December 8, 2016: 'Ayawaska through the Eyes of a Musician: The Story of a Prodical Healer in the Peruvian Amazon?'

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Now! Special virtual issue on the State of Development Studies: free access through Feb. 2017.

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


Applications for the MA in International Studies program for the Fall 2017 intake accepted now until January 8, 2017. View the program brochure here.

Pending approval from Senate, the practicum/semester abroad component of the IS Major, Honours and Joint Major programs will be removed in Fall 2017.  In the interim, the School for International Studies waives this requirement.

Pending approval from Senate, the MA in International Studies program will incorporate studies of international development and conflict effective Fall 2017.  Separate streams of study will no longer be available.  Regional concentrations remain an option.

November 24, 2016: Check out Liz Cooper's latest article 'A burning question: why are Kenyan students setting fire to their schools?' in The Conversation.

November 5, 2016: John Harriss is quoted in an article on the politics of Tamil Nadu in The Economist.

November 2-4, 2016: Simons Chair Jeff Checkel will be in Pretoria, South Africa, presenting a paper on 'Regional Identities and Communities,' at a conference on 'Comparative Regionalism: State of the Art & Future Directions.'

November 1, 2016: Read Paul Meyer's commentary on Canadian-led FMCT resolution at the UNGA, published by "Open Canada."