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Department of Political Science



We offer expert instruction across all aspects of political science. From Africa to the Arctic, global peace to local genocide. Ideas of freedom to ideas of slavery, protest movements to political parties

International Relations

International Relations

Focus on cross-border interactions between various groups in the world. Learn how those interactions affect people, states, regions and the global community.



We are small enough to know our students and large enough to provide a comprehensive, top-notch education. Our graduate students become leaders in academic, public and private sector careers.

News and Announcements

Renowned scholar talks intersectionality, discrimination and backlash against ‘wokeism’

Kimberlé Crenshaw takes part in March 18 UCalgary Courageous Conversations speaker series

A slam dunk for knowledge translation at UCalgary

2024 Postdoc Research Slam celebrates breadth of research through plain language competition

Appointments - Office of the Dean

The Faculty of Arts announces interim Associate Dean, Research roles

International Holocaust Remembrance Day — a critical reminder to never stop learning

Remembering the victims, survivors, and lessons from the Holocaust on Jan. 27

Happy Holidays from the Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate student designs the faculty’s 2023 holiday card

In the Media

In the News Lisa Young, Political Science, in The Gateway

A “nonsensical” bill: Bill 18’s possible impact on university research

In the News Barry Cooper, Political Science, in Western Standard

U of C professor says Quebec independence referendum unlikely to succeed

In the News Lisa Young, Political Science, in CTV News

'It's bonkers': Edmonton MP reacts to Smith's plan to veto federal-municipal deals

In the News Rob Huebert, Political Science/Centre for Military, Security and Strategic Studies, in The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Billions In New Defence Spending -- Why and Will It Even Happen?

Francine Cunningham - Calgary Distinguished Writers Program Wrap-Up Event, University of Calgary

Calgary Distinguished Writers Program Wrap-Up Event

Join Francine Cunningham as she reads work created during her residency, along with community members she had the privilege to work with on their writing and participants in the Indigenous Writer’s Circle.

May 29, 2024
6:30–8:30 p.m. 
Gallery Hall, TFDL




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