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The Revolution in Syria

June 18, 2012 - 2:00 pm

CATHERINE AL-TALLI, Syrian lawyer and human rights activist.

Presented by CIPS and the Human Rights Research and Education Centre.
Free. In English. Registration is not required.

Catherine al-Talli is a Syrian lawyer and human rights activist with the Syrian …

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Pathways to Peace: New Directions for a Comprehensive Peace in Afghanistan

June 7, 2012 - 1:30 pm

Report launch and panel discussion:
LISA SCHIRCH, Eastern Mennonite University and 3P Human Security
NILOFAR SAKHI, Women Activities and Social Services Association (WASSA)
HUSSAIN RAMOZ, Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Center (AIHRC)
PETER JONES, University of Ottawa…

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Free to Worship, to Trade and to Be Secure: Why Canada and the Netherlands Must Promote Our Shared Values

May 18, 2012 - 12:30 pm

*** Please note that the time has changed ***

URI ROSENTHAL, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands.

Presented by CIPS and the Netherlands Embassy in Canada.
Free. In English. Registration is required; please contact [email protected].

A light …

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India’s Unique Identity Scheme: Pro-poor or a corporate adventure that extends state surveillance?

May 16, 2012 - 1:00 pm

USHA RAMANATHAN, Honorary Fellow, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies.

Presented by CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is not required.

For the past two years the Government of India has been pursuing a plan, reliant on sophisticated new …

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Haiti: What kind of governance and reconstruction?

May 10, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Panel discussion with:
DANIEL HOLLY, Université du Québec à Montréal
STEPHEN BARANYI, University of Ottawa
PIERRE BEAUDET, University of Ottawa

Presented by the Fragile States Research Network at CIPS.
Free. In French. To register, please contact [email protected]

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Fixing the Facts: National Security and the Politics of Intelligence

May 4, 2012 - 12:00 pm

JOSHUA ROVNER, U.S. Naval War College.

Presented by the Security Studies Networks at CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is not required.

Joshua Rovner is Associate Professor of Strategy and Policy at the U.S. Naval War College, adjunct professor in …

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The Triumphs and Tragedies of Revolution: Protecting Human Rights across North Africa and the Middle East

April 30, 2012 - 4:30 pm

MOHAMED LOTFY, Researcher, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Amnesty International, International Secretariat, London.

Presented by CIPS and the Human Rights Research and Education Centre, in collaboration with Amnesty International Canada.
Free. In English with a biligual question period.…

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Death From Above: Targeted Killing and the Drone Debate

April 12, 2012 - 10:00 am

STEPHANIE CARVIN, Royal Holloway, University of London.

Presented by CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is not required.

Stephanie Carvin is a Lecturer in International Relations at Royal Holloway, University of London. She holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from …

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Towards a Global Migration Management Regime

April 3, 2012 - 11:30 am

FRANÇOIS CRÉPEAU, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants.

Presented by the Human Rights Research and Education Centre and CIPS.
Free. Bilingual presentation. Registration is not required.

François Crépeau is United Nations Special Rapporteur on the …

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Canada’s Torture Memos?

April 2, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Panel discussion with:
CRAIG FORCESE, Vice-Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
WESLEY WARK, GSPIA, University of Ottawa
and ALEX NEVE, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada.

Presented by the Graduate School of International Affairs (GSPIA) and the …

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The ‘Decline of the West’ Revisited: Future World Order and a Dialogue of Civilizations

March 28, 2012 - 2:30 pm

ROBERT COX, York University.

Presented by the International Political Economy Network (IPEN) at CIPS.
Free. Registration not required. In English.

A reception will follow the talk by Prof. Cox.

Robert W. Cox, is professor emeritus of political science at …

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Instituting Failure: Why Deviance Explains Peacebuilding Success

March 28, 2012 - 12:00 pm

SUSANNA CAMPBELL, Centre on Conflict, Development, and Peacebuilding, IHEID Geneva.

Presented by the School of International Development and Globalization Studies and the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, in association with the Fragile States Research Network at CIPS.…

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Coping with Change in Global Affairs: 4th Annual Graduate Student Conference

March 22, 2012 - 5:00 pm

This annual conference is organized by graduate students with the support of the Centre for International Policy Studies.

THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2012

Location: Desmarais Hall, Room 12110

5:00 – 5:30               Registration

5:30 – 6:30               Panel 1: Migrants, Borders and Human

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Keynote Speech—CIPS Graduate Student Conference: Coping with Change in Global Affairs

March 22, 2012 - 7:00 pm

PAUL HEINBECKER, Laurier Centre for Global Relations and CIGI.

Presented by CIPS as part of the 4th Annual Graduate Student Conference.
Free. In English. Registration is not required.

Paul Heinbecker is one of Canada’s most experienced commentators on …

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The Moral and Strategic Failures of Humanitarian Interventions

March 21, 2012 - 3:00 pm

JOSHUA FOUST, American Security Project.

Presented by CIPS. Free. In English. Registration is not required.

Joshua Foust is a fellow at the American Security Project and the author of Afghanistan Journal: Selections from Registan.net. He is also a …

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Une diplomatie à la traine des États-Unis? La gestion canadienne du “printemps arabe”

March 15, 2012 - 11:30 am

JONATHAN PAQUIN, Université Laval.

Presented by the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and CIPS.
Free. In French. Registration is not required.

Jonathan Paquin is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Université Laval in Québec City. His research interests …

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La mobilité des personnes et la nouvelle transnationalisation de l’économie mondiale

March 14, 2012 - 12:00

HÉLÈNE PELLERIN, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa

Presented by the International Political Economy Network (IPEN) at CIPS.
Free. In French. Registration is not required.

Hélène Pellerin is Associate Professor at the School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa. …

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The Race for the U.S. Presidency: State of Play and Implications for Canada

March 13, 2012 - 4:30 pm

MICHAEL KERGIN, former Canadian Ambassador to the U.S.
LUIZA SAVAGE, Washington bureau chief for Maclean’s.
JEFFREY SIMPSON, Globe and Mail national affairs columnist.

Presented by CIPS and the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.
Free. In English. Registration …

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Did We Exaggerate the al-Qa’ida Threat?

March 12, 2012 - 11:00 am

GLENN CARLE, former U.S. intelligence officer.

Presented by the Security Studies Network at CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration not required.

Glenn Carle served as an operations officer in the CIA for 23 years, retiring from the Agency in March …

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Les hybrides de la mondialisation

March 8, 2012 - 2:30 pm

JEAN-CHRISTOPHE GRAZ, University of Lausanne.

Presented by the International Political Economy Network (IPEN) at CIPS.
Free. In French. Registration is not required.

Jean-Christophe Graz is Professor of political science at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques et Internationales of the University …

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Bearing Witness: Documenting China’s Rise

March 7, 2012 - 5:00 pm

RYAN PYLE, documentary photographer.

Presented by CIPS, in association with the University of Toronto’s Asian Institute and the Asia Pacific Foundation.
Free. In English. Registration is not required, but seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.…

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State Building and the Kurdish Issue in Postwar Iraq and Beyond

March 7, 2012 - 12:00 pm

***Please note the new room for this event : DMS 12110 (12th floor)***

MEHMET GURSES, Florida Atlantic University.

Presented by the Fragile State Research Network at CIPS.
Free. In English. No registration required. A light lunch will be served.

Mehmet

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The Social and Political Context of the (American) Science of International Relations

March 5, 2012 - 12:00 pm

IDO OREN, Department of Political Science, University of Florida.

Presented by the International Theory Network (ITN) at CIPS.
Free. In English. No registration required.

Ido Oren is Associate Professor at the University of Florida. His intellectual and research interests …

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Inaugural IPEN Graduate Student Workshop: Democracy and Governance in an Age of Austerity

March 2, 2012 - 9:00 am

University of Ottawa International Political Economy Network
Inaugural Graduate Student Workshop
Democracy and Governance in an Age of Austerity
March 2, 2012, Ottawa, ON

Neoliberalism and Global Economic Restructuring 9:00 – 10:45
Chair: Randall Germain
Discussant: Jacqueline Best

Matthew Morgan

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The Kimberley Process at Twelve: Analyzing the First Dozen Years of Global Governance Efforts to End the Trade of Conflict Diamonds

March 1, 2012 - 11:30 am

ANDREW GRANT, Queen’s University.

