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on the United Nations System
The Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS), now
headquartered at Wilfrid Laurier University, was first created in 1987 at
Dartmouth College as an international association of scholars, teachers,
practitioners, and others who are active in the work and study of the
United Nations system and international organizations in general. The
members share an interest in encouraging and supporting education, writing
and research which contribute to the understanding of international issues
and promote global cooperation.
A non-profit organization, based in Washington DC, created in
1998 as an advocate for those who are working on the front lines for social
justice, peace and human rights.
Africa South of the Sahara: Selected Internet
An Internet guide to Africa featuring
breaking news, country/region guides, topical guides, and general search,
maintained by the African Studies Association.
African Studies (University of Pennsylvania)
An interdisciplinary program that offers undergraduate students an
opportunity to explore the historic and cultural diversity of sub-Saharan
Americas Quarterly: The Policy Journal for Our Hemisphere is an independent policy journal dedicated to the Americas. The journal’s goal is to improve and refresh the regional debate on issues of politics, development, institutional reform, and democracy. With this in mind, Americas Quarterly promises a neutral space that will bring together voices, research and opinions that do not usually meet in the current array of media. We believe that the old, tired categories of left and right no longer apply. What is needed is a new fresh, positive exchange on the critical topics of the day. Our target contributors and audience is a new generation in the Americas—the future business leaders, scholars, technocrats, and politicians who until now had few outlets for their
AntePodium is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to scholarly research on the politico-strategic, politico-economic and politico-cultural dimensions of world affairs. In existence since 1995, it is one of the first ever online academic journals. It encourages the development of critical, subversive, and innovative theoretical approaches to the study of world affairs. AntePodium is interdisciplinary and eclectic. It is not confined to traditional political science boundaries and welcomes articles from interested academics from a wide range of disciplines. AntePodium is published by the School of Political Science and International Relations at Victoria University of Wellington, in Aotearoa/New
Asian Affairs is produced and published by by Larkincil International Ltd, a private consulting company based in Hong Kong, providing policy makers, transnational group executives and major think-tanks with a strategic perspective of Asian affairs through specific research studies and confidential reports. Asian Affairs is dedicated to regular studies and analysis of Asia, South, Southeast and East Asia, particularly in the field of international relations, economics and financial
affairs. The purpose of Asian Affairs is to strengthen communication and understanding and to offer a platform of exchange of information between Asia and Europe in the field of regulations, policies and economic trends and business cooperation.
Asian Studies (Australian National University)
A comprehensive list of Asian Studies related Internet resources.
for Canadian Studies
Dedicated to the promotion of research, teaching, and publications on
Canada. Founded in 1973 at Queen's University, Kingston, the ACS is a
non-profit organization with individual and institutional members.
The Atlantic Community is an online platform that sparks daily, transatlantic debate on global issues. The Atlantic Community offers real-time networking to the global foreign policy community unparalleled in the world of transatlantic relations today. You can get in touch with other members of the community by searching through profiles and areas of interest. The Atlantic Community enables young thinkers to engage in debate with senior policymakers and think tankers around the world. You can thus be part of the agenda-setting process!
International Center for Conversion
An independent non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the transfer
of former military resources and assets to alternative civilian purposes.
International Studies Association (BISA)
An independent academic organization which promotes the study of
International Relations and related subjects through teaching, research
and the facilitation of contact between scholars. It is the professional organization
for academic and practitioners of International Relations in
the United Kingdom.
California Newsreel produces and distributes cutting edge, social justice films that inspire, educate and engage audiences. Founded in
1968, Newsreel is the oldest non-profit, social issue documentary film center in the country. They are a leading resource center for the
advancement of racial justice and diversity, and the study of African American life and history as well as African culture and politics. In
2006, they launched a new thematic focus for our work: the Global Economy, with an emphasis on the international division of labor.
Offering an alternative view to much of the mainstream coverage of global economic issues, their videos serve as analytic educational
tools, reminding us that a different trajectory is not only possible but imperative.
Canadian Institute of International Affairs
Provides Canadians with a non-partisan nation-wide forum for discussion,
analysis and debate of international affairs.
Council on Ethics and International Affairs
The Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs in an
independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to research and
education at the nexus of ethics and international affairs.
The Carter Center, in partnership with Emory
University, is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and
the alleviation of human suffering; it seeks to prevent and resolve
conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.
