An international research network. Connecting research to policy. Building excellence in the knowledge of borders. Advancing border management in Canada and worldwide.
On October 17, 2019, the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University, will host a symposium featuring six internationally acclaimed scholars in the growing field of border studies.
Scholars at the 2019 Annual ABS Conference in San Diego, California. From Left to Right: Elisabeth Vallet, Mathilde Bourgeon, Thalia D’Aragon-Giguère, Andréanne Bissonette, Vincent Boucher, and Frédérick Gagnon.
CALL FOR PAPERS - The objective of the workshop is to have approximately 10 students present and discuss research papers on specific topics with experts, scholars and border officials. Submit your intent to apply now!
BIG launches a Monthly Briefings series, written by Post-Doc Researcher Dr. Edwin Hodge. These short briefings enable non-experts and border scholars alike to gain insight into our work. Check out our Monthly Briefings page, and check back in future months to read more.
2019-2020 marks the final year of the SSHRC Partnership funding of BIG. Stay tuned for forthcoming publications, special issues, and journal articles. Visit our "Outputs" page to link to new publications.
Check out our growing collection of videos of workshops, conferences, student participation, online courses and much more!
CALL FOR PAPERS & PANEL at the 2020 Portland ABS / WSSA Annual Conference! Deadline December 1, 2019.
Did you miss any of our research seminars at UVic? You can now watch all of them on Youtube!
September 2019 - Understanding history is critical to understanding the borderlands
Victoria, Canada. Sept 2018 - June 2019. Research Seminars occuring regularly throughout the semester at UVic.
BIG_Review is a new, bi-annual, multi-disciplinary, open-access, and peer-reviewed journal, providing a forum for academic and artistic explorations of borders in the 21st century.
The videos range from full lecture seminars to short videos on our research themes.