Centre for International Policy Studies

The United States and the Middle East in the Age of Trump:

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President Donald Trump has steered U.S. Middle East policy in conflicting directions. He professes to seek the “ultimate Palestinian-Israeli peace deal” but has so alienated the Palestinians that they no longer talk to the Administration. He has pulled the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal but has offered no substitute. He declares one day his intention to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria while increasing troop levels the next day and yielding to Russian influence. Former U.S.

Sub-title: 
Tweet and Retreat.
Date: 
Tuesday, 9 October 2018 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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What do the U.S. midterms mean for Trump (and Canada)?

Join us for a roundtable to discuss the results of the American midterm elections and what new and returning faces in Washington could mean for Canada-U.S. relations going forward.   Panelists:
  • Sarah Goldfeder, Principal, Earnscliffe
  • Michael Kergin, Honorary Senior Fellow, GSPIA, University of Ottawa and Senior Advisor, Bennett Jones
  • Meredith Lilly, Simon Reisman Chair in International Affairs, Carleton University
  • Jeffrey Simpson, Senior Fellow, GSPIA, University of Ottawa
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Date: 
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
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Elections and Polling: A Conversation with John Della Volpe

John Della Volpe is the Director of Polling at the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics, where he has led the institute’s polling initiatives on understanding American youth since 2000.  The Washington Post referred to John as one of the world’s leading authorities on global sentiment, opinion and influence especially among Millennials and in the age of digital and social media.  In 2008, he received an Eisenhower Fellowship for which he traveled extensively throughout China, Hong Kong, and Korea (including a

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Date: 
Friday, 28 September 2018 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
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Elections and Polling: A Conversation with John Della Volpe

English

John Della Volpe is the Director of Polling at the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics, where he has led the institute’s polling initiatives on understanding American youth since 2000.  The Washington Post referred to John as one of the world’s leading authorities on global sentiment, opinion and influence especially among Millennials and in the age of digital and social media. In 2008, he received an Eisenhower Fellowship for which he traveled extensively throughout China, Hong Kong, and Korea (including a

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Presented by CIPS and the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa
Date: 
Friday, 28 September 2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
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Politicization and Polarization?

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Betsy Fischer Martin, a former producer for Meet the Press, is an Emmy-winning journalist and TV news executive. Currently she is an Executive in Residence at American University’s School of Public Affairs and the co-host of Bloomberg Politics’ Masters in Politics Podcast. She also founded her own consulting business, Fischer Martin Media, where she specializes in providing media training to corporate executives.

Sub-title: 
The Influence of Mass Media on American Views and Voting Behavior
Date: 
Friday, 14 September 2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
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Women as Foreign Policy Leaders:

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What do we know about women’s participation in political executive roles? How useful are theories concerning gender and leadership to research on contemporary foreign policy elites? Which types of methodological approaches seem best suited to the study of national security and feminist politics among political executives? What conclusions can we draw from the available data? This presentation addresses each question in turn, drawing on the cases of four senior foreign policy decision-makers appointed by US presidents since 1980.

Sub-title: 
Evaluating U.S. National Security and Feminist Politics since 1980
Date: 
Thursday, 27 September 2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
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What do the U.S. midterms mean for Trump (and Canada)?

The University of Ottawa’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) and the Centre for International Policy Studies (CIPS) invite you to join us for a roundtable to discuss the results of the American midterm elections and what new and returning faces in Washington could mean for Canada-U.S. relations going forward.

English
Date: 
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
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Politicization and Polarization? The Influence of Mass Media

Betsy Fischer Martin, a former producer for Meet the Press, is an Emmy-winning journalist and TV news executive. Currently she is an Executive in Residence at American University’s School of Public Affairs and the co-host of Bloomberg Politics’ Masters in Politics Podcast. She also founded her own consulting business, Fischer Martin Media, where she specializes in providing media training to corporate executives.

English
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on American Views and Voting Behavior
Date: 
Friday, 14 September 2018 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
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Women as Foreign Policy Leaders

What do we know about women’s participation in political executive roles? How useful are theories concerning gender and leadership to research on contemporary foreign policy elites? Which types of methodological approaches seem best suited to the study of national security and feminist politics among political executives? What conclusions can we draw from the available data? This presentation addresses each question in turn, drawing on the cases of four senior foreign policy decision-makers appointed by US presidents since 1980.

English
Sub-title: 
Evaluating U.S. National Security and Feminist Politics since 1980
Date: 
Thursday, 27 September 2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
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Making Liberal Internationalism Great Again:

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The liberal world order is under threat. The rise of populism and Far Right movements, the increasingly isolationist foreign policies of the United States, and the growing strength of non-liberal powers like China and Russia indicate that the institutions and values that have governed the post-war world order may no longer be taken for granted. 

Join us for this Roundtable where scholars from Canada, Denmark and Norway debate the role, possibilities and obstacles of middle power liberal internationalism in the current political climate.

Sub-title: 
What Role for Middle Powers in the New World Order?
Date: 
Tuesday, 29 May 2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
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