Presented by CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is not required.

Andrew Grant is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Studies at Queen’s University. His recent publications focus on conflict diamonds and the Kimberley …

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International Criminal Law: Only for the Winners?

February 29, 2012 - 5:00 pm

WILLIAM SCHABAS, Middlesex University.

Presented by the Human Rights Research and Education Center and CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is not required, but seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

William A. Schabas is professor of …

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Reducing Genocide to Law: Definition, Meaning, and the Ultimate Crime

February 28, 2012 - 11:30 am

PAYAM AKHAVAN, McGill University.

Presented by CIPS and the Human Rights Research and Education Centre.
Free. In English. Registration is not required, but seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Payam Akhavan is Professor of International …

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The U.S. Exit Strategy in Afghanistan

February 27, 2012 - 1:00 pm

STEVE COLL, New America Foundation.

Presented by CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is not required, but seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Steve Coll is president of New America Foundation and a contributor at The

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South Africa in the New World Order

February 15, 2012 - 12:00 pm

ELIZABETH COBBETT, Department of Political Science, Carleton University.

Presented by the International Political Economy Network at CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is not required.

Elizabeth Cobbett is completing a PhD thesis which explores the different ways in which global …

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A Single Roll of the Dice: Obama’s Diplomacy with Iran

February 14, 2012 - 1:00 pm

TRITA PARSI, National Iranian American Council.

Presented by CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is not required.

Trita Parsi is the author of Treacherous Alliance – The Secret Dealings of Iran, Israel and the United States (Yale University Press, 2007), recipient …

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Women’s Rights and Political Changes in the Arab World: A Spring to Celebrate?

February 14, 2012 - 11:30 am

Videoconference featuring:
SOPHIE BESSIS
, International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH).

Presented by the Human Rights Research and Education Centre (HRREC) and the World Legal Systems Research Group, in collaboration with CIPS.
Free. This event will be bilingual. Registration …

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Libya: The Difficult Transition to Democracy

February 13, 2012 - 1:00 pm

AZZA KAMEL MAGHUR, Member of Libyan Council for Human Rights.

Presented by CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is not required.

Azza Kamel Maghur is a Libyan lawyer and member of the newly-established Libyan Council for Human Rights. She has …

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Spaces of Debtfare and Dispossession in Uneven Development

February 8, 2012 - 2:30 pm

SUSANNE SOEDERBERG, Queen’s University.

Presented by the International Political Economy Network (IPEN) at CIPS.
Free. In English with a biligual question period. Registration is not required.

Susanne Soederberg is Professor and Canada Research Chair at Queen’s University. She is …

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Les populations vulnérables ou les organisations humanitaires internationales : qui doit survivre?

February 7, 2012 - 11:30 am

FRANÇOIS AUDET, Canadian Research Institute on Humanitarian Crisis and Aid.

Presented by CIPS and the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.
Free. In French. Registration is not required.

François Audet is Executive Director of the Canadian Research Institute …

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Elections in Dangerous Places

February 6, 2012 - 10:00 am

Panel discussion featuring:
EUGENIA ZORBAS
, Canadian International Development Agency.
STEPHEN BROWN, University of Ottawa.
DAVID GILLIES
, Canadian International Development Agency.
Moderated by JOE INGRAM, North-South Institute.

Presented by the Fragile States Research Network at CIPS, in …

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Beyond the West: Civilizations in World Politics

February 2, 2012 - 12:00 pm

PETER KATZENSTEIN, Cornell University.

Presented by CIPS and the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.
Free. In English.

Peter J. Katzenstein is the Walter S. Carpenter, Jr. Professor of International Studies at Cornell University. He served as President …

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U.N. Integration and Humanitarian Space

January 31, 2012 - 2:30 pm

SARA PANTULIANO, Humanitarian Policy Group at the Overseas Development Institute.

Presented by CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is not required.

