Summer Schools

The purpose of the summer schools are to connect graduate students to policy-makers and border professionals, to explore various research areas within the project in a workshopped setting, and provide a platform for students to present their research.

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Upcoming Summer Schools 

There are currently no upcoming summer schools available (July 2019)

Past Summer Schools

Summer Workshop Canadian Borders Policies in Comparative Perspectives, University of Victoria, Victoria, July 12, 2019

La sécurité transfrontalière, École nationale d'administration publique (ENAP), Montreal, April 30 - May 5, 2018


Regional Security in the North: Emerging Themes and Challenges, Yukon College, Whitehorse, June 20-22, 2017


Mediterranean Migration and Borders: Beyond the Security Nexus
IMéRA, Institute for Advanced Studies of Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France
May 15-19, 2017
Skilled Migration Flows & Borders in a Globalized World
Balsillie School of International Affairs, Waterloo, Ontario
May 23 - 25, 2017
Borders in Globalization: Focus on Ontario
Carleton University & Online, Ottawa, Ontario
May 1 - 13, 2017
Borders in the North 2016, Whitehorse
June 21 - 22, 2016
The two-day programme took place at Yukon College and was organized by the University of Victoria.
BIG Focus on Ontario Summer Course, Ottawa
June 8 - 10, 2016
The two-day summer program on Ontario's borders was organized by Dr. Victor Konrad and Dr. Melissa Kelly at Carleton University.
                                      Summer Institute on Border Integrity, Gatineau
June 6 - 7, 2016
The two-day summer workshop on border integrity took place in Gatineau, QC; it was organized by Dr. Christian Leuprecht from RMCC.
École d’été - La sécurité transfrontalière, Montreal
May 30 - June 3, 2016
This one week summer institute on Québec's border security was organized by Dr. David Morin (Sherbrooke) and Dr. Stéphane Roussel (ENAP).
Borders in the North 2015, Whitehorse
June 17 - 18, 2015
The two-day programme took place at Yukon College and was organized by the University of Victoria.