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OCTOBER 26, 2010
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CIS is an extensive organization, which makes it even easier for you to customize how you can to be a part of it! You can...
Weekly speakers! How novel.
Every Friday we have interesting, innovative, and expert speakers at Mount A"ison. Come out and hear them!
Leading up to our formal launch, we had scheduled a couple speakers to keep interest in our initiatives. What we had not imagined was how quickly students and We’d like to thank you for your interest thus far and strongly suggest that if there’s a person you know is passing through the Maritimes, or an author you just
Be a regular attendee
Simply coming to events and offering your feedback is an excellent way to support us!
Join a Working Group, be a presenter, or get published
Our academic initiatives are the backbone of CIS. Students and professors sharing their ideas and research in conferences, journals, and innovative Working Groups that produce concrete ﬁnal products. That was our founding vision and we’d love for you to be a part of it!
Become a volunteer
Currently, there are two student coordinators in charge of making everything happen. We’d love some help! Simply e-mail us and we can send you a volunteer form so you can tell us when you’re available. We love company!
professors took advantage of our services! Thanks to your suggestions for speakers, we have been able to start ﬁlling our calendar for the semester and even start looking into winter semester!
read that you’ll like to see, or someone you’ve always wanted to hear speak and even spend an afternoon with, we want to make it happen!
UPCOMING EVENTS IN 60 WORDS OR LESS
Friday, October 29 3:30-4:30, 125 WMSC Journalists for Human Rights Latest work of the speakers in Ghana and the role of media in the developing world in informing people of their rights. Friday, November 5 3:30-4:30, 125 WMSC ATLIS Critical Discussion Group The importance and eﬀect of major sporting events in less developed countries (LDCs).
Join our managing board
CIS is governed by a studentprofessor managing board. It authorizes the budget, operational guidelines, and longrun strategic plan of the Centre. We are looking for one more professor and student to complete our board! E-mail us if interested!
THE CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDIES! IN THE COMING WEEKS... FRIDAY, OCT. 29 3:30 WMSC 125
JOURNALISTS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
lecture on the role that media can play in educating the public on and bringing awareness to human rights issues and violations.
OCTOBER 26, 2010 FRIDAY, NOV. 19 2:30 WMSC 124
CANADA, AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE
Ginette Martin speaking on her extensive experiences in the Foreign Service from country posts to working in the United Nation.
FRIDAY, NOV. 5 3:30 WMSC 125
ATLIS CRITICAL DISCUSSION presentation and discussion on the importance and effect of major sporting events in LDCs such as the Delhi Games and Beijing.
LOOKING EVEN FURTHER...
CONFERENCES AND MAJOR EVENTS IN THE WORKS: - TEDxMTA - Panel with Chancellor Mansbridge - ATLIS Conference - Ideas Lab What would you like to see?
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CIS is currently sponsoring two academic journals: The Atlantic International Studies Journal, the journal of ATLIS, and CIS’ own cross-discipline journal. submissions. Once you submit, the journal editors will review the work and consider it to be sent to peer reviewers.
Peer reviewers are fellow students and professors who will read the work In the case of CIS’ journal, as this is the ﬁrst and make any editorial, research, or content year of the centre, this year’s publication will also suggestions. The editors will compile these reviews be its inaugurating and send them to you. journal! Both journals are ISSN registered, meaning its volumes are held in Canada’s national archive. It also means you can include it in your resume as an oﬃcial publication, should you get published. Once you review the feedback and make any changes you deem pertinent, you simply resubmit and the editor takes one more look at your paper.
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If the editor believes the paper to be of high quality, The process is very they will publish it in the similar to any other academic journal. CIS (or next issue! ATLIS) will call for
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