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Can North American Energy Exports Reduce Europe’s Dependency on Russia?

May 20, 2015

THIERRY BROS, Paris School of International Affairs – Sciences Po. Presented by the CIPS and the Security Studies Network (SSN). Free.In English with bilingual question period. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. A light lunch will be served. The European Union (EU) imports 53% of all the…

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Demystifying the Arctic: Panel & Art Exhibition

April 22, 2015 - 8:30 am

Presented by Fulbright Canada, the RBC Foundation, the Canadian Climate Forum, and CIPS. Free. In English. Registration is only required for Panel 2 (see below). Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. This conference comes days before Ministers gather in Iqaluit to mark the transition of the two year Chairmanship of the…

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Monetizing Music

April 20, 2015 - 3:30 pm

ANDREW LEYSHON, University of Nottingham. Presented by CIPS and the International Political Economy Network (IPEN). Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Michael Lewis famously described the dot.com phenomenon of the late 1990s as ‘an experiment in capitalism with too much money’ (Lewis, M,…

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Canadian Aid to Afghanistan: What Can We Learn from DFATD’s Evaluation?

April 14, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Presented by the CIPS, the Fragile States Research Network (FSRN) and the Faculty of Social Sciences. Free. In English with bilingual question period. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. In March 2015, Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFTAD) released an evaluation (pdf) of Canada’s…

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Imperialism, Today and Yesterday

April 7, 2015 - 3:00 pm

LEO VICTOR PANITCH, York University. Presented by the School of International Development and Global Studies, CIPS and the International Political Economy Network (IPEN). Free. In English and in French. Registration is not required.Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: The theme of imperialism became widely debated early in the…

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Making Things International 1

April 7, 2015 - 12:00 pm

MARK B. SALTER, University of Ottawa. Presented by CIPS. Free. In English. Registration is not required.Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Along with authors Nisha Shah, Miguel de Larrinaga, Srdjan Vucetic, and David Grondin, Mark Salter will present Making Things International 1: Circuits and Motion — a book that surveys…

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Jobs for Africa’s Expanding Youth Cohort: Employment Situation and Effective Interventions

March 31, 2015 - 11:45 am

GORDON BETCHERMAN, University of Ottawa. Presented by CIPS and the International Political Economy network (IPEN). Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. A light lunch will be served at 11:30 am. Audio: The stakes are always high when it comes to how well societies manage…

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The Campaign Against ISIS

March 27, 2015 - 12:30 pm

MICHAEL SINGH, Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Presented by CIPS. Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is very limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: Michael Singh, former senior director for the Middle East at the US National Security Council, will offer an assessment of the progress the international coalition has…

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Patents for Power: Intellectual Property and Military Innovation

March 26, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Presented by CIPS and the International Theory Network. Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: Robert Farley discusses the ways in which domestic and international intellectual property law affects the diffusion and innovation of military technology. Robert Farley has taught for nine years…

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Middle Power, Middle Kingdom: What Canada Needs to Know about China in the 21st Century

March 26, 2015 - 4:00 pm

DAVID MULRONEY, University of Toronto. Presented by CIPS. Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Copies of his book will be available for purchase. Video of the event: Audio: China’s rise is having a direct impact on our prosperity, our health and well-being, and our security…

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Climate Change and the Role of Canadian Provinces

March 26, 2015 - 6:15 pm

Presented by the Institute for the Environment, the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) and CIPS. Free. In English with bilingual question period. Registration is required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Food and beverages will be provided. Chatham House Rules apply. Panelists will discuss Canadian provinces’ actions…

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UK Election 2015: Context and Prospects for British Governance

March 23, 2015 - 10:00 am

JON DAVIS, King’s College London. Presented by the Graduate School of Political and International Affairs (GSPIA) and CIPS. Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Video of the event: Audio: Jon Davis is Director of Partnerships for the Policy Institute at King’s College…

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ITF Enhancing Human Security

March 19, 2015 - 10:30 am

DAMJAN BERGANT, ITF Enhancing Human Security. Presented by CIPS, GSPIA, the Human Rights Research and Education Centre and the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Ottawa. Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: ITF Enhancing Human Security (ITF) is a humanitarian, non-profit organization established…

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Regional Security in a Time of Upheaval: The Rise of the Islamic State and Challenges for Western Policy

