CIPS Blog Award: Voting Now Open!

CIPS Blog Award: Voting Now Open!

Last month we launched CIPS’ first annual blog award. In so doing we asked a group of three experienced and impartial experts to assess the more than 50 original blogs, written by 31 of Canada’s leading experts in international affairs, we published in the academic year 2019-20.

And shortlist is here! Our team of elite judges have made their determinations and now it is your turn to make your voice heard! 

Which of the following 5 blogs gets your vote? Click the survey link below, before 5pm on 28 September, 2020 to register your feedback.

The overall winner will receive a small prize and CIPS will make a donation to a charity of their choice.

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Constructing the Liberal Enemy: The International Political Sociology of the New Right

By Rita Abrahamsen, Jean-François Drolet, Alexandra Gheciu, Karin Narita, Srdjan Vucetic, and Michael C. Williams

February 20, 2020

Alt-Right Delete by Blink O’fanaye (Flickr: CC)

A recent cover of L’Express depicts Marine Le Pen at the president’s desk in a glittering Élysée Palace. The unthinkable has become thinkable: Opinion polls put the leader of the Rassemblement National narrowly ahead of President Macron in an assumed first round of the 2022 more.

Economic exceptionalism is back (if it ever went away)

By Jacqueline Best

November 20, 2019

Biarritz, France on Sunday, Aug 25, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick (Fair Use)

Exceptionalism is usually used to describe how liberal democracies handle major security threats. However, governments also use exceptionalist policies to deal with economic crises. This development is troubling for both economic and political reasons read more.

The Pandemic, the Economy, and Climate Change: Three Takeaways So Far

By Ryan Katz-Rosene

April 8, 2020

Photo from Unsplash

The global economy has slowed significantly after numerous countries have enacted measures to address the COVID-19 pandemic. The social and human impacts have been nothing short of devastating, and the economic pain is unlikely to let up anytime soonread more.

MBS admits “full responsibility” for the Khashoggi murder: what this means for the Kingdom’s allies

By John Packer

October 1, 2019

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (Creative Commons)

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince is either behind the assassination of the journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, or has no control. Either way, the situation begs a serious responseread more.

Disarmament Diplomacy in the Age of Putin and Trump

By Ernie Regehr

February 11, 2020

Photo from Unsplash

UN officials are not usually given to overstatement, which makes the recent assessment by the UN’s top disarmament diplomat that “the barriers to the use of nuclear weapons are lower than they’ve been since the darkest days of the Cold War,” all the more arrestingread more.

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