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  • October 2: WIIS GWU hosted a Mentoring Roundtable from 6:00-7:00 pm with Dr. Joanna Spear, Director of the Security Studies Program at The George Washington University. Please note, WIIS GWU events are primarily limited to students of George Washington University.
  • October 8: “US Priorities in South Asia Beyond 2014: Challenges and Opportunities,” an event which discussed how political events are affecting stability in the region and US interests – find out more here.
  • October 9: Book Launch for Dr. J. Ann Tickner’s A Feminist Voyage Through International Relations, exploring the methodological and epistemological story of feminist interventions in International Relations – learn more about the event here.

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  • September 11 – WIIS Canada together with Citizenship and Immigration Canada hosted a panel discussion on “Lebanon and the Syrian Refugee Crisis, Complexities, Challenges, and Dynamics: An On The Ground Perspective From The Field.”
  • WIIS_NY newsletter available! Monthly updates from WIIS_NY, includes updates from WIIS members.
  • New publication available! Open letter by the Missing Peace Young Scholars network via Huffington Post
  • New publication available!  “Women, Peace and Security: Practical Guidance on Using Law to Empower Women in Post-Conflict Systems”  by Julie L. Arostegui and Veronica Eragu Bichetero examines practical measures on how to integrate international principles on gender equality and women’s rights into post-conflict legal systems with a focus on the Great Lakes region. It can be accessed here