Center for International Development and Conflict Management
A research unit focusing on the analysis and resolution of protracted
international and regional conflicts, and related issues of political,
economic and social development.
for International and Security Studies (CISSM)
CISSM pursues policy-oriented scholarship on major issues facing the
United States in the global arena.
and East European International Studies Association (CEEISA)
organization with a membership open to anyone interested in the field of
International Affairs (broadly defined). The Association will help rebuild
the discipline of International Affairs in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)
at the highest possible quality standards.
and Eastern European Online Library (CEEOL)
The only database exclusively providing electronic access to full text articles and eBooks on Central and Eastern European humanities and social science subjects. The library now offers more than 220 periodicals, and has been constantly developing - in the last 4 months we added 17 new titles.
for Foreign Policy Studies
An integral part of the Department of
Political Science at Dalhousie University, it is concerned with teaching,
research, publishing, policy advising, and other professional activities
in the fields of foreign policy, maritime and strategic studies, and
international development studies.
This site serves as a gateway to full-text online analysis and research tools essential to
understanding China's military policy, capabilities, and potential. Here
you will find access to the spectrum of U.S. opinion regarding China's
strategic development, with regularly updated links to online articles,
reports, and government documents assessing China's military
modernization, relevant political and economic factors, the military
balance in East Asia, and U.S. policy toward China.
Collaboratory for Research on Global Projects
A multidisciplinary research center at Stanford University with a stated mission of
equipping leaders in government and industry with insights, models, tools and strategies to improve the outcomes of large, complex, global projects.
International Affairs On-line
Comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It
publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 on that includes working
papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from
NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, and proceedings from
The Combating Terrorism Center at West Point strives to develop an internationally
recognized center for terrorism studies to understand better the foreign
and domestic terrorist threats to security, to educate leaders who will
have responsibilities to counter terrorism, and to provide policy analysis
and assistance to leaders dealing with the current and future terrorist
Peace Research Institute (COPRI)
The purpose of COPRI is to stimulate debate and research on international
key issues related to Peace and Security Studies. The institute does this
through research, seminars, publications and news.
on Foreign Relations (CFR)
The Council is a nonpartisan think-tank dedicated to helping constituents better
understand the world and the foreign policy choices
facing the United States and other governments. The website provides
in-depth analysis and background on major foreign policy and international
affairs issues of the day.
The Counterterrorism Blog is the first multi-expert blog dedicated solely
to counterterrorism issues, serving as a gateway to the community for
policymakers and serious researchers. Designed to provide real-time information about cases and developments.
Indicators for Foreign Policy (CIFP)
The CIFP project represents an on-going effort to identify and assemble
statistical information conveying the key features of the political, economic,
social and cultural environments of countries around the world.
and Conflits-A French Quarterly Political Science Journal
Issues in Comparative Education (CICE)
online journal based at Teachers College, Columbia University, that
publishes scholarly work from a variety of academic disciplines. CICE
seeks clear and significant contributions that further debate on
educational policies and comparative studies.
Democide, and War
purpose of this web site, is to make as widely available as possible the
theories, work, results, and data that empirically and historically,
quantitatively and qualitatively, support the democratic peace thesis.
of International Politics, University of Aberystwyth-Wales
of State, United States
Official website of the State Department.
East-West Center is an internationally recognized education and research
organization established by the U.S. Congress in 1960 to strengthen
understanding and relations between the United States and the countries of the
Asia Pacific region. The Center helps promote the establishment of a stable,
peaceful and prosperous Asia Pacific community in which the United States is a
natural, valued and leading partner.
Democracy and Elections
Links to democracy resources.
A resource for the Washington, D.C. foreign embassy community.
International Relations Summer School
America's most influential publication on international affairs and foreign
policy. It is the international forum of choice for the most important new
ideas, analysis, and debate on the most significant issues in the world.
Inevitably, articles published in Foreign Affairs shape the political dialogue
for months and years to come.
Policy Association (FPA)
The Foreign Policy Association (FPA) is a national, nonprofit, nonpartisan,
nongovernmental, educational organization founded in 1918 to educate Americans
about the significant international issues that influence their lives. FPA
provides impartial publications, programs and forums to increase public
awareness of, and foster popular participation in, matters relating to those
policy issues. The site provides news, commentary, message boards, and topical
Policy IN FOCUS (FPIF)
Established in 1996, FPIF seeks to make the U.S. a more responsible global
leader and global partner. It is a "think tank without walls"
that functions as an international network of more than 650 policy
analysts and advocates. Unlike traditional think tanks, FPIF is committed
to advancing a citizen-based foreign policy agenda--one that is
fundamentally rooted in citizen initiatives and movements.
