Englishness: The Political Force Transforming Britain

September 21, 2022 - 12:00pm

Presented by CIPS

Until the Brexit referendum, there was widespread doubt as to whether English nationalism existed at all, at least beyond a small fringe. Since then, it has come to be regarded an obvious explanation for the vote to …

AUKUS Among Democracies: One Year Later

October 3, 2022

Registration: Eventbrite

A full-day hybrid workshop. The audience is welcome to join via Zoom.

Presented by CIPS, in collaboration with Mobilizing Insights in Defence and Security (MINDS)

“Seismic.” “Tectonic.” “Earthquake.” We cannot fault the media for using geological metaphors to …

Quest for Economic Security: Japan, Canada, and the Indo-Pacific

June 15, 2022 - 9:00am EDT

Presented by CIPS, the Asian Studies Network, the CN-Paul M. Tellier Chair, and the Embassy of Japan in Canada

The CIPS Asian Studies Network and CN-Paul M. Tellier Chair on Business and Public Policy at the University of Ottawa, in …

The Arctic Region in an Era of Uncertainty

June 2, 2022 - 12:00pm EDT

Presented by CIPS, OPSA and NAADSN

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has impacted the geopolitical landscape and brought upon fundamental shifts in international relations. The Arctic region has been impacted, with Arctic states rethinking their participation in Arctic institutions and

The Challenge of China: Protecting Human Rights and Democracy in the Global Institutions of the 21st Century

June 2, 2022 - 8:30am EDT

Registration: Microsoft Forms

Thursday, June 2 & Friday, June 3, 2022

The People’s Republic of China (PRC), without a doubt, poses the most pressing human rights challenges since the creation of the United Nations and global institutions that were built …

Why Do Donors’ Approaches to Aid Effectiveness Differ?

May 25, 2022 - 11:00

Organised by the Fragile States Research Network and the Centre for International Policy Studies (CIPS), in partnership with Global Affairs Canada

As signatories of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, Northern donors should reinforce national ownership of development processes by …

A New National Security Strategy for Canada: A Report by the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs Task Force on National Security

May 24, 2022 - 4:00pm EDT

Presented by CIPS and the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

The University of Ottawa’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) has formed a Task Force on National Security to evaluate the changing security environment facing Canada

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The AU at 20: Challenges and Opportunities

April 22, 2022 - 2:30pm

Registration: Eventbrite

Presented by CIPS, as part of the project Changing Orders: Shaping the Future and Securing Rights in a World in Transformation. The roundtable is organized with the support of the Alex Trebek Forum for Dialogue and the

A Conversation with Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction: Current Situation and the Best Practices for Protecting Future Assistance to Afghanistan

April 7, 2022 - 11:00am EDT

Webinar Featuring Keynote Speaker John Sopko US Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction

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Discussant Daryl Copeland, former Diplomat and Professor

 

Presented by CIPS, the Asian Studies Network (ASN) and the Fragile States Research Network (FSRN)

The Center for International …

Heineken in Africa: Brewing a Better Africa?

April 6, 2022 - 12:30pm EDT

Presented by CIPS and the Fragile States Research Network (FSRN)

Multinational corporations are generally considered motors for development in Africa and the Dutch beer giant Heineken is often cited as one of the best examples. Heineken claims Corporate Social Responsibility

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Reclaiming the Legitimacy Discourse: Opening the Space for a Critical Understanding of Legitimacy

March 30, 2022 - 12:00 pm

Presented by CIPS and the Fragile States Research Network (FSRN)

Our understanding of legitimacy, especially state legitimacy, is anchored in the experience of Western democratic countries and the functioning of the Weberian-inspired states. The tools that we use to assess …

Roadblock Politics: The Origins of Violence in Central Africa

March 23, 2022 - 12:00

Presented by CIPS

Along the muddy roads and forested rivers snaking through Central Africa, rebels and soldiers, traditional authorities and civil servants, erect roadblocks where they deploy the threat of violence to impose their will on passersby. There are, in …

International Solidarity between Indigenous Peoples: Sovereignty and Self-Determination in the Post-COVID World

March 21, 2022 - 8:30am

Registration: Zoom

The Human Rights Research and Education Centre (HRREC) is pleased to partner with the Centre for International Policy Studies Asian Studies Network (CIPS-ASN), the Canada Research Chair on Legal Diversity and Indigenous Peoples, and the Taiwan Studies Research