March 18, 2015 - 4:00 pm

MICHAEL STEPHENS, Royal United Service Institute. Presented by CIPS. Free. In English. Registration is not required.Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: Michael Stephens is the Research Fellow for Middle East studies and Head of RUSI Qatar. He joined RUSI’s London office in September 2010, first in the Nuclear…

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Governing Failure: Provisional Expertise and the Transformation of Global Development Finance

March 12, 2015 - 4:00 pm

JACQUELINE BEST, University of Ottawa. Presented by CIPS and the International Political Economy Network (IPEN). Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. A reception will follow. Copies of the book will be available for sale at the event. Video of the event: Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/Jacquie Panel_20150312.mp3]…

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Identity, Ideology and Security in a Globalized World

March 12, 2015 - 8:00 am

Presented by the Centre for International Peace and Security Studies and the CIPS as part of the 6th Annual Graduate Conference. Free. In English and in French. Registration is required. To register, please email [email protected]  Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. The Centre for International Peace and Security Studies (CIPSS) of the University…

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The Strengths and Weaknesses of Canada’s Anti-Terrorism Act, Bill C-51

March 12, 2015 - 10:00 am

Presented by CIPS. Free. In English. Registration is not required.Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Bill C-51, known as the “Anti-Terrorism Act, 2015,” has been a source of controversy since it was introduced in Parliament on January 30. To its proponents, C-51 provides Canada’s police and security agencies with…

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Evaluating Open Aid: Cui Bono?

March 10, 2015 - 11:30 am

CATHERINE WEAVER, University of Texas. Presented by CIPS and the Fragile States Research Network (FSRN). Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/Cahterine Weaver_20150310.mp3] The international aid transparency movement has made considerable progress over the past decade. However, to date, the supply of open aid –…

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The Politics of Language in Education in African States

March 9, 2015 - 12:00 pm

ERICKA ALBAUGH, Bowdoin College. Presented by CIPS and the Chaire de recherche sur la Francophonie. Free. In English with bilingual question period. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/Erika Albaugh_2015-03-09.mp3] Africa’s rich linguistic landscape presents dangers and opportunities, depending on one’s perspective: some see dangerous fragmentation, while…

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Canada-China Relations

March 9, 2015 - 12:30 pm

LUO ZHAOHUI, China’s Ambassador to Canada. Presented by Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) and CIPS. Free. In English. Registration is required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. A light lunch will be served. Luo Zhaohui is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to…

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Identity and the Construction of National Security

March 3, 2015 - 12:00 pm

JARROD HAYES, Georgia Institute of Technology. Presented by CIPS and the Security Studies Network (SSN). Free. In English. Registration is not required.Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/Jarrod Hayes_20140303.mp3] Jarrod Hayes explores why democracies tend not to use military force against each other. He argues that democratic identity –…

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Rethinking Canadian Aid

February 27, 2015 - 11:30 am

Presented by the CIPS, the Fragile States Research Network and the Faculty of Social Sciences. Free. In English with bilingual question period. Registration is required. A light lunch will be served. Video of the event: Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/Rethinking Canadian Aid_20150227.mp3] Edited by Stephen Brown, Molly den Heyer and David Black, Rethinking Canadian Aid is the first…

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Stephen Harper and the UN in a Time of Terror

February 24, 2015 - 12:30 pm

SCOTT STARING, Georgian College. Presented by CIPS. Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. A light lunch will be served. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/Scott Staring_20150224.mp3] This talk examines the Conservative government’s strained relationship to the United Nations. It argues that Prime Minister Harper views the UN as…

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Toward a Cultural Political Economy of Canadian Foreign Policy in the Americas

February 23, 2015 - 11:30 am

LAURA MACDONALD, Carleton University. Presented by CIPS and the International Political Economy Network (IPEN). Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. A light lunch will be served. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/Laura Macdonald_20150223.mp3] Under the Canadian Strategy for the Americas, announced in Santiago, Chile in 2007, the Harper government…

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Terrorists, Guns, and Drugs: The Application of Social Network Analysis to Illicit Transborder Networks

February 12, 2015 - 3:00 pm

CHRISTIAN LEUPRECHT, Royal Military College of Canada and Queen’s University. Presented by CIPS and the Security Studies Network (SSN). Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/Christian Leuprecht_20150212.mp3] The application of Social Network Analysis to problems of national security and public safety has…

