Women in International Security (WIIS) – Canada and the Centre for International Peace and Security Studies are pleased to host the 5th Annual Workshop for Women in International Security.
From the call:
“Women in International Security (WIIS) – Canada and the Centre for International Peace and Security Studies are pleased to host the 5th Annual Workshop for Women in International Security. We invite applications from graduate students and law students for participation in this year’s WIIS-Canada workshop, to be held May 24-26, 2012, at the Hyatt in downtown Montreal. The workshop brings together students, scholars and professionals in the field of international security with the goal of advancing the position of women in the field.
The workshop is an opportunity for graduate students to join a growing network of Canadian scholars and professionals working in the areas of security and defence policy, foreign affairs and the military. The workshop will involve panels by mentors from academe, government, and the military, an interactive negotiation exercize, research presentations by graduate participants, and plenty of opportunities for networking.
Students may apply to participate as either presenters or observers (please specify). For the research portion of the workshop we invite graduate and law students to submit proposals broadly related to the conference theme, Canada and the United States: Defining Priorities in Security and Defence. This includes but is not limited to:
– Participation in multilateral organizations such as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the United Nations (UN) and the Organization of American States (OAS)
– U.S.-Canada cooperation in the Caribbean and Latin America
– The North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD)
– Security and defence in the Arctic
– Canada and U.S. military grand strategy and military cooperation
– Historical perspectives on Canada-US defence cooperation
– Canada-US border security policy
– The multinational F-35 program
Students are encouraged to submit research related to their thesis or dissertation projects. Proposals may be submitted in English or in French and those selected for panels may present in either language.”
Download the full information package here (French and English.