Sara Pantuliano is a political scientist with extensive experience in conflict and post-conflict contexts. Prior to joining the Overseas …

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The Van Doos in Afghanistan: Film Screening and Discussion

January 30, 2012 - 2:30 pm

Film screening, followed by a discussion with Lieutenant-Colonel FRANÇOIS DUFAULT, Canadian Army Command and Staff College.

Presented by CIPS. Free. In French with English subtitles. Bilingual discussion period following the screening. Registration not required.

Shot in March 2011, …

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Can ‘Culture’ Help Explain Middle East Conflicts?

January 26, 2012 - 5:00 pm

PHILIP SALZMAN, McGill University.

Presented by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is not required.

Philip Salzman is an anthropology professor at McGill University. His ethnographic research has been carried out primarily among nomadic …

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Explorations in Political Economy: E.H. Carr, Susan Strange and the ‘British School’ of IPE

January 26, 2012 - 2:30 pm

RANDALL GERMAIN, Carleton University.

Presented by the International Political Economy Network (IPEN) at CIPS.
Free. In English with a bilingual question period. Registration is not required.

Randall Germain is Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Department at …

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International Relations and the First Great Debate

January 25, 2012 - 12:00 pm

BRIAN SCHMIDT, Carleton University.

Presented by the International Theory Network (ITN) at CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is not required.

Brian C. Schmidt is Associate Professor of Political Science at Carleton University. His research and teaching interests are in …

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Financial Sector Policy and Development in the Wake of the Global Crisis

January 19, 2012 - 10:30 am

ROY CULPEPER, former President and CEO, The North-South Institute, and Senior Fellow, School of International Development and Global Studies.

Presented by the School of International Development and Global Studies, and CIPS.
Free. In English with a bilingual question period.…

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The Arab Spring, One Year Later

January 18, 2012 - 1:30 pm

Panel discussion featuring:
BARAK BARFI, New America Foundation, Washington, D.C.
PETER JONES, University of Ottawa
OMAR ASHOUR, Exeter University, U.K., and Brookings Doha Centre.
Moderated by ROLAND PARIS, University of Ottawa

Presented by CIPS. Free. In …

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Taiwan’s 2012 Elections: Perspectives from Political Science and Sociology

January 17, 2012 - 5:30 pm

ANDRÉ LALIBERTÉ, University of Ottawa, JEREMY PALTIEL, Carleton University and SCOTT SIMON, University of Ottawa.

Presented by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, the School of Political Studies, the Chair in Taiwan Studies and CIPS.
Free. In English and French. …

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Autorité, logiques et pratiques dans la commercialisation de la microfinance : le cas du Pérou et des agences de notation

January 12, 2012 - 12:00 pm

MARIE LANGEVIN, School of Political Studies.

Presented by the International Political Economy Network (IPEN) at CIPS.
Free. In French. Registration is not required.

Marie Langevin is a PhD candidate in the School of Political Studies at the University of …

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Explaining the Iraq War: Counterfactual Theory, Logic and Evidence

January 10, 2012 - 11:30 am

FRANK HARVEY, Dalhousie University.

Presented by CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is not required.

Frank Harvey is Professor of International Relations at Dalhousie University. He has published numerous articles in various outlets and is the author of The Homeland

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Governance Ecosystems: CSR in the Latin American Mining Sector

December 7, 2011 - 10:00 am

Book launch and panel discussion featuring:

TIM SHAW, Carleton, Dalhousie, Royal Roads and Saint Mary’s Universities;
JULIA SAGEBIEN, Dalhousie University and University of Puerto Rico;
JAN BOON, Natural Resources Canada and Carleton University;
BONNIE CAMPBELL, ETIENNE

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Mining, Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Conflict: The Evidence from Latin America

December 6, 2011 - 12:00 pm

PAUL HASLAM, School of International Development and Global Studies, University of Ottawa.

Presented by the International Political Economy Network (IPEN) at CIPS.
Free. In English with a bilingual question period. Registration is not required.

Paul Haslam obtained a Ph.D. …

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Workshop: Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada

December 2, 2011 - 9:00 am

Presented by CIPS and the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.
Free. In English. Observers welcome; registration not required. For more information, please contact [email protected].