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The Strategic Constitution: Understanding Canadian Power in the World

February 12, 2015 - 5:30 pm

IRVIN STUDIN, Institute for 21st Century Questions and the Global Brief Magazine. Presented by CIPS and the Institute for 21st Century Questions. Free. In English and French. Registration is required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. A reception will take place. Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the event…

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Assessing John Baird’s Tenure as Foreign Minister – A Panel Discussion

February 10, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Presented by CIPS and the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA). Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Video of the event: Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/Baird_20150210.mp3] The decision by John Baird to resign as Foreign Minister raises the question – what legacy does he leave…

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Banking on the US Federal Reserve Bank: Quantitative Easing rounds 1, 2, and 3

February 5, 2015 - 3:30 pm

HERMAN SCHWARTZ, University of Virginia. Presented by CIPS and the International Political Economy Network (IPEN). Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. In the 1990s and 2000s, growing income inequality in most countries led to a global shortfall between supply and demand. The US…

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Law, Science, Liberalism and the American Way of Warfare

February 3, 2015 - 4:00 pm

STEPHANIE CARVIN, Fellow, Centre for International Policy Studies. Presented by CIPS. Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/Stephanie Carvin_20150203.mp3] The United States has, since its founding as a republic, sought to balance two competing imperatives when it goes to war: to preserve, at all costs,…

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At the Cross-Roads: The New Global Trade Agenda and Canada

January 30, 2015 - 10:30 am

HARSHA V. SINGH, International Institute for Sustainable Development. Presented by CIPS. Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/Harsha Singh_20150130.mp3] Rapid growth of world trade and investment has helped stimulate a new generation of globally-prominent economies. Deeper economic interdependence through trade co-exists with efforts…

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The New Face of Developing Country Debt

January 26, 2015 - 11:45 am

NIHAL KAPPAGODA, Consultant; ROY CULPEPER, University of Ottawa. Presented by CIPS and the International Political Economy Network (IPEN). Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. A light lunch will be served. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/Culperer-Kappagoda_20150126.mp3] Developing-country debt—a major obstacle to economic and social progress in developing countries—has preoccupied policy-makers…

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Darth Realism: Confronting the Dark Side of Global Governance

January 20, 2015 - 12:00 pm

JENNIFER STERLING-FOLKER, University of Connecticut. Presented by CIPS, the Security Studies Network (SSN) and the International Theory Network (ITN). Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/SterlingFolker_20150120.mp3] What is a realist perspective on Global Governance (GG) and the current liberal world order?  This talk…

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Rigorous Impact Evaluations – What Have we Learned?

January 19, 2015 - 12:00 pm

MARIE GAARDER, World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group. Presented by CIPS and the Fragile States Research Network (FSRN). Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. The international community is paying increased attention to the 25 percent of the world’s population that lives in fragile…

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What Does Climate Change Adaptation Mean in Agrarian Asia?

January 15, 2015 - 11:30 am

MARCUS TAYLOR, Queen’s University. Presented by the Laboratory for the Interdisciplinary Study of Food (LISF), the Centre for International Law and Global Sustainability, CIPS and the International Political Economy Network (IPEN). Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/Taylor_20150115.mp3] The idea of climate change adaptation is…

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Faith, Fear and Free Trade: An Embattled History of Global Trade from GATT to the WTO

January 14, 2015 - 3:00 pm

FRANCINE MCKENZIE, University of Western Ontario. Presented by CIPS. Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/McKenzie_20150114.mp3] The architects of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), established while much of the world lay in ruins after the Second World War, believed…

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Les défis organisationnels de l’approche globale : le cas du Service européen pour l’action extérieure

January 14, 2015 - 12:00 pm

FRÉDÉRIC MÉRAND, Université de Montréal. Presented by CIPS. Free. In French. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Video of the event: Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/Mérand_20150114.mp3] This paper looks at the conceptual innovations and bureaucratic struggles that led to the partial integration of Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP)…

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The United Nations and Canada – Can We Do Better?

