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Sixth PhD Dissertation Workshop in Global Political Economy

April 29, 2021 @ 9:00 am - April 30, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

By invitation only

This workshop will give PhD students the opportunity to present work in progress to an interdisciplinary audience of faculty and students.


PhD students will present either a dissertation proposal or a draft thesis chapter. All participants (students and faculty) will read all of the submitted papers in advance. Half an hour will be devoted to each paper on each day of the workshop. On April 29, each paper will be introduced by a student discussant, and there will then be open discussion of the paper; the author will not be permitted to speak. On April 30, the author will lead off the discussion with a response to the previous day’s comments and critiques, and then the floor will be opened. Faculty will participate in the discussion on both days, but students will be encouraged to take the lead. The workshop will give students the opportunity to get feedback on their own work, to gain experience of discussing the work of others, and to make connections with students and faculty at other universities.

Pierre Siklos will deliver the keynote address to open the workshop, “What Do Central Banks Talk About?

Participating Faculty:
John Abraham, University of Waterloo
Derek Hall, Wilfrid Laurier University
Eric Helleiner, University of Waterloo
Trien Nguyen, University of Waterloo
Pierre Siklos, Wilfrid Laurier University
Heather Whiteside, University of Waterloo


April 29, 2021 @ 9:00 am
April 30, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
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Balsillie School of International Affairs, 67 Erb Street West
Waterloo, ON Canada
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