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|WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 23: Your Essay is Due Next Week! The 4.0 differences between POL and HIS
Join the IR Society for our first mentorship event of the year.
Essays are coming up, the stress is rising, and the coffee is brewing. But wait! what is the difference between the POL and HIS IR essays you need to write? Where do I put the historiograpy and where do I consider theory? How do I get a 4.0 in each?
There’s no need for this added stress, come out to our workshop next Wednesday, October 23 at 2pm in the Rigby Room (St. Hilda’s, Trinity College, 44 Devonshire Place) to learn about the key differences between writing for POL and HIS, and how to succeed once and for all!
Featuring advice from:
Susie Colbourn – HIS311Y TA
TBA for POL Don / TA
Fern Ramoutar and Zane Schwartz – Trinity College International Relations Peer Counsellors
This is a mentorship program event but it is open to all interested students in the wider UofT community. Refreshments will be served!
TUESDAY OCTOBER 6: Shattering the Cultural Mosaic? The Implications of the Quebec Charter of Values
Join the International Relations Society for our first academic panel on the Parti Québécois government’s recently proposed Charter of Values, which would ban public employees from wearing “overt” religious symbols at work. Our distinguished panel will assess the core elements of the ongoing debate, and explore its consequences for Canada’s domestic and foreign relations.
As experts in their fields, each panelist will examine questions of legal and constitutional validity, the relationship between religious institutions and immigrant integration, the charter in historical context, and the influence of similar legislation in other regions on minority and international relations.
We are proud to host three esteemed guest speakers:
Jamie Cameron – Former Director of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and Osgood Law School Professor
We look forward to seeing you there! Refreshments will be served.
All students who are currently in the IR program or any first years who are interested in applying to the IR POSt are invited to join us for the IR Program Kickoff Lunch. We will be cohosting this *free* lunch with IR Program Director, Mairi Macdonald, and Program Administrator, Marilyn Laville. We encourage second year students in particular to come out as this will be your first real introduction to the IR Progam team.
This is a great opportunity to meet the IR faculty one-on-one, learn about the program, meet other IR students, and find out new ways to become involved with the IR Society. This year we will also be running a session at 12:45 on how to succeed in IR, featuring advice and information from 3rd and 4th year IR students who have made it through year 2 of the program! For more information and to click attending please check out the Facebook event linked above.
Thursday, September 22, 12-2PM in the Rigby Room, St. Hilda’s, Trinity College
|MONDAY SEPTEMBER 9: FREE TICKETS TO TIFF ALL WEEKIn partnership with TIFF Middle Eastern and African programming, we will be giving away free tickets all week for TIFF premieres and general screenings! Please check our Facebook page each day to find out which films we have tickets for, and check out the trailers at www.tiff.net. If you’d like tickets, be sure to stop by the IRS office, Room 004N at the Munk School and pick them up any time (they are taped to the door of the office).
Monday, September 9 to Sunday, September 15, Room 004N, Munk School
|FRIDAY APRIL 5: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & SPRING ELECTIONSWant to get more involved with the IR Society? This is your chance! Come out to the spring elections on Friday, April 5th from 2-3pm in the Rigby Room at St. Hilda’s College, 44 Devonshire Place. There are several positions open to run for, and you can find more information on the IR Society opportunities page. Each candidate should come with a 2 minute speech prepared, and nominations will be made on the spot.
Even if you do not plan on running, be sure to come and vote for your 2013-14 IR Society Executive. They will be making decisions on event topics and will be leading your course union, so you want to make sure you are well represented!
Friday, April 5, 2-3 PM in the Rigby Room, St. Hilda’s, Trinity College
|WEDNESDAY MARCH 20: IRS OPEN HOUSE & FIRST YEAR LUNCHJoin us to meet and mingle with IR professors and other students at the IRS Open House/First Year Lunch. Come with your Subject POSt questions and any other questions you have about the program!
Wednesday, March 20, 1-4 PM in the IR Lounge, 3rd floor, North House Munk, 1 Devonshire Place. Please RSVP at email@example.com. Lunch will be served.
|TUESDAY MARCH 19: BENEATH THE SURFACE: MINING AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSJoin the International Relations Society for a roundtable discussion on mining and international relations. Learn more about the intersection between natural resources and global politics and how energy can play a vital role in our increasingly interconnected world.
Tuesday, March 19, 6-8 PM in the Rigby Room, St. Hilda’s, Trinity College. Please RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org. Refreshments will be served.