Calendar of Events

"Think Transatlantic" Lecture
"The U.S. and Germany in the 21st Century: Is the Transatlantic Partnership Still Relevant?"

October 3, 2012
1:30 p.m. in the Speaker's Auditorium

Harald Leibrecht, a German parliamentarian and the German government's coordinator for transatlantic cooperation, will give a lecture on October 3rd. The lecture will examine the relationship between the U.S. and Germany as well as an expansive range of related topics. "Think Transatlantic" is a program co-sponsored by CENICA, the Department of Political Science, the German Embassy, and GSU's European Union

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United States Institute of Peace: Case Studies in Peace Building Competition 

Initial Proposals Due: October 15, 2011
Full Case Studies Due:
December 1, 2011
Winners Announced: January 15, 2012

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This competition aims to build a series of cases that illuminates current problems and challenges for practitioners engaged in conflict prevention and management, conflict resolution, and post-conflict reconciliation as well as for scholars studying peace and conflict.



World Affairs Council of Atlanta Undergraduate Internships

The World Affairs Council of Atlanta, a non-profit, non-partisan organization affiliated with the Washington, D.C.-based World Affairs Council of Atlanta and Georgia State University, anticipates accepting undergraduate students as Research Assistants each academic semester. Many Council interns are part of the research team working on the Robinson Country Risk Index (RCRI), the Global Strategic Leadership Form (GSLF), and additional public programs and roundtables focused on political-economic leadership, country risk, "emerging markets", corporate social responsibility, and, more broadly, the major global issues of the 21st century. Other Council interns are part of the program and membership team working on events and membership operations.

Applications can be made at any time, but review of applications for each semester begins as follows:
Summer: mid-March 18
Fall: August 1
Spring: October 28

The internship is unpaid, but those accepted may be eligible for course credit as determined by their academic department.

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Grant Information: 

The International Security and Foreign Policy Program of the Smith Richardson Foundation will award grants through its annual competitions for junior faculty and doctoral students at U.S. institutions.


The World Politics and Statecraft Fellowship is an annual competition to support Ph.D. dissertation research on American foreign policy, international relations, international security, strategic studies, area studies, and diplomatic and military history. The Foundation will award up to twenty grants of $7,500 each. The deadline for submission is October 17, 2011, and the results will be announced by February 1, 2012.


The Junior Faculty Research Grant Program is an annual competition that awards at least three research grants of $60,000 to support tenure-track junior faculty engaged in the research and writing of a scholarly book on an issue or topic of interest to the policy community. The deadline for submission is June 15, 2012, and the results will be announced by October 31, 2012.

For further information on eligibility and how to apply, please visit the website of the International Security and Foreign Policy Program at the following address:

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