Archived News and Events


The School for International Studies provides the editorial office of the Canadian Journal of Development Studies/Revue canadienne d'√©tudes du d√©veloppement


View photos from the Celebration of Latin American Studies event, held on November 10, 2015.

November 26, 2015: Simons Research Fellow Shayna Plaut was interviewed by The Exchange, CBC regarding the economic challenges and opportunities of Canada's Syrian refuge program.

November 23, 2015: Greg Feldman hosts a workshop - Politics in Particular: From Primo Levi to Freedom and Being in the works of Hannah Arendt and Baruch Spinoza.

November 23, 2015: Shayna Plaut talks to Sonia Sunger on BC1 (Global News) about the benefits of refugees settling in small communities.

November 20, 2015: Simons Fellow Shayna Plaut speaks to CBC on how an influx of refugees in B.C.'s northern communities will actually help boost the economy there.

November 18, 2015: Citizenship and Precarious Labour in Canadian Agriculture co-authored by Gerardo Otero released by CCPA today.

November 16, 2015: Ryan Kitching (MA 2012) is profiled on DGS's blog.

November 16, 2015: 'Arab Spring and Syrian Refugee Crisis: Ten Theses for Discussion' by Gerardo Otero.

November 16, 2015: Read LAS MA student, Siran Huang's travel report to Ecuador.

November 15, 2015: Andrew Mack, Director of the Human Security Report Project speaks to MacLeans magazine on Trudeau's warplane strategy.

November 11, 2015: Remembering Bob Everton, LAS faculty member - a lovely piece by SFU Graduate Studies.

November 10, 2015: The School is pleased to announce the publication of four new Simons Working Papers in Security and Development. Check them out for the latest thinking on conflict dynamics (#48), Mexico's crisis (#47), judicial politics in authoritarian regimes (#46), and cyber-diplomacy (#45)!

November 5, 2015: Read MA student, Jennifer W. Johnson's research travel report of Ethiopia.

November 4, 2015: Simons Fellow, Shayna Plaut will be participating in Peace Talks #29 - Refugee Crisis and Media Hype.

November 2, 2015: Read MA student, Tanner Boisjolie's research travel report of Jakarta and Pretoria.