February 23, 2016: Panel discussion on African Refugees, a forgotten and excluded people.

February 25, 2016: Public lecture by Aaron Skabelund (Brigham Young University) on 'Tigers—Real and Imagined—in Korea’s Physical and Cultural Landscape'.

March 30, 2016: Free screening of 'A Sinner in Mecca' followed by Q&A with Director.

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 photos from Jeff Checkel's talk at the Free University Berlin on January 27, 2016.   

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

February 7-13, 2016: Simons Chair Jeff Checkel will be spending a week as a visiting Global Fellow at the Peace Research Institute Oslo, delivering several lectures and meeting with researchers and PhD students.

January 27, 2016: Simons Chair Jeff Checkel will be giving the Alexander von Humboldt Lecture on the 'Social Dynamics of Civil War' at the Free University Berlin.

January 21, 2016: 'The truth about Islam' by Andrew Mack.

January 14, 2016: Simons Chair Jeff Checkel will be giving a talk on the 'Dynamics of Civil War' at the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik / German Institute for International and Security Affairs, in Berlin, Germany.

January 7, 2016: Check out Michael Howard's forthcoming book, Textiles and Clothing of Việt Nam.

January 7, 2016: 'Gaps in cyberspace governance abound, 10 years after UN World Summit' by Paul Meyer.

January 4, 2016: Paul Meyer speaks on the prospects for Canada's foreign policy in the new year with BC Almanac, CBC Radio.