Call for Papers

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: Arctic security, cyber security, East Asia and Middle East conflicts, human security, intelligence, joint operations, maritime security, military history, nuclear proliferation, peacemaking, psychology and war, resource and energy security, strategic culture, and unconventional warfare.

Proposals including contact information, a short biography, and a 250-word abstract should be sent to
Please confine presentations to a 15-minute format.

Deadline for Proposals: December 11, 2012.

We look forward to your submissions and the results of the selection process will be announced by January 2013.

Stephanie Maitland
Conference Communications Director

Timothy Choi
Conference Chair

Centre for Military and Strategic Studies
University of Calgary


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