March 2, 2015: Writing Against the Grain: A Conversation with Sonallah Ibrahim.

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

March 18, 2015: Informal discussion with Simons Visiting Chair Louise Arbour at 1230PM at SFU Burnaby, Saywell Hall 10041.  

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 13, 2015: Morten Jerven on does economics have 'an Africa problem'?

February 12, 2015: Simons Chair Jeff Checkel will be giving the keynote address at a conference on the 'Europeanization of Foreign Policies,' University of Hamburg, Germany.

February 12, 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.

February 3, 2015: Morten Jerven has a new edited book, Measuring African Development: Past and Present.  This book was previously published as a special issue of the Canadian Journal of Development Studies.

January 29, 2015: 'From Vienna to New York: The bumpy road to nuclear disarmament' by Paul Meyer.

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.