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  • Policy Briefs

    BIG Launches first monthly BIG Policy Brief. These short briefs enable non-experts and border scholars alike to gain insight into our work. Check out our first brief, "Bottlenecks at the Alaska/Yukon border create headaches for Arctic enterprise".

  • BIG Videos

    Check out our growing collection of videos of workshops, conferences, student participation, online courses and much more!


    9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Pacific Time, Wednesday, January 16, 2018. An online dialogue. Cross-border mobility is one of the elemental four freedoms on which the project of European integration rests. What does Brexit mean for the project of the single market and cross-border mobility? Why is the Irish border of such importance?

  • Cross-Border Research Fellow

    BIG and BPRI invite emerging scholars and policy professionals to apply for the 2019 Visiting Research Fellowship – Deadline is Dec 15, 2018.


Policy Forum on Cross-border Collaboration

Bellingham, WA. October 24, 2018. The Border Policy Research Institute hosts a policy forum on cross-border collaboration.

Research Seminar Series at the University of Victoria

Victoria, Canada. Sept 2018 - June 2019. Research Seminars occuring regularly throughout the semester at UVic.

Workshop: Borders and Regionalism in South Asia

New Delhi, India, Aug 2018. This workshop focuses on the possibilities for regional integration in South Asia.

Open Online Course: European Borders without Walls

Fall 2018. Open online course examining how the current migration crisis is shaping Europe's borders, migration and security policies.