CIPS-CIPSS/CEPSI Graduate Student Conference

March 18, 2022 - 8:30am

Registration for the conference: Eventbrite

Registration for the Keynote speech: Eventbrite

Presented by CIPS and CIPSS

The Centre for International Policy Studies is excited to announce the continuation of our annual graduate student conference. This year’s theme will be “…

Keynote Speech: Patricia Fuller | CIPS-CIPSS/CEPSI Graduate Conference

March 18, 2022 - 1:00pm

Registration for the conference: Eventbrite

Registration for the Keynote speech: Eventbrite

Presented by CIPS and CIPSS

The Centre for International Policy Studies is excited to announce the continuation of our annual graduate student conference. This year’s theme will be “Cooperation, …

Responding to Forced Displacement due to Climate Change and Environmental Degradation: Legal Strategies in Canada and France

March 16, 2022 - 11:30 am

Registration: Eventbrite

Presented by The Refugee Hub and The Centre for Environmental Law and Global Sustainability, with financial support from the Changing Orders project (CIPS)

More than ever, countries around the world are confronted with the question of how law …

Resurgent Resource Nationalism: Comparative Regional Experiences

March 15, 2022 - 4:30pm

Presented by CIPS and the International Political Economy Network (IPEN)

IPEN Roundtable Series, 2021-22

Political economy in difficult times: revealing blind spots and reimagining theory and practice

Have the last couple of years of turmoil produced major changes in the …

Contextualizing the Russia Sanctions: Implications for the Global Political Economy

March 10, 2022 - 12:00pm

Presented by CIPS and the International Political Economy Network (IPEN)

The world has watched in horror as Russia has invaded Ukraine, causing a massive humanitarian crisis. Among the main responses from Western nations has been a major ramping up of …

Cross-border Solidarities in 21st Century Contexts: Feminist Perspectives and Activist Practices

March 9, 2022 - 11:00am

Presented by CIPS and the Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies

Cross-border Solidarities in Twenty-First Century Contexts: Feminist Perspectives and Activist Practices (edited by Janet M. Conway, Pascale Dufour and Dominique Masson)

This collection considers how political solidarities are being …

Live from Kyiv: The Battle for Ukraine

March 9, 2022 - 1:00 pm

Presented by the Chair on Ukrainian Studies and CIPS

In the past several days, the Russian attack on Ukraine has intensified, with several cities (Kyiv, Kharkiv, Mariupol, Sumy, Chernihiv and many others) under intense bombardments with the number of civilian …

The Role of Yemeni Actors and Prospects for Peace in Yemen

March 4, 2022 - 12:00

Presented by CIPS and the Security Studies Network

What is the role of Yemeni actors in peace-making in Yemen? Much international debate and analysis focuses on the role of regional and international powers and of the UN, but the role …

Russian Invasion of Ukraine

March 4, 2022 - 1:00 pm

Presented by the Chair of Ukrainian Studies and CIPS

For the past week, the whole world has watched in shock the unspeakable military aggression by Russia on Ukraine, causing already hundreds of deaths and half a million refugees. The Chair …

Born in Blackness: The Central Role of Africans in the Making of the Modern World

February 28, 2022 - 2:30pm

Presented by CIPS as part of Black History Month

Traditional accounts of the making of the modern world place Europe at the centre: the Renaissance, the Age of Discovery, the Industrial Revolution –this is the conventional textbook story of how …

Libya’s Post-Revolutionary Era and Prospects for 2022

January 27, 2022 - 12:00

Presented by CIPS and the Security Studies Network

In this presentation, Emadeddin Badi, Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council and Senior Analyst at the Global Initiative (Against Transnational Organized Crime), will discuss developments in Libya since NATO’s intervention in 2011 …

Russia vs Ukraine and NATO: Assessing the Ukraine Crisis

January 26, 2022 - 12:00pm

Presented by CIPS

‘There is a real risk for new armed conflict in Europe’.  These are the chilling words of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. Russia has amassed an estimated 100,000 combat-ready troops, tanks, and heavy military equipment near Ukraine’s …

Afghanistan: Voices from the Ground

January 14, 2022 - 12:00 pm

Presented by the Centre for International Policy Studies (CIPS) and the Fragile States Research Network (FSRN)

The event will give the audience a glimpse into the lives of ordinary Afghans who have been historically ignored, brutalized, and repeatedly abandoned over

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IPEN Roundtable Series, 2021-22: Why We Need Feminist Political Economy Now More Than Ever

December 9, 2021 - 11:30

Presented by CIPS and the International Political Economy Network (IPEN)

IPEN Roundtable Series, 2021-22

Political economy in difficult times: revealing blind spots and reimagining theory and practice

Have the last couple of years of turmoil produced major changes in the …

Denouncing Sexual Violence in the DRC: A Conversation with Sandra Safi Bashengezi

December 3, 2021 - 12:00

Presented by the Centre for International Policy Studies (CIPS)

The Centre for International Policy Studies is very pleased to welcome Sandra Safi Bashengezi, a Congolese journalist, trainer and filmmaker, who will join us for a discussion on journalism and …

Discussing the Women, Peace and Security Agenda: Instrumentalist or Rights-Based Approaches?

