York Centre for International & Security Studies

Critical Border Studies Speaker Series at York

The Critical Border Studies Speaker Series (CBSSS) is a new initiative being spearheaded by Dr. Elizabeth Lunstrum (Geography), PhD Candidate David Moffette (Sociology) and the York Centre for International and Security Studies (YCISS). The purpose of this series is to bring to together developing and established scholars from within and beyond the York community in […]

York honours four distinguished professors

York bestowed titles of the highest order upon four of its long-serving faculty members at Spring Convocation this year. Historian Nicholas Rogers and mathematician Jianhong Wu were named distinguished research professors for sustained and outstanding scholarly, professional or artistic achievement largely accomplished at York.   Political scientist David Dewitt and education scholar Don Dippo were named University […]

Professor David Dewitt appointed vice-president of programs at CIGI

David Dewitt, associate vice-president research (social sciences & humanities) and a professor of political science in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, will be taking a leave of absence from York University to become the vice-president of programs at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). His new position commences July 1. Left: […]

WikiLeaks forum to discuss questions of security and international relations on April 27

An upcoming forum, “WikiLeaks and the Politics of Exposure: Militaries, States and the Public Realm”, will look at the phenomena of WikiLeaks, including questions related to security, international relations, and public versus private space. The event will take place April 27, from 7 to 9pm, in the Rosedale Room of the Marriot Bloor-Yorkville Hotel, 90 […]