Japan’s entry into international society and its lessons for today

2:00PM - 4:00PM
BSIA 1-43, Waterloo
Professor Tomoko Okagaki, Professor of Political Science at Dokkyo University in Japan, will examine Japan's sudden entry into international society and how it reinvented itself.

Orientation Day 2015

9:30AM - 3:00PM
Room 1-42, Waterloo
The Balsillie School welcomes our incoming students on Friday, September 11, 2015.

Science in the Developing World: Enhancing Research Capacity

8:30AM - 4:30PM
BSIA 1-42, Waterloo
This workshop gathers scholars to examine the challenges of doing science in the developing world and what can be done to alleviate these issues.

Imagining Europe: Culture, Legitimacy and the EU in Crisis

12:30PM - 2:00PM
Rm 123
Kathleen R. McNamara is an Associate Professor of Government and Foreign Service and Director of the Mortara Center for International Studies at Georgetown University.

Regulating Global Derivatives Markets After the 2008 Crisis

9:00AM - 5:00PM
Room 1-23
Seven years after the global financial crisis, we step back to analyze the politics associated with the G20 agenda to strengthen public regulation of derivatives.

The United Nations in the 21st Century

11:00AM - 12:30PM
BSIA 1-43, Waterloo
Douglas Roche, Canada’s former Ambassador for Disarmament to the UN, discusses his new book and offers into the UN, whose work is often decried by critics, ignored by political leaders, and invisible to the world’s public.

PhD Dissertation Defence: Security of the Central Asian Energy System Through Regional-Level Energy Governance Innovations

9:00AM - 12:30PM
BSIA room 2-33, Waterloo, Canada
Farkhod Aminjonov's doctoral dissertation defence.

Internationalization Expo

11:00AM - 3:00PM
BSIA and CIGI Concourse, Waterloo, Canada
Students can speak with over 20 consular representatives and non-governmental organizations about various international work, volunteer and study opportunities.