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

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


Please note that effective immediately, the practicum/semester abroad component of the IS Major, Honours and Joint Major programs is now recommended (not required).

June 24, 2016: Greg Feldman will give a keynote address on at the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland for the conference “Changing Realities of Migration and Mobility” hosted by the Swiss National Center for Competence in Research: The Migration-Mobility Nexus. His lecture is titled “The structure of ethical dilemmas among policymakers and security officials in contemporary European Migration Management.”

May 30-June 3, 2016: Jeff Checkel will be teaching an intensive PhD seminar on the 'Dynamics of Civil War and International Conflict' at the Research School on Peace and Conflict, Oslo, Norway.

May 17, 2016: 'Obama goes to Hiroshima, but stiffs nuclear talks in Geneva' by Paul Meyer

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.