The International Studies Symposium: Argentina 2017

One of my absolute favourite thing that the International Studies department hosts is the International Studies Symposium.  I volunteered in my first and second year, and I'm looking forward to volunteering this year too.  I sat down with my friend Lindsey Hutchins to chat about her experience on the symposium team this year.  I highly …

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Asha and Francesca Talk International Studies – Part One

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3U7fzd2F1hc Wondering what International Studies is? Should you do a specialized honours? What's an iBA? eAmbassadors Asha and Francesca talk about their experience in International Studies, and answer some of these burning questions. Stay tuned for the second part of the video where they chat about opportunities outside the classroom for International Studies students. Find …

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Let’s Talk Academics: Research in International Studies

I've posted a few pieces about the International Studies program as a whole, but I thought it might be interesting to take a look at a few specific courses that I am taking and are really enjoying. First up is Research in International Studies with Professor Elaine Coburn. Course description: ILST 3505 - Research in International …

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Refugee Crisis Debate – An Extended Classroom

This semester I'm taking a host of really interesting courses at UCR, including International Human Rights, taught by Professor Oomen, the Dean of UCR.  Yesterday, February 12, our class was invited to participate in a debate about the refugee crisis, organized in collaboration by UCR students, and the Rotary Club Walcheren.     The debate …

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