G8 Information Centre (University of Toronto)
Guide to G8 summits, meetings,
publications, research and related links.
Lawyers Without Borders (GLWB)
The mission of the GLWB is development of civil society, human rights
defense and endowment of principle of supremacy of law in Georgia as well
as abroad. The organization has several issue areas, including: legal,
civil society, development, mass media monitoring and youth development
programs. The members of our organization are qualified lawyers, who
conduct their activity in Georgia and beyond in accordance with the
international standards of legal advocacy.
Global Policy Advisors integrates international politics, law and monetary policy to give its corporate clients a global view. The firm
monitors and analyzes geopolitical and business developments and provides strategic insights to its multinational client base. The company is based in
Global UR wants to create an on-line community where people from different countries, who have the common goal of making our planet a better place, can meet to share their experience and insights and create action projects to solve real-world problems. We seek to use the power of interactive technology to facilitate dialogue, discussion, and consensus-building.
Human Rights Watch is an independent, nongovernmental organization, supported by contributions from private individuals and foundations worldwide. We are dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. We stand with victims and activists to prevent discrimination, to uphold political freedom, to protect people from inhumane conduct in wartime, and to bring offenders to justice. We investigate and expose human rights violations and hold abusers accountable. We challenge governments and those who hold power to end abusive practices and respect international human rights law. We enlist the public and the international community to support the cause of human rights for all.
The Human Security Gateway is a rapidly expanding searchable online database of human security-related resources including reports, journal articles, news items and fact sheets.
The Gateway contains a wealth of information on issues pertaining to international relations and can be searched by "Topics" as well as
"Regions" and "Resources", making it a very useful research tool.
The 2005 Human Security Report tracks and analyses trends in political violence around the world. Funded by five governments, the Report maps the incidence, intensity, causes and consequences of global violence and policy responses to that violence. The Report was launched on October 17th, and has received worldwide media attention.
ICONS (the International Communication and Negotiation Simulations) offers
educational simulations of international relations at both the university and
high school levels. Students at a participating institution represent the
decision makers of a selected country and negotiate solutions to global problems
via the Internet with peers from around the world.
Ethnic Conflict on the Internet
The Initiative on Conflict
Resolution and Ethnicity (INCORE) was set up in 1993 by the University
of Ulster and the United Nations
University to undertake research and policy work that is useful to the
resolution of ethnic, political and religious conflicts.
for Experiential Learning (IEL)
IEL is dedicated to providing future leaders with a rigorous internship
experience that will prepare them for success in the workplace and active
engagement in their communities. Active learning by participants,
including disciplined reflection about individual goals, intercultural
competence, and personal attention from IEL staff, are at the heart of
for International Mediation and Conflict Resolution (IIMCR)
The Institute for International Mediation and Conflict Resolution
(IIMCR) is a Washington, DC based non-profit institution whose mission is
to promote the use of peaceful conflict resolution techniques among a
generation of future leaders through the design and implementation of
unique programs and services. Since 1996, IIMCR has successfully conducted
eight International Symposia in The Netherlands and two Latin American
Symposia in Mexico, training over 1000 dedicated students and young
professionals from over 50 countries.
for Media, Peace and Security
Institute – "an intellectual tool for preventive diplomacy" --
aims to educate people in the many ways the media interact with issues of
war and peace. It welcomes two kinds of participants: persons from areas
of recent, current or potential conflict; and persons from countries
strongly concerned with international peace and security.
of Turkish Studies (ITS)
ITS is a non-profit, educational organization that promotes research and
knowledge about Turkish history, society, and politics through an annual
program. The website includes information about Turkish studies in the
U.S. and useful links to internet resources.
for War and Peace Reporting
IWPR supports recovery and development in crisis zones by providing
professional training, financial assistance and an international platform
to independent media, human rights activists and other local democratic
The vision for Intelligence Careers is to make it the starting point for
"information intelligence professionals" to find great career
On-line journal and research portal dedicated to facilitating global
views and perspectives regardless of ideology. Presents all-partisan, global perspectives on today's most
issues in International Affairs, Economics, and Intelligence.
Published by the Center for International Relations, a non-profit
The international affairs entry on the WWW Virtual Library, featuring over 2400 annotated links in a
wide range of international affairs topics.
