Peace with Justice in Colombia?

April 19, 2021 - 6:00pm

Organized by CIPS, The Fragile States Research Network, The Just Governance Group and The Latin America Caribbean Study Group of the Canadian International Council’s National Capital Branch.

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The Havana Peace Accords signed by the State of Colombia and …

What to Expect from the Upcoming Russian Chairmanship of the Arctic Council

April 29, 2021 - 1:00pm

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Presented by CIPS, the Observatoire de la politique et la sécurité de l’Arctique (OPSA), and the North American and Arctic Defence and Security Network (NAADSN).

The Arctic Council is the primary multilateral forum regrouping Arctic states and people …

The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Threat Landscape in Canada

April 12, 2021 - 12:00pm

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Presented by CIPS and the Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies (CASIS).

This is a second panel in a series of two events co-sponsored by the University of Ottawa’s Centre for International Policy Studies (CIPS) and the …

Can David Beat Goliath? Strategies to Hold Canada’s Global Mining Sector Accountable

March 31, 2021 - 11:30am

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Presented by CIPS, GRITE (Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire sur les territoire de l’extractivisme | Interdisciplinary Research Group on Territories of Extractivism), and the uOttawa-ULyon Joint Research Chair on Urban Anthropocene

The human rights violations and environmental destruction related …

The Recent Unrest in Hong Kong: Explained

March 30, 2021 - 4:00 pm

Presented by CIPS and the Asian Studies Network (ASN) 

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This panel will discuss the recent events in Hong Kong, including the impact the National Security Law has had on the Hong Kong people’s fundamental rights and liberties.

Panelists

African States and International Criminal Justice: Beyond the Fault Lines

March 25, 2021 - 11:30 am

Les États africains et la justice pénale internationale : au-delà des clivages

(in French only)

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This event is part of the Mois de la francophonie and is organized by the International Francophonie Research Chair on Political Aspirations

COVID-19’s Impacts on the Landscape of Taiwan and International Higher Education

March 22, 2021 - 08:00 am

Presented by CIPS, the Asia Studies Network (ASN), Institute for Science, Society and Policy (ISSP), and the Research Chair in Taiwan Studies

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We are facing the challenges in defining education in the future when higher education systems around …

CIPSS/CEPSI-CIPS Graduate Student E-Conference Workshops & Panel Discussion on Qualitative Research Methods in IR

March 16, 2021 - 09:00

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Instructors: Drs Adam Kochanski & Emily Scott (McGill University)
Moderator: Jana Walkowski, McGill University

Two methods workshops will concern (1) principles of ethnographic research in IR and (2) approaches to interviewing in insecure contexts. We will cover issues

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CIPSS-CEPSI/CIPS Graduate Student Conference

March 15, 2021 - 09:00

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The 2021 CIPSS/CEPSI-CIPS Graduate Conference will take place on March 15th 2020, virtually with McGill University hosting the event. The theme of the conference is “Global Governance: Vulnerability and Resilience in Uncertain Times”. It will feature graduate student …

A Future of Hope for Feminist Movements: Reflections After the Green Wave in Argentina

March 8, 2021 - 10:00am

Video of webinar available here:

Presented by CIPS as part of the International Women’s Day celebrations 

Giselle Carino will speak about the recent historic abortion reform in Argentina that has inspired organizations and activists working for women’s health and rights. …

India-China Contestations – Challenges and Choices for New Delhi

March 3, 2021 - 4:00 pm

Presented by CIPS and the Asian Studies Network (ASN):

This talk will look at Indo-Sino contestations on the Line of Actual Control (LAC), across South Asia, on trade and investments (FDI), and in the Indian Ocean Region. An emphasis will …

The Decolonial Challenge in African Studies

February 26, 2021 - 9:00 am

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Presented by CIPS as part of uOttawa’s programming for Black History Month:

There has been a resurgence of thinking, writing, and political action around decolonization in the interdisciplinary field of African Studies. While these efforts …

Facing the Pandemic Together: Canada-Japan Science and Technology Cooperation

February 25, 2021 - 9:00am

Video of highlights of the webinar available here
Video of the webinar available here

Presented by CIPS and the Asian Studies Network (ASN)

The last few years have seen a remarkable increase in Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) cooperation between …

The Peace Process in Afghanistan: Public Perceptions and Civil Society Views

February 22, 2021 - 9:00 AM EST

Presented by CIPS, Fragile States Research Network (FSRN), Asian Studies Network (ASN), and The Asia Foundation

Registration required: Eventbrite

9:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. (Ottawa Time)
6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. (Kabul Time)

As 2021 begins, a peace agreement for …

The National Security Community’s Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic

February 22, 2021 - 12:00

Video of webinar available here:

Presented by CIPS, the National Security Policy Network (NSPN) and by the Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies (CASIS).

