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POLIS Project on Ecological Governance

POLIS Water Sustainability Project provides alternatives to the current systems of water governance.

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Mukesh Kapilla

Distinguished Guest Lecturer Mukesh Kapila

CFGS hosts many guest lectureres that are free and open to the public.

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The new Water In Global Governance (WIGG) students join CFGS

CFGS welcomes four new students into the WIGG lab.

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Borders In Globalization Project joins CFGS

Hadrian's wall the bridge of 'no return' DMZ DeMilitarized Zone from Southern Korea.

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Good-bye Ann Zurbrigg

Good-bye to Ann Zurbrigg long-time POLIS administrator. She will be greatly missed.

The globe in perspective

Research for a secure, sustainable, and equitable world

Housed at the University of Victoria, the Centre for Global Studies was founded in 1998.  Building on the University's existing base on interdisciplinary expertise CFGS is uniquely poised to bridge academic research, and student mentoring with knowledge mobilization and effective community engagement.

CFGS strives to produce quality and practical research with tangible benefits to both the local community and internationally.

CFGS has a rich history of producing cutting edge research and disseminating it in concise and accessible ways for both policy makers and the wider community.

CFGS Director Dr. Oliver Schmidtke