November 23, 2021 - 2:00

Presented by the Centre for International Policy Studies (CIPS)

A panel discussion on findings and implications from the first systematic review of instrumentalist claims of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda.

Read the entire systematic review here.

Learn more:

Potentia Journal of International Affairs – 12th Issue Launch and Information Session

November 18, 2021 - 1:00

Webinar Link: Zoom

Potentia, the interdisciplinary student journal of CIPS invites you to celebrate the publication of its twelfth issue! The Centre for International Policy Studies’ (CIPS)Potentia”: Journal of International and Public Affairs is a scholarly journal …

Haiti: How to Get out of the Crisis?

November 12, 2021 - 12:00

Presented by CIPS and the Fragile States Research Network, in partnership with the Canadian International Council National Capital Branch’s Latin America and Caribbean Study Group

Since the assassination of President Moise in July 2021, de facto Prime Minister Ariel Henry …

“International Intervention and the Problem of Legitimacy” | Book Launch with Andrew Gilbert

November 9, 2021 - 1:00

Presented by CIPS  and the School of Sociological and Anthropological Studies

You are invited to a book launch for Andrew Gilbert‘s International Intervention and the Problem of Legitimacy. The event will include a discussion of the book with the …

IPEN Roundtable Series, 2021-22: Is Neoliberalism Dead at Last?

November 8, 2021 - 1:30

Presented by CIPS and the International Political Economy Network (IPEN)

IPEN Roundtable Series, 2021-22

Political economy in difficult times: revealing blind spots and reimagining theory and practice

Have the last couple of years of turmoil produced major changes in the …

Security and Intelligence Studies Symposium

November 3, 2021 - 11:00

Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies

Symposium November 3, 4, 5, 2021

Online in partnership with the Centre for International Policy Studies (University of Ottawa)

Registration: November 3

Registration: November 4

Registration: November 5

 

November 3 – The

The Inaugural Global Ideas Lecture: Academic Freedom, Free Speech and Thinking for Yourself

November 1, 2021 - 1:00pm

Presented by CIPS & The University Research Chair on Global Political Thought

Registration: Eventbrite

Academic freedom is threatened from without—by authoritarian regimes in China, Turkey, Russia, Hungary, the list goes on—but it is also threatened from within. What does it

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Workshop for Graduate Students! From Term Paper to Article: Strategies for Your First Academic Article 

October 21, 2021 - 3:00

Presented by CIPS

Registration: Eventbrite

Please note that this is a workshop for graduate students.

“Publish or Perish” is a foreboding phrase for many graduate students, and the path to a first academic publication can seem daunting. While advice books …

A New Era? German Foreign Policy after Merkel

October 7, 2021 - 12:00pm

Registration: Eventbrite

Presented by CIPS and the European Council on Foreign Relations

On September 26, Germany will elect a new parliament. With it a new coalition government will come to power and Angela Merkel will depart the political stage after

Afghanistan 360 Degrees… So What Now?

September 23, 2021 - 11:00am

Presented by CIPS and the Fragile States Research Network

Registration: Eventbrite

Afghanistan is headline news again. Twenty years after 9/11, we are witnessing the return of the Taliban to power in Afghanistan. How and why did this 360 degrees turn …

Displacement in Afghanistan: How Should the International Community Respond?

September 14, 2021 - 9:00am

Registration: Zoom

Presented by the World Refugee and Migration Council, the US Institute of Peace and CIPS

With the sudden return to power of the Taliban following the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan, large numbers of people are fleeing …

A World in Flux: Foreign Policy Options for the Next Canadian Government

September 13, 2021 - 11:00 am

Registration: Eventbrite

Presented by CIPS:

The 2021 Federal Election takes place in an international climate of continued turmoil and uncertainty. Foreign policy is rarely a vote winner, but the COVID-19 pandemic is a stark reminder that in a globalized world …