March 28, 2017: Global Reporting in the Age of Trump

March 29, 2017: Uganda's Anti-Colonial Cooperative Movement by Aaron Windel

June 16, 2017: Talk with Terry Glavin - details to be announced

All events are free unless indicated otherwise.

Archived News and Events

Now! Special virtual issue on the State of Development Studies: free access through Feb. 2017.

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


Pending approval from Senate, the practicum/semester abroad component of the IS Major, Honours and Joint Major programs will be removed in Fall 2017.  In the interim, the School for International Studies waives this requirement.

Pending approval from Senate, the MA in International Studies program will incorporate studies of international development and conflict effective Fall 2017.  Separate streams of study will no longer be available.  Regional concentrations remain an option.

March 31, 2017: Deadline for applications for the 2017-2018 Simons Research Fellowship.

March 24, 2017: Simons Chair Jeff Checkel will be giving a talk on 'Civil War, Global Governance, and Post-Conflict (Dis-)Order' at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, University of Waterloo.

March 23, 2017: Watch Saleem Haddad's talk "Reclaiming Queer Arab Stories."

March 23, 2017: Congratulations to LAS student Edith Mata for being one of the winners of the 2017 Dr. Hari Sharma Foundation Award for Labour Studies!

March 21, 2017: Listen to the Growing Worker Power: Innovative Organizing Across the Food System panel discussions here.

March 18: Paul Meyer in the Globe and Mail: "The Cassandras are warning of nuclear doom – so why doesn’t Canada seem to care?"

March 16-17, 2017: Dr. Gregory Feldman will be presenting at  the "Provocations of Contemporary Refugee Migration" conference at the University of Florida.

March 14, 2017: Watch Dr. John Harriss' interview on ABC24's The World here.

March 10, 2017: Paul Meyers' article "Dark forces awaken: the prospects for cooperative space security" can be read here.

March 8, 2017: IS undergraduate student, Sarah Duggan is featured by SFU's Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

March 7, 2017: IS alumna, Ellie McNamee addressed the House of Commons Committee on the Status of Women on March 7, 2017. She's on at around 16.10, and then you can watch her shut down a sexist question from former conservative cabinet minister Peter Kent at 16.18.

March 1, 2017: IS/WL JMAJ student, Samaah Jaffer is featured in the Georgia Straight!

February 28, 2017: Jeff Checkel has been re-appointed a Global Fellow at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) - a fellowship designed to foster collaboration between leading international researchers and the Institute on questions of peace and conflict.