International Alert is an independent peacebuilding organisation working in over 20 countries and territories around the world.
Their dual approach involves working directly with people affected by violent conflict as well as at government, EU and UN levels to shape both policy and practice in building sustainable peace.
Association for Conflict Management
The Association was founded to encourage scholars and practitioners to
develop and disseminate theory, research, and experience that is useful
for understanding and improving conflict management in family,
organizational, societal, and international settings.
The International Crisis Group (Crisis Group) is a private, multinational organization,
with over 110 staff members on five continents, working through field-based
analysis and high-level advocacy to prevent and resolve deadly conflict.
Development Research Centre
A public corporation created by the Canadian government to help communities in
the developing world find solutions to social, economic, and environmental
problems through research.
This site lists research material on the international financial institutions.
There are separate listings for the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World
Bank Group and other multilateral institutions. The listings include basic
references, books and monographs, published articles and recent working papers.
Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change
News, publications and links related to environmental change.
to help solve problems faced by the international community through economic
development and rule of law.
International Peace Academy (IPA) is an independent,
international institution dedicated to promoting the prevention and
settlement of armed conflicts between and within states through policy
research and development.
Peace Research Association
purpose of IPRA is to advance interdisciplinary research into the conditions of
peace and the causes of war and other forms of violence; to encourage worldwide
cooperation designed to assist the advancement of peace research and, in
particular; to promote national and international studies and teaching related
to the pursuit of world peace; to facilitate contacts and cooperation between
scholars and educators throughout the world; and to encourage worldwide
dissemination of results of peace research.
Relations and Security Network
works to integrate information technology with the international security
community; provides the international security community-including academics,
civil servants and civil society representatives-with unparalleled access to
knowledge management tools, information services, educational and training
activities, and conferences and seminars.
Relations Students Association (IRSA)
IRSA provides students from a variety of disciplines with a forum for the
discussion of international issues in a casual environment. Discussions
reflect upon all areas of international interest. IRSA activities include
guest speakers, career conferences, panel discussions, UBC Model United
Nations, Model United Nations conferences abroad, and the Model NATO in
Washington, DC. IRSA is also a resource group, with links to information
about international job opportunities, internships, institutions, and
related academic opportunities.
The International Relations (IR) Theory Web site is an
on-line resource for students, scholars and other professionals interested in
International Relations theory and research.
International Security is America's leading journal of security affairs.
It provides sophisticated analyses of contemporary security issues and
discusses their conceptual and historical foundations. International
Security is edited at Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and
International Affairs and is published by the MIT Press.
International Security Online
Gateway to information resources from the Project on Defense Alternatives, including six Internet libraries on war and peace issues featuring full-text documents, articles and books.
Social Science Council
of the understanding of human society in its environment by fostering the social
and behavioral sciences throughout the world and their application to major
contemporary problems and by enhancing co-operation by means of a global
international organization of social and behavioral scientists and social and behavioral
science organizations, encouraging multi-disciplinary and
inter-disciplinary co-operation among the members of the ISSC.
Training Center of the ILO
The Centre is the training arm of the International Labour Organization (ILO), a United Nations agency entrusted with promoting social justice, including internationally recognized human rights and labour standards. The Centre is based in Turin, Italy, and works to enhance the capacity of governments, employers' organizations, workers' organizations and other social and economic actors to play an effective role in the economic and social development of their countries and regions, by providing training in subjects that further the ILO's pursuit of decent work for all. The Centre meets participants’ needs by means of training courses on-campus in Turin, training events in-country or in-the-region, distance learning programmes, postgraduate programmes and custom-made conferences and seminars. The Centre is more than a training institute. The campus in Turin, Italy, is a meeting place where professionals from all over the world share experience. Here, they transcend national frontiers and capitalize on cultural diversity to develop an in-depth view of the world of work.
for Experiential Learning (IEL)
Internship program in Washington, DC, links for students, faculty and IEL
PSAportal is an official publication of the International Political Science Association launched at the 20th IPSA World Congress (Fukuoka, Japan, July 2006). Hundreds of useful, rich and qualitatively outstanding websites for political science are selected,
reviewed and evaluated by IPSA in order to provide scholars and students of the discipline worldwide an useful tool for online research. Among others, crucial information about the nature, quantity and retrievability of the content, the
ease of access and use and the fee policy of each site are provided.
