Julia Baldesarra reviews how the SXSW reminds participants of the intricate balance between protecting individual privacy and ensuring national security.
The NATO Association of Canada’s Society, Culture, and Security program takes a look at the issues that impact Canadians’ every day lives while connecting them to international relations. The program covers a wide range of topics, which include: pop culture, art, film, global events, and socio-political relations. In addition, Society, Culture, and IR aims to examine and provide in-depth analyses that relate international affairs to the interests of Canadian society.
Andrew Majoran examines the power of celebrity endorsement in modern society.
Julia Baldesarra examines whether or not the Arctic Council effectively creates a forum of cooperation between indigenous groups and Arctic states.
“ The Two Worlds of Charlie F. presented those lucky enough to attend with the simple sight and sound of injured servicemen and women sharing their stories, their battle scars, their pain for two gripping hours”
Rebecca McFadgen discusses a play that explores the long-term effects of war on veterans’ physical and mental health.
Daniel Troup discusses the political significance of major international sporting events for ascendant powers and emerging economies like Brazil.
Rebecca McFadgen discusses Scarlett Johansson’s recent defense of Sodastream – a company that manufactures its products on territory designated as part of a future Palestinian state – and whether celebrities have any real impact on international relations.
An analysis of how the pervasive global rape culture is impinging on women’s participation in the peace and security process.
On Wednesday, April 16th, the NATO Council of Canada will host a Toronto Roundtable on World Sport and International Relations. With Sochi 2014 and its controversies coming to an end and the world looks forward to FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil, it is worth considering the impact of global competitions such as these on Read More…