In 2008, for the first time in the history of Canadian immigration, the …

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Norwegian Perspectives on Strategic Challenges: From the High North to Terrorism

November 25, 2011 - 9:30 am

ROGER INGEBRIGTSEN, State Secretary, Norwegian Ministry of Defence.

Presented by CIPS, in association with the Royal Norwegian Embassy.
Free. In English. Registration is not required.

Coffee and morning snacks will be offered.

Roger Ingebrigtsen has been State Secretary in …

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Anvil Mining and Human Rights Abuses in the Congo: Seeking Justice through Canadian Courts

November 24, 2011 - 12:30 pm

PATRICIA FEENY, Rights and Accountability in Development, and ANDIE LAMB, Global Witness.

Presented by CIPS and the Human Rights Research and Education Center.
Free. In English. Registration is not required.

Anvil Mining, a company with headquarters in Canada, …

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Youth Mobilization and the Problem of the Radical

November 21, 2011 - 9:00 am

Panelists: STEFFEN JENSEN, MORTEN KOCH ANDERSEN, DAN HIRSLUND, and JACOB RASMUSSEN, Rehabilitation and Research Center for Torture Victims, Denmark

Presented by CIPS
Free. In English. Registration is required: Please contact [email protected].

This seminar will contribute …

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Hunger in the Balance: The New Politics of International Food Aid

November 21, 2011 - 2:30 pm

JENNIFER CLAPP, University of Waterloo and CIGI.

Presented by the International Political Economy Network (IPEN) at CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is not required.

Jennifer Clapp is a CIGI chair in Global Environmental Governance and professor in both the …

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The Campaign Against Hate

November 16, 2011 - 12:00 pm

FARAH PANDITH, U.S. Special Representative to Muslim Communities.

Presented by CIPS, in association with the Embassy of the United States of America.
Free. In English.

Farah Pandith was appointed Special Representative to Muslim Communities in June 2009. Her office …

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“Prosecutor”: Movie Screening and Discussion

November 15, 2011 - 1:00 pm

LUIS MORENO-OCAMPO, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, together with Film Director BARRY STEVENS, Author ERNA PARIS and Professor ERROL MENDES, will participate in a panel discussion following the screening of “Prosecutor.”

Presented by the Faculty …

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Historical Lessons in Governing Afghanistan, 1500-2014

November 14, 2011 - 12:00 pm

THOMAS BARFIELD, Boston University.

Presented by CIPS and the Department of History.
Free. In English. Registration is not required.

Thomas Barfield is professor of anthropology at Boston University. His research examines problems of reconstruction and political development in contemporary …

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Sécurité et droits humains : quelles zones de compatibilité?

November 10, 2011 - 5:00 pm

MARCO SASSÒLI, University of Geneva.

Presented by the Human Rights Research and Education Center and CIPS.
Free. In French with a biligual question period. Registration is not required.

Marco Sassòli is professor and director of the Department of international …

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How Successful Are Social Transfer Programs at Reaching Materially Deprived Households with Children? Cross-National Comparison

November 8, 2011 - 12:00 pm

GERANDA NOTTEN, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa.

Presented by the International Political Economy Network at CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is required: please contact [email protected].

This seminar is part of IPEN’s series …

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Post-Conflict Sri Lanka: Reconciliation Still to Come

November 8, 2011

BRUCE LEVY, Canadian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka.

Presented by CIPS.
Free. In English. Open to students, faculty and staff of the University of Ottawa only. Pre-registration is required. Please contact [email protected].

This event will take place …

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The Responsibility to Protect 10 Years On: Reflections on Its Past, Present and Future

November 4, 2011 - 1:30 pm

KOFI ANNAN, former Secretary-General of the United Nations,
LLOYD AXWORTHY, former Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, and
CHRIS ALEXANDER, MP and Parliamentary Secretary to Canada’s Minister of Defence.

Moderated by LYSE DOUCET, presenter and foreign correspondent …

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Norwegian Energy Policy: Looking Northwards

November 2, 2011 - 10:00 am

OLA BORTEN MOE, Energy Minister of Norway.

Presented by CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is required; please contact [email protected].

Mr. Borten Moe is Minister of Petroleum and Energy and vice chair of the Centre Party. In 1995 he …

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What Are the Prospects for Iran’s Reformists?

