Global Education for Canadians: Equipping Young Canadians to Succeed at Home and Abroad

On November 8, 2017, the Study Group on Global Education, an independent group of educational leaders, business executives and policy experts, released a landmark report on international learning for young Canadians.

Violence against Women in Politics: A Barrier to Peace and Security

Check out this Policy Brief by Gabrielle Bardall, Ph.D. and Emily Myers that was featured in the 2018 U.S. Civil Society Working Group on Women, Peace and Security Policy Brief Series.

Department of National Defence Engagement Grant

Canadian Defence Policy in Theory and Practice is a forthcoming book, edited by Philippe Lagassé (Norman Patterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University), Srdjan Vucetic and Thomas Juneau (both Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa). The content will emphasize the process of defence policy-making rather than just the outcomes of that process, focusing especially on how political and organizational interests impact planning and standard operating procedures that shape Canadian defence policy and practices.

World of the Right

World of the Right (WofR) has the threefold objective of providing a comprehensive intellectual and institutional analysis of the international dimensions of radical conservatism; focused analyses of some of its most revealing expressions; and critical examinations of their trajectories and political implications. As such, WoR will contribute to academic knowledge about the dynamics and the future of international order, and inform policy debates and public discourse on these increasingly pressing issues in international politics.

Justice and Markets: Charting New Challenges, Globally and Locally

Profs. Patrick Leblond and Christine Straehle analyze markets from a global and local justice perspective can help clarify the moral problems that they may bring with respect to their effects on local populations, national regulatory possibilities and their impact on redistribution globally. This research project aims to yield fruitful cross-disciplinary insights into this important and timely topic.

Middle Power Liberal Internationalism

Prof. Rita Abrahmsen, Prof. Michael Williams
Middle power liberal internationalism, in other words, is not simply a moral commitment, but also a foreign policy strategy that has sometimes enabled small and middle powers to ‘punch above their weight’ in international politics. What is the future – if any – of such values and strategies in the current global political climate?
This two-day workshop sponsored by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) with scholars from Canada, Denmark and Norway discussed the role, possibilities and obstacles of middle power liberal internationalism in the current political climate.