Global Health Challenges

7:00PM - 9:00PM
CIGI Auditorium, Waterloo
This panel presentation and discussion by CIGI Chair Scholars will focus on food security, poverty, health, migration and climate change.

“When we come together as one people” -- Who holds decision-making power in the Arctic?

10:00AM - 11:15AM
Rm 143
Dr. Dalee Sambo Dorough will provide an overview of Indigenous decision-making power within existing and emerging spheres of dialogue throughout the Arctic.

Global Order Through Disorder? The Promise and Perils of Plurilateralism

12:30PM - 2:00PM
BSIA 1-43, Waterloo
This Current Issues session is hosted by the Multilateral Institutions Research Cluster.

China’s Crisis Behavior: Political Survival and Foreign Policy after the Cold War

10:00AM - 11:15AM
Speakers: Kai He
BSIA 1-43, Waterloo
Kai He, University of Copenhagen, discusses the pattern of China's foreign policy crisis after the Cold War and how it relates to the top leaders’ calculations or prospects of their “political survival” status.

Dis-locations: Understanding Public Space from Cape Town

12:30PM - 2:30PM
BSIA 1-42, Waterloo
This talk will explore how the notion of public space is dislocated and reconfigured when re-territorialized in Cape Town.

What Drives People to Protest in China? Resources, and Rewards vs. Risks of Contentious Politics in Authoritarian Polities

12:00PM - 1:00PM
BSIA 1-42, Waterloo
Dr. Lynette Ong examines the different motivations of protesters in China and western democracies.

Angry Eyes: The ‘God Trick’ and the Geography of Militarised Vision

12:00PM - 1:00PM
BSIA 1-42, Waterloo
An analysis of the utility and necessity of geography in producing and supplementing the vision of militarized technologies, particularly drones.

PhD Dissertation Workshop in Global Political Economy

6:30PM - 6:00PM
BSIA 1-23, Waterloo
This workshop will give PhD students the opportunity to present their work in progress to an interdisciplinary audience of faculty and doctoral students.

The changing fabric of the global political economy

7:00PM - 8:30PM
BSIA 1-42, Waterloo
Prof. Porter will discuss a set of interrelated transformations in the contemporary global political economy and their significance for theory and practice.