CIGI Senior Fellow Trevor Findlay will spend the 2011-12 academic year in Cambridge, Massachusetts, researching the International Atomic Energy Agency as a fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School.
Thirty scholars have been selected out of 352 applications to conduct research in 18 African countries as part of the Africa Initiative’s Research Program.
Five unique bells, the largest weighing 2,104 pounds and the smallest weighing 195 pounds, will be hoisted into a bell tower on Thursday, August 18, between 10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. at the new CIGI Campus located at 67 Erb St. W.
Fifteen African graduate students will be spending four months in Canada this fall studying important issues facing Africa today, including conflict resolution, migration, food security, health, climate change and energy, as part of the Africa Initiative’s graduate research grant program.
Haiti needs to lift itself by its own bootstraps, but it can only do so with strong international support. Without the latter, Haiti’s history of failure may repeat itself, warns a new book published by CIGI and United Nations University Press.
CIGI and the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) are accepting research proposals for their Fall 2011 Grant Program, with grants ranging in value from $25,000 to $250,000. CIGI and INET are calling for new research proposals in areas of vital importance to the field of economics, including economic linkages, global interdependencies, sustainable economics and economic history.