December 4, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Presented by the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA), CIPS and the World Federalist Movement – Canada (WFCM). Free. In English and in French. Registration is required. Please RSVP to [email protected] by November 28th (you will not receive a confirmation). Seating is limited. The United Nations is the responsibility of its member states. When members…

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Comprendre la Révolution des parapluies: démocratisation, identité nationale et désobéissance civile à Hong Kong

November 27, 2014 - 11:30 am

JEAN-FRANÇOIS DUPRÉ, University of Ottawa. Presented by CIPS and the School of Political Studies. Free. In French. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Recent months have witnessed an upsurge in mass protests and civil disobedience in Hong Kong. These events have partly been motivated by the…

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At the Intersection between Global and Local: Re-thinking Policy Space

November 26, 2014 - 11:45 am

JULIA CALVERT, Carleton University Presented by CIPS, the International Political Economy Network (IPEN) Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/calvert_2014-11-26.mp3] The global proliferation of trade and investment agreements has generated much interest in studying whether governments have the policy space required…

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Two Days in June: John F. Kennedy and the 48 Hours That Made History

November 25, 2014 - 4:30 pm

ANDREW COHEN, Carleton University. Presented by CIPS. Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. In June 1963, John Fitzgerald Kennedy has been president of the United States for almost two and a half years. That spring he is grappling with the two seismic forces…

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Power Shifts & Vibrant Economies: Canada Awakens to Opportunities & Risks in Southeast Asia

November 25, 2014 - 9:00 am

Presented by CIC National Capital Branch, Manulife, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Export Development Canada and CIPS. Paid event. In English. Registration is required.  To register: click here. Seating is limited. Meals and refreshments will be served. Southeast Asia has recently attracted increasing attention from Canadian business and government sectors. The word is out that Canadians should implant…

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Canada and the Caribbean Community: Taking Stock and Moving Forward

November 24, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Presented by CIPS and the Latin America & Caribbean Study Group (LACSG) of the Canadian International Council (CIC)/National Capital Branch. Free. In English with bilingual question period. Registration is not required. please arrive by 3:45 p.m. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/CARICOM-2014-11-24.mp3] Video of the event: Despite our extensive…

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Canada’s Century of Submarines

November 24, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Presented by CIPS. Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Podcast: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/submarines_2014-11-24.mp3] Video of the event: Submarines in the recent Canadian context have been met with indifference at best and at times ardent opposition. The misfortunes of the Victoria-class submarines and doubts over the…

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Towards a Low Carbon Economy: The Governance of Climate Change and the Transformation of the Global Economy

November 18, 2014 - 3:00 pm

MATTHEW PATERSON, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa. Presented by CIPS and the International Political Economy Network (IPEN). Free. Bilingual event. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/paterson-2014-11-18.mp3] Responses to climate change are increasingly framed around the notion of a « low carbon economy ». But…

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Human Rights in Decline? Redefining Dignity in a World of Extremes

November 13, 2014 - 7:30 pm

PAYAM AKHAVAN, McGill University. Presented by CIPS, the Baha’i Community of Ottawa and The Philippe Kirsch Institute. Free.In English with bilingual question period. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Snacks and refreshments will be served. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/akhavan_2014-11-13.mp3] Video of the event: *** Please note that due to…

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Les tensions maritimes en Asie orientale : Instrumentalisation, mutations et dérives

November 13, 2014 - 4:00 pm

GERARD HERVOUET, Université Laval The Chair of Taiwan Studies, CIPS, the School of Political Studies, and the School of Sociological and Anthropological Studies. Free. In French. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Maritime disputes in East Asia constitute a breeding ground for severe tensions in that…

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The Epistemological Unity of Political Science and Political Theory: Language, Thought, and Interpretation

November 12, 2014 - 3:30 pm

JOHN GUNNELL, SUNY Albany and University of California. Presented by CIPS, Carleton University, the International Theory Network (ITN) and the Security Studies Network (SSN). Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/2014-11-12-gunnell.mp3] There is a persistent myth that political science and political theory, despite…

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Debate: Should Canadians Be Compelled to Vote in Federal Elections?

November 10, 2014 - 4:30 pm

ANDREW COYNE, National Post. DON LENIHAN, Public Policy Forum. Presented by CIPS. In English. Registration is required.  Seating is limited. UOttawa Faculty, students and staff: FREE (but registration required; see below). Regular ticket: $15 (see below). Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/debate_2014-11-10.mp3] Video of the event:   Read the opening statements by Andrew Coyne and Don Lenihan. Andrew Coyne, national…

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America Abroad: The United States’ Global Role in the 21st Century

November 10, 2014 - 12:00 pm

WILLIAM C. WOHLFORTH, Dartmouth College. Presented by CIPS and the Security Studies Network (SSN). Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/wohlforth_2014-11-10.mp3] Video of the event: Since end of World War II international politics has been profoundly shaped by two constants:  the United States’ position as the international system’s most powerful…

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Ethnic, Linguistic and Religious Minorities in Europe: Rising Intolerance?