November 1, 2011 - 12:00 pm

WALTER POSCH, German Institute for Foreign and Security Policy.

Presented by CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration not required.

Dr. Walter Posch is Researcher at the German Institute for Foreign and Security Policy (SWP), Middle East and Africa division. He …

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Linking Mediation to Long-term Peacebuilding: Tensions and Opportunities

October 18, 2011 - 1:00 pm

KATIA PAPAGIANNI, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue.

Presented by CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is not required.

Katia Papagianni heads the Mediation Support Programme at the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD Centre), a Geneva-based conflict mediation organization. Her work focuses …

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New Directions in Track Two Diplomacy

October 15, 2011 - 9:00 am

Workshop sponsored by CIPS.

By invitation only. Closed to observers.

This workshop will bring together leading scholars and practitioners in various aspects of the field for an investigation of the current state of knowledge about Track Two diplomacy, and …

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Pierre Bourdieu and International Relations: Power of Practices, Practices of Power

October 14, 2011 - 2:00 pm

DIDIER BIGO, King’s College London and Sciences-Po Paris.

Presented by the School of Political Studies in collaboration with CIPS.
Free. In English with bilingual question period. Registration not required.

Didier Bigo is Professor at King’s College London Department of …

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Peacebuilding in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Contradictions and Gaps

October 12, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Panelists: MODESTE MBA TALLA, JOHN NKOKO LIPAMBALA, ARLETTE MAYALA NKOSI, University of Ottawa. Chaired by STEPHEN BROWN, School of Political Studies, and STEPHEN BARANYI, School of International Development and Global Studies

Presented by the Fragile

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The Rise of Provisional Governance? Expertise, Authority & the Transformation of Global Development Finance

October 12, 2011 - 12:00 pm

JACQUELINE BEST, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa.

Lunchtime seminar, presented by the International Political Economy Network (IPEN) at CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is not required.

This event is the first of a new IPEN series of …

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Human Rights, Universality and Sovereignty: The Irrelevance and Relevance of Sharia

October 3, 2011 - 5:00 pm

ABDULLAHI A. AN-NA’IM, Emory University.

Presented by the Human Rights Research and Education Center and CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is not required.

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im, originally from Sudan, is Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law at Emory …

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Women’s Human Rights: The Unfinished Agenda

September 29, 2011 - 3:00 pm

IRENE KHAN, Former Secretary General of Amnesty International.

Presented by CIPS and the Human Rights Research and Education Centre.
Free. Registration is not required.

Irene Khan is an international expert on human rights and humanitarian issues. From 2001 to …

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How Might We Think about Development?

September 28, 2011 - 1:00 pm

DAVID MALONE, President, International Development Research Center

Presented by CIPS
Free. In English. Registration is not required.

David Malone was appointed as president of IDRC in July 2008.  Prior to that, Mr. Malone served as Canada’s High Commissioner to …

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Ensuring Access to Counsel for the Poor in Post-Conflict Settings

September 15, 2011 - 11:30 am

NATALIE REA, International Legal Foundation

Presented by CIPS

Free. In English with a bilingual question period. Registration is not required.

Natalie Rea is the founder and executive director of the International Legal Foundation (ILF), an international NGO that assists …

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The United Nations Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights: Lessons Learned and Future Prospects

September 15, 2011 - 5:30 pm

JOHN RUGGIE, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Business and Human Rights (2005 -2011).

Presented by the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and CIPS.
Free. In English.

Seating is limited. Registration is required.

John Ruggie

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Free Trade Today: The Need for a Reset Button

September 14, 2011 - 4:30 pm

JAGDISH BHAGWATI, Columbia University and Council on Foreign Relations.

Presented by the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and CIPS.
Free. In English.

Seating is limited. Registration is required.

Jagdish Bhagwati is University Professor, Economics and Law, at …

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The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative: Achievements, Challenges and the Way Forward

September 7, 2011 - 10:00 am

CLARE SHORT, Chair, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

Presented by the Human Rights Research and Education Center, in partnership with Publish What You Pay and CIPS

Free. In English with a bilingual question period.

Clare Short was elected Chair of …