the semester abroad component. Direct queries to syap@sfu.ca.

August 27-31, 2014: At the American Political Science Association convention, Simons Chair Jeff Checkel will be holding a panel and offering a short course, both connected to the publication of his new Cambridge volume, Process Tracing: From Metaphor to Analytic Tool.

August 28, 2014: A warm welcome to Postdoctoral Fellow, Jeffrey A. Sachs. Sachs will be teaching IS 315 Introduction to Middle East Politics this fall.

August 29, 2014: The School is now on Twitter.  Follow us!

September 3, 2014: A warm welcome to Simons Research Fellow, Izabela Steflja.  Steflja will be teaching a course on transitional justice in Spring 2015.

September 8, 2014: Michael Howard has two essays on the peoples and textiles of Indochine in the 1930s in the catalogue that accompanies the visual art exhibit, The Art of Jean Despujols and the Peoples of Indo-china.

September 9, 2014: Congratulations to John Harriss on his new book, Keywords for Modern India.

September 9, 2014: Congratulations to Jeffrey T. Checkel on his forthcoming book, Process Tracing: From Metaphor to Analytic Tool.

September 26-27, 2014: Morten Jerven will be a keynote speaker at Nordic Africa Days 2014 in Uppsala, Sweden.

January 18-20, 2015: Michael Howard will be at the 5th ASEAN Traditional Textiles Symposium, "Connecting Centuries of Tradition" at Payap University and at the Chiang Mai City Arts and Cultural Centre.