November 6, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Presented by CIPS, the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Ottawa and the Human Rights Research and Education Centre. Free.In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/ethnicmin_2014-11-06.mp3] Video of the event: In a period of economic austerity and political instability, the situation for minorities in Europe…

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China-Japan Relations and the Consequences of Threat Inflation

November 3, 2014 - 12:00 pm

BENOIT HARDY-CHARTRAND, Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). Presented by CIPS. Free. Bilingual event. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/2014-11-03_hardy-chartrand.mp3] The relations between Asia’s two preeminent powers are at their worst since the establishment of diplomatic ties in 1972. The current dispute between China…

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Foreign Aid, Militarization and Political Violence in Indonesia

October 31, 2014 - 12:00 pm

JESSICA TRISKO DARDEN, University of Western Ontario and American University. Presented by CIPS. Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/2014-10-31-trisko-darden.mp3] What is the relationship between foreign aid and political violence? Unlike natural resource rents, which can only be affected through embargoes and other punitive…

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Once in a Thousand Years: Global Development Shifts since the Turn of the Millennium

October 30, 2014 - 3:00 pm

JOHN MCARTHUR, Brookings Institution. Presented by CIPS. Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/mcarthur_2014-10-30.mp3] Video of the event: John W. McArthur is an economist and optimist focused on interrelated issues of economic growth, technological advance, sustainability, poverty reduction, and global collaboration. He is…

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The Trajectory for Public Policy: International Standardization and Localisation

October 29, 2014 - 12:00 pm

JANE JENSON, Université de Montréal. Presented by CIPS and the International Political Economy Network (IPEN). In English and French. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Jane Jenson is a professor of political science at the Université de Montréal, where she holds the Canada Research Chair in…

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Arar +10: National Security and Human Rights a Decade Later

October 29, 2014 - 8:00 am

Presented by Amnesty International, the International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group and the Human Rights Research and Education Centre, and the Centre for International Policy Studies. In English with simultaneous interpretation in French. Registration is required. To register: click here. Lunch will be served. A reception will follow as of 5:30 p.m. Students: $10 Regular ticket:…

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Corruption, Virtue, and Agency in World Politics

October 27, 2014 - 3:00 pm

MLADA BUKOVANSKY, Smith College. Presented by CIPS and the International Theory Network (ITN). Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/bukovansky_2014-10-27.mp3] Students of international relations need a broader analytical vocabulary in order to acknowledge and probe more deeply the ethical and practical dilemmas posed by…

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Climate Change Adaptation and Labour Market Effects: Implications for Women Workers in Newfoundland and Labrador

October 23, 2014 - 11:30 am

TARUNA SHALINI RAMESSUR, University of Mauritius and Memorial University. Presented by CIPS, the International Political Economy Network (IPEN). Free.In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/2014-10-23-ramessur.mp3] Environment changes produced by climate change are altering the labour market both directly and indirectly. Some direct impacts can be…

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Protecting the Victims of Human Trafficking in Canada and Europe

October 16, 2014 - 9:00 am

Presented by CIPS, the International Migration Network (IMN), the Embassy of Switzerland and the Embassy of Austria. Free. In English. Registration is required: click here. Seating is limited. A light lunch will be served. Videos of the event: Audio Podcast: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/HT_panel1_16-10-2014.mp3] Audio Podcast: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/HT_panel2_2014-10-16.mp3] Audio Podcast: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/HT_panel3_2014-10-16.mp3] The International Organization for Migration estimates that every year,…

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Canada’s Foreign Policy: The Case for Reset

October 9, 2014 - 10:00 am

SERGIO MARCHI, The Marchi Group. Presented by CIPS and the Faculty of Law. Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/marchi_2014-10-09.mp3] Video of the event: The growing interdependence of our global village demands that electors and their politicians be more engaging on matters of international…

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Book launch: “Forgotten Foundations of Bretton Woods”

