Meet some of the students from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA) and University of Ottawa who presented their research projects at the Third Annual NPSIA’s Trends in International Affairs Conference “Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: 50 Years of International Affairs at Carleton University.” The forum covered five thematic field specializations: international economic policy; conflict analysis and conflict resolution; intelligence and national security; development; and global public policy.  In her keynote address, Ms. Alexandra Bugailiskis, an Associate Deputy Minister for Europe, the Middle East and the Maghreb at Global Affairs Canada, a Carleton alumna and former NPSIA fellow, emphasized the complexities of the world we live in and praised NPSIA for its interdisciplinary approach to global issues.

Jamison Boley: “Ted Gurr and Ukraine: Applying Relative Deprivation Theory to the Ukrainian Conflict”

Andrej Litvinjenko: “On the Economics of Regime Design”

Emily Vallée Watt: “Primed for Violence? Gender Inequality and Intrastate Conflict in Colombia”

Bryce Aubrey: “Balance of Power in Civil-Military Relations: The “Concordance Game” and Turkish Interventions by Memoranda, 1997 and 2007”

 

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