November 9, 2017: The First Half-Century of Israel's Permanently Temporary Occupation by Gershon Shafir

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Archived News and Events

The Sept 2017 Special issue on Climate Change Policies, Land Grabbing and Conflict: Perspectives from Southeast Asia is available. Click here to read, share and download for free.

SIS provides the editorial office of the Canadian Journal of Development Studies/Revue canadienne d'études du développement.


October 18, 2017: A warm congratulations to the following International Studies students chosen to represent SFU at the upcoming Youth as Peacebuilders Forum in Vancouver, to be held on November 14- 15, 2017: Rob van den Boom, Ward Mercer, Jazlyn Melnychuk and Jordan Arnold. The forum is hosted by the United Nations Association in Canada with the support of the Department of National Defence.

October 5, 2017: We are delighted that IS alumnus, King Cordova Albaña will be the FASS convocation speaker at tomorrow's ceremony (Thursday, October 5th, 230PM). Congratulations, King!

September 28, 2017: Earlier this year Policy Studies (38:3) published Leslie Armijo's article on the political dilemmas of transportation and electricity policies in Brazil. "Explaining infrastructure underperformance in Brazil: cash, political institutions, corruption, and policy gestalts" by L.E. Armijo and S. Rhodes.

September 28, 2017: Leslie Armijo's article in the new issue of Political Science Quarterly (132:3) examines efforts by the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) countries to coordinate their foreign economic policies. "The Varieties of Collective Financial Statecraft: The BRICS and China" by S.N. Katada, C. Roberts, and L.E. Armijo.

September 21, 2017: Congratulations to Dr. Gerardo Otero who received a University Publications Fund Rapid Response Grant!

September 20, 2017: Read recent MAIS graduate Lauren Rattray's travel report on her research in Zanzibar, Tanzania here.

September 12, 2017: The Journal of Peace Research has just published a special issue - edited by Jeff Checkel - on 'Socialization and Violence.'  Check it out here!

September 11, 2017: Congratulations to Professor John Harriss, who will be inducted into the Royal Society of Canada on November 24! The distinction is Canada’s highest academic honour in the arts, humanities and sciences. It is bestowed on Canadian scholars, artists and scientists who have been peer-elected as being among the best in their fields.  Click here and here for more information.

September 11, 2017: A very warm congratulations to John Harriss who placed first in the males 70-79 category in the 2017 Coho Run!  John completed the run in 1:25:39.  What an inspiration!

September 5, 2017: The School for International Studies welcomes Dr. Tamir Moustafa as the new Director of the School, and wishes to extend thanks to the out-going Director Dr. Alexander Dawson for his leadership, service, and friendship to the community of SIS.