September 15, 2016: Public lecture by Gareth Evans - 'Values and interests in foreign policy making: the case for good international citizenship'.  Details TBA.

October 3, 2016: Public lecture by Roland Paris.  Details TBA.

November 4, 2016: Researching Africa Day.  Details TBA.

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'√©tudes du d√©veloppement


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.

September 1, 2016: Congratulations to Tamir Moustafa on his promotion to the rank of Professor!

August 31 - September 4, 2016: At the annual convention of the American Political Science Association, Jeff Checkel will be co-teaching a "Short Course on Process Tracing," leading a panel on "DA-RT and Qualitative Methods: The Case of Process Tracing," and participating in a book-launch "Roundtable on the Oxford Handbook of Comparative Regionalism."

August 26-27, 2016: Jeff Checkel will be participating in a "Workshop on IR 2030," sponsored by the Free University Berlin and University of Wyoming.  It will attempt to discern the future state of IR theory - if it has any future!

August 4, 2016: Check out a recent article by Paul Meyer titled 'The U.S. Missile Defence Boondoggle'.

July 12, 2016: Gerardo Otero and Martha Snodgrass have been awarded a University Publications Grant in support of editorial operations of the Canadian Journal of Development Studies in 2016/17 - congratulations, both!