February 2, 2015: Public lecture by Bassam Haddad - 'Understanding the Syrian Tragedy Four Years On'.  

February 19, 2015: Public lecture by Paul Heinbecker - 'Canada and the Security Council: Good Times and Bad'.

March 10, 2015: Public lecture by Gabriela Ippolito-O'Donnell - 'Civil Society, Public Policy, and the Quality of Democracy in Latin America'.

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


The Honourable Louise Arbour presented a public lecture 'From Syria to Crimea, is global governance at a loss?' on September 25, 2014. Watch the video here.

February 12, 2015: February 5, 2015: Ethnographies of Uncertainty in Africa book launch with Liz Cooper at the University of Oxford in England.

February 5, 2015: Ethnographies of Uncertainty in Africa book launch with Liz Cooper at the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium.

January 20, 2015: Congratulations to IS and LAS undergraduate student, Claudia Arrieta de Diaz, recipient of the 2014/15 Dr. Alfredo E. Hurtado Memorial Scholarship!

January 18-20, 2015: Michael Howard will be at the 5th ASEAN Traditional Textiles Symposium, "Connecting Centuries of Tradition" at Payap University and at the Chiang Mai City Arts and Cultural Centre.

December 31, 2014: Paul Meyer's brief commentary on the White House response to the cyber attack on Sony.

December 18, 2014: Check out Alec Dawson's video for his IS/HIST 209W Latin America course! Spaces still available in the course for Spring 2015.

December 17, 2014: The problem with the data revolution in four Venn diagrams in The Guardian by Morten Jerven.

December 15-16, 2014: Simons Chair Jeff Checkel will lead an intensive seminar on process tracing for students of the four PhD-granting institutions in Berlin (Free University, Hertie School, Humboldt University, Social Science Centre Berlin).

December 15, 2014: Read Onur Bakiner's co-authored article on the 2014 presidential elections in Turkey here.

December 8, 2014: Congratulations to Martha Snodgrass and John Harriss on another three-year SSHRC award in support of their work with the Canadian Journal of Development Studies.

December 8, 2014: Tamir Moustafa is featured on the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences website.

December 4, 2014: View photos from the Fundraiser in Support of the Ebola Crisis on December 1 here.