The 15th Annual Graduate Strategic Studies Conference will take place March 1st and 2nd, 2013, at the University of Calgary. The graduate students at the Centre for Military and Strategic Studies welcome researchers from around the world to share their research on global security issues of the past, present, and future.
Subject matter and research methods that push the boundaries of current knowledge are encouraged. The conference is open to both undergraduate and graduate students from all areas of study. Assistance with travel and accommodation costs may be available.
Last year’s conference saw contributors coming from as far away as Russia, Israel, and Australia. We look forward to having stimulating discussions and debates from a wide range of disciplines and perspectives. There will also be a number of keynote speakers, including noted British historian, Dr. Eric Grove.
Suggested topics include, but are not limited to, the following: Aerospace security, Arctic security, Canadian defence, chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive (CBRNe) threats, cyber security, East Asia and Middle East conflicts, environmental security, human security, intelligence, joint operations, maritime security, military history, nuclear proliferation, peace building and peacemaking, psychology and war, resource and energy security, strategic culture, strategic thought, unconventional warfare, and urban security.
Proposals including contact information, a short biography, and a 250-word abstract should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please conﬁne presentations to a 15-minute format.
Deadline for Proposals: December 11, 2012.
The results of the selection process will be announced by January 2013.
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