Read and share the June 2018 issue of Canadian Journal of Development Studies! Note the special section "Beyond Binaries", on middle-income countries (MICs) as development actors. The School provides the editorial office of CJDS.
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September 27, 2018: The Burden of Housing Refugees A Perspective from Rohingya Hosting Chittagong. RSVP here.
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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
August 20-24, 2018: Jeff Checkel will be teaching a PhD seminar 'Advanced Qualitative Methods in Conflict Studies: Case Research and Process Analytics' at the Research School on Peace & Conflict, Peace Research Institute Oslo.
July 26, 2018: Martha Snodgrass and Gerardo Otero have been awarded a University Publications Grant in support of editorial operations of the Canadian Journal of Development Studies for the 2018/19 year - congratulations, both!
June 20, 2018: Read Christopher Gibson's latest article in Sociology of Development (Vol. 4 No. 2, Summer 2018; pp. 169-190) titled 'Programmatic Configurations for the Twenty-First-Century Developmental State in Urban Brazil' here.
June 19, 2018: A very warm congratulations to Dr. Liz Cooper who just received a SSHRC Insight Development grant for her research project 'After the smoke clears: The enduring significance of arson-as-protest for young Kenyans and their politics'!
June 14, 2018: Read Paul Meyer's latest article 'Why Canada needs a cyber security foreign policy' in The Hill Times.
June 7, 2018: We're pleased to announce that this year's Best International Studies Undergraduate Essay Award recipient is Erika Loggin for her essay titled ""Global Governance in the Mediterranean Sea: the Humanitarian Costs of State Inaction”. Honourable Mention goes to Cecile Favron for her essay titled "The Moroccan State Under King Mohammed VI: Negotiating Feminist and Islamic Discourses of Gender”. Congratulations, Erika and Cecile!
June 6, 2018: Ambassador (Ret.) Paul Meyer (Adjunct Professor in International Studies at SFU) participated in the 'Space Security: The Next Chapter' conference hosted by the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research in Geneva on May 7-8, 2018. The text of his presentation “Do TCBMs have a future?” as well as recordings of his opening remarks as chair of panel six and his concluding remarks for the conference are available here.
June 7-9, 2018: Jeff Checkel will be participating in the international closing conference of the Research College 'The Transformative Power of Europe,' at the Free University Berlin.
May 31, 2018: Public Round Table in the Pellan Room at the Library and Archives Canada: "Nuclear Histories: Official Secrets, Closed Files, Open Archives" with an opening presentation by Paul Meyer entitled: "Back to the Future: nuclear Archives and the Working Diplomat."
May 22, 2018: Jeff Checkel's chapter "Methods in Constructivist Approaches" has just been published in the Oxford Handbook of International Security.
May 9, 2018: Read Paul Meyer's article "Sleepwalking towards the 2020 review of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty" here.
April 19, 2018: Nicole Jackson's presentation "Canadian and NATO Responses to Russia, Post 2014" hosted by the Canadian International Council and the Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies - Vancouver.