Forum on International Relations
The Japan Forum on International Relations (JFIR) was established in 1987. In those days, though still in the midst of the Cold War, people already began to sense a premonition of gradual changes in international relations through such events as developments brought about by "perestroika" in the Soviet Union and the signing of an agreement for the complete abolition of INF (Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces) between the United States and the Soviet Union. The Forum was founded by a group of independent citizens from various circles of Japan who, promptly foreseeing the advent of a new era, wanted to make studies and recommendations about the course and role that Japan should undertake in the international community.
The Forum has published 26 policy recommendations by its Policy Council and hosted a number of international conferences and symposia in various parts of the world. The Forum has also organized a number of study groups and project teams in order to elucidate the nature of frontier issues of the times.
Japan Information Network
to information about Japan on the World Wide Web, covers news, sports/leisure,
business/economy, travel, science, education and more.
of International and Area Studies (JIAS)
JIAS is an academic journal published biannually by the Graduate School of
International Studies, Seoul National University, Korea. The journal
publishes research papers and articles on international studies with a
focus on trade negotiations, international relations, area studies, Korean
studies and other relevant fields.
Journal of International and Intercultural Communication
Published on behalf of the National Communication Association, the journal features leading edge inquiry that cuts across academic boundaries to focus on international, intercultural, as well as indigenous communication issues.
of International Relations and Development
of Military Ethics
An international, peer-reviewed journal devoted to normative aspects of
military force. Its publication forms essential reading in the discussion
and analysis of ethical questions and challenges faced by today's
politicians and their military. With a particular emphasis on the
justifications for the resort to military force (jus ad bellum) and/or
what may justifiably be done in the use of such force (jus in bello),
articles from both the academic and military communities are presented.
Institute for International Peace Studies
Founded in 1986 through a generous gift from Mrs. Joan B. Kroc, the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame conducts research, education, and outreach programs on the causes of violence and the conditions for sustainable peace. The Institute's research agenda focuses on the religious and ethnic dimensions of conflict and peacebuilding; the ethics of the use of force; and the peacemaking role of international norms, policies and institutions, including a focus on economic sanctions and enforcement of human rights. In addition to individual research by faculty in a wide range of disciplines, the institute organizes collaborative research projects on these themes.
Ukrainian news portal.
The WWW Virtual Library index
of Latin America links and resources.
Website of the Center for the Study of Long-term Change in World History (LTC)
at Indiana University. Provides an open, cross-disciplinary academic exchange
space for any questions regarding long-term change. Provides news on new
material/matters of interest for researchers interested in long-term change
issues. Archives research, book-reviews, etc., and provides the opportunity to
leave and request comments.
Mannheim Centre for European Social Research
Research archive covers the whole of Europe and focuses on official statistics.
Its core consists of tabular data (transnational, national and sub-national
level) in the socio-economic and political domain.
Journal of Political Science
Melbourne Journal of Politics (MJP) is an interdisciplinary academic journal produced annually since 1968. We publish widely in all fields associated with political science, including political theory, public policy, international relations, European studies, post-colonial studies, political science and sociology.
Middle East Institute
Since 1946 the Middle East Institute has been an important conduit of information between Middle Eastern nations and American policymakers, organizations and the public. We strive to increase knowledge of the Middle East among our own citizens and to promote understanding between the peoples of the Middle East and America. Today we play a vital and unique role in expanding the dialogue beyond Washington, DC, and actively with organizations in the Middle East. Our Public Policy Center and Department of Programs present programs with top regional experts and officials from the US and foreign governments. The George Camp Keiser Library has the largest English-language collection on the Middle East outside of the Library of Congress. We publish quarterly one of the most prestigious journals on the Middle East, The Middle East Journal. MEI's Department of Language and Regional Studies offers courses in Arabic, Hebrew, Persian and Turkish and seminars highlighting the history, literature and culture of the Middle
Middle East Intelligence Bulletin
Middle East Intelligence Bulletin (MEIB) is a monthly online publication focused on internal political developments in the Middle East, especially those that are thinly-covered in other English-language publications. Founded in 1999 by Ziad K. Abdelnour, MEIB is guided by the belief that the provision of accurate, reliable information and objective analysis regarding issues of key concern in the region is a valuable contribution toward policy-making by the U.S. and other governments. In this spirit, MEIB generally does not offer policy
Middle East Newsline
The Middle East Newsline is a defense news service by independent journalists with a real understanding of the region. Our correspondents gather information from Ankara, Athens, Amman, Cairo, Jerusalem, London, Moscow, Nicosia, Ramallah and Washington on developments in the Middle East as well as on issues that affect the region. These issues include weapons sales and development, strategic business deals in defense and energy, and threat environment, such as terrorism and insurgency. Middle East Newsline is not just an assembly line of information. Its focus is strategic and the service concentrates on actual developments and trends rather than on passing rhetoric. The result is news of significance. News you can
Middle East information portal organized by country and topic.