This panel, the first of a short series of two events, will discuss some of

Transforming Civil Society: Democracy Promotion and Local NGOs in Zimbabwe

February 10, 2021 - 2:00 pm

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Presented by CIPS and The Africa Study Group (CIC)

The talk will explore the relationship between international development donors and Zimbabwean civil society organizations in the 2010s, focusing on the promotion of democracy, human rights, …

PS752: The Long Road to Transparency, Accountability and Justice

January 28, 2021 - 12:00pm

Video of webinar available here:

Presented by CIPS

On January 8th, 2020, a blameless Ukrainian commercial jetliner, Flight PS752, was shot from the skies over Tehran by Iranian surface-to-air missiles, killing all 176 people on-board, including 138 with ties to …

Conference – The Arctic Region in 2020

December 10, 2020 - 1:00pm

Video of webinar available here:

Presented by OPSA, NAADSN and CIPS

The emergence and management of COVID-19 has dominated headlines in 2020. The pandemic has been experienced differently across the globe, generating various geopolitical, economic and social consequences. The

What difference is SDG16+ (on peace, justice and institutions) making in fragile and conflict affected states?

December 3, 2020 - 12:00pm

Video of webinar available here:

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

Among the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in Agenda 2030, SDG16+ on peaceful societies, access to justice and effective institutions, is touted as a “strategic lever” …

‘What Is Democracy?’: A Film and Panel Discussion

November 25, 2020 - 5:30pm

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CIPS and the Alex Trebek Forum for Dialogue present

The Centre for International Policy Studies and the Alex Trebek Forum for Dialogue, in collaboration with the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG), the Canadian Film Institute

The United States and China: Past, Present, and Future

November 18, 2020 - 4:00 pm

Presented by CIPS and the Asian Studies Network
 
What does the U.S. election mean for the “most consequential relationship” in the world–and what does that relationship mean for Canada?
 
Join us for a discussion with Christopher Bishop, CIPS Research Associate
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The US Elections: Implications for Canada

November 5, 2020 - 4:00 pm

Video of webinar is available here:

Centre for International Policy Studies Presents

Join us for a discussion with an outstanding panel of experts who will be analyzing the American elections held on Nov. 3 and the wide-ranging and complex implications …

Building Canada’s Post-Pandemic Foreign Policy

October 26, 2020 - 12:00 pm

The video of the webinar is now available here:

Centre for International Policy Studies and the Canadian International Council present

Canada has long benefited from a relatively benign international setting, with few direct threats to its security, privileged access to …

Launch Event for the 2020 Edition of Potentia: Graduate Journal of International Affairs

October 21, 2020 - 15:30

Please join us as we launch the 2020 version of Potentia, the graduate student journal run out of CIPS and the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. This virtual event will feature words from the director of CIPS, …

Shaping the Future of Power: Knowledge Production and Network-Building in China-Africa Relations

October 16, 2020 - 12:00 pm

Video of webinar is available here:

Presented by CIPS

What is the role of social capital and network-building in China’s foreign policy in Africa? Many studies on China’s rising power tend to focus on military spending, infrastructure projects, and investments …

The War in Yemen: An Update

October 5, 2020 - 11:00 am

Video of webinar is available here:

Presented by CIPS and the National Security Policy Network

The poorest country in the Arab world, Yemen has been devastated by war, violence, corruption and mismanagement. Yemen went through the emergence of the Houthi …

Understanding the Five Eyes: Twitter Conference

September 30, 2020

The Centre for International Policy Studies will be hosting its first Twitter Conference on September 30, 2020. The theme of the conference is Understanding the Five Eyes.

The Five Eyes is the world’s oldest intelligence network and arguably the world’s …

Donald Trump. Four More Years?

September 24, 2020 - 4:30 pm

Video of webinar available here:

Presented by the Centre for International Policy Studies

On November 3, Americans will render judgment on Donald Trump and his four years in office. An outstanding panel of Americans from different parts of the country …