April 29, 2016: Film Screening of Unearthing Disaster followed by Q&A with directors

May 9, 2016: Speaking of Faith - From the Left panel discussion

All events are free unless indicated otherwise.

Archived News and Events


The School for International Studies provides the editorial office of the Canadian Journal of Development Studies/Revue canadienne d'études du développement


View important announcement regarding the practicum/semester abroad component of the International Studies major, honours and joint major programs here.

April 25, 2016: The Human Security Report Project is featured on SFU's 50th anniversary celebration.

April 21, 2016: Shayna Plaut will be going to the Office for the High Commissioner of Human Rights in Geneva for an  "Expert roundtable on  changing the public narrative on migration: promoting tolerance and countering xenophobia against migrants,." She will be screening Strangers at Home with the twenty media makers, policy makers and advocates working on how to use media as a way to reframe the anti migrant and refugee narratives.

April 20-22, 2016: Jeff Checkel will be giving talks at the University of Konstanz, Germany ('Socialization and Violence') and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zuerich ('Data Access and Research Transparency [DA-RT]: Implications for Qualitative Methods'), and be holding a PhD workshop ('Process Tracing - Theory & Practice') at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva.

April 16 , 2016 Shayna Plaut will be presenting a co-authored piece (with Viktor Varjú) "Media mirrors? Framing Hungarian Romani Migration to Canada in Hungarian and Canadian press," at the Association for the Study of Nationalities.

April 5, 2016: 'A disappointing finale for Obama's nuclear summits' by Paul Meyer.