Overview

  • The Centre for International Policy Studies (CIPS) is launching an initiative for “International Theory Network” (ITN). The goal is to bring together Ottawa-based scholars, students and practitioners interested in the theories of International Relations (IR) and cognate fields.

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Upcoming Events

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Past Events

Understanding Oneself and Others

Presented by CIPS and the International Theory Network We regularly have trouble understanding others, whether relatives, neighbours, friends, colleagues, or members of entirely...

Apr 10th, 2024

Reclaiming What Is Ours: Elite Continuity and Revanchism

Presented by CIPS and the International Theory Network (ITN) What explains the revanchism of territorial reduced states? This question has renewed salience...

Feb 29th, 2024

Atlas Asunder? Neoliberal Think Tanks and the Radical Right

Presented by CIPS and the International Political Economy Network (IPEN) and the International Theory Network (ITN) How are neoliberal thought leaders reacting...

Nov 15th, 2023

Why Humans Fight: The Social Dynamics of Close-Range Violence

Presented by CIPS and the International Theory Network (ITN) Malešević offers a novel sociological answer to the age-old question: ‘Why do...

Apr 6th, 2023

Making War Remote: Waging Contemporary War through Distance

Presented by CIPS and the International Theory Network (ITN) This talk examines how contemporary war is waged through the manipulation and remaking...

Mar 23rd, 2023

Global Corpse Politics

Presented by CIPS and the International Theory Network Jessica Auchter’s talk will discuss her recent book, Global Corpse Politics: The Obscenity...

Mar 7th, 2023

Arms for Influence: The Global Arms Trade and the Future of U.S. Power

Presented by CIPS and the International Theory Network As with gasoline, Coca-Cola, and heroin, the global demand for major conventional weapons is...

Jan 30th, 2020

War Analytics: Towards a Study of AI-Mediated Decisions in War

Presented by CIPS and International Theory Network (ITN) Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are profoundly shaping today’s social processes, business transactions...

Nov 29th, 2019

Assembling Publics around Public-Private Financial Information-Sharing

Presented by CIPS and the International Theory Network (ITN) Public and private security actors increasingly collaborate within partnerships to enable the prevention...

Nov 7th, 2019

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Podcasts

Links

  • Interested in learning more about cutting-edge IR theory? Take a look at the journal International Theory, edited by Duncan Snidal and Alexander Wendt.
  • The Palgrave Macmillian History of International Thought series is seeking proposals. Follow this link for more information.
  • Fearful for the Indigenous’ rights? Watch Sheryl Lightfoot, of the University of British Columbia’s talk on the transformational potential of global Indigenous Rights and Politics here.
  • Want to know more about border security in Sahel? Read Philippe M Frowd’s blog about it here!

 

Check out the University of Sussex’s Centre for Advanced International Theory page as well as their Sussex International Theory Prize!