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April 14, 2018: Film screening: Soz: A Ballad of Maladies
(84 minutes. Directed: Tushar Madhav and Sarvnik Kaur).

All events are free unless indicated otherwise.

Archived News and Events

Read and share the March 2018 issue of Canadian Journal of Development Studies! Note the Special section on “Resource Development and Northern Communities". The School provides the editorial office of CJDS.


May 7-11, 2018: Jeff Checkel will be teaching a PhD seminar 'Dynamics of Armed Conflict' at the Research School on Peace & Conflict, Peace Research Institute Oslo.

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.

February 28, 2018: Paul Meyer was a participant on a panel devoted to "Multilateral Governance Architecture" at the 4th Observer Research Foundation's Kalpana Chawla Space Policy Dialogue, held in New Delhi,  Feb. 15-17.

February 22, 2018: International Studies student Alex Garcia has been awarded the Dr. Alfredo E. Hurtado Memorial Scholarship.  Congratulations Alex!

February 16, 2018: Read Dr. Elizabeth Cooper's new article "Beyond the Everyday: Sustaining Kinship in Western Kenya" published in the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute here.

February 16, 2018: Read Dr. Elizabeth Cooper's new article "The Importance of Being Serious: Subjectivity and Adulthood in Kenya" published in Ethnos here.

February 5, 2018: Book launch for Leslie Armijo's new book, The BRICS and Collective Financial Statecraft.

January 26, 2018: Dr. Gerardo Otero's latest article: Gerardo Otero, Efe Can Gürcan, Gabriela Pechlaner and Giselle Liberman. 2018. "Food Security, Obesity and Inequality: Measuring the Risk of Exposure to the Neoliberal Diet." Journal of Agrarian Change.

January 8, 2018: Read Paul Meyer's article "Our WMD Treaties Are Working" here.

January 1, 2018: Congratulations to Leslie Armijo on the release of her latest book, The BRICS and Collective Financial Statecraft.

December 5, 2017: Nicole Jackson's report, The State of Knowledge about NATO and Canadian Responses to Russia since its annexation of Crimea in 2014: A synthesis of existing knowledge and identification of knowledge gaps and strengths, November 2017 can be found here.