Naval Horizons Challenge | Submit by January 15

A new opportunity is on the horizon for STEM college students!  The Naval Horizons challenge is designed to introduce STEM college students to cutting-edge science and technology topics that impact the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Students are invited to watch the video series, select one topic and share their ideas on the current state of the art and a futurist vision of the Navy and/or Marine Corps in the year 2040.  They will also have the option to submit a  statement of interest that will be used to connect…

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Call for Student Papers: Journal of Public and International Affairs | Submit by January 1

Submissions for the 2021 edition of the Journal of Public and International Affairs are now open!  The Journal of Public and International Affairs, now entering its 32nd year, is an academic journal where graduate students from APSIA schools publish policy papers and articles on U.S. domestic policy, international relations, development studies, and economic policy.  This year, JPIA is giving special consideration to submissions that analyze issues through a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) framework. Authors may choose to center social inequalities, race and representation, sexual orientation and gender identity, or another DEI-related…

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Virtual International Crisis War Game | November 14

In partnership with the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) and the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, the Georgetown University Wargaming Society (GUWS) will be hosting their International Crisis War Game, which provides insights into the relationship between new technologies, domestic politics, conventional military capabilities, and nuclear threats. You do not need to have any prior wargaming experience or subject matter expertise to take participate: the game is aimed at generalists (like many political leaders), but those with deeper knowledge will also find this wargame interesting. Due to COVID restrictions, this…

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Eurasia Foundation Young Professionals Network, 2020-2021

Eurasia Foundation (EF) invites emerging Eurasia specialists to apply for the 2020-2021 Young Professionals Network (YPN) fellowship. The Network was created to honor EF’s late chair, Sarah Carey, who was an indispensable advisor to young people interested in the Eurasia region. The YPN program identifies young professionals who share EF’s commitment to international engagement across the region and connects them with more established professionals from a variety of fields. Over the course of nine months, YPN provides opportunities for young people in Washington, DC to discuss developments in the Eurasia…

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PPIA Alumni Panel | July 30

Join the Public Policy and International Affairs program for an engaging opportunity to learn about the Columbia | SIPA experience from PPIA JSI alumni who have completed its 21-month MIA/MPA program! During this event, a panel discussion will take place followed by a Q&A with the audience to answer any questions about applying, student life, career opportunities and more. Nunn School Alumna, Ayanda Francis (EIA, 2014) is one of the featured presenters. She has shared a bit about her experience with the PPIA Junior Summer Institutes before on the blog.…

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2020 Ideas to Serve Competition Schedule | Virtual Update!

Ideas 2 Serve focuses on the in-depth understanding of a social/environmental issue a student is passionate about, supporting an in-depth discovery of that particular problem. For students who are: Working on projects that aim to improve the human condition (social and/or environmental impact) OR Working with community partners who address pressing societal issues OR Are passionate about social/environmental issues and would like to join a team (they should first email us at ideas2serve@gmail.com) Upcoming deadlines: March 5: Intent to Compete (a short paragraph about their issue of interest) March 29: Application Deadline (Executive…

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Conference

In association with the Career Research and Innovation Development Conference (CRIDC) Sponsored by the Graduate Student Government Association Who can attend the conferences? All faculty, staff, and students at Georgia Tech and guests are welcome to attend the IAC Graduate Student Paper Conference on January 31, 2020, and the CRIDC sessions on January 27-28, 2020. What is the format for the January 31st IAC Graduate Student Conference? Presentations (based on abstracts submitted by December 3rd), will be scheduled by the Ivan Allen College Graduate Student Advisory Board as papers on panels OR…

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John Quincy Adams Society and The National Interest Essay Contest – Deadline February 23, 2020

The John Quincy Adams Society, together with The National Interest, has opened its 2020 foreign policy essay contest for college students. Winners will see their essays run at The National Interest, receive a substantial cash prize, and earn a seat at our annual student leadership conference in Washington, D.C. The questions we’ve selected touch on headline-making topics with which many students will be familiar, but they also invite deep, critical inquiry into literatures on international relations theory, security studies, Middle Eastern studies, political theory, constitutional law, and more. The two prompts are: 1. What vital…

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Call for Papers: Georgetown Transatlantic Policy Symposium (TAPS) – Deadline November 15

Georgetown is pleased to share the call for papers for the 2020 Transatlantic Policy Symposium (TAPS). TAPS is an annual student-run conference that brings together academics, students, and professionals from around the world to discuss pressing issues at the heart of the transatlantic relationship. This year’s theme is titled “Is Foresight 2020?: Projecting the Future of the Transatlantic Relationship.” It promises to be an exciting intellectual discussion! The 2020 Transatlantic Policy Symposium asks you to consider and analyze the contemporary challenges and future opportunities facing the United States and Europe. What specific…

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International Affairs Forum Student Award Competition Fall 2019 – Deadline November 24

International Affairs Forum announces its Student Award Competition for Fall 2019. Topics for the competition are Disinformation/Misinformation and Education.  Write your essay on either topic. Awards: Winning submissions will be published in our next issue of International Affairs Forum. See our last issue here. Deadline: November 24 2019, 11:59 pm EST Guidelines: Submissions should be approximately 700 to 1000 words. Entrants must currently be enrolled in college. Include a separate bibliography and footnotes, where applicable, for your piece. Articles/papers should offer an interesting point-of-view based upon well-researched and documented data and analysis of that data.…

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