October 8, 2014 - 5:00 pm

ERIC HELLEINER, University of Waterloo. Presented by CIPS, the International Political Economy Network (IPEN) and the Department of Political Science at Carleton University. Free.In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. 70 years since the IMF and World Bank were founded, this roundtable looks at what we…

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The War in Ukraine

October 6, 2014 - 12:00 pm

PAUL ROBINSON, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. Presented by CIPS and the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA). Free. In English with bilingual question period. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/robinson_2014-10-06.mp3] Video of the event: The war in Ukraine has…

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After Snowden: Rethinking the Impact of Surveillance

October 6, 2014 - 3:00 pm

DIDIER BIGO, King’s College London. Presented by CIPS and the Security Studies Network. Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Didier Bigo is professor at King’s College London, department of War studies and research professor of international relations at Sciences-Po Paris/CERI. He is also…

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The Legacy of Raoul Wallenberg: A Panel on Genocide Prevention

September 30, 2014 - 11:00 am

Presented by the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies, the Swedish Institute, and CIPS. Free. In English. Please arrive at 10:45 a.m. Registration is required.To register click here. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/genocide_prevention-2014-09-30.mp3] Video of the event: Recently posthumously rewarded US Congressional Gold Medal and an honorary citizen of Canada, the Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg is renowned…

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Security and Asylum in the European Union

September 26, 2014 - 12:00 pm

ELSPETH GUILD, Radboud University Nijmegen. Presented by CIPS and the Security Studies Network (SSN). Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. A light lunch will be served. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/2014-09-26-guild.mp3] The media this summer has been filled with images of desperation and drowning in the Mediterranean…

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Dancing with a Wounded Bear: Russia and the West

September 25, 2014 - 3:00 pm

KIMBERLY MARTEN, Barnard College, Columbia University. Presented by CIPS. Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/2014-09-16-marten.mp3] Video of the event: What is driving Russia’s foreign policy under President Vladimir Putin, and what are the implications for Canada, the US, and Europe? Kimberly Marten…

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How Can Canada’s Contribution to Climate Action be Shared Fairly among Provinces?

September 23, 2014 - 11:30 am

CHRISTIAN HOLZ, University of Ottawa. Presented by CIPS and the International Political Economy Network (IPEN). Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. A light lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. The presentation starts at 11:45 a.m. The event ends at 12:45 p.m.  Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/holz_2014-09-23.mp3]…

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Lessons Learned from Failures and Successes of the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations

September 23, 2014 - 4:00 pm

YAIR HIRSCHFELD, University of Haifa, Israel. Presented by CIPS. Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/Hirschfeld-2014-09-23.mp3] Video of the event: Dr. Hirschfeld will provide an insider account on the reasons why Secretary Kerry’s Peace Initiative for the Middle East failed, and will…

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Writing through the Thick of Identity: Observations on Being a Scholar-Blogger

September 16, 2014 - 12:00 pm

MIRA SUCHAROV, Carleton University. Presented by CIPS and the International Theory Network (ITN). Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. As the types of media through which scholars share their observations proliferate, and the digital revolution enables much more real-time engagement between writers and…

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Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States and an Epic History of Misunderstanding

September 15, 2014 - 12:00 pm

HUSAIN HAQQANI, Hudson Institute. Presented by CIPS. Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/haqqani_2014-09-15.mp3] Video of the event: Though Pakistan and the United States have been allies since Pakistan’s birth in 1947, mistrust and cross-purposes have long characterized their relationship. The discovery of…

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Will Scottish Independence Break Up Britain?

September 15, 2014 - 3:00 pm

RICHARD WYN JONES, Cardiff University. Presented by CIPS, the Security Studies Network (SSN), the School of Political Studies and the Chaire de recherche sur la francophonie et les politiques publiques. Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/wyn_jones_2014-0-15.mp3] The ‘Break-up of Britain’ has…

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Cuba, the 2015 Americas Summit, and Beyond: Obstacles and Opportunities

September 4, 2014 - 9:00 am

Presented by CIPS, the American University, the Coordinadora Regional de Investigaciones Economicas y Sociales (CRIES) and the Canadian International Council (CIC). Free. In English. Registration is not required. Please arrive at 8:45 a.m. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Audio: [audio:http://web20.uottawa.ca/academic/socialsciences/cepi-cips/cuba_panel_2014-11-24.mp3] Video of the event: Cuba’s possible participation in the…