Journal of International Studies
Founded in 1971 at the London School of Economics and Political Science,
Millennium is one of the leading journals in the field of International
Relations. The journal has a worldwide individual and institutional
circulation and constitutes an excellent resource for students, academics
and anyone with an interest in the ideas and actors that work to shape our
world and world views. Millennium editors are members of ISA.
Association of International Educators
The Association of International Educators (NAFSA) promotes the exchange of students and scholars to and from the United States. Our members share a belief that international educational exchange advances learning and scholarship, builds respect among different peoples and encourages constructive leadership in a global community.
Bureau of Asian Research (NBR)
The National Bureau of Asian Research is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research
institution dedicated to informing and strengthening policy in the
Asia-Pacific. NBR conducts advances research on security and globalization
issues, with an emphasis on those of interest to the United States.
Drawing upon an extensive network of the world's leading specialists and
leveraging the latest technology, NBR bridges the academic, business, and
policy arenas. The institution disseminates its research through
briefings, publications, conferences, Congressional testimony, and e-mail
forums, and by collaborating with leading institutions worldwide. NBR also
provides exceptional internship opportunities, to graduate and undergraduate
students for the purposes of attracting and training the next generation
of Asia specialists.
The official web page of the NATO Alliance.
independent research institute in Canada focused on international
development. The Institute conducts research on Canada's relations with
developing countries and on a wide range of foreign policy issues.
Established in 1976, NSI is a non-profit and non-partisan organization.
The OECD groups 30 member
countries sharing a commitment to democratic government and the market
economy. With active relationships with some 70 other countries, NGOs and
civil society, it has a global reach. Best known for its publications
and its statistics,
its work covers economic and social issues from macroeconomics,
A global online portal that provides a comprehensive overview of current
world events and issues through the eyes of over 1250 partner
organizations working in human rights and sustainable development.
for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in
Europe (OSCE) is the largest regional security organization in the world
participating States from Europe, Central Asia and North America.
It is active in early warning, conflict prevention, crisis management and
Science Society (International)
The Peace Science Society (International), or PSS(I), encourages the development of peace analysis and conflict management. PSS(I) does not confine itself to ideas specific to peace research, but welcomes and utilizes relevant work of the social and natural sciences. A primary concern of the Society is the improvement of social science theory as it relates to international relations. PSS(I) facilitates acquaintance and provides a vehicle for discussion among its members and others worldwide. It encourages and supports the publication of research, particularly but not exclusively quantitative research. PSS(I) avoids social, religious, or national bias. It does not promote political action or polemical discussion.
Beta Delta Honor Society
Phi Beta Delta is the first honor society
dedicated to recognizing scholarly achievement in international education.
The Society works to recognize the scholarly achievement of international
students and scholars, U.S. students who have studies abroad and faculty
and staff who are involved in international activities; to serve as a
vehicle for the development of academic-based international programming;
to provide a network on each campus of faculty, staff and students
involved in international endeavors; and, to extend this network to
thousands of members in chapters across the country and throughout the
comprehensive and authoritative collection of book reviews in political science
and international relations. Features reviews written by acknowledged experts
for some of the world’s finest journals. From the general to the specialist,
from introductory undergraduate texts to ground breaking research, Political
ReviewNet will be your guide to all that’s new in political science and
Studies Association of the UK
The Political Studies Association exists to develop and promote the study of politics. Founded in 1950, it is the leading Association in its field in the UK, with an international membership including academics in political science and current affairs, theorists and practitioners, policy-makers, researchers and students in higher education.
on New Approaches to Russian Security
A network of 55 scholars who analyze Russian and Eurasian security issues and
the region's role in international affairs.
on the Theory and Practice of International Relations
The Program on the Theory and Practice of International Relations is dedicated
to the proposition that the scholarly study of international relations can
contribute to the actual
practice of international relations. The Program sponsors five distinct
research projects that examine the links between research, education, and policy
making. They also support contacts between students, scholars and policy
on Defense Alternatives
Since its inception in 1991, the Project on Defense Alternatives has sought to adapt security policy to the challenges and opportunities of the post-Cold War era. Toward this end it promotes consideration of the broadest range of defense options. Central to its mission is the development of "transitional security policy," which would serve to create conditions favorable to the advent of regional and global cooperative security regimes.
PDA offers analysis of U.S. defense policy and global security issues. The Project also maintains a variety of Internet libraries on international security issues.
Conferences On Science and World Affairs
The purpose of the Pugwash Conferences is to bring together, from around the world, influential scholars and public figures concerned with reducing the danger of armed conflict and seeking cooperative solutions for global problems.
Center on Continental Integration
in Military Affairs Debate Page
Gateway to full-text online resources about the revolution in military affairs, information war, and asymmetric warfare.
Round Table of the Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs
in 1910, The Round Table, Britain's oldest international
affairs journal, provides analysis and commentary on all aspects of
of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) Multimedia Videos
Each year SIPA hosts dozens of lectures by leading scholars and practitioners in the fields of international affairs and public policy, covering topics as diverse as economic development, human rights, climate change, urban policy, and international finance. Many of these events are recorded and posted to our multimedia website. We invite students, scholars, and the general public to take advantage of these resources.
Science Data Collection (UC-San Diego)
The Stanley Foundation seeks a secure peace with freedom and justice,
built on world citizenship and effective global governance.
International Peace Research Institute
The task of the Institute is to conduct research on questions of conflict and
cooperation of importance for international peace and security, with the aim of
contributing to an understanding of the conditions for peaceful solutions of
international conflicts and for a stable peace.
(University of Calgary: War, Peace, and Security Server)
The Centre for Military and Strategic Studies (CMSS) at the University of Calgary is dedicated to conducting research and to the disseminating information on Canadian security and defense issues to our academic colleagues, to schools, and to the general public.
This website is dedicated to supporting the study of terrorism and
counterterrorism. It is hoped that the information resources here will be
of use to academics, students, policymakers, and others engaged in
understanding and combating global terrorism.
Information Exchange Service (TIES)
The mission of the Transatlantic Information Exchange Service (TIES) is to strengthen the transatlantic partnership by promoting dialogue between individuals on a people-to-people level.
Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research
TFF is an independent think tank, a global network and a website for peace by peaceful means. It inspires a passion for peace from the grassroots to the corridors of power. TFF is an all-volunteer global network. It promotes conflict-mitigation and reconciliation in general and in selected conflict regions through meticulous on-the-ground research, active listening, education and advocacy.
The UChannel (also known as the University Channel) makes videos of academic lectures and events from all over the world available to the public. It is a place where academics can air their ideas and present research in a full-length, uncut format. Contributors with greater video production capabilities can submit original productions. The UChannel project is an initiative of Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, which is leading the effort to build university membership and distribution partners.
Site locator for the UN system of organizations.
USC Center on Public Diplomacy
The University of Southern California Center on Public Diplomacy is a joint academic research, teaching and training Center created and run jointly by the USC Annenberg School for Communication and the USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences School of International Relations. The website features a wiki, regular blog posts, podcasts of events, special reports and publications and more.
The Washington Center offers internships and academic seminars for all majors in Washington, D.C.
This site will help you find information about IBRD,
MIGA and ICSID
- the institutions that comprise the World
Bank Group, learn about projects, services and products the Bank Group
offers, and procedures and safeguards that guide this work
Drawing upon publications around the globe, and a network of correspondents in dozens of countries, World Press Review illuminates the issues that barely see the light of day in the mainstream U.S. press, translating, reprinting, analyzing, and contextualizing the best of the international press from more than 20 languages.
Library: International Affairs Resources
Web portal with links to thousands of international affairs resources.
of International Cooperation on Environment and Development
An independent publication from the Fridtjof
Nansen Institute in Norway, published by EarthScan. It aims to
demonstrate the international community's position on specific environment
and development problems, the main obstacles to effective international
solutions, and how to overcome them. It assesses the achievements and the
shortcomings of international co-operation, and helps the reader to
distinguish between rhetoric and reality.
Fuer Internationale Beziehungen
The Institute for Intercultural and International Studies
(InIIS), University of Bremen, is concerned with issues of cultural pluralism and cultural difference in modern societies, as well as cultural, societal and political affairs and conflicts arising out of
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